Reg Inglis has stepped down as managing director of William Inglis & Son Ltd.
The Australian select broodmare sale concluded at Newmarket Tuesday with 474 lots achieving an average price of Aust$53,668 and a total aggregate of Aust $25,438,650.
A new era dawned in Australia as the record-breaking 2006 Australian Easter yearling sale concluded at Newmarket on Thursday.
At the Inglis Australian Easter Sale, on Wednesday 19 April, a son of Redoute's Choice from the mare Deja Slew (by Slew O' Gold) broke the all-time Australian yearling record when he reached a bid of AUS$3 million (US$2.4 million).
William Inglis & Son, a leading auction house in Australia, announced it will begin paying a subsidy to overseas visitors who make purchases at the 2006 Australian Easter yearling sale in Sydney.
Spin is an interesting exercise. For example, some will look at the results of Sunday's Australian 2005 select weanling sale conducted at Newmarket in Sydney, and say it was a successful sale.
Fashion has been the bane of men for years. Take Monday's Inglis Classic Sale in Sydney, Australia as the purest of examples.
William Inglis and Son's Australian broodmare sale concluded at Newmarket Tuesday, with the final session bringing the overall gross revenue to a $26,875,800 (approximately $14,499,494 in U.S. funds), which was the highest total in the histroy of the auction.
Brisk trade and beautiful autumn weather combined to make the opening session of the Australian broodmare sale a great success.
- By Peter Tonkes
The return of the top-priced colt from Australia's major yearling sale caused some consternation in the wake of a tremendously successful auction. However, the use of X-rays also reflects a significant advance for the Australian and New Zealand branch of the Thoroughbred industry.
The Australian Eastern yearling sale ended with a flourish Thursday as three horses each sold for more than $1 million (approximately $534,000 in U.S. funds).
A top official of William Inglis & Son is predicting solid results for Australia's major yearling auction, the Easter sale, which is scheduled for April 2-4 (Tuesday through Thursday).
A son of Danehill topped all bidding during the third-day of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Newmarket, with the half-brother to group two winner, Schubert, bringing $1,100,000. The colt, out of Rossignol, was purchased by Adrian Nichol of B.B.A. Ireland, who eventually won out over local bloodstock agent Anton Koolman. The colt will be trained at Randwick by leading trainer Gai Waterhouse.
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