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Argentina Yearlings Day-1: Clearance Rate 90.4%
The 6 top lots on Day-1 at the Copa Bullrich Sale were all sired by 14-year-old Giant's Causeway (who has stood for 2 Southern Hemisphere seasons at Estacion de Montas La Mission). Overall 59 lots sold for US$2,568,000 (down 2.1% on last year's 52 sold for US$2,623,291). The average of US$43,526 was down 13.8% (last year US$50,488) but the clearance rate jumped to 90.4% (last year 78.8%). General manager Antonio Bullrich summed up: "I saw a very steady market."