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A$5,672 average in low-key Inglis mare sale

A LOW-KEY session of broodmares cleared $822,450 on day three of the Inglis Great Southern Sale in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday.

A total of 145 head averaged A$5,672 which was down 17 per cent from 2010. The corresponding session 12 months ago saw 134 mares average A$6,831. This year's clearance rate improved 6 points to 75 per cent.

Melbourne winner White Diamonds (Jugah) topped the session at A$65,000. The seven-year-old mare was catalogued by Tarcoola Stud and was purchased, in foal to Bel Esprit, by agent Denis Roberts. Her dam El Tornedo (El Moxie) is a sister to Group 1 Caulfield Guineas winner Alfa.

Attire (Wild Again), a 16-year-old US-bred mare, was nextbest at A$60,000. She is the dam of five winners highlighted by Fashions Afield (Redoute's Choice), a Group 1 winner of the AJC Flight Stakes and AJC Sires' Produce Stakes.

Offered by Richmond Hill Farm, she is in foal to Street Sense and was purchased by Anthony Mithen of Rosemont Stud.

The fourth session concludes the Great Southern Sale on Friday. Among the lots catalogued are Eliza Park's Group 1 winning stallions Delago Brom and Clangalang.





King's Theatre £1,142,569
Presenting £1,058,475
Beneficial £986,639
Oscar £896,303
Milan £863,940
Westerner £839,012
Flemensfirth £755,621
Kayf Tara £657,044
Midnight Legend £595,332
Stowaway £503,470