Outstanding sale for Goodwood
05 Feb 2019With the dust settled on Karaka 2019, Goodwood Stud can reflect on a satisfying time at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale.
With three lots sold during the elite Book 1 session, they finished third leading vendor on aggregate at $183,333.
Goodwood’s headline act was a son of Tavistock who sold to Big Red Farm of Japan for $280,000.
He is out of the winning Stravinsky mare Red Melody, a three-quarter sister to the Gr.2 Reisling Stakes winner Hips Don’t Lie.
It is also the family of the Gr.3 Gold Trail Stakes winner Rhythm and the black type winner Lady Geneva, who ran third in the Gr.1 Golden Slipper.
Goodwood’s Iffraaj colt was also popular and was knocked down to Victorian Bloodstock for $210,000.
He is a half-brother to the Gr.3 Grand Prix Stakes winner Order Again.
Their dam Glass Half Full is a half-sister to the Gr.2 Brisbane Cup winner and Group One placegetter Jestset Lad.
Completing the farm’s sale was a son of Contributor, who went to Hong Kong’s Upper Bloodstock for $60,000.
The colt is out of the Snitzel mare Got The Snitz with the Gr.1 Avondale Gold Cup winner Sharvasti featuring in the pedigree.