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(From The Dominion Post)
Byline: BLOOR Robin
A CHANCE visit to a Brisbane sale nearly two years ago looks set to reap rich rewards for Wanganui owner-trainer Nigel Auret.
Auret had taken the mare Pompeiian Tulip to campaign in Queensland and had no intention of buying a horse.
But he took a liking to a Sea Road yearling at a Magic Millions winter sale on the Gold Coast and forked out A$11,000 to secure him. "He just caught my eye and I took a fancy to him," Auret said.
The horse has turned out to be Sea Of Jewels, an exciting three-year-old who has chalked up three wins and three seconds from only six starts. His latest victory was …