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Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale Starts Today
The sale regarded by many as the best value auction in the Southern Hemisphere commences tonight. The 2015 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale will give buyers the opportunity to find their next racetrack star when the first of three days of selling commencing this evening. Lot 1 will enter the ring at 6pm (SA time) and be the first of 101 lots to go under the hammer following the running of the Adelaide Cup and Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic at the adjacent Morphettville Racecourse. Day Two (Lots 102-290 and Day Three (Lots 291-443) on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively from 10am will complete the auction which is renowned for both quality and value. The Adelaide Yearling Sale was the only auction in the world to supply multiple Gr1 winners during the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington with the likes of Happy Trails and Hucklebuck leading the way. Happy Trails has been a revelation for his connections and is a true South Australian product. By Cornerstone Stud's Good Journey, Happy Trails was bred by South Aussies Brenton and Liz Parker and sold through the Mill Park draft at Morphettville for $11,000. Paul Beshara purchased the chestnut star on behalf of Adelaide's Dickmann family and with a swag of feature wins, including an Emirates, Makybe Diva and Mackinnon Stakes on his resume he has become one of Australia's most popular racehorses. Hucklebuck, a son of former Caulfield Cup winner Elvstroem, was purchased by leading local trainer Phillip Stokes on behalf of Macau Jockey Club chief executive Thomas Li for $50,000 at the Adelaide Yearling Sale from Squillani Park. A winner of November's Emirates Stakes, Hucklebuck has already earned over $1 million and will be chasing more riches in Gr1 features over the coming months. The latest stars follow in the hoofsteps of other Adelaide Yearling Sale graduates who have excelled at racing's elite level - names like Mummify, Divine Madonna, Undoubtedly, Devil Moon, Casino Prince. To view the catalogue for the 2015 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale click here.