The Barretts auction is scheduled for March 13 at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park. The second under tack show will be held on March 11.
Colts by Bertrando and Cherokee Run turned in the fastest workouts on March 5 at the under tack show for the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Southern California. The Bertrando colt, who is named Ashen, covered an eighth of a mile in :10.1, and the Cherokee Run colt breezed a quarter mile in :21.9.Produced from the stakes-winning Septieme Ciel mare St. Helens Shadow, Ashen is consigned to the auction by Sequel Bloodstock. He was purchased by Sequel's Becky Thomas for $175,000 at last year's Del Mar yearling sale. Produced from the stakes-winning Bolger mare Choobloo, the Cherokee Run colt is consigned to the Barretts auction by Maurice Miller. The colt was purchased by Miller from Dromoland/Hartwell, agents, at the 2000 Saratoga yearling sale for $360,000.