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UK Tatts Day-3: $546k Daggers Drawn Colt

Friday, 14th July 2006

In the UK overnight, bloodstock agent Richard Frisby (acting on behalf of Sheikh Salman Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, nephew of the King of Bahrain) out-bid Dubai-based owner Malih Al Basti & paid the 2nd highest ever price for a horse-in-training at the Tattersalls July Sale when he went to 210,000 guineas (A$546,000) for triple-winning 3YO colt Rhythm'N Roots (by NZ Curraghmore Stud shuttler Daggers Drawn) during the 3rd session of the 4-day auction at Park Paddocks. The colt (consigned by Jim Bolger's Glebe House Stables) is out of Erins Isle mare Saana & recently won Ireland's Gr3 Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown. Rhythm'N Roots will go into training with Allan Smith in Bahrain, with a view to racing there & in Dubai.

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