Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale

World-Class Sprinter Imperatriz To Be Sold Virtually At Magic Millions

Te Akau Racing's 10-time Group 1 winner, Imperatriz (Aus), will be offered virtually at the 2024 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale on Tuesday, May 28. Trained by Jamie Richards at the beginning of her career before Mark Walker took over in Matamata, Imperatriz won 19 of her 27 starts, with the last of her 10 Group 1 victories coming at Moonee Valley in March when she won the William Reid S. for the second year in succession. She then finished a close-up fourth in the G1 TJ Smith S. at...

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Yulong Buys Forbidden Love For A$4.1 Million, Spends A$19 Million Total At Magics

Offered by Newgate Consignment, Forbidden Love (Aus) (All Too Hard {Aus}) (lot 568) topped Day 1 of the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, selling to Yulong Stud for $4.1 million on a strong day of trade. The three-time Group 1 winner was one of 35 mares snapped up by the racing and breeding entity, whose total spend was A$19,031,000 on Tuesday. Three other millionaires--there were nine during the first session overall--also made their way into the Yulong fold. Dual top-level winner Snapdancer (Aus) (Choisir {Aus}) (lot 645), from the Sullivan...

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Q&A with Magic Millions' Barry Bowditch

The scene is set for an electrifying 2021 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast, May 25-27. The appearance of record-breaking mare Melody Belle (NZ) (Commands (Aus) was announced earlier this year, and she will be joined by a host of other top-class mares and fillies. The sale will also feature the Shadwell Australia dispersal for mares and weanlings. TDN's Gary King caught up with Barry Bowditch before the action kicked off in Queensland. GK: Congratulations on putting together such a strong catalogue. It must be an extremely...

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