King’s Legacy Yearlings Sell up to $260,000
Exciting young sire King’s Legacy achieved 100% clearance at the 2024 NZB National Yearling Sale with all eight of his yearlings selling at an average $134,063 to be the third leading first season sire by average.
His top seller was a quality filly out of well related mare Fatal Rendezvous. She caught the eye of renowned judge David Ellis, who bought her for his Te Akau Racing out of the Riversley Park draft for $260,000. She provided a sensational pinhook return for Riversley Park, who bought the stylish filly from Fairhill Farm at the Inglis Weanling Sale for just $40,000.
Ellis also purchased the second highest priced King’s Legacy yearling paying $220,000 for Cambridge Stud’s filly from High Chaparral mare Enjay, the dam of Group II placed Familial and two more winners from her first three foals to race.
Pencarrow Stud were rewarded with their colt from Skywards, who made $160,000 to the bid of Mitchell Bloodstock (FBAA) / Stallion Match, while a cracking chestnut colt from My Chicharita that was bought by Kilgravin Lodge as a weanling for $85,000 proved a pinhook winner for them when selling to Bevan Smith Bloodstock for $150,000.