$325,000 for Encosta Colt

Youngsters by champion sire Encosta de Lago were in demand during the first session of the 2012 Magic Millions Yearling Sale with a colt from Maslins Beach fetching $325,000.

Consigned for sale by Glastonbury Farm, the colt was purchased by the Hong Kong Jockey Club and is the first foal of his Group III winning dam.

Also popular was a colt from regally bred mare Joie that made $240,000 for Strawberry Hill Stud when purchased by leading Victorian trainer Danny O’Brien.

Encosta de Lago’s highly rated young sire son Northern Meteor was also in the limelight producing the highest priced filly of the session when his youngster from High Roll’n Woman made $220,000.

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