Warm welcome for Pariah at Magic Millions

Pariah's first 5 Magic Millions yearlings were bought by leading trainers Ciaron Maher & David Eustace, Danny O'Brien, Mick Price, Gary Portelli & Paul Perry. (PHOTO: Bronwen Healy)

The first yearlings by Pariah have been warmly received on Day 1 of the 2021 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, averaging 8 times his 2018 fee, and destined for leading stables in New South Wales & Victoria.

Pariah’s Magic Millions Day 1 sale-topper is from the family of European Group 1 winners Satwa Queen, Lucky Vega and Spadoun. (PHOTO: Magic Millions/Bhima Thoroughbreds)

All 5 of Pariah’s yearlings sold, averaging $162,000 with a top price of $250,000 paid by Ciaron Maher Bloodstock for Bhima Thoroughbreds’  colt out of the Dubawi mare Amerindia. 

That colt had already made a splash when he paraded with his mother at Arrowfield’s Stallion Open House in August 2019.

The Pariah-Amerindia colt turned heads as a foal and again as a $250,000 Magic Millions yearling for Bhima Thoroughbreds. (PHOTO: Bronwen Healy)

Attunga Stud’s Pariah-Astrophysical Jet colt was knocked down to Danny O’Brien for $180,000. The top-priced Pariah filly, out of Astral Miss, was offered by Riversdale and purchased for $150,000 by Mick Price. 

Pariah’s full list of Day 1 results is:

LOT-SIRE-DAM-SEX VENDOR PRICE – BUYER
Lot 44 – Pariah-Amerindia (GB) colt Bhima Thoroughbreds $250,000 – Ciaron Maher Bloodstock, VIC
Lot 65 – Pariah-Astrophysical Jet (GB) colt Attunga Stud $180,000 – Danny O’Brien Racing, VIC
Lot 64 – Pariah-Astral Miss filly Riversdale $150,000 – Mick Price Racing, VIC
Lot 93 – Pariah-Belsenica filly Sledmere Stud $130,000 – Portelli Racing, NSW
Lot 1 – Pariah-Zaboss colt Bowness Stud $100,000 – Paul Perry Racing, NSW

Arrowfield’s John Messara says, “It’s very pleasing to see Pariah’s first five yearlings average eight times his fee and all go to top stables. We’re delighted for their vendors today and very excited about Pariah’s future.”

The dual Group-winning son of Redoute’s Choice has two colts & two fillies, offered by Arrowfield (2), Attunga & Milburn Creek, going through the ring on Day 2 of the Magic Millions Sale.

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