Sebastian Hutch

American-Sourced Mares Churn Out Results at Easter

It was a stunning couple of days of trade at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, held this past Tuesday and Wednesday at the auction house's Riverside complex at Warwick Farm in Sydney. The event averaged A$371,236, a 5% increase on the last comparable sale in 2019 (last year's sale was held virtually) and was the highest since 2008. The median price of A$280,000 represented a healthy 7.9% bump over 2019 and seven out of eight horses to go under the hammer changed hands. Turnover for the sale was A$132 million,...

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Australian Way of Life For Hutch

In 2008, Sebastian Hutch was presented with an opportunity to spend three months in Australia working at Coolmore's Southern Hemisphere base. The Irish native, who hails from Co. Cork, admits that Australia was not high on his list of must visit destinations, but some 13 years later Hutch has become ingrained into the fabric of the Australian industry and now holds the position of General Manager in Bloodstock Sales & Marketing at Inglis, whose forthcoming Easter Yearling Sale is a highlight on the bloodstock calendar. Hutch's experience prior to his...

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Q&A: Inglis's Sebastian Hutch

Within the backdrop of a global pandemic, the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Round 1 was staged as a virtual sale in early April. At the time, Inglis made a decision to also offer vendors the chance to sell their yearlings at a live sale in July. TDN's Gary King caught up with Inglis's Sebastian Hutch to find out more about Easter Round 2. TDN: Easter Round 1, highlighted by a AU$1.8-million Snitzel (Aus) colt, was deemed a major success especially considering the circumstances. You must have been pleased with...

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Inglis Chairman's Sale: Lots of American Interest

In Tuesday's TDN, William Inglis Co.'s General Manager of Bloodstock Sales and Marketing Sebastian Hutch reflected on the results of the company's very successful Australian Easter Yearling Sale last month and took a look ahead at this Friday's Chairman's Sale, in which bloodstock professionals from all corners of the globe will have the opportunity to buy into some accomplished bloodstock. Amongst the 90 lots cataloged to the sale, to be conducted digitally, are pedigrees featuring runners familiar to an American audience, as well as several with European connections. To follow...

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Hutch Optimistic Heading Into Inglis Chairman's Sale

In 2017, the Chairman's Sale was added to the calendar at Australia's William Inglis Co., a boutique event similar in nature to Fasig-Tipton's Night of the Stars, the Goffs London and Champion Sales and the Arqana Arc Sale. The Chairman's Sale was created to present Australian buyers--and, indeed, an increasingly internationally based clientele--the rare opportunity to buy into Australian bloodstock of all ages. Last year's Chairman's Sale was topped by the then 7-year-old MGSP Maastricht (NZ) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}), whose daughter Loving Gaby (Aus) (I Am Invincible {Aus}) had won at...

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TDN Q&A: Inglis's Sebastian Hutch

Within the backdrop of a pandemic that has reshaped the lives of people all over the world, the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, kicks off Apr. 7. It will be an auction unlike any witnessed before. A day after an announcement from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Mar. 25, further tightening restrictions on public gatherings in response to the coronavirus outbreak, officials at Inglis announced that the Easter Sale would go forward in two rounds, the first as a digital auction only, with round two to take place in conventional...

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