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Regally Bred Juddmonte Fillies Convey 300,000 Guineas

Probably the greatest pedigrees within the stud ebook duly drew the most important value because the Juddmonte draft took middle stage on Day 2 of the Tattersalls July Sale. 

Calabria could not have made her identify on the observe however her breeding alone provides her crystal-clear claims as a broodmare prospect.

The three-year-old daughter of Kingman   is out of 2013 Prix Jean Romanet (G1) winner Romantica , making her a sibling to the listed-placed Brunnera . In flip, Romantica is out of Banks Hill, one in all 4 top-flight winners out of the Juddmonte blue hen Hasili. One other sibling is Dansili, who did not win on the highest degree however turned a prolific supply of group 1 winners at stud. 

Mark McStay stood within the middle of the gangway as he clashed with Tally-Ho Stud’s Henry O’Callaghan, who signaled his curiosity with barely perceptible nods of the pinnacle. “I feel the primary to 300 will get her,” mentioned John O’Kelly, and the auctioneer’s prediction proved spot on as McStay signaled the decisive 20,000 guineas increase that took the bid board to 300,000gns (US$405,000, 1gn=US$1.35). 

Simply three tons earlier McStay secured one other Juddmonte providing in Even Out, a daughter of Le Havre  and 2008 Prix Marcel Boussac (G1) heroine Proportional , for 80,000gns. 


“I purchased two very good fillies from Juddmonte they usually had been each purchased for an current shopper,” mentioned the Avenue Bloodstock man. “They’re each excellent physicals and Juddmonte blood could be very exhausting to come back by as a result of they’re the very best breeders on the earth. These two stood out right here and we needed to dig deep, notably for Calabria, however Banks Hill’s pedigree might be the very best pedigree within the ebook. 

“Whenever you see Banks Hill, Dansili, Champs Elysees on the web page, it does not want a lot rationalization as to why there was a lot competitors for her. I fancy Kingman as a broodmare sire, he might simply make it. They had been each superbly introduced by Juddmonte, as you’d count on. Mating plans are fluid however they’re going to go to a few of the finest stallions and be given the very best likelihood. I am completely thrilled to get them, let’s simply hope they’re fortunate for his or her new homeowners.” 

The 300,000gns mark was matched by Anacapa, an unraced Frankel   sister to 2019 Prix de Lieurey (G3) winner Fount . O’Callaghan once more crammed the position of underbidder after giving finest to Grant Pritchard-Gordon of Badgers Bloodstock. Alex Elliott, standing beside Kia Joorabchian of Amo Racing, was additionally concerned within the enterprise finish of the bidding.  

“I’ve purchased her for a shopper who I have been shopping for for for a very long time and who loves Juddmonte households as a lot as I do,” mentioned Pritchard-Gordon, who spent 17 years as Prince Khalid Abdullah’s racing supervisor. “Juddmonte have advised us what we needs to be sending her to. You’d should suppose No Nay By no means, would not you?”

“She’s a beautiful, large, backward filly. Funnily sufficient you may see a good bit of (broodmare sire) Chester Home in there. It is a household I’ve recognized for a really very long time. She walked across the paddock effectively however simply did not come to herself early sufficient for Juddmonte to place her into coaching. She’ll go straight to the paddocks.” 

Requested whether or not the 300,000gns price ticket was consistent with his expectations, Pritchard-Gordon mentioned: “Juddmonte households all the time make greater than you suppose they’ll make…or hope they’ll make!”

Anacapa is out of four-time North American grade 1 winner Ventura , that means she is a half sister to the dam of 2022 Saudi Cup (G1) scorer Emblem Highway  (High quality Highway  ).

Juddmonte offered 12 tons for a mixed 883,000gns.

The solidity of commerce, notably within the higher tiers, was mirrored within the figures as turnover elevated by 19% year-on-year to 4,813,500gns (US$6,498,225). The common additionally rose by 7% to 25,200gns (US$34,020), though the median went in the wrong way to the tune of eight factors at 12,000gns (US$16,200). The clearance fee was 92% as 191 offered from 208 supplied.

The July Sale concludes July 11, with the third and remaining session starting at 9.30 a.m. earlier than restarting after racing at 5.45 p.m.


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