Brittlyn Stable bought the Zuppardo's Prince colt from Clear Creek Stud, agent. The colt is out of the Northern Baby mare Redwood Rose and was sold just after a weekend in which Northern Baby was represented as the broodmare sire of two stakes winners. The chestnut colt is a full brother to stakes winner Zuppy and his dam is a half-sister to two stakes winners by Zuppardo's Prince, Zuppardo Ardo and Jerold's Princess.Zuppardo's Prince is also connected to the other sale topper. That colt is by Just a Cat and out of the Zuppardo's Prince mare To Geaux. He is just the second foal produced from the stakes placed mare. Consigned by Gabriel Thoroughbreds, the Just a Cat colt was purchased by Quality Farm, J. Davis, agent.
Two colts, one by Zuppardo's Prince and one by Just a Cat, brought $30,000 each to top the Sept. 29 yearling auction conducted by the Breeders Sales Co. of Louisiana.Conducted at Louisiana Downs, the sale saw 162 yearlings sold for $1,112,650, an average of $6,911 and a median of $5,200. Another 53 head were listed as not sold.A smaller mixed session was held the following day in which 68 were sold for $139,250, an average of $2,048 and a median of $1,200. There were 15 bought back.