Some of Australia’s best race mares – many in foal to the most sought-after stallions available – will be offered at this year’s Inglis Chairman’s Sale, for which the catalogue is now available online. Similar to this week’s Easter Yearling Sale, the Chairman’s Sale will take the format of a Virtual Auction with online and telephone bidding on Friday May 8.
The hammer this evening came down on a memorable Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, arguably its most remarkable in the firm’s 153-year history.
Twice as many G1 winners
One of the most monumental days in Inglis’ history saw three yearlings realise $1m or more in the first ever Easter Yearling Sale void of horses and people.
Brilliant Inglis Premier graduate Nature Strip (Nicconi) confirmed his status as the world’s best sprinter with another demolition of his opposition in the G1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick.
When Hubie de Burgh was given the instruction by OTI Racing’s Terry Henderson “to buy a 3YO stayer for around $100,000’’ from the Easter Yearling Sale, never in his wildest dreams did he think he would find an Australian Derby winner.
Greg and Jodie White and their families have been in the racing game for decades and been associated with many champions of the turf, but even they were taken aback by the win of Nettoyer (Sebring) win in today’s G1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick.
Following further significant consultation with our vendors, it has been agreed the Easter Sale will now take the format of a virtual auction with online bidding.
Inglis will hold a test Online Easter Sale TOMORROW, FRIDAY APRIL 3 at inglis.com.au from 10am-3pm.
All is in readiness for the 2020 Australian Easter Yearling Sale – the first ever to be run as a solely digital auction.
Australian bred sprinters Not Listenin'tome and Lucky Bubbles filled the quinella in the Group II Bochk Wealth Mgmt Jockey Club Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday, the race also featuring the return of the great HK Champion Able Friend.
Not A Single Doubt went 1-2 in Group 1 Railway Stakes in Perth with Scales Of Justice defeating Good Project
The 16th foal of the stakes-winning Bletchingly mare Tennessee Morn, 5-year-old Magnus gelding Malaguerra added a second Group 1 to his CV when holding off rising sprint star Spieth in Saturday's $1million Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington.
A $75,000 Inglis Premier purchase from the draft of Torryburn Stud, talented six year-old Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) mare Jessy Belle has taken her own good time to win her first Black Type event, but did it in style at Flemington on Saturday with a sweet victory in the Group II VRC Matriarch Stakes.
A $200,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newgate Farm draft for David Ellis, the well-related two year-old Stratum colt Summer Monsoon delivered the right result when he proved too slick for his rivals at Te Rapa.
It was appropriate in the week the state's imminent greyhound ban was reversed, Garry Frazer won at Randwick.
Voodoo Lad atoned for his narrow defeat in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke by winning Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
Encosta De Lago’s classy Group One winner Vanbrugh gave his future stud career a boost with his win in the G3 Coongy Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.
A broodmare career beckoned for the Testa Rossa mare Cavaloce following her unplaced effort in the Listed Balaklava Cup on August 31 however the lure of a stakes win kept her in training for the Listed Durbridge Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.
Inglis has welcomed Racing NSW’s increased prizemoney announcement, which will see owners enjoy greater reward in all races state-wide.
Inglis Sales Catalogues
2020 Chairman's Sale
8 May 2020
2020 Australian Broodmare Sale
10 May 2020
2020 Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale
12, 13 July 2020