Archarcharch filly, Dialed In colt top August Yearling Sale’s second Open Session

A filly by Archarcharch and a colt by Dialed In each brought $55, 000 to top the second and final Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 August Yearling Sale.

Hip No. 672, a daughter of Archarcharch consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent, was purchased by Jason Hall, Agent. The bay filly is out of Sweet Screamer, by Belong to Me, a daughter of graded stakes winner Screamer, a half sister to graded stakes winner El Roblar.

Quarter Pole Enterprises LLC purchased Hip No. 838, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent. He’s out of Book the Devil, by Notebook, a half sister to stakes placed You Dancing Devil.

Hip No. 888, a son of Liaison consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to Wayne Detmar Bloodstock Thoroughbreds for $45,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Concert Strike, by Smart Strike, and is a half brother to stakes placed Tia Flor.

There were three yearlings sold for $35,000.

Hip No. 669, a daughter of Trappe Shot consigned by Northern Lights, Agent, went to Paul Sharp, Agent for Frank Russo. The bay filly is out of Sweet and Clever, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Interest Only.

Salvador Hernandez purchased Hip No. 848, a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by Perrone Sales, Ltd., Agent. He’s out of Business Decision, by Put It Back, a daughter of graded stakes winner In Conference.

Hip No. 851, a son of Run Away and Hide was sold to Waves Bloodstock. The bay colt is out of Cabales, by Pulpit, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Mudslinger.

For the session, 156 yearlings sold for a total of $1,269,700, compared with 194 horses bringing $2,315,200 at the corresponding session in 2015. The average price was $8,139 compared with $11,934 a year ago while the median price was $4,500 compared to $9,000 in 2015. The buyback percentage was 42.2%; it was 20.5% last year.

For the two Open sessions, 371 horses sold for a total of $3,083,000, compared with 404 grossing $5,456,400 a year ago. The average price was $8,310, compared with last year’s $13,506 while the median price was $4,500, compared with $9,500 in 2015. The buyback percentage was 37.7%; it was 19.8% a year ago.

At Tuesday’s Selected session, 150 horses sold for a total of $5,802,300 compared with 150 horses bringing $6,774,500 at the 2015 Selected Yearling Sale. The average price was $38,682 compared with $45,163 last year, while the median price was $25,000 compared with $35,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 32.7%; it was 21.9% in 2015. The session and overall sale topper was Hip No. 24, a son of Flatter consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, sold to Stan Hough, Agent for Sagamore Farm, for $210,000. The bay colt is out of Madoffwiththecash, by Dixie Union, a full sister to graded stakes winner Nothing But Fun.

With the Fall Mixed Sale suspended due to the renovation of the sale pavilion, the next item on the OBS agenda will be the 2017 Winter Mixed Sale, including the Horses of Racing Age section, scheduled for Wednesday through Friday, January 25 – 27. The 28th annual OBS Championship Stakes races will be run on Tuesday, January 24th.