It’s that time of year that has everyone in the racing industry pumped up – It’s sale time. The Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale is set for Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. Action gets underway both days at 10 a.m.
The Select Yearling Sale features 374 entries from all the popular blood lines of 2017, including the hot new sire, Tellitlikeitis. The “Classic Preview” is a great place to get a first look at tomorrow’s champions set for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at the sales arena.
The Hoosier Classic Sales Company has made it very convenient for those interested in purchasing an Indiana sired yearling by offering both pedigrees from Standardbred Canada’s TrackIt technology, which provides up to the minute details on races throughout North America. In addition, the online section of their Website offers a video of each entrant showing off their skills at their respective farms so that sale goers can see talent lurking in these youngsters.
Several top-bred yearlings will be offered at sale, including ones with famous mothers. Some of the sought after yearlings include Rockin Your World (Hip No. 130), a Rockin Image full sister to Rock N Tony out of the mare Pandemonious (1:51.2, $258,336) from the Wilt Standardbred consignment; Swan Champ (Hip No. 144), a full brother to Swan Chase (1:53.2, $431,825) out of the Muscles Yankee mare Precisionist from the Oakwood Farms consignment; Good Image (Hip No. 270), a full brother to Rockin Good (1:48.0, $283,564) from the Michigan circuit standout Do Me Good (1:52.4, $435,346) of the Victory Hill Farm consignment; and Just Like Fire (Hip No. 342), a Jailhouse Jesse full brother to Just Jess (1:54.4, $342,144) out of the race mare GlideSally Glide (1:56.1, $110,575) of the In Law Stables consignment.
These yearlings are just the tip of the iceberg for buyers to look at when attending the 2018 Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale.