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MM Weanlings Final Average Up 28.3%
Overall during the 3-day Weanling Section at the Magic Millions National Sale, 495 lots sold for a cumulative $16,115,050 (up 60% on last year's 397 sold for $10,071,400). The $32,556 cumulative average was up 28.3% (last year $25,369) with 32 weanlings sold for $100,000 or more. The clearance rate was 82.2%. MM managing director David Chester summed up: "This has been the most successful weanling sale ever conducted in the Southern Hemisphere. To say I am ecstatic would be an understatement. Breeders must now realise the Gold Coast in June is the place to bring their quality youngsters."