First Down Dash Filly Tops Heritage Place Day 2

Average up slightly through second day of three-day auction in Oklahoma City.

September 21, 2012

Heritage Place

Heritage Place closed its second session of the September yearling sale on Friday evening with a slight increase in average (1.3%) over last year's second day. Repurchases for the two days (11.5%) dipped 5% as compared to the first two sessions in 2011.

"The offering today was exceptional, and we are looking forward to a great third day to complete the 2012 Heritage Place Quarter Horse Yearling Sale," Spence Kidney, director of operations, said Friday evening.

Through the first two sessions, the 435 yearlings sold grossed $6,292,900 and averaged $14,466. The median showed a strong increase at $8,000.

A gray daughter of all-time leading sire First Down Dash topped the second session, bringing a final bid of $96,000 from Joe Kirk Fulton. Goodfellow & Lucas, agent for Dreams Comes True Ranch, consigned the filly, the third highest-priced horse of the first two days.

Bred in Oklahoma, Alltherightcurves is out of the champion producer Lizas Mystique, by White Tie. She is the dam of 12 ROM, including five-time champion Catchmeinyourdreams ($1,040,929) and stakes winner and Grade 3-placed Dreams For Lyndsie. The second dam is All American Futurity (G1) winner Elans Special ($1,186,540), by Special Effort.

Jesus Alfredo Soto Jr. is the leading buyer through two days with two yearlings for $225,000. Joe M. Flores has purchased seven for $222,500, and LMR Mgt. bought three head for $189,000.

James Ranch, agent, is the leading consignor with 12 yearlings totaling $476,500. JEH Stallion Station, agent, sold 24 head for $300,300, and 6666 Ranch, agent, had 25 head for $295,400.

Through two sessions, with stallions selling two or more yearlings, First Down Dash is the leading sale sire with three averaging $63,833. Corona Cartel had 13 for an average of $63,769, and Mr Jess Perry sold 12 head with a $42,500 average.

Inseperable is the leading first sale crop sire with three head averaging $20,833, followed by Fighter On Fire with three for a $13,900 average and Coronas Fast Dash with two head for a $13,350 average.

For first and second session preliminary results, including hip-by-hip figures, CLICK HERE.

The final session will get underway promptly at 10 a.m. on Saturday featuring hips 528 through 789.