Top prices for Southern Downs studs at Magic sale
RACING: Warwick stud Canning Downs made a successful entry yesterday into this year's Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on a day when the $1million sale barrier was broken.
Day two of the sale was marked by a $1.1million price tag for a full brother to Group One-winning filly Sweet Idea.
The colt was offered by Scone's Arrowfield Stud and purchased by Dean Hawthorne Bloodstock.
Canning Downs was among the top Darling Downs vendors yesterday with its Lot 327 colt sold for $200,000.
The Not A Single Doubt youngster out of Infinito was purchased by Gollan Racing Pty Ltd/John Foote Bloodstock.
Raheen stud at Gladfield had a high of $250,000 on Wednesday and bettered that yesterday with $300,000 for a colt by Street Cry out of Out of Hurl, which went to Singapore buyers.
Their first eight sold at the sale ranged in price from $60,000 to $300,000.
Daandine (Goomburra) received a price of $200,000 yesterday, Rosari (Gladfield) $90,000 and Noralla (Gladfield) $25,000 for one horse early on day two.
Yesterday's early sale figures lifted on Wednesday's encouraging day-one returns. By mid-afternoon, the average price was up to $190,000, with clearance up to 86%. The sale goes to Sunday.
- Glen McCullough and Gerard Walsh