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2017 NZB Premier Sale- Day One
30 Jan 2017

Trelawney Stud had a successful first day of the 2017 NZB Premier Yearling Sale selling seven out of eight horses, and all to successful racing operations where they will be given every opportunity.

David Ellis of Te Akau Racing purchased three of the yearlings, as one of New Zealand’s leading racing stables and winner’s of Sunday’s Karaka Million their latest purchases are going to a consistent producer of top class horses. 

Ellis went to $120,000 for the O’Reilly x Best Command colt before going to $165,000 nine lots later for the Savabeel x Bunyah colt.  The third yearling to be secured by the leading buyer was the Savabeel x Foiled colt for $100,000.

The remainder of the Day One horses were sold to Australian based buyers.  Bryce Heys, who trains Group One placed Trelawney graduate Spieth, purchased the Sebring x Enide filly for $125,000 who he described as a forward running type.

The Epaulette x Dubonnet colt was knocked down to Victorian trainer Ciaron Maher for $100,000, a lovely type of filly from Darley’s freshman sire.

Duncan Ramage signed for the Pins x Eden Valley colt when sold for $60,000, this is a wonderful family and the colt is an attractive type who looks like he will deliver.

Successful Queensland syndicators Ontrack Thoroughbreds purchased Trelawney’s final lot of the day, the Savabeel x Jungle Juice filly for $100,000.

Thirteen lots will go through the ring on Tuesday, completing Trelawney’s 2017 Premier sale.

Lot 39, the Medaglia D'Oro filly out of Alzira was passed in with a reserve of $72,500.  Anyone interested in this lovely moving filly can contact Brent Taylor on 021 949 644.

The farm would like to thank all that purchased from the draft and wish connections the best of luck with the new additions to their stable.