City Zip Colt Sells for $95,000 at OBS Finale
Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Hip No.  677, a son of City Zip consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold for $95,000 to Tracy Farmer to top the second and final Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s October Yearling Sale. The dark bay or brown colt, out of Prettyatthetable, by Point Given, is a half -brother to graded stakes-winning OBS Yearling Sale graduate Pomeroy’s Pistol.

    Hip No. 648, a chestnut colt by Giant Surprise consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, went to Bladen Bloodstock for $75,000. He’s out of stakes-placed No Mo Magic, by Mo Mon, a half-sister to stakes-winner At the Disco.

    Hip No. 565, a daughter of Uncaptured also consigned by Summerfield, was sold to S G V Thoroughbreds LLC for $72,000. The bay filly is out of Jim’s Lonesa, by Put It Back, a half-sister to stakes-winner Who What Win.

    Summerfield also consigned Hip No. 603, a son of Kantharos purchased by W.D. North Thoroughbreds LLC for $72,000. The bay colt is out of Luca’s Lady, by Hold Me Back, a half-sister to stakes-placed Jet Majesty.

    Champion Equine LLC paid $72,000 for Hip No. 756, a son of Central Banker consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent. The bay colt is out of stakes-placed Spirit of Rose, by City Zip.

    Hip No. 614, a chestnut colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to de Meric Stables, Agent, for $70,000. He’s out of Mayakoba, by War Chant, a half-sister to graded stakes-winner Juniper Pass.

    For the session, 142 yearlings sold for $1,845,400, averaging $12,996 with a $7,500 median figure. The buyback percentage was 25.6%.

    For the two Open sessions, 294 horses sold for $3,870,250, compared with 291 horses selling for $3,126,100 in a single session a year ago. The average was $13,164, up 22.5%, compared with $10,743 in 2017 while the median rose to $7,000 from $5,000 last year.  The buyback percentage was 24%; it was 23.4% in 2017.

    The next item on the OBS agenda is the Day of Racing, set for Tuesday, Nov. 20. The next sale is the Winter Mixed Sale, including the Horses of Racing Age section, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30. 
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