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Breeding / Sales NYS stats tell two stories

Jack Milner: After the thrill of the record-breaking R9 million Mike de Kock paid for Silvano colt Masaki on Wednesday, bidding was quite mundane at the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sales at the TBA Sales Complex at Germiston on Thursday.

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Breeding / Sales More millions at NYS

TBA

The magic R1-million mark was breached eight times on Day 2 of Session 1 at the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. In Wednesday’s opening action, 17 yearlings were knocked down for more than a million – with the sale-topper being a record-breaking R9-million colt by Silvano.

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Breeding / Sales Mike de Kock on R9m buy

MIKE DE KOCK

Mike de Kock has lauded the support of Dubai’s ruling family for South African racing and breeding – in the aftermath of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum’s record-breaking R9-million purchase of a colt at the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale on Wednesday.

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Breeding / Sales Overseas buyers climb in

MASAKI

The importance of foreign investors in the local thoroughbred industry was underlined on Day 1 of the National Yearling Sale on Wednesday, with overseas buyers accounting for more than 30% of the turnover.

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Breeding / Sales R9m colt smashes records

MASAKI

Master trainer Mike de Kock successfully bid a recording-breaking R9 million on behalf of Shadwell South Africa for a Silvano colt on Day 1 of the National Yearling Sale in Germiston.

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