Numbers Mixed for OBS Winter Auction
Photo: Joe DiOrio
Hip 234 by Scat Daddy sold for $105,000

Gross was up slightly for the Jan. 28 open session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale, which was topped by a yearling Scat Daddy filly that sold for $105,000.

W.D. North Thoroughbreds and Morris Bloodstock, agent, purchased the filly consigned by Summerfield, agent. She is out of the Songandaprayer mare Perennial Song and her third dam, Fiscal Year, produced multiple graded stakes winners Yearly Report and Condo Commando.

Summerfield topped the session's consignors with 29 horses sold for $478,700.

For the open session, 165 horses sold for $1,197,300, up 9.7%% from $1,091,100 for 142 horses sold in 2015. The average of $7,256 was down 5.5% from $7,684 last year, while the median of $4,000 remained even with 2015.

One More Shot, a 3-year-old Trappe Shot   colt out of the Tactical Cat mare Orion's Daughter, topped the horses of all ages session at $145,000. One More Shot, purchased by Jagger Inc. from Niall Brennan, agent, broke his maiden by eight lengths at Tampa Bay Downs in December in his only start.

Jagger Inc. was the top buyer during the horses of all ages session—and the overall sale—with four purchased for $199,500. Niall Brennan was the leading consignor for the horses of all ages section with six sold for $293,000.

Sixty-one horses sold during the horses of all ages session for $987,700, down 20% from $1,235,700 for 71 horses sold last year. The average of $16,192 was down 6.9% from $17,404, but median jumped 33% to $10,000 from $7,500.

For the two-day sale in Ocala, Fla., 364 horses sold for $4,670,100, down 3.6% from $4,846,800 in 2015. The average of $12,830 was down 9.7% from last year, while the median of $6,000 was down 16.6% from $7,200 in 2015.

Summerfield was the top consignor overall with 42 horses sold for $825,500.

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