The gross revenue for the broodmare sale was NZ$2,341,650 (approximately $1,420,445 in U.S. funds) for the234 horses sold, compared with $2,106,150 for five more lots sold last year. The average price rose to NZ$10,007 ($6,070), from $8,812 last year, and the clearance rate climbed to 78.5% from 75% last year.The top lot of the day was Dane Gu Li (Danehill -- Futile, by Alzao), an unraced mare in foal to Faltaat. She was purchased by Michael Malone's Kitchwin Hills Stud of New South Wales, from Brent and Cherry Taylor's Trelawney Stud for NZ$100,000 ($60,660).
The overall results for the national weanling and broodmare sale saw the sale gross NZ$5,694,300 ($3,454,162) for 46 fewer lots sold this year – nearly $1 million and 17% up on last year's combined aggregate for the weanling and broodmare sale and the autumn yearling and 2-year-old sale of $4,875,150. This year's clearance rate rose from 77% to 79.5%, and the overall average price rose 26 % from $7,702 to NZ$9,700 ($5,884). The median doubled from $2,600 last year to NZ$4,800 ($2,912).