Breeding - News

Record start at new Wm Inglis complex

  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018
  • AAP Turf

The first yearling sale at the new William Inglis Riverside complex has been hailed a success with a record-breaking Book One continuing on to the three days of selling for Book Two of the Classic Sale.

The multi-million dollar establishment at Warwick Farm opened for business on Saturday night and the sale ended on Tuesday.

With an average of A$44,914, clearance rate of 88 per cent and a gross of A$7,051,500, the gross for the four days was A$55,518,000.

2018 Classic Yearling Sale statistics

BOOK 1 (2017 in brackets)

Lots Sold: 518 (505)

Clearance rate: 93 per cent (90 per cent)

Average: A$93,565 (A$71,342)

Median: A$75,000 (A$55,000)

Top price: A$$480,000 (A$400,000)

Gross: A$48,466,500 (A$36,025,500)

BOOK 2

Lots sold: 157

Clearance rate: 88 per cent

Average: A$44,914

Median: A$35,000

Top price: A$200,000

Gross: A$7,051,500