Phar Lap streaks ahead making $50,000 at Woonallee bull sale

AN outstanding embryo transfer-bred son of Woonallee Las Vegas came home the winner in the top price stakes at Woonallee Simmentals 13th annual Elite Production Bull sale.

Woonallee stud’s Tom and Lizzy Baker and Nutrien Livestock’s Gordon Wood (back) with buyers of the $50,000 sale topper Tom Sanson and Jason Kirk, Gold Creek Simmentals, Gisborne, NZ and Elders auctioneer Ben Finch. Photo by Stock Journal

In front of one of the largest ever crowds seen at the Furner sale the first lot to enter the ring, Woonallee Phar Lap, proved the odds-on favourite, knocked down for $50,000. Read more at Stock Journal

Woonallee’s Tom Baker (second from left at back) donated the proceeds of lot 77, Woonallee Bounty Hunter P33, to the Naked Farmer movement. Pictured with the Naked Farmer’s Ben Brooksby is buyers Alex, Nathan and Anthony McCarthy, McCarthy Livestock, Lucindale, who paid $8500 for the bull. Photo by Stock Journal