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Tertullian colt tops solid Swedish yearling sale

A SON of Tertullian, sire of last week's German Group 3 winner Russian Tango, was the star turn of the NationalYearling Sale in Sweden on Saturday, selling for SEK360,000 (£31,125/€39,150).

The colt, out of Swedish Oaks second Made In Sweden, was one of eight yearlings snapped up during the day by leading trainer Tommy Gustafsson.

Former Lambourn trainer Roy Arne Kvisla secured the second dearest yearling of the day, going to SEK260,000 (£24,671/€28,548) for a gelded son of the German-based Desert Prince, once a member of the Irish National Stud roster. The colt was out of Sweet Chili, a winning daughter of Diaghlyphard.

A solid renewal of the sale concluded with 43 of 73 yearlings offered selling for an average of SKr56,273 (£5,431/€6,140) againstSEK64,939 in 2010.




King's Theatre £1,143,037
Presenting £1,059,143
Beneficial £986,639
Oscar £896,303
Milan £863,940
Westerner £839,346
Flemensfirth £755,621
Kayf Tara £657,982
Midnight Legend £595,809
Stowaway £503,470