WA mare Clairvoyance has been purchased by Byerley Bloodstock’s Liam Peters for $330,000 at the Inglis July (Late) Online Sale.
Clairvoyance (5m Nostradamus – Dance On Air by Perugino) was offered as a breeding proposition after fracturing a pelvis last year. She was on the comeback trail but pulled up sore after her first serious gallop for Impressive Racing trainer Darren McAuliffe.
“She wasn’t going to make it to a race at Belmont and we didn’t want to risk her at Ascot,” Impressive Racing partner Kevin Berry told The West Australian. “Time hasn’t been on her side.”
Peters is a grandson of industry luminary Bob Peters. He has just launched Byerley Bloodstock and was profiled in the 2023 Westspeed Stallions Magazine.
“I’m just getting the business going and showing what I can do,” he said. “Luckily, I have one very important client who has some faith in me.”
Clairvoyance (Photo / Western Racepix) was last seen finishing fourth in the LR Bunbury Stakes (1400m) at Ascot in March 2022.
At her penultimate start, she shattered the Pinjarra 1300m track-record, held by Corporate Gun since 2000, when clocking 1:15.10s to a four-length victory in the Pinjarra Classic.
Unbeaten in her first four starts at Belmont and Ascot, Clairvoyance logged an early-career WFA Performance Rating of 101.5 which put her on par with the Peters Investments Group 1-winning homebred mares Perfect Reflection (More Than Ready) and Arcadia Queen (Pierro).
Clairvoyance retires with 7 wins from 11 starts with prizemoney of $527,400 including Westspeed Bonuses of $145,440.
Impressive Racing took a punt buying into the family at the 2017 Inglis Great Southern Broodmare Sale in Melbourne. Her dam Dance On Air had won six sprints in Melbourne for Contract Racing but had been a disappointment at stud and only cost $18,000 with a PPT to Rosemont Stud’s Group 3 sprinter Nostradamus (Medaglia D’Oro).
Dance On Air only delivered the one foal in WA before being pensioned. But the last one was a good one and then some.