St Mark's Basilica X Tender

$200,000 Colt and Filly Highlights for St Mark’s Basilica

2020 European Horse of the YearSt Mark’s Basilica made a splash at the European foal sales last year and was also popular in Sydney this week at the Inglis Australian Weanling Sale where he had 100% clearance with all six of his offspring changing hands and a colt and filly both sold for $200,000.

Fresh from Group I success as breeders last weekend in the South Australian Derby, Tyreel Stud had a good result from their St Mark’s Basilica filly (pictured) from stakes-placed All American mare Tender that sold to WA based Bavcon Pty Ltd.

A grand-daughter of Group I winner Kapchat, Tender is back in foal again to St Mark’s Basilica.

South Australian based vendors Rathmore Lodge had an outstanding result with their $200,000 colt from Amalgamate knocked down to Brice MacKenzie. He is a half-brother to Group III winner Ecumenical and stakes-placed Residue with his dam doing a terrific job with foal foals to race all winners.

St Mark’s Basilica had an average of $111,000 putting him just behind Home Affairs on the first season sires by average list.