New date for QTIS 600 Yearling Sale

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

The QTIS 600 Yearling Sale has been transferred from March to April 17 & 18.  The announcement was made after a meeting between Queensland breeders and Magic Millions at its Bundall complex on Tuesday.

“The decision was made to give vendors and buyers more time to get back on their feet after the floods,” Magic Millions Managing Director Stephen Silk said.  “Magic Millions will work with all concerned to ensure that the sale is a success on the new dates.”

Racing Queensland has indicated the running of the $250,000 QTIS 600 race will be unaffected and the race will go ahead as scheduled on Saturday, March 19.

Thoroughbred Breeders Queensland President Basil Nolan said the move was welcomed by his organisation.  “Vendors felt that delaying the sale by a month would be beneficial to purchasers after the devastation of the floods in Queensland,” Nolan said.

“We thank Magic Millions for their support and we hope that people realise that our decision is made with them in mind with the hardship that has gone on during the past month.”