Strong Australian Demand for Tavistock

Strong Australian Demand for Tavistock7 Mar 2019

The results of this week's Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale saw Tavistock emerge as Australasia's third leading sire by Average.

Tavistock averaged A$226,667 - nearly twice that of the sales $115, 996 average.
Consigner Maluka Thoroughbred's was responsible for both his $310,000 top-selling filly and his $300,000 top colt.

Tavistock's top-selling filly (pictured) was bred by Sir Patrick & Lady Hogan and Peter Walker. She is out of the Octagonal mare Octapussy and was purchased by Sheamus Mills Bloodstock.

Alternatively, Tavistock's top-selling colt was bred by Sir Patrick & Lady Hogan and Dr Gene Tsoi. He is out of the O'Reilly mare Tricia'o and was purchased by Champion Thoroughbreds.

Top Five Sires* at the 2019 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale
1. I Am Invincible, $301,875 average
2. Brazen Beau, $285,294 average
3. Tavistock, $226,667 average
4. Snitzel $220,000 average
5. Fastnet Rock $217,500 average

*with 3 or more yearlings sold