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Inglis Easter Day-1: $740k Encosta De Lago Colt
Hawkes Racing (trainers John, Wayne & Michael Hawkes) paid $700,000 for a filly by Coolmore-based stallion & Australian Champion Sire of the last 2 seasons Encosta de Lago (the 2nd foal out of multiple Gr2-winning & 5-time Gr1-placed 8YO Danehill mare Shania Dane) consigned by Coolmore Stud as agent. The colt's dam Shania Dane (who earned $846,450) is a full-sister to Hong Kong triple Gr1-winner Scintillation, Gr2-placed Danevade & stakes-placed Puzzle Book, as well as a 3/4-sister to New Zealand Gr2-placed Liatris & a half-sister to Sequin (dam of stakes-winner Get To Work).