MV Magnier Buys Sunday Times for 1.8 Million Guineas


Sunday Times, in foal to Lope de Vega, sells for 1.8 million guineas | De Burgh Productions

Sunday Times (GB) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}), best known as the dam of dual Grade I winner Newspaperofrecord (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), was knocked down for 1.8 million gns to MV Magnier to become the new Tattersalls December Mare Sale topper. Consigned by Goldford Stud, agent, lot 1810 is carrying a full-sister to the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf heroine and will visit Wootton Bassett (GB) next year. Also the dam of listed winner and G3 Chipchase S. victress Classical Times (GB) (Lawman {Fr}), Sunday Times won the G3 Sceptre S. during her racing days and was second in the G1 Cheveley Park S. The Allan Belshaw homebred is also a half-sister to the stakes-placed Question Times (GB) (Shamardal), herself the dam of G1 Irish Derby winner Latrobe (Ire) (Camelot {GB}), Group 3 winner Diamond Fields (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) and the stakes winner Pink Dogwood (Ire) (Camelot {GB}), who was second in the G1 Oaks and third in the G1 Irish Oaks and G1 Pretty Polly S.


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