Hip No. 748, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for a sale record $900,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.
The bay filly, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Saturday's under-tack session, is a full sister to Grade 1-placed Rowayton out of Rosemonde, by Indian Charlie. The price surpassed the previous record $800,000 for a colt by City Zip in 2016.
Hip No. 914, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, agent for Eric A. Delvalle, was sold to Donato Lanni, agent for Stetson Racing LLC, for $600,000. The bay filly, whose three eighths on Sunday in :32 3/5 was the sale's co-fastest at the distance, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow.
Nick J. Hines, Agent for Howg/BG Stable/Big Tufff, paid $325,000 for Hip No. 782, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday, is out of graded stakes-placed Sea Level Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half-sister to stakes-placed Cascade Rose.
Hip No. 721, Sunset Kitten, a daughter of Kitten's Joy consigned by Eddie Woods, agent, was sold to Belladonna Racing LLC for $290,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked a quarter on Saturday in :21 2/5, is a full-sister to Grade 1 winner Real Solution out of Reachfortheheavens, by Pulpit.
Hip No. 947, a son of Speightstown consigned by Eddie Woods, agent, was purchased by David Ingordo for $180,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 2/5, is a half-brother to Grade 1-winning millionaire OBS graduate Stephanie's Kitten out of Unfold the Rose, by Catienus.
For the session, 183 horses sold for a total of $7,426,100, compared with 183 selling for a total of $5,824,500 at last year's third session. The average was $40,580, up 27.5 percent compared with $31,828 a year ago, while the median price rose 30.8 percent to $17,000, compared to $13,000 in 2018. The buyback percentage was 17.2 percent; it was 22.8 percent last year.
Nine older horses sold for $69,200 compared to five bringing a total of $96,500 in 2018.
For the entire sale, 609 2-year-olds sold for $21,493,300 compared with 530 horses grossing $17,231,000 a year ago. The average was $35,293, up 8.6 percent compared to $32,511 a year ago while the median price was $17,000, up 13.3 percent compared with $15,000 in 2018. The buyback percentage was 19.4 percent; it was 20.3 percent last year.
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