Ercolano boosts dam’s appeal on gavelhouse.com
Breednet - Media Release - Thursday, 16 March 2017
eye-catching performance at Doomben on Wednesday provided a timely update for
his dam Herculaneum who is currently part of the 35-Lot catalogue being
auctioned on gavelhouse.com.
At Lot 25, Herculaneumis an Elusive City half-sister to Gr.1 Brisbane Cup winner Art Success
(Pentire) with Ercolano (Pentire) the second winner she's produced.
Offered in foal to Gr.1 Australian Guineas winner Ferlax (Pentire), with an
early September service date, the resulting foal would be a three-quarter
sibling to Ercolano with trainer Tony Gollan mentioning post-race the Gr.1
Queensland Derby a likely target for the promising Karaka graduate.
Herculaneum is part of a couple of interesting consignments featured in the
latest gavelhouse.com New Zealand fortnightly auction that runs until 7pm (NZ
time) this Monday 20 March.
The untimely loss of young sire Ferlax (Pentire) has prompted the sale of Herculaneum
among some of GSA Bloodstock's other New Zealand-based stock. The Danehill mareCeladon, also in foal
to Ferlax, is another highlight being a daughter of stakes-winning Zabeel mare
Crimson. She is a three quarter sibling to Abidewithme (Redoute's Choice) and a
half to Miss Scarlatti (Stravinsky) and has produced six to race for six
In addition to plenty of empty mares to store away for early services in the
spring, mares in foal to other sires including Dalghar, Jakkalberry, Niagara,
Pins and Roc de Cambes feature.
Meanwhile Little Avondale Stud have taken the opportunity to sell on shares
they hold with life-time breeding rights to Darci Brahma, Road to Rock and
Hallmark Studs promising young sire Super Easy.
The gavelhouse.com New Zealand team can be contacted on +6492964436 and the gavelhouse.com
Australia team on +61396144882 and emailed via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries for the next gavelhouse.com Australia auction are due online at 7pm
AEDT on Monday 20 March with Aussie price highlights to date including breeding
stock selling up to $54,000 and racing stock selling for up to $34,500.