OBS Sale Average Up First Day; $350,000 for A.P. Jet Colt

Four horses brought $100,000 or more and the average increased 8.5% Monday during the first of four days of selling at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring auction.

The top price was $350,000 which Sheikh Mohammed's agent John Ferguson paid for a colt by A. P. Jet out of the Wavering Monarch mare Manor Queen. Named Blue Sunday, the colt is a half-brother to stakes winner Infinite Justice. He was consigned by Nick de Meric, agent.

A colt from the first crop by Tiger Ridge out of the Tri Jet mare Jet n' Tune brought $210,000. Consigned by Hartley/De Renzo, agent, he was purchased by Narvick International.

Two colts brought $100,000 each: a Doneraile Court -- Let It Air colt sold by Oxbow Racing to Harry Aleo; and a Notebook -- Miss Skippy colt sold by Sequel Bloodstock, agent, to Brian Koriner.

Overall, 173 2-year-olds were sold for $4,569,100, an average of $26,411. There were 65 juveniles, 27.3%, listed as not sold.