Louisiana breds have once again shown they can bring value at every level of the thoroughbred industry. Two Accredited Louisiana-Bred two year olds brought $175,000 and $240,000 at the 2016 Fasig Tipton MidAtlantic Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale. The two day sale at Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland concluded May 24th.
Hip 249, a colt by Into Mischief-Star of Glory (Unbridled) was purchased by EQB, Inc. for Zayat Stables $175,000. A half brother to stakes placed winner Let Me In consigned by Pike Racing, agent, was bred by Orange Grove Thoroughbreds. Pike Racing also sold the $1million sale topper.
Hip 581, a chestnut filly by Creative Cause-Henry’s Posse (Posse), consigned by Paul Sharp agent was purchased by PTK, LLC for $240,000. The first foal out of stakes placed winner, Henry’s Posse from the first crop of G1 Norfolk Stakes winner millionaire, Creative Cause was bred by David Meche and Perry Judice.
A total of ten accredited Louisiana breds sold through the ring for a total of $653,000. Their average of $65,300 was close to the overall sale average of $68,654.