Top auction team is a boost for yearling sale
Here are possibly the top 10 of Andrew Miller, Irishman John O’Kelly and Kiwi Grant Burns
The big plus factor for vendors at Wednesday’s CTS Premier Yearling Sale at Cape Town’s International Convention Centre is the trio of gentlemen on the auctioneering rostrum. “Yes, we have our tried-andtested trio of auctioneers back again — local boy Andrew Miller, Irishman John O’Kelly and Kiwi Grant Burns,” said CTS CEO Wehann Smith. Prior to Wednesday’s kickoff at 2pm, all three will have had a good look at the lots they will be selling. Is there a sales topper among their three selling sessions? Here are possibly the top 10 of O’Kelly, Miller and Burns: Andrew Miller Lot 1: What a way to get the eighth year of this sale started. Into the ring will come the fullsister to Legal Eagle, a household name among racing fans and who will contest the Sun Met for the fourth time on Saturday. Lot 13: Dynasty is represented by 11 of his progeny on the sale and here is one of his sons who is out of SA Fillies Classic winner Bambina Stripes. Lot 75: She is a daughter of Dynasty who is the fo...