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First crop sires deliver range of quality yearlings at Redcliffe sale

The Garrard’s Redcliffe Yearling Sale, to be held on Sunday, March 27 at Redcliffe Paceway, will serve as the premiere for foals by four first crop sires.

The esteemed quartet are Rock N Roll World (three lots), Ultimate Machete (four), Ohoka Punter (six) and Luck Be Withyou (two).

Ultimate Machete and Ohoka Punter, who were awarded NZ 3YO Colt of the Year in 2017 and 2013 respectively, are both sons of the incomparable Bettor’s Delight.

Rock N Roll World (1:48.6) is a Stakes-winning son of the great Rocknroll Hanover and the millionaires Worldly Beauty, while Luck Be Withyou (1:47.8), a US Breeders Crown champion at two, is a product of Rocknroll Hanover’s sire Western Ideal.

The catalogue also features yearlings by the established sires Bettor’s Delight, Art Major, American Ideal, Rock N Roll Heaven, Sweet Lou, Sportswriter, He’s Watching, Sunshine Beach, Changeover, Mr Feelgood and For A Reason and up-and-coming sires in Always B Miki, Fear The Dragon and Bling It On.

The second last crop of Cammibest, the sire of four Garrard’s Redcliffe Sales Classic winners, will be another feature of the sale.

All horses sold at the sale are eligible to compete in the $100,000 Garrard’s Redcliffe Sale Race Classic in June 2023 and the 3YO Classic in 2024.

Most horses are eligible for the QBRED scheme carrying $3.5 million in stakemoney and bonuses. They are also eligible for the NSW Breeders Challenge, Vicbred, Breeders Crown, Bathurst Gold Crown and NZ Sires Stakes.

Hard copies of the catalogue are available from the Albion Park and Redcliffe tracks, all Garrard’s Horse & Hound stores or phone Darren Ebert on 0410 688 176.

Click here to view the online catalogue.

By Peter Wharton