Desert Man Tops Day as National Sale Grosses $93.6 Million

Desert Man Tops Day as National Sale Grosses $93.6 Million

Desert ManThe 2015 Magic Millions National Sale has concluded with a successful racehorse sale held at the Gold Coast today.

Exciting juvenile Desert Man topped the sale when sold to leading Brisbane trainer Kelly Schweida for $185,000 on a day in which 97 per cent of stock offered was sold.

Desert Man, a runaway two-year-old winner at the Gold Coast two starts back, was offered by Eliza Park International, on behalf of the Heinrich Bloodstock Unreserved Dispersal Sale.

That dispersal provided all six lots who sold for $100,000 or more on a day in which 192 lots were sold at a gross of $3,328,750 and average price of $20,675.

Other leading sellers on the day included Military Miss (Lot 2231) for $150,000, Real Ambition (Lot 2259) for $140,000 and Shiraz Attack (Lot 2267) for $115,000.

“It’s been a remarkable two weeks of selling,” Magic Millions Managing Director Vin Cox noted. “From Day One of the weanlings right through to today’s Racehorse Sale it has been a great success.”

Dysfunction“We have rounded out the National Sale with a gross of over $93.6 million for 1557 lots sold at an average price across all sales of over $60,000.”

“The National Sale is one of the world’s great thoroughbred events and we must thank everyone who played their part during the auction.”

“I am proud of our hard working staff who put in long hours to achieve such great results and thanks must go to vendors, their staff and buyers,” Cox added.

To view the results of today’s sale and to make an offer on one of the five passed in lots click here.

SALE STATISTICS

Lots Catalogued: 192
Lots Sold: 161
Lots Passed In: 5
Lots Withdrawn: 26
Sale Gross: $3,328,750
Top Price: $185,000
Average Price: $20,675
Sold %: 97

TOP SELLERS

$185,000 – Desert Man (Lot 2348)
Vendor: Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / Buyer: Kelly Schweida (Qld)

$150,000 – Military Miss (Lot 2231)
Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / Magic Millions as agent (Vic)

$140,000 – Real Ambition (Lot 2259)
Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / Jason Kline (Vic)

$115,000 – Shiraz Attack (Lot 2267)
Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / David Joice (NSW)

$110,000 – Dysfunction (Lot 2355)
Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / Neil Jenkinson B’stock (Qld)

$100,000 – Cool Gambler (Lot 2341)
Eliza Park International (As Agent for Heinrich B’stock Dispersal) / Mick Dittman (Singapore)