Heritage Place Yearling Sale Recap

A $200,000 purchase topped the final day of the three-day sale.


A $200,000 colt topped the third and final day of the Heritage Place Yearling Sale.

A strong closing session on Saturday boosted across-the-board numbers for the three-day Heritage Place Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City.

The sale saw 675 yearlings sell for a total of $9,599,100 (average, $14,221), compared to last year, when 677 yearlings sold for an aggregate sum of $10,708,100 (average, $15,817). This year's average sale price marked a 10-percent decrease from 2015.

"We had a great finish to the sale today," said Heritage Place general manager Spence Kidney on Saturday. "The third-day average increased 3 percent over last year's third-day average.

"All things considered, we are pleased with the final results of the sale," he added.

William E. Smith of Madill, Oklahoma, paid $200,000 for the third-day and overall sale topper, Apollitical Seis (Hip No. 761). JEH Stallion Station consigned the Apollitical Jess colt and full brother to stakes winner and 2016 Heritage Place Derby (G2) runner-up Politicaly Correct for Walter R. Harrison.

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