Graded stakes winner Double Honor will stand in 2011 at Chad and Tracey's McCallum's McCallum View Farm near Moriarty, N.M.
Farnsworth Farms' Jet Propulsion takes the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Turf. The gelded son of Double Honor makes his first start for trainer Marty Wolfson after being claimed for $50,000.
A daughter of Sweetsouthernsaint brought the top price of $26,000 during the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association yearling sale, which was held July 26 at Canterbury Park.
- By Ryan Conley
Trainer Barclay Tagg went to $50,000 on behalf of David Mahan for a Lion Hearted colt to top the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga open yearling sale held Aug. 14 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The auction realized declines in gross, median, and average from last year's event while selling three more horses.
A colt by Double Honor brought $180,000 from agent Buzz Chace to top the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 24.
A colt by Double Honor consigned by agent M & H Training & Sales sped an eighth in :10 flat to post the fastest time at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.
Double Honor, a graded stakes winner as a 2-year-old, will stand in 2006 at Manuel Andrade's Get Away Farms near Lowell, Fla.
Kinsman Stable's Beacon Shine, winner of the Flash Stakes at Belmont Park, is among 973 2-year-olds eligible for this year's $1.2 million Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder, the highest total since 1987.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. continued the upswing in juvenile sales seen so far this year, its April auction showing huge gains in gross and average. Also, the number of horses bought back by their consignors dropped markedly, and a record price for the sale was established.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's April auction of 2-year-olds in training ended with a bang Friday as the price for a Double Honor filly named Wonderful Honor soared to $380,000.
Wonderful Honor zipped three eighths in :33 3/5 Saturday to post the fastest work at the distance during the fourth and final session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's April sale of 2-year-olds in training.
A colt and filly from the first crop of Double Honor had two of the fastest workout times during Saturday's and Sunday's Under Tack shows for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Graded stakes winner Double Honor was represented by his first winner when Lady Honoree won May 20 at Calder Race Course
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