Buyers Word

Buyers Word

At the 2018 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs we've seen a strong buying bench around the complex. Check out what they had to say �


DAY ONE: David Ellis

DAY ONE: David Ellis

At the end of Day One, Te Akau Racing's principal David Ellis was the leading buyer at the Ready to Run Sale. Among the six lots he secured, the highest price he paid was $440,000 for the Savabeel colt at Lot 137.


DAY ONE: Mark Richards

DAY ONE: Mark Richards

Another top-class colt came through the ring at Lot 77 and The Hong Kong Jockey Club outlaid $250,000 to secure him. The son of Charm Spirit was consigned by Prima Park. We caught up with Mark Richards following the purchase.


DAY ONE: Lot 126

DAY ONE: Lot 126

Lot 126, a colt by Dawn Approach, was secured by Mr Poon for $320,000 on Day One of NZB's Ready to Run Sale. Prepared by Diamond Lodge, he is out of an eight-time winning Darci Brahma mare.


DAY ONE: Trent Busuttin

DAY ONE: Trent Busuttin

Lot 180, a son of Champion sire Savabeel, was purchased for $375,000 on Day One of the 2018 Ready to Run Sale. Trent Busuttin purchased him on behalf of Cameron Cooke Bloodstock with the colt destined for the Busuttin Racing Stables.