EMPERORS PALACE NATIONAL YEARLING SALE
TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park, South Africa
27 - 28 April 2014
There was great excitement for the Backworth Stud team at the opening session of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale this afternoon.
The first seven figure lot sold at NYS 2014 came just five lots into proceedings when lot 5 Alloy, the Backworth-bred son of champion sire Silvano out of Refined Gold, was knocked down to Form Bloodstock for an even R1 million.
The bay colt is out of a winning daughter of Rich Man’s Gold (broodmare sire of SASCOC Triple Crown victor Louis The King).
Named Alloy, the R1 million colt is from the same family as previous Triple Crown winner, and promising sire, Horse Chestnut, as well as champion Monyela and this season’s smart 3-year-old filly, Close The Gap.
Congratulations to Form Bloodstock who have purchased a quality colt with a world-class pedigree!