Brazen leads the way at MM Sale
DARLEY resident Brazen Beau has emerged as the pinhookers sire of first choice among the class of 2015 retirees with some stunning results at Magic Millions National Sale.
Brazen Beau was the leading first season sire by average among 18 stallions whose progeny went through the ring at last week’s Gold Coast auction of weanlings.
Two his four weanlings that changed hands were bought by Peter Ford on behalf of the fledgling Hilldene Farm located near Seymour in Victoria.
Ford paid $300,000 for the half-brother to Listed winner Shigeru Sendan and $270,000 for a grandson of Key Bar Nights.
Both colts are likely to return to the Gold Coast for 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale.
“Brazen Beau’s types are outstanding,” Ford says. “We think he’s got a great future particularly going into the new round of the sales in January.
“As a farm, we needed to position ourselves and get out brand out there are following up with some good mare purchases.”
Ford/Hilldene purchased seven weanlings at the sale for a total of $1.18m.
Next in line behind Brazen Beau in the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale standings were Newgate Farm trio Dissident, Wandjina and Deep Field.