Heritage Sale Strong on Day 2
Grade 3 winner Crystal Sola sells for $208,000 to top the second session.
January 24, 2015
The Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale posted strong numbers after two sessions were completed Friday evening at the Oklahoma City facility.
The first two sessions sold 450 horses for $5,889,600. The two-day average is $13,088 and the median finished at $7,000. A total of 51 head were marked as "out" and 53 head did not reach their reserve.
Simmons Racing paid $208,000 for Friday's high-seller, Hip 526 Crystal Sola, by Walk Thru Fire. The Grade 3 winner of $215,914 was offered by 6666 Ranch, agent, and sold with an embryo to leading sire One Famous Eagle.
JLS Speedhorse Ranch Inc. paid $91,000 for Hip 4+42 Perfecto, a Check Him Out half-sister to champions Jumping Tac Flash and Splash Bac. Double LL Farms, agent, consigned the mare in-foal to leading sire First Moonflash.
Mia Corona, a half-sister to All American Derby (G1) winner Dont Let Down, brought a final bid of $90,000 from Paragon Farms. Lazy E Ranch LLC, agent for Zory Kuzyk, consigned the mare in-foal to all-time leading sire First Down Dash.
Through two sessions, Bobby D. Cox is the leading buyer with two purchases on Thursday for $300,000. Paragon Farms (Tom Lipar) has four purchases for $263,000, and Simmons Racing has the one mare mentioned above for $208,000.
Lazy E Ranch LLC, agent, is the leading consignor and/or agent through two days with 36 head grossing $561,200. 6666 Ranch, agent, has sold eight head totaling $464,000, and Marty Powers, agent, has eight head for $306,400.
First year sale crop sire and world champion One Dashing Eagle leads all sires of short yearlings (by average with two or more sold) with four yearlings averaging $36,750. His sire One Famous Eagle has two head for an average of $29,750, and PYC Paint Your Wagon has four head averaging $25,750.
All-time leading sire First Down Dash leads the covering sires (by average with two or more sold) with two in-foal mares for an average of $62,500. Mr Jess Perry has two in-foal mares for a $59,500 average, and Corona Cartel has two in-foal mares averaging $56,000.
Saturday's final session will get underway promptly at 10:00 a.m. offering Hips 558 through 835.
For complete results from the first two sessions, CLICK HERE.
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