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Bluebloods : Feb 2011 Issue - Sale Previews
February 2011 22 QUALITY rules at Newgate Farm, and the thoroughbred market has been quick to appreciate the efforts of the Scone nursery. Henry Field's 142ha (350 acre) property has made a stunning impact in a short space of time following an outstanding selling debut at last year's June Magic Millions Yearling Sale. The stud's first ever consignment made waves in the Gold Coast ring with 14 lots averaging $143,000 and repeated the dose in January with another highly sought after draft which realised a top price of $230,000. "We're a boutique boarding farm and yearling consignor with a focus all on quality more than quantity," Henry said. "Our objective more than anything else is to raise quality animals." Sited on the former location of the prestigious Wakefield Stud, Newgate Farm is hometoupto60 mares. "We've put a lot of work into the place and we grow our yearlings out in big, undulating paddocks. Last year we had 90 mares on the farm but we've cut that number right back with that emphasis again purely on the quality of the stock." The draft of 13 to the Melbourne Premier Sale reflects their mission statement with an excellent mix of youngsters representing both proven and exciting new sire lines. "The Fastnet Rock filly out of Bezzera is a high quality type and an athletic individual who looks pretty sharp." The winning dam is by Grand Lodge and a half-sister to the stakes winner Immortality from the family of Singapore Gold Cup-SIN Gr.1 winner Recast and the Gr.2 winner and sire Happy Giggle. "The Shamardal filly is very much in the mould of her sire and has plenty of strength," Field said. "She's a tough filly with a lot of quality about her." Her dam Alzarino (Wallenda) won four races and has produced the stakes placed winner Tzarina, this filly hails from the family of the champion juvenile colt and Golden Slipper winner Sebring. Henry also singled out a son of the international Gr.1 winner and hot first season sire prospect Haradasun for special mention. "He is a really nice type with size and scope and a lovely shape of a horse," he said. Heisoutofthe Danasinga mare Our Scene Stealer who won three races and was stakes placed. "The colt will fit in well at the Premier market," Henry said. Newgate will also present a son of the champion stallion Encosta De Lago and the Group performed Keltrice mare Clevedon. "He's a late foal but a lovely colt who's a good mover and his fourth dam is Group winner and noted broodmare Stage Hit." The Melbourne team will also feature youngsters by Not a Single Doubt, Holy Roman Emperor, Nadeem, Rock of Gibraltar, Savabeel and Commands. Prior to establishing Newgate Farm, Field spent five years with Coolmore Stud where he enjoyed stints selling stallion nominations and as the yearling manager, and he comes from a well known racing and breeding family. PREMIER YEARLING SALE MARKET appreciates quality NEWGATE STUD FARM Lot Colour Sex Sire Dam 24 Bay C Savabeel High Tudor (NZ) 113 Bay C Commands Maid for Me 115 Bay F Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) Mary Lavelle (NZ) 174 Bay C Haradasun Our Scene Steeler (NZ) 249 Bay F Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) Sandy Desert (USA) 318 Bay or Br. F Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) Tequila Knowledge 385 Bay or Br. F Shamardal (USA) Alzarino (NZ) 430 Bay F Fastnet Rock Bezzera 454 Bay F Not a Single Doubt Catgirl 475 Bay C Encosta de Lago Clevedon 553 Bay F Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) Filming 560 Bay F Nadeem Fleur de l'Orient (NZ) 2011 SALE DRAFT CONTACTS Nandowra Road Scone, NSW Ph: 02 6576 4200 Fax: 02 9328 1102 Henry Field M: 0419 022 275 E: email@example.com
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