Sportswriter colt tops Tasmanian yearling sale

A Sportswriter brother to last season’s Blue Bonnet winner Written In Silk, has topped the Tasmanian yearling sale on the weekend.

Offered by Leigh and Leanne Dornauf, the Sportswrtier – Mon Soie colt, made $36,000 to the bid of Adrian & Amanda Duggan.

Mon Soie is a 7 win Village Jasper mare and this yearling was just her second foal.

The Sportswriter / Village Jasper cross has of course been a very good one producing the likes of Our Uncle Sam $662,176, Sporty Spook $399,716 and Tangoingwithsierra $174,130.