Patronize Tops Perth Winter Sale


Exceptionally bred sire Patronize topped Sunday’s Magic Millions Winter Thoroughbred Sale at Belmont.

A two time winner on the track, Patronize was purchased by locally based buyer Premium Bloodstock for $60,000.

A son of Redoute’s Choice, Patronize has made a positive start to his career as a sire with six winners from just 16 starters including four city winners headlined by black type performer Jestpatim.

Patronize is a Redoute’s Choice three quarter brother to this season’s Champion Australian Sire Exceed and Excel.

The second top price for the day came for the lightly raced three-year-old filly Selecting.

Offered by Parnham’s Racing Stable, Selecting was purchased by Andrew Webster for $28,000.

Selecting is by globetrotting sire Choisir and from the stakes performed, grand producer Dewamar, making her a half sister to Group One winners St. Basil and Pantani.

Another of the Parnham’s Racing Stable offerings to attract good interest was another three-year-old filly, Futurism.

A winner this season over 1200 metres and fourth in the listed Raconteur Stakes, Futurism was knocked down to Premium Bloodstock for $17,000.

Futurism is a daughter of last season’s champion sire Lonhro and is from a Sydney winning Hurricane Sky half sister to Melbourne and Sydney stakes winner Antiquity.

All up yesterday 94 per cent of all offerings were sold helping produce a sale gross of $270,550 and average of $2,848.

To view the sale’s online catalogue with completed results or to make an offer on a passed-in lot click here.


$60,000 – Patronize
Vendor: Patronize Syndicate / Buyer: Premium Bloodstock (WA)

$28,000 – Selecting
Parnham’s Racing Stable / Andrew Webster (WA)

$17,000 – Futurism
Parnham’s Racing Stable / Premium Bloodstock (WA)

$11,000 – Flying Foray
Flying Foray Partnership / David Keens (WA)

$9,000 – Hyden 
G & G Bloodstock Australia Pty Ltd / Paul Smyth (WA)


Lots Catalogued: 131
Lots Sold: 95
Lots Withdrawn: 30
Sale Gross: $270,550
Average Price: $2,848
Top Price: $60,000
Lots Passed In: 6
Sold %: 94