Hip No. 118, a son of Gun Runner consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent for Michael Lund Petersen, for $850,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Salamera, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to champion Vivaldi Girl.

Hip No. 185, a son of Distorted Humor who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Monday, was sold to Spendthrift Farm LLC / Myracehorse.com for $550,000. The bay colt, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of grade one stakes-placed Silverpocketsfull, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of graded stakes-placed stakes winner Unforgotten.

For the day, 181 horses brought a total of $17,829,500 compared with 154 selling for a total of $13,209,500 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $98,506, up 14.9% compared to $85,776 in 2020 while the median price was $50,000, compared with $46,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 19.5%; it was 19.8% last year.

From Ontario, SHIRLEY CAMILLERI of Malta Manors continued the buying spree for herself and husband Anthony picking up an Ontario-bred colt by Nyquist – Prodicious Facts, who worked one furlong in 10 2/5, for $52,000. Camilleri also paid $23,000 for a filly by Midnight Storm our of Peaceloveandjoy who worked one furlong in 10 3/5.

John Burness’ COLEBROOK FARMS bought a Union Rags – Rumor colt who worked in 11 seconds for one furlong for $18,000.

Manitoba owner/trainer SHELLEY BROWN bought a colt be He Be Fire N Ice – Ridge Kitten for $10,000 and the colt worked one furlong in 10 4/5.

Alberta horseman CURTIS LANDRY bought a Klimt – Spring Dragon colt for $40,000.

The Spring Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 305 – 608 will be offered for sale.

Ontario-breds in catalogue

46 10.3 4/24/2019 C Nyquist Prodicious Facts ON Kings Equine, Agent VIII 1

75 10.3 4/28/2019 C Nyquist Reason ON Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XXIV 14

244 10.2 3/10/2019 C Uncaptured Stoney Miss ON Ordonez Thoroughbreds, Agent III 16

413 OUT 5/7/2019 F Classic Empire Witty Gal ON Old South Farm LLC, Agent 9

502 10. 1 4/15/2019 F Classic Empire Babcock ON Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent 5

575 10.2 4/15/2019 C Violence Calling Rhy Rhy ON S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent 1

599 21.0 4/3/2019 C Cairo Prince Cat’s Garden ON Eddie Woods, Agent XIV 11

664 OUT 3/4/2019 C Twirling Candy Coronation Street ON Niall Brennan Stables, Agent XXXI 8

714 OUT 4/18/2019 F Mastery Designer Legs ON Julie Davies LLC, Agent XIX 15

835 OUT 4/4/2019 C Competitive Edge Galavant ON Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XXXIX 14

921 10.3 4/17/2019 F Air Force Blue Ice Mint ON Ordonez Thoroughbreds, Agent III 16

1118 9.4 4/3/2019 F Frosted Miss Emilia ON Harris Training Center LLC, Agent I 13

1143 10.2 4/4/2019 C Determined Friend Bayern Mon Ami Amy ON Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent I 19

1151 4/12/2019 F Nyquist Moon Music ON Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC 5

117610.4 2/13/2019 F Ghostzapper Neshama ON Grassroots Training & Sales LLC J

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