Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Sir Owen Glenn has bought the first half-million dollar yearling at Karaka in 2015 as selling warmed up at the start of the second day.

Bloodstock agent Paul Moroney paid exactly $500,000 on Sir Owen’s behalf for a High Chaparral filly out of Alma Star from the Westbury Stud draft.

The previous top price for the sale was for a $470,000 More Than Ready-Lovetrista colt sold on Monday.

The filly is from the same family as Atlantic Jewel and Commanding Jewel, and Moroney said there were physical similarities with the yearling.

Moroney said Glenn fell in love with the filly when he saw her on Monday and paid more than he originally planned.

Glenn did well in 2014 with Australian Derby winner Criterion and is already planning for the horse’s career as a stallion, Moroney said.

“The horse will be going to stud at some time and he’s looking at buying some fillies to race with the potential after their careers to be mates for Criterion,” he said.

“We see that Criterion will cross with anything. He’s an outcross so we can then have quite a broad spectrum of pedigrees that we can look at.”

The filly is likely to be trained in Australia, possibly with Criterion’s current trainer David Hayes or Chris Waller.

She was the top seller early on day two at Karaka, with early lots sold also including a $420,000 So You Think-Better Alternative colt, a $400,000 Fastnet Rock-Allez France colt and a $380,000 Cape Blanco-Alagant Satin filly.

It follows a first day in which the average sale was $145,866.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Likely Cox Plate Field – 2020

The 2020 Cox Plate will be run this weekend (24/10/2020) and the field is taking shape with a majority of...

Punter turns $60 racing multi into $282,861

After waiting for seven weeks, one TAB punter has celebrated today’s racing at Randwick and Caulfield after collecting $282,861.60 from...

Classique Legend lost to Hong Kong

In a bittersweet postscript to The Everest, Classique Legend’s owner Bon Ho has confirmed the horse will head overseas. While...

Verry Elleegant gives Chris Waller his first Caulfield Cup

Australia’s premier trainer Chris Waller and jockey Mark Zahra landed their first Caulfield Cup wins when outstanding five-year-old Verry Elleegant...

Watch 📺 Swooping magpie gets KO’d

At Doomben this afternoon one of the most bizarre things we have seen on the race track happened. A magpie...

Watch 📺 ‘Dickhead’ golfers in a near miss at Ellerslie

A pair of golfers have had been left red-faced after narrowly avoiding being trampled during the Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m)...

Caulfield Cup results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup was raced at Caulfield racecourse on 17/10/2020....

The Everest results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 The Everest. The Everest was raced at Randwick racecourse on 17/10/2020. Replay:...

Champion mare Winx loses foal

Champion mare Winx has tragically lost her first foal, a filly by super sire I Am Invincible. Trainer Chris Waller...

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for...

Manikato Stakes

The Manikato Stakes is a Group l sprint race and is the one of the premier races of the Spring...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2020 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 3rd November. The race that stops...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

Copyright © 2020 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.