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Into MIschief colt equals record at OBS June’s second session

OBS June 2015
Louise Reinagel photo

Hip No. 509, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, went to Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for a co-sale record $575,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 on  Wednesday was the day’s fastest and equaled the entire sale’s quickest at the distance, is out of Kiss the King, by Roman Ruler, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner As You Like. The price equaled the sale record set Tuesday, when Hip No 78, a Scat Daddy colt consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, went to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.

Hip No. 355, a son of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, a half brother to stakes winner Blue Heart out of Flawless Diamond, by Saint Ballado, breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 294, Bernoulli, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by Circle D Thoroughbreds, was sold to Seagull Associates LLC for $300,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of stakes placed Easy Action, by Crafty Prospector, and is a half brother to stakes winner My Due Process.

Hip No. 362, a son of Scat Daddy whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Tuesday was sold to Linda Rice, Agent, for $210,000. Consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent , the dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes placed Forever Smart by Smart Strike, and is a half brother to stakes placed Blue Baby.  

Hebert Bloodstock, Agent, paid $180,000 for Hip No. 445, a daughter of Malibu Moon out of Holy Princess, by Holy Bull, a half sister to stakes winner Silver Heart. The chestnut filly, consigned by Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl), Agent, sped a quarter in :20 4/5 last Wednesday.

For the session, 144 horses sold for a total of $5,506,300, compared with 186 horses bringing $5,681,400 at last year’s second session. The average was $38,238 compared with $30,545 in 2014 while the median price was $19,500 against $22,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 30%; it was 17% last year. Four youngsters brought $200,000 or more compared with one a year ago.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 573-858 will be offered.