NEWS: Second-season sires Exosphere and Kermadec fetch six figures

by Mike Hedge

Other of Darley’s younger brigade of stallions to make their presence felt at Inglis Classic was Exosphere, whose colt from High Country went to Lindsay Park and Andrew Williams Bloodstock for $140,000 as Lot 182.

Exosphere was Australia’s best three-year-old, he won the G1 Golden Rose in record time. A stunning physical specimen by Champion sire Lonhro.

His first crop are in the stables of Ciaron Maher & David Eustace, Gary Portelli, Godolphin, Lindsay Park, Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr, Snowden Racing and more.

Lot 182: Colt by Exosphere x High Country

Kermadec’s two offerings on Day One were purchased by two leading judges. A colt from Fields Of Freedom made $105,00 to the bid of Peter Twomey's Wattle Bloodstock on behalf of Singapore clients offered as Lot 143, and Lot 254, a colt on account of Riversdale sold to Ciaron Maher Racing for $100,000.

Kermadec is a son Teofilo, and was a winner of the G1 Doncaster at three and the leading male miler at four when winning the G1 George Main.

HIs eldest are two-year-olds and are in the stables of Chris Waller, Godolphin, Lindsay Park, Richard and Michael Freedman and Snowden Racing.

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