Animal Kingdom Colt Tops Barretts May Sale At $245,000

by | 05.18.2017 | 8:44am
Hip 57 a first-crop Animal Kingdom colt out of the stakes-placed Dixieland Band mare Bandora. One of 15 that tied for the fastest time at the under tack show at Barretts. The colt topped the sale at $245,000

A colt by Animal Kingdom brought $245,000 to top the Barretts May Sale of 2-Year-Olds in training. Trainer James Cassidy placed the winning bid for owner Deron Pearson of D P Racing.

The highest-priced filly was also the second highest-priced horse sold – Hip 26, a filly by Unusual Heat that sold for $195,000 to George Bolton.

Both the Animal Kingdom colt and Unusual Heat filly were consigned by Kim McCarthy's McCarthy Bloodstock.

The average increased this year 6.7%, (from $41,229 in 2016 to $43,978 this year). The median was $27,500 compared with $27,000 in 2016. The buyback rate was 29.2%, with 19 horses through the ring not sold.

For a full list of sale results, click here

  • Jerry

    ANOTHER BLOODBATH FOR HORSEOWNERS IN CA…..

    WHY EVEN HAVE THIS SALE?

  • Ida Lee

    Earlier this year when touring Darley, a worker came into the stallion barn with this shiny huge golden god and when I asked who is this impossibly perfect looking creature….turns out it was the one and only Animal Kingdom….every inch the proud stallion….have beautiful photos of him….I can see why you would want an AK baby …..good looking boy…hopefully will be as talented as his highly accomplished daddy …..

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