The highest price of day one came at Lot 200 with David Ellis of Te Akau Racing going to $775,000 to secure the colt by Savabeel out of Bling (O’Reilly), a full-brother to Group 1 winner Diademe.

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Lot 200 fetched today’s top price of $775,000.
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