New York Bred Yearlings (2018): Session 1 Live Blog

The first session of the 2018 New York Bred Yearlings sale has ended. Join us tomorrow for the second session at 6:30 PM.

Catalogue | Results

Hip 393 c. Honor Code-Dean Henry ($260,000)

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Hip 393, a colt from the first crop of champion Honor Code sold for $260,000 at the New York Bred Yearlings sale. The bay colt was purchased by 4-H Farm, J.J. Crupi, agent from the consignment of Indian Creek, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to three winners from as many to race out of the stakes winning Empire Maker mare Dean Henry, most notable the dam of stakes placed winner Bonita Cat (Tale of the Cat). Dean Henry is a half-sister to multiple Grade 2 winner and sire Read the Footnotes. This colt is from the immediate family of champion Stravinsky and Grade/Group 1 winners Royal and Regal, Fire the Groom, and Dowsing.

Hip 393 was bred in New York by Lawrence Goichman.

Hip 384 c. Ghostzapper-Clear Pasaj ($400,000)

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Hip 384, a colt by Ghostzapper sold for $400,00 at the New York Bred Yearlings sale. The bay colt was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Thomas J. Gallo III Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is the second foal out of Clear Pasaj, a multiple stakes winner by Smoke Glacken. This is the immediate family of multiple champion Gentle Thoughts and Grade/Group 1 winners in four countries, including that filly, Junius, Treizieme, and Bequest, as well as Grade/Group 2 winners Eastern Mystic (IRE), Go Blue or Go Home, and Opal Tiara.

Hip 384 was bred in New York by Anjes Farm.

Hip 356 c. Uncle Mo-Andraste ($310,000)

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Hip 356, a colt by champion racehorse and sire Uncle Mo sold for $310,000 at the New York Bred Yearlings sale. The bay colt was purchased by Jumpsucker Stable, LLC from the consignment of Winter Quarter Farm, agent.

 

This colt is out of the Pulpit mare Andraste, who has already produced three winners, including stakes placed winner Epping Forest (Exchange Rate). Dam is a half-sister to no less than 10 winners, including: multiple Grade 1 winner Vicar; stakes winner Sheepscot, who in turn produced Grade 1 winner Astronomer Royal and Grade 2 winner Navesink River; and four other stakes horses.

Hip 356 was bred in New York by Waterville Lake Stables, Ltd.

Hip 329 f. American Pharoah-Visions of Annette ($450,000)

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Hip 329, a filly from the first crop of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah out of Visions of Annette sold for $450,000 at the New York Bred Yearlings Sale, setting a new record price for a filly at this sale. The bay filly was purchased by Hartley/De Renzo from the consignment of Summerfield, agent for Sunnyfield Farm.

 

This filly is out of the Distorted Humor mare Visions of Annette, a half-sister to four winners, including stakes winners Saucey Evening and Petition the Lady. Dam is also a half-sister to Jewel of the Night, dam of multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire Evening Jewel and stakes winner Deep Jewelry, and to Maggie McGowan, who produced Grade 1 winner Denman’s Call. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winners General Challenge and Notable Career.

Hip 329 was bred in New York by Joanne T. Nielsen.

Hip 321 f. Malibu Moon-Tulipmania ($300,000)

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Hip 321, a daughter of Malibu Moon out of Tulipmania sold for $300,000 at the New York Bred Yearlings sale. The bay filly was purchased by White Birch Farm from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent for Gallagher’s Stud.

 

This filly is a half-sister to three winners out of the winning Empire Maker mare Tulipmania, including recent first-out two-year-old winner Market Bubble (Fed Biz). Tulipmania is herself is one six winners out of multiple stakes winner Eventail, who also produced graded stakes winner Straight Story and stakes winner Strong Souther. Third dam is responsible for five winners, including multiple Grade 1 winner and Broodmare of the Year Take Charge Lady, herself the dam of Grade 1 winners Will Take Charge and Take Charge Indy, as well as of Charming, who produced champion Take Charge Brandi.

Hip 321 was bred in New York by Gallagher’s Stud.

Hip 313 c. Empire Maker-Toasting ($225,000)

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Hip 313, a colt by Empire Maker out of Toasting sold for $225,000 early at the New York Bred Yearlings sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of RFHF Bloodstock LLC, agent. He is from the first crop of Empire Maker since his return from stud duty in Japan.

 

This colt is the second foal out of Toasting, by Congrats, a multiple stakes winner who was third in the Frizette S. (G1) at two and three other times graded stakes placed on her way to earnings of more than $530,000. This is the immediate family of Horse of the Year Catch A Glimpse, champions Forest Glower and Taconeo (VEN), and Grade 1 winners High Yield and Warrior’s Reward.

Hip 313 was bred in New York by 3C Stables.

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