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Record Cairo Prince Colt Tops Selected Yearling Sale
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Hip No. 138, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, was sold to John C. Oxley today for an OBS Yearling Sale record $340,000 to top the 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, also 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 Sept. 1 and second by a nose this past Saturday in Keeneland’s Gr. III Bourbon Stakes.

    H. H., Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 69, a daughter of Take Charge Indy consigned by Summerfield. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Divine Heart, by Divine Park, a half-sister to Gr. I 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, 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 $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% from the $43,425 of last year, while the median was $30,000, identical to last year’s figure. The buyback percentage was 33.3%; it was 33.9% a year ago. Nine horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six a year ago.

    The sale continues Wednesday at noon with Hip No.’s 301 – 550 selling in the first of two Open sessions. 

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