Three horses topped £200,000 at the Goffs UK Spring HIT Sale on Wednesday.
Anthony Bromley and David Minton’s Million In Mind draft headlined proceedings and produced the day’s top prices with the Grade 2 winner and Grade 1 placed Le Prezien selling to Frank Berry on behalf of J.P. McManus for £290,000. Just one lot earlier, Berry went to £260,000 to secure Million In Mind’s Listed winning mare The Organist, also on behalf of J.P. McManus.
The Select Supplementary Session, which featured current Point-to-Point and Bumper winners, also saw its share of fireworks and was topped by Espoir De Teillee who created a huge impression on his debut at Athlacca earlier this month. The four-year-old equalled the sale’s top price last year when selling to Roger Brookhouse for £220,000. The Select Session saw three additional horses sell for over £100,000 with Milestone Stables’ Minella Warrior selling to Jill Lamb Bloodstock for £180,000, Monbeg Stables’ Calino d'Airy purchased by Harold Kirk and Willie Mullins for £150,000 and Newlands Farm Stables’ Ravenhill Road selling outside the ring to Phil Martin for £100,000.
The Spring HIT Sale continues on Thursday, starting at 10am.
Sold: 83 (85%)
Average: £31,545 (up 93% on the full 2015 Spring HIT Sale average)
Median: £13,000 (up 63% on the full 2015 Spring HIT Sale median)
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