Bettor Than The Best Northern Velocity Selling The Dream
**Lot 351 Northern Velocity f Mach Three-Northern Franco-Falcon Seelster. Half to Pembrook Benny. Mark Purdon $72,500
**Lot 349 Stevie Jones c Courage Under Fire-Night Line -Life Sign. Family of Classy Filly. Kennard Bloodstock $40,000**Lot 334 Motu Premier c Bettor's Delight-Motu Pocket O'Jewels. Dam half sister to Motu Crusader. Butterworth Bloodstock $100,000.
**Lot 297 c Christian Cullen-Nevermore-Nero's BB. Dam was G1 winner. Mark for syndicate $82,500
**Lot 294 Royal Jester c Jerem's Jet-Lady Tala-Julious Caesar. Sakuntala family. Neil Pilcher $7500.
**Lot 194 c He Can Fly -Bettor's Delight-Falcon's Flybye-Falcon Seelster.Closely related to Flying Pocketlands. Kennard Bloodstock $38,000
**Lot 182 c American Ideal -Diamond Fleet-Falcon Seelster. Closely related to Pembrook's Delight. Neil Pilcher $38,000
**Lot 164 c Chase The Dream-Bettor's Delight-Christian Dreamer-Christian Cullen. Family of Western Dream . Jean Feiss Victoria
**Lot 157 c Art Major-Cartier -Holmes Hanover. Bred by Phil Creighton and considered his best lot. Kennard Bloodstock $38,000
**Lot 155 G I Joe c Bettor's Delight-Breath of Life-from high class All Stars racemare. Butterworth Bloodstock $82,500
**Lot 153 Bettor Than the Best . c Bettor's Delight-Behany-Christian Cullen. Family of Stars and Stripes. Same cross as Highview Tommy. Kennard Bloodstock $75,000
**Lot 59 Twinkle Bromac f RocknRoll Hanover-Tallulah Bromac -3/4 sister to Tatijana Bromac. Mark for Lynette Philpott of Sydney.
**SALE COMMENT FIRST DAY -MARK PURDON "As usual it was a tough sale when it came to the top lots and we didn't get all we wanted. I rated Twinkle Bromac one of the three top fillies in the sale and we were beaten off with the other two. "Phil Kennard also found some lots he was keen on going higher than budget with guys like John Green and Robert Dunn especially active. But overall I am happy with what we came away with''
**Pilcher, bidding on his own behalf, paid $40,000 for MASTERCRAFTSMAN a son of Bettor's Delight and the Falcon Seelster mare Belle Jole who only raced three times. This is the family of Desperate Comment.
**SEXTON, a brother to O Baby was knocked down to Mark at $48,000 and he paid $70,000 for SOPHISTICATED LADY a Mach Three filly from Gentle Anvil and a filly which had impressed in during inspection.
**Then came SOLAR MISS a Bettor's Delight filly from Lughnasada a half-sister to Elsu went to Mark for $30,000.
**KENNARDS gave $25,000 for the last lot of the sale BOSS MAN an ART MAJOR colt from Neat Franco.
**CONVERSION a Christian Cullen colt from Coburg and so a sister to Veste and closely related to Stunin Cullen was knocked down to Mark for 45,000and then came EMILIANA an Art Major colt from Milagro which the Kennards will take home for $36,000.
Lot 62 SELLING THE DREAM (Bettor's Delight-Best in Class Kennard Bloodstock $35,000,
Selling The Dream
Lot 63 MASTERCRAFTSMAN (C Bettor's Delight -Belle Joie ) $40,000 Neil Pilcher, Lot 66 SEXTON (Mach Three-Braeside Lady) Mark $48,000.
lOT 66 SEXTON (Mach Three -Braeside Lady Mark $48,000
Lot 78 CONVERSION (Christian Cullen-Coburg) Mark $45,000
Lot 103 SOPHISTICATED LADY (Mach Three-Gentle Anvil ) Mark $70,000
Lot 123 SOLAR MISS (Bettor's Delight- Lughnasadah) Mark $30,000
Lot 134 EMILIANA (Better's Delight-Milagro) Kennard Bloodstock $36,000
Lot 141 BOSS MAN (Art Major-Neat Franco) $25,000
**YEARLING PURCHASES in MELBOURNE likely to soon join All Stars include
1) Major In Art-Seel A Corka -Falcon Seelster colt. Bought on Neil Pilcher's bid at $11,000 (all sums Australian)
(2nd dam by Tuapeka Knight. Half -sister to $260,000 winner, Come On Frank)
2) Major In Art-Bonton -Armbro Operative colt. Bought on bid of Phil Kennard for Kennard Bloodstock at $24,000
(6th foal .Half to big winner Maewyn Tonz 1.53.8)
3) Somebeachsomewhere-Cyclone Betty-Better's Delight colt Bought on bid of Neil Pilcher at $50,000
(First foal from 1.59.3 mare placed in several leading age group races)
4) Rock n Roll Heaven-Mendecino-Pacific Fella colt. Bought on bid of Phil Kennard for Kennard Bloodstock at $60,000
(First foal of 1.56 mare which won nearly $200,000 and from a highly successful second dam)
5) Mach Three-Giveusachance-Live Or Die colt. Knocked down to bid of Mark Purdon at $27,000
(Closely related to Sokkyola from the Maudey family)