Many of Australasia’s leading stallions will be represented in the catalogue for the Tasmania Premier Yearling Sale to be conducted on Friday, February 14 at the Inveresk Showground, Launceston.
Art Major, Australia’s premier juvenile sire for the last few years, has four yearlings nominated for the sale, while the deceased Rocknoll Hanover, a champion sire in North America, has a single entry.
The Little Brown Jug winner Shadow Play, the sire of unbeaten Victorian youngster Spot Ona Shadow, will be represented by a filly.
The sale has attracted entries by 17 different stallions.
The ‘Top Ten’ stallions Courage Under Fire (2 lots) and Elsu are both represented, along with up-and-coming sires Major in Art (3), Mister Big (2), Stonebridge Regal (2), Four Starzzz Shark, Jeremes Jet and Julius Caesar.
BG’s Folly, a 1:49 son of Rocknroll Hanover, is the only first crop sire at the sale. He has a half-brother to Cruisin Fella as Lot 28.
JR Mint (8 lots) and Tiz A Masterpiece (6) have the biggest drafts in the sale.
For a catalogue or further information contact Kevin Neilson on (03) 6212 9316 or email K. Neilson@tasracing.com.au or the auctioneers Davidson Cameron and Co Dubbo on (02) 6884 8355.
The online catalogue for the Tasmanian sale can be viewed at www.graemeboard.com.
by Peter Wharton