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Magic Millions Day-1: $725k Redoute's Choice Colt
In the auction ring last night, the Hong Kong Jockey Club paid the Day-1 top price of $725,000 for a colt by star Arrowfield Stud stallion & former Australian champion sire Redoute's Choice during the opening session of the 8-day Magic Millions Yearling Sale on the Queensland Gold Coast. The colt (the 8th foal out of 14-year-old Marscay mare Marshow) was consigned by Baramul Stud. The colt's dam Marshow is a full-sister to Gr1-winning sire Jetball, multiple Gr3-winning sire Marwina, stakes-placed triple-winner Audimco & multiple-stakes-placed 16-time-winner Prince Of Marscay, as well as a 3/4-sister to multiple-stakes-placed triple-winner New Maize-Whinscay. HKJC head of sales Mark Player commented: "We thought he was one of the colts of the sale. He's a lovely looking colt: well bred & put together, He's by a top class stallion & from a proven stakes-producing dam as well. He fitted into our price range & we're delighted to be able to buy him."