Hip 40 in the ring at Barretts Equine May Sale 5/11/09.
A dark bay or brown colt by Tiznow out of Jera was the top seller at the Barretts May Sale of Two-year-olds in Training on Monday. Consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds, LLC Agent for Vision Racing (2009), LLC, the colt was purchased by Gary and Wendy Broad for $300,000. It was one of 11 two-year-olds selling for $100,000 or more.
A total of 123 two-year-olds went through the ring, for a total of $4,511,000. The average price was $36,675, down 31% from last year's average of $53,173.
There were 50 horses not sold. In 2008, a total of 147 two-year-olds sold, with 74 not sold.