Sale Story, May 2015

From start to finish the 52nd Annual Spring Blooded Horse Sale in Delaware, Ohio was the strongest ever! Frank Chick of Harrington, Delaware topped the sale from his powerful consignment with Preparty at $42,000. The handsome Somebeachsomewhere four-year-old upper level conditioned pacer was purchased by Renee Allard. Chick quickly reinvested that money in Emerald Highland Farms’ Miami Valley track record holder Warp Factor Three for $42,000. Talk Strategy and Keystone Real Deal, both solid conditioned pacers from the Chick consignment sold for $27,500 and $20,000 respectively. Talk Strategy was purchased by RTC Racing LLC of Ohio, and Keystone Real Deal went to Keith Pippi of Pennsylvania.

Burke Racing Stable LLC brought an excellent consignment that was led by $1million earner Southwestern Dream for $22,000. The 10 year-old son of Cambest that just won in p,1:51.2f at Pocono was purchased by Blake Baker of Delaware. Mystic Karissa and The Ladies Man, both quality conditioned pacers from the same consignment, were purchased for $20,000 each by Thomas Pollack of Pennsylvania. Interestingly, the top ten horses were all pacers except for the five-year-old trotting mare, Pinehall Lady, purchased by Dino Lo Castro near the end of the sale for $22,000.

The next Blooded Horse Sale is August 31 - September 1 and will feature black type yearlings, racehorses, and breeding stock. Black-type yearling entries close July 1, mixed sale entries July 20. For information, visit