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EXCERPT FROM HOWARD WRIGHT’S RACING POST ARTICLE OF 28TH JANUARY 2011 – click on http://www.racingpost.com/news/newspaper_archive.sd

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“……..And not all the action among overseas interests came in theon-stage version of the sale ring.

UK-based David Allan, whose Allan Bloodlines has been a prominent syndicate player in South Africa for a number of years, made the most of Thursday’s inaction to secure a Tiger Ridge filly out of a sister to Sheikh Albadou.

Underbidder when the filly failed to make her reserve, Allan stepped in with a compromise offer of R175,000, and rated his purchase a “value for money” investment.

Allan supported the sale organisers’ promotion to overseas potential by arranging a party of a dozen visitors”.