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Spendthrift goes to $220,000 for well-bred Jitterbug

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Spendthrift Australia went to $220,000 for the top-class mare Jitterbug at the June 1-5 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.

Consigned by Baystone Farm, agent, Jitterbug is by the incomparable Danehill Dancer, the sire of nearly 170 stakes winners and is out of Ballybleue, herself a Group 2 winner of $224,255. 

Ballybleue's dam Ballincrea Lady is a half-sister to Australia’s champion sire Flying Spur and Shoal Creek, the dam another Aussie champion sire in Encosta de Lago.

Jitterbug placed in no less than five handicaps and is in foal to Group 2 winner Written Tycoon (AUS).  
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