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Tough going at final Magic Millions session

THE final and fourth session of the Magic Millions Yearling Sale in Perth, Australia, ended on a tough note on Sunday with 64 per cent of those offered listed as changing hands.

A colt by promising young Fusaichi Pegasus stallion Flying Pegasus, who received a timely endorsement on Saturday when first-crop daughter Western Fever won the $250,000 Magic Millions Perth 2yo Classic, topped the session when selling for A$30,000 (£18,794/€22,287) to agent John Chalmers.

Consigned by Touchstone Farm, the colt is the first foal out of the Canny Lad mare Akkachar.

Although the aggregate rose marginally to A$903,700, the average dropped by five per cent to A$6,898 (£4,321/€5,124) and clearance rate slid from 75 per cent to 64 per cent.

"It was a real buyers market at Belmont today," said Magic Millions acting managing director David Chester.

"Obviously again the clearance rate was lower than we would have liked - but this has been the case at similar sessions across Australasia over the past 12 months.

"Overall we've finished up with pleasing results for the entire four day sale."







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