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More Than Ready Colt Shines Early on Day 2 of OBS March Sale

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Seven-figure prices began early at the second session of the 2022 OBS March Sale.

  • Hip 318, a bay More Than Ready colt sold for $1,200,000 as the second hip in the ring today. He goes to K S I from the Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent consignment. The colt is out of the Indian Charlie mare, Broad Spectrum, making him a half to stakes placed Broad Approval. He went 9 4/5 in his furlong breeze.
  • Hip 532, a bay American Pharoah filly, sold to Donato Lanni as agent for $1,000,000. From the Top Line Sales, Agent consignment, she is out of the Forest Camp mare, Just Parker who is a half to graded stakes placed stakes winner Qahira. The filly went 10-flat in her eighth-mile breeze.
  • Hip 438, a dark bay/brown Bolt d’Oro colt out of Foolish Cause, by Giant’s Causeway, herself a half to multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire, Get Stormy. The colt is a half to stakes winner Foolish Humor and went 9 4/5 for his eighth-mile breeze. Consigned to the sale by Top Line Sales LLC as agent, the colt went to Hideyuki Mori for $900,000.
  • Hip 437, a chestnut Mor Spirit colt out of the Indian Charlie mare Follow My Tail, herself a half to Group winner Freefourracing, went 9 4/5 in his furlong breeze. He also goes to Hideyuki Mori for $700,000 from the Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent consignment.
  • Hip 548, a bay colt by freshman sire West Coast who breezed a quarter in 21-flat sold to Carolyn Wilson for $570,000. Out of the Bernardini mare Kimono, the colt is a half to stakes winner Keke Kimono. He is consigned to the sale by Eddie Woods as agent.
  • Hip 529, a dark bay/brown West Coast filly out of Juliamarie by Mizzen Mast, making the mare a half to graded stakes winning millionaire Willcox Inn. The filly went 10-flat in her furlong work from the de Meric Sales, Agent consignment and goes to Maverick Racing for $525,000.
  • Hip 381, a gray/roan colt from the first crop of undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify and out of graded stakes winner Dancinginherdreams went 20 4/5 in his quarter-mile breeze. From the Parrish Farms, Agent consignment, he goes to Rosedown Racing Stables, Oracle Bloodstock, Agt for $425,000.
  • Hip 456, a bay colt by first-year sire Awesome Slew out of Genau, by Into Mischief hails from the family of graded stakes winning millionaire and OBS graduate Western Pride. Consigned by Ocala Stud, he goes to Klaravich Stable, Inc. for $400,000 after a 20 4/5 quarter-mile breeze.
  • Hip 476, Prince of Justice, is another Justify colt out of the Silver Deputy mare Haddie Be Good, herself a half to stakes winner Story to Tell. The chestnut colt goes to Katsumi Yoshida for $400,000 from the Niall Brennan Stables, Agent consignment after working a furlong 10-flat.
  • Hip 496, a chestnut Mendelssohn filly out of the Medaglia d’Oro mare Honey Trap, herself a half to two stakes winners, goes to Jonathan S. Thomas as agent for $400,000 from the Paul Sharp, Agent consignment. The filly breezed an eighth in 10 1/5.

Figures for the session:

  • 169 horses changed hands compared to 150 in 2021
  • An increase in gross sales to $22,111,000 from $18,844,500 resulted in a 17.3% increase over last year.
  • Average price rose to $130,834 from $125,630 for a 4.1% increase from 2021.
  • Median price also rose to $70,000 from $68,500.
  • Buyback rate was 17.1% down from 19.3% in 2021.


For the entire sale:

  • 375 head sold compared to 325 last year
  • Gross sales of $49,656,000 compared to $37,970,000 in 2021 resulted in a 30.7% increase year-to-year.
  • Average price rose to $132,416 from $116,831 for a 13.3% rise compared to the 2021 sale.
  • A median price of $75,000 rose 25% over last years’ median of $60,000.
  • Overall buyback rate was down to 12.8% compared to 16.4% in 2021.


Next on the schedule for OBS is the Spring Spring sale of Two-Year-Olds in training, April 19 – 22. The Under Tack Show will take place April 10 – 16.

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