Hip 46 Distorted Humor-Half Queen sold $625,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales.

Hip 46 Distorted Humor-Half Queen sold $625,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales.

Joe DiOrio

Half Brother to Halfbridled Brings $625,000

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas purchases colt by Distorted Humor out of Half Queen.

A chestnut colt named Half Strike, by Distorted Humor Half Queen, by Deputy Minister, sold for $625,000 to trainer D. Wayne Lukas as agent for Robert Baker and William Mack. Eaton Sales sold the colt as agent.

Eaton Sales, as agent, sold the colt bred by Wertheimer Et Frere, which also bred and raced the colt’s half sister, Halfbridled, who was 2003 champion 2-year-old filly and winner of the Breeder’s Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) and Del Mar Debutante Stakes (gr. I). The colt’s second dam, At The Half, produced multiple graded stakes winner Lu Ravi.