Category Archives: 2022 Classic Sale Toppers

Can you believe we are at $5.7 million dollars after one and a half days of sale for the 15th Nutrien Classic Sale. With 85.95% clearance we have had 208 of 242 horses sold with this mornings offering being a very strong start to the day.

We didn’t have to wait long with Lot 115 MATRON MAGGIE selling for $125,000 on account of WAYNE & RACHAEL BEAN. That certainly makes the long trip from the NT worth it and we are sure they are celebrating tonight. MATRON MAGGIE was purchased by Maree Duncombe & Jye Banks who are from Sunshine Coast in QLD.

This mare is by the late HARD HAT HENRY out of ONE MOORE ACRE and is the second highest open horse ever sold through the classic sale.

As we reported earlier the top selling mare of the day was in the 2 year old section at the highly anticipated Lot 257 YAVEN CHAMPAGNE ROMANCE selling to Peter & Shari Knudsen from Haymac Campdraft Horses for $260,000.00. Long time vendors John and Jenn Corbett from Adelong in NSW were ‘over the moon’ with how she went today and was beautifully presented by local trainer Hugh Miles.

The average overall at the end of day two was $27, 403.85.

Lets get stuck into the stats, we love ourselves some stats.

MARES – Day Two 

113/134 Lots have sold so far with 84.33% clearance and Averaged $32,429.20


Lot 115 MATRON MAGGIE $125,000

Lot 196 ONE CHILLI NIGHT $90,000

Lot 197 SMOOTH PLAYIN $75,000

Lot 213 CONPETA $70,000

There is over 100 horses that are $30,000 plus and it with the top five prices of the sale so far are mares just shows the commitment the industry is putting towards the mare lines.


91 of 101 lots sold (90.10%)

Average: $20,467.03

Top Price Gelding of the 2yo was Lot 244 STEVEY WONDERS on account of Tommy Williamson sold for $23,000. Lovely play on the name, being by the impressive STEVIE REY VON out of OAKS CHIME, who goes back to DOCS FRECKLE OAK on her top side.

He was purchased by local Chris Szafranski from Nemingha NSW.

Lot 182 SPINS FORTY NIAH a 5 year old gelding on account of Darrin Jones from Mount Perry in QLD is by BENIAH and out of SPIN PEPPY PAL. This lovely gelding was purchased by LT & BL Hindle for $50,000, from Highfields, near Toowoomba in QLD.

Lot 174 CHANCES ROYAL GUNG $46,000




4 of 7 lots sold (57.14%)

Average: $43,250.00

Top Price Lot 256 ROYALISH on account of Claire Murphy from Mt Isa, QLD,  sold to Goodwood Equine from Allorha in QLD for an amazing $72,000. This flashy stallion is by the champion cutting stallion HOTTISH and out of THIS ONES TIMELESS, who is by ONE TIME ROYALTY.

Lot 192 ELECTRIC DUCK $48,000

Lot 254 JUST A CAT $23,000

We are really looking forward to the next three days of sale.

Tommorrow we kick off with Lot 281 through to 460, which will be 2year olds and 3year olds and always very highly anticipated age group.

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Open age horses sizzle under the hammer with a great first day of the 15th Nutrien Classic Campdraft Sale

What a great first half day of sale with Lot 1-100 under the hammer at the 15th sale of the Nutrien Classic. Buyers adapting to the new format with excellent bidding and prices for the 89 open age horses offered today. 75 horses were sold giving a clearance for day one of 84.27%. The gross for day one was outstanding at $1,921 million and averaged $25,613.33.

Lets dig into the top prices of the day. Top price mare is a fully trained cutting mare, Lot 35 MOORE BABY MOORE on account of Jacqueline Graham was sold to Sypher Family from Alpa in QLD. MOORE BABY MOORE is by NO MOORE ONE MOORE, out of a DOCS SPINIFEX mare SPINS REQUEST.

Second top price was popular Lot 67 SIX MOONS SASSY on account of the Lindley family CJL Performance Horses from Gundagai NSW and presented by Claire Lindley. This lovely ONE STYLISH PEPTO mare was purchased for $66,000 by Bettina Peters and was sure to break a few hearts today. Congratulations to Bettina on her purchase as well as Lot 16 MY FAVORITE HUG, for $48,000.

Top Price Gelding was the apptly named HELL IM SMART, Lot 81 on account of Amelia and Billy Servin from Wandoan QLD. HELL IM SMART is by HELLREYCIOUS and out of ERIN CRACKIN SMARTIE and would have had a few ticks by buyers with three crosses of DOCS SPINIFEX in his pedigree. Purchased by Sasha Mylrea from Gogango in the Rockhampton region, Qld.

$30,000 was the top open age stallion, Lot 58 AMAROO MR BLUE BOON on account of Dave and Sharna Worsfold also from Wandoan in QLD. Sold to long time classic supporter David and Emma Kalisch from Forbes in central NSW.

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