STRATEGIC placing of yearlings is an art form and while Massimo Parri’s decision to sell his Sea The Stars colt in Book 2 was based on convenience more than anything, the result was a record price in that sale when his star lot realised 850,000gns.

The seventh produce of his stakes winning Tobougg dam Biz Bar, the yearling is a half-brother to six winners following the recent victory of his two-year-old half-brother Biz Honor (Dawn Approach) in Italy.