A colt by Harlan's Holiday was purchased by Stonestreet and George Bolton for $310,000 to become the sale topper slightly more than halfway through the July 12 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.
Produced from the stakes-placed Include mare Acrosstheborder, the colt was bred in Kentucky by Alvin D. Haynes and was consigned by Crossroads Sales, agent.
Harlan's Holiday stands at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky. (It previously was reported he stood at Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.) Another colt by Harlan's Holiday sold earlier in the sale for $225,000.
The price was a little high but kind of right in line,” said agent John Moynihan, who signed the ticket. “I think the really good ones are bringing $200,000-plus.”
Prior to the sale, Crossroads’ Greg Burchell said the colt was an attractive specimen.
“He’s a big, physical colt with great presence,” said Burchell of the bay yearling. “He has a wonderful constitution. He is by a productive stallion right now. His mother put some size on him. He has a beautiful walk and a lovely body.”
Canadian Envoy, the colt’s second dam, is a stakes-winning daughter of Deputy Ministerwho is the granddam of two stakes winners.
Bolton and Stonestreet, owned by Barbara Banke, the widow of the late Jess Jackson, race stakes winner Astrology in partnership.