Of the dozen Maryland-breds who went through the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s June Sale of Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age at the OBS Sales Grounds in Ocala, Fla., June 12-14, 10 sold, including two colts for six-figures in the final session. Hip 1051, a bay son of classic winner Shackleford and half-brother to stakes winner Safe Trip, sold for $145,000 to EQB, Inc., Patrice Miller, agent, from the consignment of Pick View LLC, Agent I. He was bred by Mr. and Mrs. Bayne Welker Jr. out of the Coronado's Quest mare Teruko.
Hip 809, a chestnut from the first crop of Golden Lad, was purchased by Angelinos Racing LLC, Ben Perkins Jr., agent, for $115,000. Consigned by his breeder, Best A Luck Farm LLC, the colt was foaled at Northview Stallion Station, home to his sire, and is from the family of stakes winner and Grade 1-placed Yolanda B. Too.
The Maryland-breds sold for an average of $46,000, 30 percent higher than the sale’s overall average.
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