“Potential buyers will come into their own this January,” said Magic Millions CEO Barry Bowditch, with 1,273 yearlings sold on the Gold Coast from January 10-16.
“The best pups are presented by top breeders from Australia and New Zealand with a range and selection that will be the best on offer in the Southern Hemisphere in 2023.”
“Gold Coast Yearling Sales graduates are playing on the track, including the likes of Alligator Blood, Coolangatta, Ellsberg, In Secret, Jacquinot plus Madame Pommery and Manzoice.”
“Excellent graduates such as Forbidden Love, Golden Sixty, Hitotsu, Montefilia, Snapdancer and Wellington will be rejoined, in addition to recent elite-level winners.”
“Early offspring of crack mares including Group 1 winners Booker, In Her Time, Loving Gaby, Sunlight and Viddora are also due to go under the hammer on the Gold Coast from Tuesday.”
Again, Books 1 and 2 containing the progeny of 108 individual stallions, while Castelvecchio, Blue Point, Exceedance, Magna Grecia, Too Darn Hot, Yes Yes Yes highlight the 24 sires from the first season.
With Yes Yes Yes, his first foals sell for up to $260,000, $150,000, his 29 years are highlighted by a half-sister to Italia Belle and Hey Mighty by Gr1 winner Pear Tart.
There is also a half-sister to dual Gr2 winner Yes Baby Yes out of Exabelle, SW Savacool colt, SW Parriwi colt, SW Tina Melina colt and SW Theanswermyfriend half-sister.
In a Randwick 1200m record time of 1:07.3 to beat the $14m The Everest as a 3-year-old, Yes Yes Yes also won the Todman Stakes in record time and second in the Golden Rose Stakes.
A graduate of the 200,000 MM Yearling, he is a grandson of multiple champion Encosta de Lago out of the super smooth Rubick and is the family of winner The Galaxy and Lightning In Her Time.
Always considered an iconic Australian family, Yes Yes Yes is out of the winning Fantastic Light mare Sin Sin Sin, a half-sister to the dam of In Her Time, the Hot As Hell and Flaming Hot families.
In Her Time has her first yearling, the colt I Am Invincible, which sells on the 5th with other members of the Harlem family, River Harlem Shuffle and Hell It’s Hot.
In fact, this is a family of five John Cobcroft mares without a stud book whose progeny have been successfully re-listed as vehicle mares by the International Stud Book Committee.
She won the WTR Equal Leading Older Female Sprinter title in 2018 and Yulong Investments’ $2.2 million broodmare purchase, In Her Time, passed for $38,000 at the 2014 Classic Yearling Sale.
Last season’s champion winner with $19.8 million in earnings and wins in the Coolmore Stud Stakes and Newmarket Home Affairs, I Am invincible last won the Coolmore Stud Stakes.
Earlier on the 5th, Zeditave’s winning dam In Her Time Hell It’s Hot, who has her colt Too Darn Hot offered by Corumbene Farm and is a half-brother to seven winners from 9 runners.
There is no doubt that Too Dar Hot will be popular as the European Champion 2-year-old, 3-year-old colt by his Turrett Rocks colt by Fastnet Rock made 600,000gns at the Tattersalls October Yearlings.
Also winning on the fifth day is the Harlem River mare Fastnet Rock, whose brutal foal is sold as a fifth foal, a half-sister to three winners, including winner Lady Harlem.
Consigned by Newgate Farm and in the first crop of their Doncaster Mile and Premier Stakes winner Brutal by O’Reilly, he was purchased by Hawkes Racing for $220,000 at Karaka in 2017.
Finally, as another lot from Goodwood Farm, Oratorio’s winning daughter Harlem River, Harlem Shuffle, is with her half-brother to two winners by Gr 1 winning first-season sire Pierato.
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