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Hong Kong Jockey Club buys five colts out of Magic Millions

The Hong Kong Jockey Club came away from the 2021 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale with five colts purchased for a combined outlay of AU$2.53 million (approx. HK$15.1 million). 
 
The first of the quintet to pass through the ring was Lot 327, a chestnut colt purchased for AU$550,000 by Australia’s 2018 Champion First & Second Season Sire, Zoustar. A two-time G1 winner on the track, he is the sire of Champion Three-Year-Old Sunlight, a three-time G1 winner and as well, is also the sire of six individual winners already in Hong Kong, including the talented Inner Flame, Dancing Fighter and 2021 HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Mile contender Healthy Happy.  
 
A strong and athletic son of Written Tycoon - the sire of 11 G1 winners including 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes winner Capitalist - was secured for AUS360,000. The brown colt, sold as Lot 456, is out of Lady Gracious who has produced seven foals to race - all winners. Lady Gracious is a half-sister to Graces Spirit, the dam of two-time Hong Kong winner Beauty Spirit.  
 
The Club paid AU$470,000 for Lot 531, a colt by Exceed And Excel, sire of 2017 and 2018 G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint winner Mr Stunning, as well as the classy Amber Sky - winner of the 2014 G1 Al Quoz Sprint. The striking bay out of Melba Avenue is a half-brother to dual Australian G2 winner Valour Road who is, a seven-time winner from 21 starts.  
 
Lot 542 is an attractive son of Pierro, secured by the Club for AU$450,000. The youngster’s dam is Mischief Night, an unraced half-sister to G1 winner Pierata, top-level placegetter Ashokan and smart juvenile Jet Propulsion. She is the dam of two foals to race, including Our Playboy, a G3 winner in Australia. 
 
A bay colt by I Am Invincible wrapped up the Club’s involvement. The youngster, Lot 810 was secured for AU$700,000, and his dam, Solar Moon is a three-quarter-sister to six-time G1 placegetter Dee Ex Bee. The juvenile’s second dam is Dubai Sunrise, full sister to five-time G1 winner Dubai Millennium, while his sire, I Am Invincible, is the sire of 2020 G2 Premier Bowl winner Wishful Thinker.   
 
Purchase details 
Lot 327 ch c Zoustar ex Fortune Of War (General Nediym) – AU$550,000 (approx. HK$3,283,000)
 
Lot 456 br c Written Tycoon ex Lady Gracious (Redoute’s Choice) – AU$360,000 (approx. HK$2,149,000)
 
Lot 531 b c Exceed And Excel ex Melba Avenue (Street Sense) – AU$470,000 (HK$2,805,000)
 
Lot 542 b c Pierro ex Mischief Night (Shamardal) – AU$450,000 (HK$2,686,000)

Lot 810 b c I Am Invincible ex Solar Moon (Pivotal) – AU$700,000 (HK$4,178,000)
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