Trelawney Stud continued a strong day of selling on day two of the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale.
Top lot of the day for the Cambridge-based farm was the Iffraaj x Bellazeel colt who was knocked down to Hong Kong's Good Fortune Bloodstock.
The youngster, who was catalogued as Lot 273, received a timely pedigree update with his half-sister, La Strata (Stratum), recently winning her maiden at Taranaki and his brother, Seajetz, winning at Te Aroha.
The colt’s dam, Bellazeel, is a half-sister to the Group 2 winner La Rocket and the stakes-placed duo Macau Causeway and Voile Rouge (Encosta De Lago). His second dam, La Bella Dama, was a Group One winner in Australia and a dual Group Two winner in New Zealand.
A Fastnet Rock colt, out of a half-sister to dual Group One-winning Yulong-based stallion Grunt was also a feature lot of the day when sold to to Hong Kong’s Tony Fung for $350,000.
He is the first foal out of Adelaide stakes-placed mare Addison and he was offered in the early afternoon as Lot 233.
The bidding was left to Todd Pollard at Karaka.
"He’s a lovely colt and comes from a great farm in Trelawney," said Aquis Farm’s Shane McGrath, who oversees Fung’s thoroughbred interests.
"Brent and Cherry are great pals and we’re delighted to have secured him.
“He’s by a champion stallion, so on pedigree he looked a great buy. He was within budget and we’ll get him over here as soon as we can.”