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Magic Millions National Racehorses: $90k Dao Dao
Following the conclusion of the yearlings section, Melbourne bloodstock agent David O'Callaghan paid top price of $90,000 for stakes-winning & triple Gr1-placed 6YO gelding Dao Dao (Shinko Forest-Casual Way, by Casual Lies) during yesterday's Magic Millions National Racehorse Sale. Dao Dao (consigned by Fig Tree Thoroughbreds as agent) boasts 7 wins (including 2009's Listed Royal Parma over 1400m at Rosehill) & 8 placings (including April's Gr1 George Ryder Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill, March's Gr2 Blamey Stakes over 1600m at Flemington & both February's Gr1 Futurity Stakes over 1600m at Caulfield & Gr2 Expressway Stakes over 1200m at Rosehill, plus 2009's HK Gr1 Champions Mile over 1600m at Sha Tin) from 19 starts for $1.12 million earnings.