$675,000 Point of Entry Colt at OBS March
At the opening session of the OBS March Two-Year-Old in Training sale the first two juveniles by......
Hip #605, a colt from the first crop by five-time Grade 1 winner Point of Entry, sold for $675,000 at the OBS March Two-Year-Old in Training sale. The price is second-highest for a juvenile by a 2017 first year sire.
Out of the stakes-placed Medaglia d'Oro daughter Hug It Out, the colt sizzled in his 1/4 mile breeze on March 11. He stopped the clock in :20.3, the second-fastest work at the distance. It was a home run for consignor All Dreams Equine with a colt who 'RNA'd' as both a weanling and a yearling. Narvick International signed the $675,000 ticket.
The previous day, the first two juveniles by Point of Entry were sold for $210,000 and $190,000, respectively.
Hip #119, a filly consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, was purchased for $210,000 by Jay Hanley after a sterling breeze in :10.1 on March 9 (watch here).
The pretty gray is out of the stakes-winning Buddha daughter Red Hot Buddha.
Later in the afternoon Hip #239 commanded $190,000 from Bradley Thoroughbreds. The colt posted an impressive breeze on March 10, screaming home in :10 flat (watch here).
He's out of the Consolidator mare Sweet Assay who hails from the family of graded winner A. P. Assay and three-time Grade 1 winner Came Home among others.
Point of Entry first crop juveniles are averaging $358,333, second only to Orb among First Crop sires.
All Point of Entry OBS March breeze videos are available for review on the Adena Springs YouTube channel.
Ghostzapper Filly Brings $800,000 at OBS March
Ghostzapper is one of the hottest sires in North America with a trio of graded stakes winners......
Ghostzapper has been one of the most consistently brilliant sires in North America over the past several seasons and his three graded stakes winners makes him one of the hottest sires in North America in 2017. The commercial market has certainly taken notice with a Ghostzapper filly commanding $800,000 at the OBS March Two-Year-Old in Training sale.
Hip #568, consigned by Harris Training Center, LLC, attracted attention on her own by scorching a quarter mile in :9.4 during the March 11 breeze show (watch here). She is full sister to Acorn/Test Stakes heroine Contested, one of Ghostzapper's nine Grade 1 winners. Narvick International was the winning bidder.
She wasn't the only popular Ghostzapper filly in Ocala as Hip #310 was hammered down for $460,000. The chestnut lass was consigned by Crupi's New Castle Farm and posted an impressive of her own zipping an eighth in :10.1 (watch here).
Bred by Colts Neck Stables, LLC out of the Yes It's True dam You Asked (and now named I Did), the filly hails from a deep Janney family that's produced the likes of Wood Memorial (G1) winner Private Terms and champion Suggestive Boy. Agent Jamie McCalmont signed the $460,000 ticket.
Among Ghostzapper's 2017 graded winners is Shaman Ghost, winner of the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) on March 11.
All Ghostzapper OBS March breezes are available for review on the Adena Springs YouTube channel.