The biggest and best domestic and international buying bench will present owners, breeders and vendors with a world class opportunity on the Gold Coast this May and June.
Entries are now open for the Southern Hemisphere’s number one thoroughbred breeding stock auction, the Magic Millions National Sale.
“We are delighted to again present vendors with the opportunity to nominate for one of the world’s leading bloodstock auctions,” Magic Millions Managing Director Barry Bowditch said.
“Not only is the National Sale the peak sale of its type in the Southern Hemisphere year after year, it is the biggest and best because it delivers the perfect vehicle for all participants to sell and purchase bloodstock across every level.”
“Our competitive commission rates allow us the opportunity to attract the largest buying bench possible and to market the sale to a global audience.”
Entries for the weanlings, yearlings, race fillies and broodmares close on March 15. Entries for racehorses close on May 27.
National Weanling Sale – May 23-24
The National Weanling Sale is the Southern Hemisphere’s best shopping ground for trainers, owners and pin-hookers. The 2018 sale was a huge success with a $750,000 top price and a record 208 individual buyers, including 13 from six countries who spent over $600,000. The gross in 2018 was over $24.3 million with a Book 1 average of $62,931.
National Broodmare Sale – May 28-31
In 2018 the race fillies and mares section boasted a gross of almost $30 million including 19 lots realising $500,000 or more. Stakes winners in this section of the sale averaged an incredible $615,250. The broodmare section in 2018 grossed over $102 million with 291 individual buyers representing 14 countries. Over the last five years 92.5% of all seven figure sellers in Australasia have sold on the Gold Coast.
National Yearling Sale – June 4-6
The National Yearling Sale continues to prove popular with buyers with an average price of over $43,000 for Book One. A quarter of the sale gross in 2018 came from international buyers – with that spend over $3.25 million. There was 199 individual buyers last year from 10 countries and 35 of those buyers spending $100,000 or more.
National Racehorse Sale – June 6
At the last Magic Millions Racehorse Sale five lots sold for $100,000 or more with a top seller at $230,000. The average price was over $40,000 for 95% of lots offered sold. A strong domestic and international buying bench are on hand for what is the best platform to sell quality tried horses.