Champion Victorian trainer Peter Moody purchased the top two lots, both Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold eligible, on the final day of the 2012 Melbourne Premier Sale.
The Premier II session was quieter but with strong trade on the better types,¬†adding another $2.8 million to the sales overall gross of $34.8 million.¬†Both the top lots on Thursday were offered from Makybe.‚Ä®‚Ä®Moody went to $125,000 to secure Lot 659 , a colt by Street Hero from Danehill mare Quiet Name, and $115,000 for Lot 688 a colt by Purrealist from Smytzer’s Thunder.
Street Hero - Quiet Name colt
28 horses have been sold privately from the first three days for up to $200,000 taking the overall clearance rate for Session One to 82%.‚Ä®‚Ä®Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm’s Testa Rossa-General Resolve filly (Lot 557) that passed-in yesterday was sold privately today for $200,000 to Laurel Oak Bloodstock and Tony Noonan.
“We have been very pleased with so much positive feedback from vendors and buyers alike over the past four days and look forward to taking the momentum of the yearling sale through to tomorrow’s Select Racehorse Sale,‚Äù said Inglis Melbourne Director Peter Heagney.