Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale Recap: Day One

Apollitical Jess Colt sells for $300,000 to top the first session.

The Apollitical Jess colt A Sweet Jess, standing with consignor Roger Daly, topped the first night of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale. PHOTO: AQHA/Richard Chamberlain

A son of Apollitical Jess sold for $300,000 to top the first night of the three-night Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale at Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico.

The colt, A Sweet Jess (Hip No. 130), was purchased on Friday by Don Cavenaugh from the consignment of Roger Daly, agent for Allred Bros. Ranch LLC. An Arizona-bred, A Sweet Jess is out of the Grade 3-winning First Down Dash mare One Sweet Dash.

The sale continues tonight following the last race at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, and it concludes on Sunday.

Click here for a complete recap of the first night.

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