A total of 98 were cataloged for the Midwest Mixed Sale at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana, Ind. Tuesday, Nov. 23. The sale began immediately following the Michiana Classic Yearling Sale.
Several broodmares were the top sellers in the event with Hip No. 288, Southwind Ritz, topping the sale. The mare, consigned by Winterwood Farm of Ohio, is a daughter of Muscle Hill with a mark of 1:56.2. She was sold as either a brood mare prospect or could continue on as a racehorse. She is the daughter of Raising Roxanne, a 100 percent producing mare, and is a half-brother to Southwind Rich (1:57.1, $124,000). Her second dam is also a 100 percent producing mare named Raising the Barn, who has produced racehorses such as Raising Rachel (1:54.1, $595,000) and Bambino Glide (1:52.2, $224,000). Jonas Slabach of Apple Creek, Ohio, purchased the mare for $87,000.
Another top seller in the Mixed Sale was another member of the Winterwood Farm consignment, Shes Lights out, a daughter of Somebeachsomewhere. The mare sold for $52,000 to Swiss Boarding Farm. With a mark of 1:51.1, she is carrying her first foal by JK Endofanera.
Flow and Go was also a top seller at the sale. The Yankee Glide mare is in foal to Swan for All and brought $50,000 through the ring. She was purchased by John Lengacher from the In-Law Stables consignment. The mare is carrying her first foal and is a sister to the dam of May Baby.