Live Blog: 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, Day 1

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale!

Session 1 of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale has ended. Full results are available online.

Hip 264 f. Flat Out-Beau Watch: $265,000

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Hip 264

Hip 264, a filly from the first crop of three-time Grade 1 winner Flat Out, sold for $265,000 late during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The dark bay or brown filly worked an eighth in 10:0 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The filly was purchased by Simon Callaghan, agent from the consignment of Paul Sharp, agent.

Hip 264 is out of the multiple stakes winning Beau Genius mare Beau Watch. She hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Gran Estreno (ARG) and graded stakes winner Grab the Prize.

Hip 262 c. Orb-Barbette: $310,000

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Hip 262

Hip 262, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb, sold for $310,000 towards the end of the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked three-eighths in 22:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The colt was purchased by Jake Ballis, agent from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent.

Hip 262 is out of the multiple stakes winning daughter of High Yield, Barbette, whose two-year-old of 2016 is a winner. The colt’s dam is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Diamond on the Run, and he hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Celestine.

Hip 257 f. Union Rags-Autumn Ash: $260,000

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Hip 257

Hip 257, a filly from the second crop of popular young sire Union Rags, sold for $260,000 late during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The chestnut filly worked a quarter in 22:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The filly was purchased by John Terranova, agent from the consignment of Wes Carter, agent for Carolyn Vogel.

The filly is a half-sister to two winners from as many to race out of the winning Tapit mare Autumn Ash. Her dam is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Pampered Princess.

 

Hip 220 f. Super Saver-Wish It Were: $290,000

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Hip 220

Hip 220, a bay filly by 2010 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver, sold for $290,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked a quarter in 21:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). She was purchased by Ralph M. Evans from the consignment of Kirkwood Stables, agent.

Out of the stakes winner Wish It Were, by Is It True, Hip 220 is a half-sister to four winners, including multiple stakes winner Ancient Rome (Roman Ruler), stakes-placed Little Hitman (Wildcat Heir)

Hip 195 c. Blame-Unbridled Empire: $375,000

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Hip 195

Hip 195, a bay colt by champion Blame, sold for $375,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The colt worked an eighth in 10:1 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 195 was purchased by Charles Boden Thoroughbreds, agent from the consignment of Crupi’s New Castle Farm, agent.

Out of the Empire Maker mare Unbridled Empire, Hip 195 is a half-brother to two winners from as many to race, including Arklow (Arch) recent winner of the American Turf S. (G2) on the Kentucky Derby undercard. This colt’s dam is a half-sister to Grade 1 winners Fourty Niners Son and Cindy’s Hero, the latter the dam of multiple graded stakes winner Delegation. The immediate family further inlcudes Grade 1 winners Silverbulletday, Shakin It Up, and Forest Secrets.

Hip 123 f. Into Mischief-So Long Sonoma: $425,000

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Hip 123

Hip 123, a bay filly by Into Mischief sold for $425,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 123 was purchased by Speedway Stables from the consignment of McKathan Bros., agent.

Out of the graded stakes-placed winning So Long Sonoma, a daughter of American Chance, Hip 123 is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Track Barron and Maryland Million Ladies S. winner Surf Light.

 

 

 

 

Hip 79 f. Smart Strike-Salty Response: $525,000

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Hip 79

Hip 79, a chestnut filly by two-time leading sire Smart Strike, sold for $525,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked an eighth in 10:0 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). Xavier International Bloodstock, agent purchased Hip 79 from the consignment of Hartley/de Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent.

Hip 79 is out of the stakes winning Cozzene mare Salty Response, who has produced two winners from as many to race. The filly’s dam is herself a half-sister to Salty Strike, a multiple graded stakes winner by Smart Strike. This filly’s full brother Salty Comment is a five-time winner in Japan of more than $740,000 to date. Her immediate family further includes group stakes winner Eishin Lombard and stakes winners Delancy, Bella Notte, Muriesk, and Border Cat.

 

 

Hip 34 f. Into Mischief-Pooh Corner: $425,000

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Hip 34

Hip 34, a gray or roan filly by last year’s leading 2YO sire Into Mischief, sold for $425,000 at the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. This filly worked a quarter in 21:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). She was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent from the consignment of Wes Carter, agent for Carolyn Vogel.

This filly is the second foal out of the winning Tapit mare Pooh Corner. The mare’s first foal, three-year-old Totaled the Benz (Tiz Wonderful), broke his maiden at Laurel Park in April. Hip 34’s dam is a half-sister to G3 winner Katilac Ofthestars, and her family further includes stakes winners Astro Beauty and Astro Force.

Hip 13 c. Curlin-Over the Edge: $350,000

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Hip 13

Hip 13, a bay colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, sold for $350,000 early during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The popular colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Charles J. Zacney from the consignment of Bobby Dodd, agent.

Out of the stakes-winning Thunder Gulch mare Over the Edge, Hip 13 is a full- or half-sibling to three winners, including Grade 2-placed Top of Mind (Curlin) and stakes-placed Stormy Holiday (Harlan’s Holiday). This colt hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Mr. Jester.

Hip 5 c. Bernardini-Officiate: $250,000

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Hip 5

Hip 5, a dark bay or brown son of 2006 Preakness S. (G1) winner Bernardini, sold for $250,000 early during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Kenneth McPeek, agent for Peter Callahan from the consignment of McKathan Bros., agent.

Out of the Deputy Minister mare Officiate, Hip 5 is a half-sibling to four winners, including Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks (G3) victress Mo Cuishle (Saint Ballado). The colt is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Dreamy Mimi and graded stakes winners Tricky Squaw, Stanley Park, Paid Up Subscriber, Top Kisser, and Barbecue Eddie.

 

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