JUDDMONTE SIRED PAIR GO TO SHADWELL
A pair of Juddmonte-sired colts were bought by the overall leading Book 2 buyer, Shadwell Estate Company, in the final two days of the sale.
The first, lot 987 by KINGMAN, fetched 160,000gns. KINGMAN's first yearlings have averaged over £250,000gns to date (36 sold), four and a half times the fee they were conceived at.
Shadwell also went to 85,000gns to secure a BATED BREATH colt from the family of triple Gr.3 winner in 2017 Battaash and Gr.2 Duke Of York Stakes winner Tasleet. Sheikh Hamdan has already had success with another BATED BREATH colt this year, the exciting Roger Varian-trained Ekhtiyaar.
An OASIS DREAM colt out of stakes winner and multiple stakes placed Alsace Lorraine was snapped up by Japanese owner Kenji Ryotokuji for 170,000gns.
Date: 12 October 2017