Menu
Sport

Magic Millions sales success for Oakwood

AN Oakwood Farm-prepared Foxwedge filly is likely to remain on the Gold Coast under the care of trainer Melissa Leitch after a successful sale at last week's Magic Millions.

The bay filly was originally passed in, but sold to Stan Cox for $120,000 outside the ring.

Haigslea's Oakwood Farm owner Sheridan Victor said the filly was a full sister to two- year-old Vulpini, which had already showed potential on the track under the watchful eye of Leitch.

"We were really happy with the sale," Victor said.

"Clients of Leitch bought the filly, it's likely the horse will stay on the Gold Coast."

Oakwood Farm also prepared a Reward for Effort filly on behalf of Harvey Park which went under the hammer for $85,000 to Paul Duncan racing.

"They were both nice fillies," Victor said.

"It was probably a bit early in the year for them but they'll both mature into nice types of fillies."

While both of the Oakwood Farm-prepared horses remained in Australia, the Magic Millions sales at the Gold Coast last week attracted a number of overseas buyers. Victor said the number of overseas buyers had increased significantly since the 1990s.

"From back in the 90s to now, it was basically all Australian trainers, but it's evolved a great deal with a lot of overseas buyers," she said.

Topics:  haigslea horseracing horses magic millions



Ipswich ratepayers to pay suspended CEO's defamation action

Jim Lindsay and Garry Duffy.

Chief executive officer Jim Lindsay is pursuing candidate Gary Duffy

Lovingly cared for marijuana plant adds to man's pain

Tuan Vu, who grew 77 cannabis plants to pay off debts following a failed marriage was yesterday sentenced to 18 months jail in the Geelong County Court.

"He takes it out to the sun during the day and inside at night."

'Paranoid and on ice': Woman in spear gun standoff with cops

OUCH: A 24-year-old man has spent the day in pain after he was shot in the ankle with a spear gun while fishing out from Agnes Water.

"She was paranoid other people were outside trying to get her"

Local Partners