Sea The Stars Filly Tops Trade At SGA Sale In Italy

Sea The Stars is the sire of the sale topper | The Aga Khan Studs

Agent Marco Bozzi snapped up a daughter of Sea The Stars (Ire) for €160,000 to top trade during the one-day SGA Yearling Sale in Milan, Italy on Saturday. He was the leading buyer by gross with seven purchased for €316,000.

From Razza del Velino, lot 14 is out of the G3 Italian 1000 Guineas runner-up Cronsa (Ger) (Martino Alonso {Ire}). The filly is a half-sister to G3 Premio Dormello victress Sweet Gentle Kiss (Ire) (Henrythenavigator) and the stakes winner Sunset Key (Ire) (Tamayuz {GB}).

Botti France picked up lot 7, a colt by New Bay (GB) out of Cajamarca (Fr) (Amico Fritz {Ger}). Sold by Razza del Velino, the relative of Holy Moon (Ire) (Hernando {Ire}) and her bevy of five stakes winners led by G1 Irish Oaks and G1 Yorkshire Oaks heroine and Arc runner-up Sea Of Class (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), was knocked down for €90,000.

First-season sire Magna Grecia (Ire) already has seven winners among them Listed Prix Yacowlef hero Myconian (Ire) to his name, and Scuderia Incolinx shelled out €100,000 for a son of the Coolmore stallion (lot 10) and the Mr. Greeley mare Ceoldrama. From the Nedo Giudici draft, the colt is a half-brother to listed winner Teresa Mendoza (Ire) (Territories {Ire}), who has been placed three times at the group level.

Saxon Warrior (Jpn), who sired his seventh stakes winner on Friday, was the sire of lot 17, a colt out of the Excellent Art (GB) mare Epica (Ire), who was placed twice at listed level. Offered by Razza Vedano, the colt joined the Scuderia Incolinx fold for €80,000.

Fresh off siring his second Group 1 winner in Regional (GB) at Haydock on Saturday, Territories (Ire) was also the sire of note of a filly out of Pardon (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}) (lot 28) during Saturday's session. She sold to Giotti Simone for €70,000 from the Razza del Sole consignment.

At the close of trade, 72 sold of 106 offered (68%) for a gross of €1,570,500. The average was €21,813 (+11%) and the median was €12,500 (+25%). Last year's catalogue resulted in 95 sold from 135 offered (70.4%) for a gross of €1,868,500. For the full results, please visit the SGA website.

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