Rose In Bloom was the star attraction at the Central Route Trading filly and mare sale which took place immediately after racing at Durbanville on Saturday.
Tabnews reports that the recent Grade 3 Prix Du Cap winner, bred by Ridgemont from Gimmethegreenlight, out of the eight time winner Raise The Bar (Goldkeeper), the multiple stakes winner was raced by Brian and Kathy Finch and won 5 races from 22 starts for stakes of R860 712.
The 4yo was knocked down for R800 000 to Stefan Moller of Swellendam’s Ten Einde Stud.
Mr Moller indicated that provisionally the bay filly by Gimmethegreenlight would remain in training, and would continue to be trained by Joey Ramsden.
Another owned by Brian and Kathy Finch, the Street Cry filly Still I Rise was scheduled to run in the sixth on the day but was scratched at the start due to a nasal discharge. She still fetched R240,000.
Well bred maiden Lip Service was knocked down for a round R100 000.