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A chestnut colt from the first crop of Army Mule bred by Wasabi Ventures Stables LLC, Vandelay Stables LLC, Michael J. Dzik and Greenspring Mares, sold for $275,000 as the only Maryland-bred entered in Fasig-Tipton’s 100th Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale, held Aug. 9 and 10 at the Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Army Mule coltConsigned by Mill Ridge Sales, who bought the colt for $95,000 at this year’s Keeneland January sale, he was purchased by Ben Gowans, Agent, in Saratoga.

The sales yearling is the first foal produced by Hurryupandcomeback, an unraced daughter of Mizzen Mast. His third dam is Grade 1 winner Shared Interest, dam of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies-G1 winner Cash Run and Grade 1 winner and top sire Forestry, from the family of top sprinter Sewickley.

Army Mule is an undefeated Grade 1-winning son of Country Life Farm stallion Friesan Fire standing in Kentucky who had three yearlings sell at Saratoga, all for six-figures, averaging $358,333.

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