Australian Sales

The Australian thoroughbred sales scene is a vibrant one. With major public auctions in each state of the nation, vendors and buyers are provided with great opportunities to trade horses. Additionally, many horses are sold through private sales or online auctions.

Australian thoroughbreds can be sold at different times of their lifespan including as weanlings (less than 1 year old), yearlings (1 year old), breeze-ups (unraced two-year-olds), tried racehorses, broodmares and

There are two major public auction companies in Australia, Magic Millions and William Inglis. They both have an annual schedule of public auctions occurring in each state of Australia.

Below is the calendar for Australia’s major public auctions for 2018:

Sale nameLocationDate/sAuction house
Gold Coast Yearling SaleGold Coast10–16 January 2018Magic Millions
Classic Yearling SaleRiverside, Sydney10–13 February 2018Inglis
Tasmanian Yearling SaleTasmania15 February 2018Magic Millions
Perth Yearling SalePerth19–20 February 2018Magic Millions
Premier Yearling SaleOaklands, Melbourne4–7 March 2018Inglis
Adelaide Yearling SaleAdelaide13–14 March 2018Magic Millions
March Thoroughbred SaleOaklands, Melbourne16 March 2018Inglis
Gold Coast March Yearling SaleGold Coast19–20 March 2018Magic Millions
The Chairman's Sale - Racing ProspectsTBA, Sydney4 April 2018Inglis
Australian Easter Yearling SaleRiverside, Sydney8–10 April 2018Inglis
The Chairman's Sale - Breeding ProspectsRiverside, Sydney12 April 2018Inglis
Australian Broodmare & Weanling SaleRiverside, Sydney13–16 April 2018Inglis
VOBIS Gold Yearling SaleOaklands, Melbourne22 April 2018Inglis
Red Centre Yearling SaleAlice Springs27 April 2018Inglis
Adelaide May Yearling & Bloodstock SaleAdelaide6 May 2018Magic Millions
HTBA Scone Yearling SaleWhite Park, Scone13–14 May 2018Inglis
Scone Weanling & Thoroughbred SaleWhite Park, Scone14 May 2018Inglis
National Weanling SaleGold Coast24–25 May 2018Magic Millions
National Broodmare SaleGold Coast29 May 2018 – 1 June 2018Magic Millions
National Yearling SaleGold Coast5–7 June 2018Magic Millions
National Racehorse SaleGold Coast7 Jun 2018Magic Millions
Great Southern SaleOaklands, Melbourne17–20 June 2018Inglis
Perth Winter Yearling & Thoroughbred SalePerth24 June 2018Magic Millions
August Thoroughbred SaleOaklands, Melbourne17 August 2018Inglis
Ready2Race SaleTBA12 October 2018Inglis
Gold Coast 2YOs in Training SaleGold Coast9–10 October 2018Magic Millions
December Thoroughbred SaleOaklands, Melbourne7 December 2018Inglis

NB. Sale details are subject to change by the sales companies. Please check Magic Millions and William Inglis websites for up-to-date details.