High Chaparral mare Highlight in Gavelhouse Auction

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The young High Chaparral mare, Alta Donna, (pictured) is one of the highlights in the current gavelhouse.com Australia catalogue with bidding set to close on Monday 28 August from 7pm AEST.

Proving himself as not only a top sire but also a quality broodmare sire, High Chaparral mares have produced the likes of SUAVITO who claimed the Gr.1 MRC CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield, Gr.1 South Australian Derby winner VOLATILE MIX, Gr.1 HKJC Stewards Cup winner HELENE PARAGON and Gr.1 Deauville Prix Morny winner THE WOW SIGNAL.

Offered among other Lots by Sunninghill Farm who are cutting back on numbers heading into Spring, Alta Donna is out of the multiple winning Marquetry mare Blazing Lady who is the dam of two winners. Her third dam Erindale is a stakes performer and the dam of seven winners including the black-type Double Jewel.

Alta Donna has a yearling filly by Dissident and is currently empty.

Other highlights include:

Lot 1 – Beatnik. A metro winning gelding by Elusive City with earnings of over $63,000. A strong performer over 1300m to 1600m he would be well suited to country racing. He is a three-quarter brother to Group winners FOR LOVE and STAR OF MERCURY.

Lot 2 – Call Me Sachi. A lightly raced four year old mare by Sebring who has placed second. Out of the black type mare LA CHASSEUSE who won over $320,000. Her second dam Gerber is the dam of 12 named foals, with 11 to race and all have been winners. Currently spelling she is ready to resume work or be sent to stud.

In total 13 Lots are on offer. You can browse the full catalogue here: https://gavelhouse.com.au/

The friendly Australia team are on hand to assist with registering and bidding and can be contacted on +61 3 9614 4882.

Entries for the next gavelhouse.com New Zealand auction are due 7pm NZT Monday 28 August. Contact the NZ team on info@gavelhouse.com or +64 9 296 4436 for assistance with your bloodstock selling needs.