The 2023 Tasmanian Harness Yearling Sales held Carrick Cup day on Sunday 12 March provided an outstanding result.
Total sales topped $289,000 with an average sales price of $16,056, which was consistent with 2022 results. The clearance rate at the sales was 69%.
26 of the 29 catalogued yearlings went through the sales ring, the highest number since the recommencement of live sales in 2018.
Two horses topped the $40,000 sales mark and a record sales price was set.
A Lather Up – Huiffier Gelding offered by Melissa Maine topped the sales with Don Hassell and Scott Jackman bidding a record price of $44,000.
A Stay Hungry – Ashuras Beau Colt, entered by Brooke Hammond, caught the eye of Summit Bloodstock/Aaron Bain Racing who bid $41,000.
A big thank you to the Carrick Park Pacing Club for the support provided throughout the sales.
2023 Sales Results
|1||American Ideal||Artful Lombo||Passed In|
|3||Vincent||Ima Merry Jasper||$16,000|
|4||Poster Boy||Carmel Tojo||$26,000|
|5||Rock N Roll Heaven||Machitelli NZ||$17,000|
|7||Vincent||Bettor Be Aware||$22,000|
|8||The Storm Inside||Itswhatilikeaboutyou||$15,000|
|10||Tell All USA||Romancing Bromac NZ||$5,000|
|11||Sutter Hanover USA||Carmen Atcha||Passed In|
|12||Sportswriter USA||Angel or Demon||Passed In|
|13||Ultimate Machete||Illawong Sister Sty||$8,000|
|14||Rock N Roll Heaven USA||Mon Soie||$18,000|
|15||Smiling Shard||Trish Bromac||$3,000|
|16||Stonebridge Regal||Iden Makin Time||Withdrawn|
|17||Dawn ofa New Day USA||Atomic Cat||$0|
|18||Laconic Jamane||Patricias Time||$2,000|
|20||Soho Lanikai||Motoring Rivers||Withdrawn|
|21||Art Major USA||Miss Galvinator||Passed In|
|22||Stay Hungry||Ashuras Beau||$41,000|
|23||Hes Watching USA||Miss Etna||Withdrawn|
|24||Warrawee Needy CA||Shadow Art||$10,000|
|25||A Rocknroll Dance USA||Electric Cat||Passed In|
|26||For A Reason||Rocknrollhighlight||$20,000|
|27||Laconic Jamane||Frances May||Passed In|
|28||The Storm Inside||Western Cheater||$14,000|
|29||Metropolitan USA||Celtic Cat||Passed In|