Champion Your First Moon Tops First Day of Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale

The 2001 champion 2-year-old and dam of champion Moonist sold for $205,000.

Champion Your First Moon topped the first day of the Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale. PHOTO: Q-Racing/Mary Quigley.

Your First Moon, the sport’s 2001 champion 2-year-old and dam of 2014 champion 3-year-old Moonist, sold for $205,000 on Thursday to top day one of the Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City.

Your First Moon was part of the Vessels Stallion Farm dispersal. The 16-year-old daughter of First Down Dash, who was not carrying a foal, was purchased by Ramon Vega.

Your First Moon won or placed in 11 of 19 starts and earned $750,726 on the track.

In addition to Moonist ($706,194), she is also the dam of stakes winners Moonin The Eagle ($214,553), Stray Cat ($58,638) and Jess My Moon ($78,150).

Thursday’s opening session saw 219 head sell for a gross of $2,884,000 for a $13,169 average and $6,500 median.

The Vessels dispersal had 23 horses sell for 1,145,200, an average of $49,791.

Click here for more news on the first day of the sale from StallionEsearch.com.

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