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Shackleford filly tops July Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 15, Shack’s Lil Mishap, a daughter of  Shackleford consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $375,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Peace Queen, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes winner Tizaqueena.


  • Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent, paid $350,000 for Hip No. 115, a daughter of Malibu Moon, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the chestnut filly is out of Samsational, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to grade one stakes winner I Want Revenge.
  • Hip No. 200, a son of Honor Code consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), Agent, was purchased by Speedway Stable for $340,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Tuesday, is a half brother to stakes winner Wake Up Nick out of Storm Hearted, by Lion Hearted.
  • Hip No. 103, a son of Not This Time consigned by Ocala Stud, was sold to Breeze Easy LLC for $250,000. The half brother to stakes winner Softly Lit, who worked a quarter on Monday in :21 1/5, is out of Running Creek, by Cape Town, a daughter of graded stakes winner Palliser Bay.
  • Hip No. 331, a daughter of Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Parker Place Racing for $220,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is out of stakes winner Wildcat Heiress, by Wildcat Heir, a half sister to stakes winner Babaganush.
  • Hip No. 158, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by All In Line Stables, Agent, was sold to Joseph Brocklebank, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter on Monday in :21 2/5, is out of Sigurwana, by Arch, a half sister to stakes winner Token of Love (GB).
  • J. Stable LLC paid $170,000 for Hip No. 228, a daughter of Flatter who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday. The chestnut filly, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Sweet Carrie, by Sidney’s Candy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner The Factor.
  • Hip No. 342, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, brought $150,000, going to Carolyn Wilson. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Written Request, by Arch, a daughter of stakes winner Petition the Lady.

For the session, 147 horses grossed $4,788,800, compared with 204 selling for a total of $6,119,500 at last year’s first session. The average was $32,577 compared with $29,998 a year ago, while the median price was $13,000, compared to $17,500 in 2019.  The buyback percentage was 32.6%; it was 22.4.% last year.

The July Sale continues Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 361 – 720 will be offered.

Wednesday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN websites.

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