Magic Millions Gold Coast catalogue out
Magic Millions: last year's sale recorded turnover of A$130 million
Magic Millions Gold Coast catalogue out By Martin Stevens 1:56PM 15 NOV 2016
MAGIC MILLIONS has catalogued 1,030 yearlings for its jamboree Gold Coast Yearling Sale in Australia in January.
The split is 816 lots in Book 1, which takes place from January 11 to 14, 213 in Book 2 on January 15, and more names to be announced for Book 3 in December.
Among the blue-chip sires with progeny on offer are Redoute's Choice (14 lots) and his sons Snitzel (52) and Not A Single Doubt (32); I Am Invincible (47); Fastnet Rock (29); Sebring (39) and Written Tycoon (12).
Zoustar has the largest representation of the first-crop sires, with 42.
Others making their debut in the catalogue include Dawn Approach (seven lots), Declaration Of War (15), Dundeel (12), Epaulette (26), Eurozone (13), Shamus Award (16), Sizzling (23), Spirit Of Boom (15) and The Factor (15).
Baramul Stud has the largest draft in the catalogue, with 73 set to make the trip from Widden Valley to Magic Millions.
Arrowfield Stud has 57 on offer, while Coolmore has 47.
Last year's Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale generated around A$130 million in receipts and was topped by a Snitzel colt out of the stakes-winning Dehere mare Mirror Mirror at A$1.6m.
Leading buyer last year was China Horse Club, which took home 20 who cost A$6,480,000, while Gai Waterhouse with Julian Blaxland spent A$5,945,000 on 23 lots.