|The Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale later this month comprises
quality lots from start to finish and theres no better way to kick off than with a
three quarter brother to a stakes winner by a former champion local based galloper.
At a tick after 1pm on February 18 a chestnut colt will enter the
ring, signifying the opening of two great chapters.
The first chapter is the opening of what is shaping as a
record breaking Yearling Sale in Adelaide and the opportunity to reaffirm the sales
position as the third best in the country.
Chapter two is the chestnut colt, from an eight strong
draft for Murrurundi based Ballymore Thoroughbreds, is the first yearling by General
Nediym offered west of the Great Dividing Range.
A champion sprinter General Nediym was one of the best
juveniles seen in the country in recent years. He added his name to an illustrious honour
roll when he scored an easy win in the Magic Millions Classic on the Gold Coast.
General Nediym was a Magic Millions graduate and the pick
of his first crop have been or are being offered at that companys sales around the
country. A select group went under the hammer in Queensland last month, while another four
of his youngsters are being offered in South Australia.
The first offering for the sale and "the General"
is a dashing chestnut colt from the unraced Biscay mare Oh So Special. Out of a Hell for
Leather mare, Oh So Special is a half sister to dual Sydney stakes winner turned sire
The subject colt is a three quarter brother to the JF
Meynink Stakes winner Wait and Hope and a half brother to the prolific winning Rednytro
(stakes placed in Queensland).
Oh So Special has been represented by six foals on the
track and all have been winners. On average each of the horses has won at least five
From the family of the AJC Oaks and Metropolitan Handicap
winner Coco Cobanna, the colt is set to give the Morphettville audience a thrilling start
to what is shaping as a three day selling spectacular.