Although there were no six figure sellers in the second day of the Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale Saturday, Oct. 24, the sale prices still held steady. According to the Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale website, a total of 360 yearlings were sold over two days with an average of $19,202 an increase of 6.5 percent over 2019. Prices totaled in excess of $6.9 million over the two-day period that included a new record for an Indiana sired yearling through a sales ring at $240,000 on Friday.
The highest priced yearling through the ring on Saturday was Hip No. 328, another pacing colt by J K Endofanera. Hailing from the Victory Hill Farm consignment, Shared by Me was knocked down for $82,000 and was purchased by Tom Pollack. The colt, who is both Indiana and Kentucky eligible, is from the proven brood mare Sorcha Bluestone, by Rocknroll Hanover. She is the dam of six winners, including Simple Kinda Man by Sportswriter, who has a mark of 1:51.2 and earnings in excess of $225,000. Shared by Me is also a brother to several Indiana sired winners, including Always a Blue Sky, Southern Swagger, and Saks in the City.
Two other yearlings brought $70,000 or more on the second day of the sale. Swan Trixie, Hip No. 201, was knocked down at a price tag of $75,000. Purchased by Anthony Lombardi, the Swan for All filly is the latest foal out of Temple of Heaven, the dam of four winners, including Temple Ruins with a mark of 1:53.3 and earnings in excess of $288,000. The filly was consigned by Oakwood Farms of Montgomery, Ind.
The other top yearling for the day was Hip No. 290, another Swan for All filly. Lady Kolette from the In-Law Stables consignment, is the first foal from the Triumphant Caviar mare Rose Run Rae, who is from an impressive family. She is a half sister to Rose Run Parker, who earned a mark of 1:50.4 and more than $900,000 during his career. Jay Cross signed the ticket for Lady Kolette as agent on behalf of Panic Stable of Middlebury, Ind.
The focus on yearlings now shifts to the Michiana Classic Yearling sale set for Wednesday, Nov. 25 at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana, Ind. Entries are now closed for the fourth annual event in northern Indiana.