Several farms have advertised in the upcoming issue of the Indiana Standardbred Magazine, including Black Creek Farm. The consignment includes four selling at the second annual Northern Indiana Yearling Speed Sale Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Topeka Auction House.
Black Creek Farm, based out of Grabill, Ind., has three trotting yearlings ready for the first Indiana sale. A colt and a filly will be offered by Dover Dan. Dashing Danny, selling as Hip No. 28, is the son of the Yankee Glide mare, Sashay, who is a Hambletonian Oaks elimination runner up. Her dam is Invincible Dream, who took a mark of 1:53.1 and earned more than $234,000 in her racing career.
Joining Dashing Danny is the Dover Dan filly Delaware Dame, who sells as Hip No. 102 out of 115 cataloged. The filly is the fifth foal out of Wanda Hanover, who has produced Majestic Wanda (1:58.2) and Looms Boldly (1:57.1) Her second day has produced several impressive racehorses, including Wuthering Hanover (1:53.0, $494,000) and Wide Angle Hanover (1:53.1, $445,000). In addition to the Indiana programs, she has been staked to the Old Oaken Bucket/Buckette during Little Brown Jug Week, and the Grand Circuit stakes at the Indiana State Fair.
Simon Belmont is the lone pacer of the Black Creek Farm consignment. The Keystone Velocity son sells as Hip No. 100 and is a nice big colt. He is the third foal out of the Somebeachsomewhere mare Doo Wee Rusty, who has a two-year-old racing at Harrah’s Hoosier Park this season named Rusneversleeps, a son of Luck Be Withyou who has been race timed in 1:56.0. The maternal family of Simon Belmont is deep with black type and includes the pacer Most Happy Dragon (1:50.2, $282,000) and Dime a Dance, a world champion timed in 1:49.3 and more than $565,000 on her card.
A full rundown of yearlings selling from Black Creek Farm may be found in the October issue of the ISA Magazine, due in homes the first week of October. Yearlings selling at the Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale will be previewed closer to sale time of the event held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.