The William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale ended April 19 in Sydney in Australia with positive results and feedback for its new format.
Asmahan, who is in foal to Magic Albert, brought the top price of Aust$200,000 ($207,262 in U.S. funds) on the second day of the William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale in Australia April 18.
Sharp Susan and Mimi Lebrock commanded seven-figure prices as the William Inglis & Son Easter Broodmare sale opened April 17 in Australia with a super select session and supplementary offerings.
Willian Inglis & Son is introducing a new format for this year's Easter broodmare sale in Australia. The auction, scheduled for April 17-19 at Newmarket in Sydney, will be divided into three separate sessions.
The curtain came down on the 2011 William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale April 14. The auction ended its three-day run in Australia with a gross of Aust$22,193,800 ($23,260,900 in U.S. funds).
Allez Wonder became the most expensive horse sold so far at William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale in Australia when she brought Aust$1 million ($1,046,790 in U.S. funds) April 13.
The gross soars 59.6% while the average grows 17.9% and the median increases 19%.
Bel Mer sells for Aust$1,050,000 ($980,053 in U.S. funds), and Sun Classique brings Aust$2 million ($1,866,770) privately.
The Polish Precedent mare, which is in foal to Red Ransom, sells for Aust$775,000 ($717,772 in U.S. funds).
Gross revenue and median price rise 3.2% and 4.8%, respectively, from a year ago. Buy-back rate falls to 14.4% from 21.1% in 2009.
The strong competition among buyers at the William Inglis & Son Australian broodmare sale continued May 5 on the select portion's second day, with the overall gross finishing well up on last year.
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