06/12/2006 11:00PM

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Coolmore owner John Magnier's son Tom Magnier paid an Australian record $1.6 million Australian, or about $1.2 million U.S., for the 10-year-old Kenny's Best Pal mare Surrealist at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale on Tuesday. . . . Majors Cast, fifth in last year's Breeders' Cup Mile, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering a broken right foreleg during a workout at Newmarket. . . . Jockey Chance Rollins's condition following a spill over the rail Sunday at Bay Meadows remained "largely unchanged," said track physician Dr. David Seftel on Tuesday. Rollins, who remains in the intensive care unit at Stanford Hospital with head injuries, has been increasingly responsive to stimuli, which is a positive sign, according to Dr. Seftel.