South Australian trainers spent up big at the Adelaide Magic Millions Sales over the past two days at Morphettville.
Over 40 South Australian trainers bought lots at this year’s Adelaide Magic Millions Sales, which saw the biggest gross sales figures in Adelaide since 2006.
Ryan Balfour was the biggest local spender at the sales, taking home eleven new lots for $591k including spending $110k on a filly out of Krupt & Li’l Cashy and $130k on a colt out of Zebedee & Angel of Hope.
Lloyd Kennewell also spent up big with 15 new yearlings set to head to his stable for a total of $486k, including the sister of his superstar mare Viddora. His biggest purchase was $125k on a filly out of Spirit of Boom & Done Deal.
Morphettville based trainer Gordon Richards purchased five yearlings for a total of $155k, while Will Clarken also took home five new horses home for $225k including an $80k filly out of Good Journey & Bay Breeze. Peter Blanch also had a successful sale with four purchases totaling $114k.
Three generations of Jolly’s bought lots over the two days with Chantelle Jolly spending $10k on a Barbados Filly, while her father Richard bought five lots totaling $170k and her grandfather Peter spent $68k on a Filly out of Sizzling. Her uncle David also picked up four new additions to his stables over the two days.
Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas only purchased the one colt at the sales, out of Master of Design & Fartoo Flashy for $75k. While Mark Minervini took home two new horses including an $82.5k cold out of All Too Hard.
Gawler based trainer Darren Magro spent $65k on three horses, Finniss Lodge spent $99k on six lots, while Strathalbyn based trainer Shane Oxlade spent $100k on a filly out of Shooting to Win & Capital Commander.
Yu Long Investments had the two most expensive purchases of the sales dropping $300k on a Spirit of Boom & Moulin Lady colt and $210k on a Nicconi & Sparkle Arkle colt.
Local vendors Willow Grove, Mill Park, Rosden Park, Riva Ridge and Cornerstone all had lots sell for over $100k throughout the sales.