Four horses sell for more than $1M on Day 2 of Magic Millions Yearling Sale

It was another record breaking day at the 2022 Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Wednesday, with four horses going under the hammer for a staggering $1 million or more.

A colt from the final crop of recently retired champion sire Not a Single Doubt stole the show on Day Two, when he sold for a staggering $1.7 million.

The first foal of Miss Admiration, the colt was offered by Segenhoe Stud and after a spirited bidding battle, it was Ciaron Maher who snared the top seller.


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“I’m pretty excited to get him,” Maher said moments after the hammer fell. “Obviously they don’t make the Not a Single Doubts anymore with him retiring (from stud).”

“We’ve just had so much success with that breed. Given last year and the results I knew he was going to be a big price. He was going to be a colt that was on everyone’s list and I’m just rapt to be able to get him.

“She (Miss Admiration) was a quality mare – a nice young mare. And the colt is just a great physical, good temperament – he ticks all the boxes.

“He’s a real stallion prospect,” Maher added.

Later in the afternoon leading Melbourne bloodstock agent Sheamus Mills went to $1.55 million to secure the I Am Invincible filly from Najoom. The filly is a full sister to group winner Najmaty and was sold by breeder Emirates Park.

The third top seller on the day was the Zoustar-Pirapala colt from Sledmere Stud who was knocked down to the Victorian Alliance in conjunction with Rosemont Stud, Suman Hedge and David Redvers Bloodstock.

The fourth million dollar lot of the day came earlier in the day where Sydney based bloodstock agent James Harron went to $1.1 million to secure the I Am Invincible-Meliora colt from the Yarraman Park Stud draft.

With two days of the sale completed, the total amount spent has soared to over $97 million.

“It’s been an outstanding market thus far,” Magic Millions Managing Director Barry Bowditch said.

“We are over $10 million up on the same time last year and that was an all time record.

“The average price is over $287,000 – we are talking big, big numbers. The industry is in great shape at the moment and the Magic Millions brand is going from strength to strength.

“We are delighted with the way things are rolling and there’s still plenty more horses to go through the ring with so many opportunities for buyers over the coming days,” Bowditch added.

Day Three of the 2022 Gold Coast Yearling Sale will commence at 10am today.

Managing Director Barry Bowditch chats to Galey Emily Jade and Christo about the Magic Millions – listen below: