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NZB Yearlings Day-1: NZ$350k Encosta De Lago Colt
Victoria’s Rosemont Stud paid NZ$350,000 for a colt by Coolmore-based stallion & Australian Champion Sire of the last 2 seasons Encosta de Lago (the 4th foal out of winning 10-year-old Danehill mare Breeze Hill) consigned by Ascot Farm. Breeze Hill is a full-sister to UK dual-winning & Gr2-placed Hill Country, a 3/4-sister to UK stakes-winner Sumora & stakes-placed Summerland, plus a half-sister to UK triple Gr1-winning English Derby victor Dr Devious, Japanese Gr1-winning sire Shinko King, Irish Gr3-winning sire Archway, UK Gr3-winning sire Royal Court & unraced Rose Of Suzuka (dam of Japanese Gr1-winner & dual Gr1-placed Suzuka Phoenix).