Magic Success for Widden
A record breaking 2019 Magic Millions Yearling Sale at the Gold Coast produced great results for Widden Stud and our stallions with Zoustar the second leading sire by aggregate behind only the mighty I Am Invincible.
Zoustar had 40 yearlings average $320,375 with an aggregate of $12,815,000, his top seller the colt from Acouplamas that made $1,075,000 for KBKL Thoroughbreds when bought by Yu Long Investments Pty Ltd/RIFA Mustang.
Sebring had 30 yearlings generate $8,695,000 with an average $289,833. His best results came with a colt from Risk Aversion that made $800,000 for Element Hill when bought by China Horse Club/Newgate Bstock/Stonestreet and a filly from Flying Snitzel that made $510,000 for Widden Stud when bought by Steve Morley Bloodstock/Glenlogan Park.
Star Witness made his mark with 11 yearlings selling for $2,035,000 at an average $185,000. His top seller was a colt from Sheeznodoubt that made $300,000 for Widden when snapped up Ciaron Maher Bloodstock.
Nicconi also proved popular with 10 yearlings averaging $132,500 with his highlight offering a colt from Bedizened that made $420,000 for Goodwood Farm when secured by Sweetbriar Equine/Snowden Racing.
Our first season horse Outreach had one entry in Book One, a colt offered by Widden from Queen of the Nile that made $180,000 to the bid of Snowden Racing. Peter and Paul Snowden trained his sire Outreach, who was second to Vancouver in his only start in the Group III ATC Canonbury Stakes.
The Widden Stud draft found great market favour in Book One with 37 yearlings sold for $10,860,000 at an average $293,515 and our highlight horse the Medaglia D’Oro (USA) colt from Group I winner Peggy Jean that made $1million on the first day of the sale when bought by Asian Bloodstock Services.
We congratulate our clients on their success and wish all purchasers the best of luck going forward.