Camelot Colts Reward Consignors With Six Figure Sales
Camelot’s progeny proved popular at the Tattersalls Book 2 Yearling Sale, where five sold for six-figure sums.
On the second day of trade, a son of Camelot saw owner Steve Ryan make his most expensive purchase to date at 250,000gns. After confirming his acquisition would go into training with Kevin Ryan, the delighted purchaser said, “He’s got a good, deep chest and a very good pedigree, being out of a Gr.1-winning mare. He’s a lovely horse.”
Offered by the Castlebridge Consignment, the son of Group 1 Queensland Oaks heroine Winning Ways was the first of two Camelot colts to sell for 250,000gns on Tuesday. The other was consigned by Tally-Ho Stud, who had bought the bay in utero for €70,000.
Jake Warren provided the winning bid and later said, “He is a lovely, athletic colt. He has a fantastic way about him and he handled it around the ring really well. He is the kind of horse who could win a proper race - he looks a real Classic prospect.”
Dermot Farrington later paired up with Ed Sackville to buy a Camelot colt from Camas Park Stud for 210,000gns. The price marked a successful pinhooking result, with the colt having been bought as a foal for €75,000.
Norelands Stud was another consignor to reap rewards with Camelot, as they sold their colt to Jamie McCalmont for 200,000gns, while Oaks Farm Stables sold their offering to William Butler for 100,000gns.