Pegasus Sale Deemed Success

First-ever auction at top training and rehab center hits solid numbers

More than 300 people were on hand for the first Pegasus Thoroughbreds 2-year-olds in Training Sale February 15.   Dr. Mark Dedomenico and Glen Todd partnered to hold the sale at Dedomenico’s Pegasus Thoroughbreds Training and Rehabilitation Center in Redmond.

Of the 19 2-year-olds that went through the sales ring, 17 sold for at total of $633,000, a $37,235 average price and a median of $30,000.

Topping the sale was a colt by English Derby winner North Light, who was purchased by Thoroughbred Al and Sandee Kirkwood for $77,000.
Following closely at the sale-topper’s heels was a colt by Stormy Atlantic who was bought by trainer Jerry Hollendorfer for $75,000. Hollendorfer was the second-leading buyer, after signing for three individuals for a $155,000 total.

The highest priced filly sold was an El Corredor filly who was purchased by Southdown Bloodstock for $50,000. The Sierra Madre, Calif.-based company was the sale’s leading buyer with four purchased totaling $164,000.

“Both myself and Glen Todd want to thank all who participated in making this  event so successful,” said Dedomenico. “We are especially grateful to Mike Puhich and his crew for their outstanding job in preparing the horses for the sale.”

 When asked if a 2012 sale would be considered, Dedomenico stated, “I am committed to doing anything that will get new people into our  business.”

California entities purchased seven of the juveniles, with six going to homes in Canada and four  bought by Washingtonians.

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