KZN Yearling Sale 2012
Bush Hill Stud came away with a successful sale, averaging R67 142 for each of our yearlings, with R100 000 achieved for Agape Reigns, the full-sister to Tetelestai.
A total of 252 horses were catalogued at the sale with 189 sold, 15 withdrawn and 11 vendor buy-backs. The aggregate was R13 020 000 which was a massiv improvement on last year's R7 762 000. The average per horse sold was the best it has been since 2008 - finishing on average of R68 889 compared to last year which was R45 392 overall.
The photos below are a few of our individuals that have been sold.
Lot 47 - SOLD
Mystical Mouse (Miesque's Approval - Look Sharp by Northern Guest)
By MIESQUE'S APPROVAL (USA) (1999 - Stud 2007), Champion Grass Horse in USA 2007,
12 wins and $2,612,529, 1600-1800m inc Breeders Cup Mile Gr.1, Makers Mark Mile S, Gr.2,
Firecracker H, Gr.2, Red Bank S, Gr.3, Kent S, Gr.3, Pilgrim S etc. TFR 126. Half brother to
REVVED UP (19 wins, Gr.2 and $1.5m), Sire in SA of first crop winners Placido, Top Of
The Chocs, Lord Paramount, Rocky Bay, Don't Tell Mama, Miesque's Wonder, Lincoln Tan.
Half sister to Gr 2 winner The Mouseketeer and Lt Jerry Mouse.
Lot 251 - SOLD
Agatha Panther (Newton - Gunmetal Grey by Fard)
By NEWTON(IRE) (2001 - Stud 2007), 3 wins IRE, 1000-1400m, inc. Marble Hill Stakes,
Loughbrown Stakes, 2nd Killavullan Stakes, Gr.3. Son of International sire-of-sires
DANEHILL. Own brother to AMIGONI (Anglesey St , Gr.3). Family of SADLER'S HALL(IRE),
SUN PRINCESS(GB), SPECTRUM(IRE), PETRUSHKA(IRE); Sire of winners inc. Ruby King,
Night Landing, Sir Newton, Caryl's Law, Handsome Hudson, and Katy's Dream.
GUNMETAL GREY, 3 wins, R129,080, at 3 to 4, 1400 - 1600m, placed 4 times. Family of Royal Society and Military Song.
Lot 196 - SOLD
Agape Reigns (Bezrin - Count The Carats by What A Prospect)
By BEZRIN (USA) (1999 - Stud 2004), 3 wins in France, 1200 - 1400m, 5 places, from 9 starts,
inc. Prix Montretout, (L), placed Prix du Palais Royal Gr.3, Prix Du Pin (L) and Prix Contessina
(L). Dam was 2nd in Cherry Hinton S Gr.2 , and dam of Flamelet (2nd Irish One Thousand
Guineas Trl Gr.3). Grandam multiple Group winner inc Fantasy S Gr.1. Sire in SA of winners
inc. THUNDERFLASH, ALL ABLAZE, CELTIC FIRE, Filly Bushwacker, Bezame', Bunnybelle, etc.
Full-sister to TETELESTAI (06 c. by Bezrin (USA)): 8 wins, R529,105, at 3 to 5, 1000m, inc. Umngeni
Handicap, (L), placed 11 times
Lot 193 - SOLD
I See Red (Mon Sang - Cool Gold by Goldkeeper)
By MON SANG (USA) (2000 - Stud 2006), winner, 1300m. in Australia. Son of World-
Leading Sire A.P. INDY. Dam is a half sister to WINNING COLORS (Champion 3YO Filly;
Kentucky Derby Gr.1, Santa Anita Derby Gr.1; dam of GOLDEN COLOURS). Family of
Champions CHRIS EVERT, CHIEF'S CROWN, SIGHTSEEK, ETOILE MONTANTE. Sire of wnrs
COUNTRY GIRL, Stella Star, Mon Signor, Mon Bijou, Megastar and Wine And Song.
Half-brother to Storm Bringer (08 c. by Mogok (USA)): 3 wins, R216,975, at 2 to 3, 1200m, placed 5
times, inc. 2nd Umkhomazi Stakes, Gr.2, from only 10 starts.
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