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Magic Millions Sales up again

THE 2012 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale is just around the corner with the first of five sale days scheduled for January 11.

This year's yearling catalogue attracted 892 quality lots.

All of Australia's leading sires are represented including Fastnet Rock, Lonhro, Redoute's Choice, More Than Ready and Encosta de Lago as well as a handful of exciting freshmen sires.

These include former outstanding sprinters Northern Meteor and Sebring and the American champion, Henrythenavigator.

The outstanding catalogue includes half relations to star gallopers such as Absolut Glam, Albert the Fat, Black Piranha, Charge Forward, Fastnet Rock, Melito, Once Were Wild, Racing to Win, Rock Kingdom, Streama, Toorak Toff, Universal Prince and Whobegotyou.

Group One winning mares with progeny set to go under the hammer include Allow, Aqua d'Amore, Cheeky Choice, Danni Martine, Hasna, Hill of Grace, Inaflury, Lotteria, Penny Gem, Perfect Promise, Portland Singa, Regimental Gal, She's a Meanie, Sydney's Dream, Tempest Morn, Universal Queen and Upsetthym.

"The Gold Coast Yearling Sale is renowned for quality, variety and value and the 2012 sale will be no exception," said Magic Millions Managing Director, Vin Cox.

"The 2012 sale will, as usual, include many future Group One winners and statistics tell us the catalogue will most likely include the 2013 Golden Slipper winner - plus dozens more stakes winners around Australia and abroad."