Hip No. 138, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Stuart Morris, agent, was sold to John C. Oxley for an OBS Yearling Sale record $340,000 to top the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2018 Selected Sale of Yearlings.
The gray or roan colt is out of Minutia, by Concord Point, a half sister to stakes winner Mykindasaint. The price bettered the previous mark of $335,000.
Stonestreet Stables LLC went to $210,000 for Hip No. 145, a daughter of Uncaptured consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), agent. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winner It's High Time, is out of My Rolex, by Proud Accolade.
Hip No. 128, a son of Commissioner consigned by First Finds, was purchased by de Meric Stables, agent, for $200,000. The bay colt is out of stakes winner Lunarlady, by Yes It's True, a half sister to graded stakes winners Lunarpal and Astrology.
De Meric Stables, agent for Backstretch Farm, purchased Hip No. 177, a bay filly by Into Mischief, for $170,000. Consigned by Select Sales, agent, she's out of She's a Rainbow, by Giant's Causeway, a daughter of stakes placed Rainbow's Song.
Hip No. 36, a son of Kitten's Joy consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent, also went to de Meric Sales, Agent, for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt, out of Blue Grass Music, by Bluegrass Cat, is a full brother to Henley's Joy, winner of the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes on September 1st and second by a nose this past Saturday in Keeneland's Bourbon Stakes (G3).
H. H., agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 69, a daughter of Take Charge Indy consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), agent. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Divine Heart, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winners Include Me Out and Check the Label.
Hip No. 192, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, was purchased by First Stop Stable for $130,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Toast to Ashley, by First Defence, a half sister to stakes placed Moka Jumbie.
Calumet Farm paid $115,000 for Hip No 195, a son of Lemon Drop Kid also consigned by Taylor Made. The bay colt is out of You Hear Us Coming, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quiet Meadow.
Hip No. 153, a son of Kantharos consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), agent, was sold to Tracy Farmer for $100,000. The chestnut colt is a half brother to stakes placed J Isle out of Orchid Isle, by Zamindar.
For the day, 124 horses sold for a total of $5,464,000 compared with 115 yearlings bringing $4,959,400 at the 2017 Selected Sale. The average price was $44,065, up 2.2 percent compared with $43,425 last year, while the median was $30,000, identical to last year's figure. The buyback percentage was 33.3 percent; it was 33.9 percent a year ago. Nine horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six a year ago.
The sale continues Wednesday at noon, Eastern with Hip No.'s 301 – 550 selling in the first of two open sessions.
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