Hip 722, a Frosted filly, sells for $410,000 at the OBS June Sale.
Hip No. 722, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $410,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.
The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Summersault out of Saratoga Summer, by Smart Strike.
Hip No. 816, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to M Racing Group, LLC for $400,000. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Surfside Tiara, by Scat Daddy, from the family of champion Flanders.
Blinkers On Racing Stable, Zach Madden, Agent, went to $290,000 for Hip No. 827, a son of Distorted Humor whose quarter in :20 4/5 on Sunday was the session’s co-fastest. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, the bay colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Kyriaki out of Tally Ho Dixie, by Dixieland Band.
Hip No. 791, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Navas Equine, was purchased for $260,000 by D. J. Stable LLC. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday, is a half sister to stakes winner Surfside Tiara out of Starlight Tiara, by More Than Ready, from the family of champion Flanders.
Hip No. 683, a daughter of Tonalist consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Patrick Lawley-Wakelin, Agent, for $250,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth on Saturday in :10 2/5, is out of stakes winner Rapid Rhythm, by Successful Appeal, a daughter of stakes placed Patriot Miss.
T B Bloodstock paid $240,000 for Hip No. 802, a son of Mastery consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5. The chestnut colt is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Stormy Regatta, by Midshipman, from the family of graded stakes winner Utopian.
Hip No 688, a son of Curlin, who breezed an eighth in :10 3/5 on Saturday, was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent for North Star, for $220,000. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, the chestnut colt is out of R d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of grade one stakes winner R Heat Lightning.
Hip No. 835, a dark bay or brown colt by Practical Joke consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who turned in Sunday’s co-fastest quarter in :20 4/5, was sold to William D. McCarty, Mike Pender, Agent, for $210,000. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jo Jo Air out of Tessie Flip, by Grand Slam.
Hip No. 858, Guy, a son of Honor Code consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by Nick J. Hines, Agent for Slam Dunk Racing, for $205,000. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth on Sunday in :10 1/5, is out of Twirlin Curlin, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes placed Malibu Moon Dance from the family of grade one winner Hookedonthefeelin.
Hip No. 670, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Queen Yolanda, by Pioneerof the Nile, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mississippi Delta.
Hip No. 723, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Sassy Ali Joy, by Indian Charlie, from the family of champion Banshee Breeze.
Wilson One Constructing LLC went to $200,000 for Hip No. 725, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is a half brother to stakes placed Mo of the West out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.
For the session, 162 2-year-olds sold for a total of $8,344,950, compared with 183 grossing $6,468,700 at last year’s third session. The average was $51,512, compared with $35,348 a year ago, while the median price was $25,000, compared to $15,000 in 2020. The buyback percentage was 18.2 percent; it was 16.4 percent last year.
Seven older horses sold for $55,200, averaging $7,886 with a $5,500 median price.
For the entire sale, 560 2-year-olds sold for a sale record $24,492,950, surpassing 2015’s $23,608,500, compared with 519 horses grossing $15,864,300 a year ago. The average was a record $43,737, surpassing 2015’s $39,612, compared to $30,567 a year ago while the median price was a sale record equaling $20,000 compared with $13,000 in 2020. The buyback percentage was 18 percent; it was 20.2 percent last year.
The sale topper was Hip No. 258, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC Agent, sold to Gary Young, Agent, for $425,000 at Wednesday’s opening session. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :21 1/5 was fastest at the distance at last Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Devious d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devious Intent.
Next on the OBS agenda is the October Yearling Sale. Selected Yearlings sell on Oct. 12 and Open Yearlings on Oct. 13.
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