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 2021:

Updated as of 28 August 2020.

SaleCompanyComplexSale Start DateSale End Date
January Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline8-Jan-2113-Jan-21
Gold Coast Yearling SaleMMGold Coast13-Jan-2119-Jan-21
January Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline22-Jan-2127-Jan-21
February Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline5-Feb-2110-Feb-21
Classic Yearling Sale Book 1&2InglisRiverside7-Feb-219-Feb-21
February Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline19-Feb-2124-Feb-21
Perth Yearling SaleMMSwan Valley15-Feb-2116-Feb-21
Tasmanian Yearling SaleMMLaunceston22-Feb-2122-Feb-21
Premier Yearling Sale Book 1&2InglisOaklands28-Feb-212-Mar-21
Adelaide Yearling SaleMMMorphettville9-Mar-2110-Mar-21
March Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline12-Mar-2117-Mar-21
Gold Coast March Yearling SaleMMGold Coast15-Mar-2116-Mar-21
March Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline26-Mar-2131-Mar-21
Australian Easter Yearling Sale Books 1&2InglisRiverside6-Apr-217-Apr-21
April Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline9-Apr-2114-Apr-21
April Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline23-Apr-2128-Apr-21
HTBA May Yearling SaleInglisRiverside2-May-213-May-21
May Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline7-May-2112-May-21
Australian Weanling SaleInglisRiverside7-May-217-May-21
Chairman's SaleInglisRiverside7-May-217-May-21
Australian Broodmare SaleInglisRiverside9-May-219-May-21
Gold Yearling SaleInglisOaklands16-May-2116-May-21
May Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline21-May-2126-May-21
National Yearling SaleMMGold Coast2-Jun-214-Jun-21
June Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline4-Jun-219-Jun-21
Great Southern SaleInglisOaklands13-Jun-2115-Jun-21
June Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline25-Jun-2130-Jun-21
July Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline9-Jul-2114-Jul-21
July Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline23-Jul-2128-Jul-21
August Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline6-Aug-2111-Aug-21
August Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline20-Aug-2125-Aug-21
September Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline10-Sep-2115-Sep-21
September Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline24-Sep-2129-Sep-21
October Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline8-Oct-2113-Oct-21
Ready 2 Race SaleInglisRiverside19-Oct-2119-Oct-21
October Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline22-Oct-2127-Oct-21
November Online Sale (Early)InglisOnline5-Nov-2110-Nov-21
November Online Sale (Late)InglisOnline19-Nov-2124-Nov-21
December Online SaleInglisOnline10-Dec-2115-Dec-21

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