The final day of the Summer Sale, featuring the total of 215 lots among which 7 Wild Cards, returned the aggregate of €4,206,000. Cumulated figures for the two-day sale held rather steady against their 2018 counterparts with total turnover reaching €7,798,500 and average price of €26,169. This year, the Summer Sale registered the record clearance rate of 78%.
Top Price for the half-sister to Moonlight Cloud
The sale started with the broodmares and maidens section that brought a total of €1,357,000, an increase of 38 % in comparison to last year result, and the average settled at €21,203.
The Top Price of the section was knocked down at €380,000 for lot 210 FLORET, an unraced daughter of Galileo, a full sister of Cedar Mountain and a half-sister to Champion Moonlight Cloud.
After a busy previous day, Paul Basquin (Haras du Saubouas) was also active shopping two broodmares. The first one, lot 252, KELTY IN LOVE was offered by the Haras des Faunes and made €80,000, with her filly by Wootton Bassett at foot.
His second purchase reached €90,000, a daughter of Sea The Stars, lot 263 BOSCASTLE, a young mare in foal to Caravaggio with lot of black type winners in France and America on the page.
Lot 261, group placed CONTESSA DU BARRY, attracted a lot of interest from all around the ring but it was Eric Feurtet who had the last word at €100,000.
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