What will it cost? How much should I budget?

Average price of a yearling purchase

  • Inglis Easter Yearling - $220,000
  • Inglis Easter II Yearling - $70,000
  • Inglis Premier - $72,000
  • Inglis Classic (Summer & Winter) - $30,000
  • Inglis Scone - $13,000
  • Inglis VOBIS Gold - $10,000 (Autumn Yearling)

1) Purchase Price of Horse

Sale Cost Horse Name Major Race Win and Prizemoney
$1,250 Takeover Target VRC Newmarket Handicap, $3,439,150
$8,000 Sincero BRC Stradbroke Handicap, $1,435,225
$15,000 Chance Bye STC Silver Slipper Stakes, $542,950
$45,000 Manawanui ATC Golden Rose Stakes, $1,272,580
$55,000 Choisir Royal Ascot Golden Jubilee S, $1,459, 200
$60,000 Diamond Earth ATC Inglis Nursery, $326,500
$210,000 Black Caviar UNBEATEN WORLD CHAMPION, $4,380,050
$375,000 Exceed And Excel VRC Newmarket Handicap, $1,282,375
$1,500,000 Samantha Miss AJC Champagne Stakes, $1,380,510

2) Insurance

Insurance is usually calculated at a percentage of the value of the horse. Inglis offers a dedicated insurance facility with competitive rates. For more information have a chat to our Insurance Department

3) Inglis Race Series

The $5millon Inglis Race Series is a 22 race series for nominated Inglis Yearling Sale graduates. $2.6million is up for grabs across 22 bonus and select sale races. In 2012 the $2.4million Inglis Triple Crown Bonus was introduced. For more information visit the Inglis Race Series FAQ

4) Bonus schemes

Each State within Australia offers their own incentive bonus schemes, from BOBS and BOBS Extra in New South Wales to Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold in Victoria, QTIS in Queensland, Westspeed in Western Australia and SABIS in South Australia. All bonus schemes are structured differently to benefit owners. For more information contact your local racing board.

5) Training fees

  • City - $40k plus pa
  • Provincial - $30-40k pa
  • Country - $20-$30k pa

6) Other Fees

  • Transport
  • Agistment
  • Breaking in
  • Naming and registering your horse
  • Vet fees
  • Race fees
  • Farriers
  • Race day supplements

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