Latta makes a smart purchase on day 2 of the Select Sale
29 Jan 2015The first progeny of Smart Missile have proved popular with buyers and the young stallion did a fine job at Karaka for Hallmark Stud.
A colt by the Group Two winning son of Fastnet Rock made an early impression on day two of the Select Sale.
Out of a Fasliyev mare and a half-brother to a winner in Australia, he was knocked down for $120,000 to Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta.
A grand-son by Darci Brahma of the dual Group One winner Arborea made $90,000 while an Iffraaj colt realised $75,000.
Purchased by agent Phill Cataldo, his second dam is the Gr 2 Taranaki Classic winner Alberton Star.
Matamata trainer Graham Richardson secured Hallmark’s Per Incanto filly. A half-sister to two winners, she hails from an international family that features the French Group One winners Agent Double and Air De Cour.
Byerley Park trainers Peter and Dawn Williams were in the market for a Pour Moi and they secured the colt for $40,000.
He is out of the Group Two placed Star Way mare Shining Light.