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Ocala Breeders’ March Two-Year-Olds in Training sale, held March 15-16 in Ocala, Fla., saw six Maryland-breds go through the ring with five selling, including two for six-figures.

MA Kirkwoood hip475 2822 copyHip 475, a bay colt by Twirling Candy, sold for $300,000 to Deuce Greathouse, agent for Robert Masterson. Consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent IV, he breezed an eighth in :10.20. Bred by James A. Hibbert, the colt sold as a yearling for $52,000 at the 2021 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall sale last October. He is the only foal for the stakes-winning Kitalpha mare Gypsy Judy.

Hip 635, a dark bay/brown colt also by Twirling Candy, sold for $100,000 to Chad Schumer, agent, from the consignment of Top Line Sales LLC, agent XXII. Bred by George Louis Doetsch Jr., he also breezed an eighth in :10.20.

He is out of My Golden Belle, a stakes-placed daughter of My Golden Song and full sister to graded winner Thegirlinthatsong. His third dam, stakes winner Alysbelle, is a full sister to Horse of the Year Alysheba.

The Maryland-breds sold for an average of $116,000, compared to the sale’s overall average of $132,416.

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