The latest gavelhouse.com fortnightly auction is online now and includes a draft of 15 unreserved broodmares on account of Milan Park as part of a strategic reduction sale.
Established by Tony Rider in 2007, Milan Park started as a hobby and has grown into a successful business with Group One winners Adventador, Irish Fling and The Perfect Pink bred at the Cambridge nursery.
“We are having a reduction sale to get our numbers back to the level we think works best for us,” Farm Manager Grant Bennet said.”
“We have had numerous young black type mares retire over the past two years and that has seen our broodmare band swell considerably.”
“This unreserved reduction sale offers a fantastic opportunity for buyers to bid confidently knowing everything we are offering is for sale.”
“Mares in foal to Almanzor, Super Seth and Ocean Park feature prominently as well as three in one packages with foals by Super Seth, Vadamos and Ardrossan are highlights.”
- High Lady – by High Chaparral, she is a three-quarter to Gr.1 Caulfield Cup and Gr.1 Caulfield Stakes winner Descarado. Offered in foal to Ocean Park and with a Time Test filly at foot.
- Irish Whistle – a 5YO Reliable Mare closely related to Group One winners Mo’unga and Chenille, she is offered with her Super Seth filly at foot and is back in foal to the Gr.1 Caulfield Guineas winner.
- Lady Pinot – a winner of three herself, she is by dual hemisphere Group One winner Starspangledbanner and is from a daughter of Grand Echezeaux. Offered with her Super Seth filly at foot and back in foal to the Gr.1 Caulfield Guineas winner.
- Turquoise Coast (pictured) – a Zabeel mare who traces back to Eight Carat, she is offered in foal to Almanzor, sire of Gr.1 VRC Derby winner Manzoice.
All told there are 69 Lots in the sale ranging from weanlings through to broodmares with bidding set to close from 7pm (NZT) on Monday 3 April.