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Encosta De Lago 1st Stakes-Winner For Sale
The 1st-ever stakes-winner by Coolmore-based stallion & Australian Champion Sire of the last 2 seasons Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) will go under the hammer at next week's Inglis Great Southern Sale in Melbourne. Lot 411 is the 11YO mare Dragila (Encosta de Lago-Calypso Breeze, by Centaine) who won as a 2YO at Listed level in Tasmania, before going on to become the 1st mare in over 40 years to win Tasmania's feature sprint double of the Listed Newmarket Handicap (1200m) & Listed weight-for-age Tatt's Stakes (1200m). She retired with 11 wins & 5 placings from 27 starts for $212,625 earnings. From the family of Amatrice, Dragila is the dam of 1200m Orientate winner Draginaut from her only foal to race. She sells in-foal to Eliza Park Stud shuttler Statue Of Liberty under the East Woolmers banner.