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Supplementary entries boost BBAG Mixed

MEMBERS of the supplementary catalogue rescued the second session of the BBAG Mixed Sale on Friday by providing three yearlings that sold for €30,000 or more.

They were headed by an Oratorio colt from the family of Queen Mary Stakes winner Elletelle, who was knocked down to the Italian-based Racing Factory SNC for €55,000.

Dirk Eisele of BBA Germany paid €38,000 for an Ad Valorem half-sister to Bahrain Trophy winner Anousa while Thomas Gehrig went to €30,000 on behalf of an undisclosed client for a  daughter of Marju, who is a three-parts sister to Yorkshire Oaks heroine My Emma.

With 231 horses listed as changing hands from 278 offered - 75 fewer than last year - it was no surprise to see the aggregate drop by 12 per cent to €1,389,600.

The average and median both dropped by two per cent to €5,800 and €6,016 respectively.

 

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TOP TEN

STALLION £ TOTAL PRIZE
Galileo £11,526,615
Dark Angel £3,698,431
Dubawi £3,194,696
Frankel £2,697,844
Kodiac £2,224,685
Acclamation £2,088,768
Iffraaj £2,067,853
Sea The Stars £1,923,301
Nathaniel £1,880,694
Invincible Spirit £1,699,882