Widden Magic Draft Generates $4.1 Million
Widden Stud ended a highly successful Magic Millions Yearling Sale selling 33 of 35 horses offered in Book One and Two for $4.1 million.
Our young gun sire Star Witness gave us our best result when a colt from Golden Delicious caught the eye of renowned judge Alan Bell, who paid $400,000 for the powerhouse chestnut.
Also popular, the full sister to Magic Millions maiden winner Elle Lou. By Snitzel from Snipify, she sold for $380,000 to Kennewell Racing/Cameron Cooke Bloodstock
Our stallions did a great job with ill-fated Northern Meteor achieving the highest average of our boys with his last crop of yearlings. He had 20 average $221,250 in Book One headed by a colt from Sophielicious that made $575,000 for Attunga Stud when bought by Tomohiro Sekiguchi.
Stratum had 10 average $148,000 with his best result a stunning filly from Melbourne Rose that made $340,000 for Three Bridges Thoroughbreds when bought by Stratum’s trainer Paul Perry.
Star Witness had four average $140,000, while Sebring, with huge representation, had 39 average $127,949.
Top sellers for Sebring were a filly from Etoile Fille that made $350,000 for Manx Park when bought by Dermot Farrington for Gilgai Farm and a filly from God Love It that made $300,000 for Fig Tree Thoroughbreds, the half-sister to Group II winner Mimi Lebrock bought by Dean Hawthorne/ Gary Mudgway.
We congratulate all successful purchasers and wish them the best of luck for the future.
Next on the agenda for Widden is the Inglis Classic Summer Book Yearling Sale in Sydney on February 8, 9 and 10 where we will offer nearly 50 yearlings.