2008 Emperor’s Palace National Yearling Sale at Gosforth Park, South Africa :
The shootout at the OK Corral ended last evening with all sorts of records being broken, and the R200,000,000 aggregate barrier penetrated for the first time.
However, it wasn’t as easy as it seemed, with a somewhat inverted pyramid of money chasing a limited number of horses, and with the strength and depth in the quality of the animals for sale, and the slowing domestic economy, there wasn’t quite enough money in the Golden City to see every horse home.
The result was a larger number of unsold horses than last year, but on balance, vendors had to be quite satisfied with the levels of trade.
Posted by Mick Goss