Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Hip 40, Tiznow Colt Tops Barretts May Sale at $300,000

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.


zraces said...

Wow, what great reporting. You had it first.

Sally said...

which one did you buy? and was it as empty as it looks in the picture? even though so many sold?

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