Yellow Star Farm Sale Results

The raced Straw Man was the sales topper

Lot 62 Straw Man Yellow Star Farm Sale topper

Sales topper Straw Man – bought by Garth Puller

Yellow Star Stud held their Annual Farm Sale last Tuesday, 1 September, under the auspices of Michael Holmes Bloodstock. Graeme Hawkins performed the auctioneering duties.

Better known as the birthplace of multiple Gr1 winners Dancewiththedevil and Futura, Yellow Star Stud offered 63 horses ranging from Mares in foal and with foals, yearlings, two and three year olds and horses-in-training were catalogued.

50 Horses in total were sold and an aggregate of R364 000 achieved.

Werner Hartkopf purchased 12 horses from mares in foal to yearlings.

The top selling mare was Dynasty Dancer who sold for R17 000 to PJ Louwrens. She is an unraced daughter of Dynasty out of Song Of France by French Stress. From the immediate damline of Travel North, Vangelis and Rhapsody In Red as well as Shattered Image, she is in foal to Kildonan, and due quite soon.

She has an unraced two year old and a yearling by Damage Is Done.

The top priced two year old colt sold for R20 000 to Michael Miller. He is a chestnut by Kildonan inbred to Forty Niner, out of an Argentine mare Miss Thalia.

The top priced Horses In Training were a filly and a gelding, who sold each for R32 000 and R33 000 respectively.

The filly Sorbonne, a daughter of King Of Kings out of Jallad mare La Boutique went to PJ Louwrens. The five year old mare placed second in her last start to Mark My Card. This is the damline of Onehundredacrewood, Kiss Of Peace, At The Savoy and Gang Related.

Lot 62 Straw Man, was the sales topper and  knocked down to Garth Puller for R33 000. One of the last sons of Icelander to race, he has placed four times, including at Scottsville on the Sunday before the sale.

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