Sale Story, November 17-20 2014
Red Hot Herbie Tops Strong Blooded Horse Sale at $100,000!
Attracted by a catalogue loaded with young racehorses, buyers were undaunted by the extreme cold as they sought to bolster their stables for winter racing. It was the strongest racehorse sale in the Blooded Horse Sale’s 67 year history. Four-year-old invitational trotter Red Hot Herbie topped the four day event at $100,000. Consigned by Summit Pacing Acres LLC the talented Here Comes Herbie gelding was purchased by Allard Racing & Yves Sarazin to race in Pennsylvania and at Yonkers. Island Jet was another stellar racehorse that attracted a lot of interest. Consigned by Rene Allard, the Jereme’s Jet four-year-old with nearly $100,000 earned in 2014 was purchased by Merv Chupp, agent for $45,000. Three-year-old Illinois stakes winning PQ Three heads to Ohio on a $29,000 bid from Frederick Reed IV. The Yankee Skyscaper gelding with $147,311 life was consigned by Quaid Racing LLC.
A fancy Ontario bred filly, Lenny Mac, from the Robert McIntosh consignment brought $28,000. The three-year-old daughter of Kadabra with $94,237 lifetime earnings was purchased by Earl Hill, Jr also of Ontario. Pokerface had her new owner Rich Howles smiling as he signed the ticket on the consistent Art Major two year old for $23,000.
Lovliness in Paris was the loveliest of over 150 in foal broodmares that were offered. Carrying a Cantab Hall, the daughter of Donato Hanover from the Concord Stud consignment was purchased by Raymond Miller of Ohio for $42,000.
Opening day of the sale featured 262 yearlings from Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario. These were led by New York eligible Cash Dough, a son of Cash Hall. Consigned by En Mar Stable the handsome bay colt out of a Yankee Glide mare was purchased by Margaret Gioseffi for $21,000. Menno Lengacher of Indiana won the bidding war for the beautiful Cams Card Shark filly Cams Dreamer at $18,000. Hickory Lane Farm consigned the daughter of the great race mare Musical Dreamer p,3,1:50.4 ($532,828).
The next Blooded Horse Sale is February 9 & 10. Visit bloodedhorse.com for more information.