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MM National Weanling Sale Day-1: $400K For Fastnet Rock Colt
A Fastnet Rock half brother to former superstar galloper Whobegotyou topped Day One of the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale on the Gold Coast yesterday. Offered by Murrulla Stud, the colt was the subject of intense interest and in the end leading Sydney based bloodstock agent James Harron was able to secure him for $400,000. "He's extremely well bred," Harron said. "He's obviously by a champion sire in Fastnet Rock." Harron added: "It was great that we got the opportunity to buy him...He's a horse that could have made a lot more money as a yearling and I'm delighted to get him." The colt is the tenth living foal for the Japanese bred, French stakes performed Carnegie mare Temple of Peace. She is the dam of four winners headlined by Gr1 Caulfield Guineas & Gr1 Yalumba Stakes (now the Caulfield Stakes) winner and $3.26 million earner Whobegotyou.