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Inglis Easter Day-1: $400,000 Danehill Dancer Filly
South Africa's Northfield's Bloodstock paid $400,000 for a Danehill Dancer filly (the 8th living foal from Sovereign Red mare Red Express) consigned by Coolmore Stud as agent. Red Express won 6 races (from 1100-1500m) including the Gr1 Orlando Wines Classic (plus runner-up in the Gr3 Queen Of The Turf Stakes) for $284,010 earnings. Of Red Express's 8 foals, 6 have raced for 4 winners, including champion older mare of 1997-98 & 1998-99 Dane Ripper (whose 12 wins from 1000-2040m for $3,151,833 earnings include the Gr1 Cox Plate, Gr1 Australian Cup, Gr1 Manikato Stakes, Gr1 Stradbroke Handicap, Gr2 St George Stakes, Gr2 Memsie Stakes Gr3 Queendland Tatts Winter Stakes, Gr3 Illawarra Classic & Listed Bell Handicap).