Hip No. 10, a Florida-bred yearling daughter of Shanghai Bobby consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, went to East Hickman Bloodstock for $110,000 to top the Consignor Preferred Session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Winter Mixed Sale. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Yankee Victoria, by Yankee Victor.
East Hickman Bloodstock paid $90,000 for Hip No. 115, a gray or roan yearling filly by Into Mischief. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent, she’s out of Maren’s Melody, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Maren’s Meadow.
Hip No. 136, a bay yearling filly by Into Mischief consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold to Fox Hill Paso Fino Farm LLC for $85,000. She’s out of Pashmina, by Pentelicus and is a half sister to stakes winner Pashito the Che.
Stripes Stable paid 80,000 for Hip No. 135, a yearling daughter of Shanghai Bobby out of stakes winner Paisley Park, a daughter of stakes winner Silent Ridge. The dark bay or brown filly was consigned by Bird In Hand Stables.
Hip No. 11, a yearling son of City Zip was sold to T.J. Jackson for $70,000. Consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, the bay colt is out of Zadig, by Rio Verde, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Willa B Awesome.
East Hickman Bloodstock went to $65,000 for Hip No. 30, a son of Flat Out consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Beautiful Stranger, by Foxhound, and is a half brother to stakes winner Reata’s Quik Punch.
Hip No. 202, Lake Sebago, a 5-year-old stakes winning daughter of Munnings consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent, went to Douglas Arnold for $87,000 to top the Horses of Racing Age session.The bay mare is out of Aviva’s Pride, by Borrego, a half sister to Canadian champion Hollinger.
Hip No. 297, Hill Croome, a 3-year-old son of American Lion whose three eighths in :33 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack Show went to Brett Brophy for $40,000. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, the unraced gelding is out of stakes placed Sauternes, by Gold Legend, a full sister to stakes winner Princess Turandot.
For the Consignor Preferred session, 84 horses sold for a total of $1,522,000, compared with 137 horses grossing $2,471,100 in 2016. The average price was $18,119, compared with $18,037 a year ago, while the median price rose to $10,000 compared with $8,500 last year. The buyback percentage was 47.8%; it was 30.8% last year.
For the Horses of Racing Age session 55 horses grossed $639,000 compared with 61 selling for a total of $947,200 in 2016. The average was $11,618 compared with $15,528 a year ago, while the median price was $8,000 compared to $10,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 15.4%; it was 16.4% in 2016.
The Winter Mixed Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with the Open Session.
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