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Arqana August Day-1: Average Up 32%
The opening day of the Arqana August Yearling Sale at Deauville saw impressive gains across the board from the corresponding session last year. The aggregate of €14,091,000 was up an impressive 33 per cent on 2012 figures (€9,394,000). The average of €214,323 also increased, up 32 per cent from 2012 (€144,984), while the median of €128,000 increased 25.7 per cent (€95,000). The day one clearance rate was 74.71 per cent (87 lots offered, 65 sold) which was a slight increase on the corresponding session last year of 72.94 per cent (85 lots offered, 62 sold).