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MM National Yearling Sale Day-2: $240K For Street Cry Colt
The second foal of dual stakes winner Jersey Lily emerged as the top seller over the two days of the 2016 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast yesterday. The colt, catalogued as Lot 1811, is by deceased Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry and was purchased by New Zealand's Wexford Stables for $240,000. Consigned by Gerry Harvey's Baramul Stud, the attractive chestnut colt is from the Catbird mare Jersey Lily, a winner of the Listed Wiggle Handicap in Sydney and the Listed Maybe Mahal Stakes in Melbourne. Jersey Lily in all won four races and earned over $466,000 before retiring to stud. Her sale topping yearling colt is just her second foal. The second top seller of the day was Attunga Stud's Written Tycoon x Littlemiss Sandown colt who sold for $220,000. A half brother to Adelaide based group performed Baligari, the colt was knocked down to the bid of now Caloundra based horseman David Vandyke - purchasing in conjunction with Sydney's Darby Racing. Vandyke also snapped up today's top selling filly, the O'Reilly filly from a daughter of champion producer Parfore for $200,000. The impeccably bred filly was presented at the sale by Bhima Thoroughbreds on behalf of Middlebrook Valley Lodge. She is the third foal of the Generous mare Ininthree. The other lot to sell for over $200,000 was Lot 1748 - Milburn Creek's Not a Single Doubt colt from Dreaming of You. A half brother to four winners and from the family of Sir John Hawkwood, the colt was purchased by John McArdle's Redgum Racing for $210,000. And the last ever Encosta de Lago yearling to be offered at auction - Baramul Stud's chestnut colt son of Zabeel mare Iron Rose - attracted plenty of bids before being sold to New Zealand's Regal Farm for $175,000.