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Boys Get Paid set to add to Karaka atmosphere

Saturday, 18 January 2020 07:32

The Boys Get Paid Syndicate brings a level of excitement to our racecourses every time they turn up, so expect plenty of noise around the Karaka sale ring at around 1.30pm on 28 January as the punting syndicate's first foray into selling thoroughbreds reaches its zenith when LOT 557 goes under the hammer.

LOT 557, a Savabeel colt from the Pins mare Drappier, is owned by LA and BGP in partnership after the syndicate bought Waterford Bloodstock’s Michael Wallace’s share in the colt as a weanling.

LA’s Sam William’s is delighted with the progress of the Savabeel colt. “He’s been one of the big improvers in our Book 1 draft. He’s got a great pedigree and pleasingly he’s developed into a really attractive colt, light on his feet with many of the attributes of the good Savabeels.

“I bought into his mother Drappier because I loved the family, it’s one of Waikato’s (Studs) best,” said Williams.

The colt’s second dam Gio has left three stakes winners and her full sister Escada is the dam of the dual Group 1 winners Vision and Power, and Glamour Puss.

LA will be hoping their run with the stock of the champion Waikato Stud sire continues after selling a Savabeel colt for $370,000 at the Magic Millions last week. Earlier this season, Craftsmanship, a Savabeel colt sold from LA’s 2018 Karaka Book 1 draft and also from a Pins mare, won a stakes race on his way to a start in the VRC Derby.


Integrity and consistency

Andy Williams, bloodstock agent, NSW