Swing Again Tops Final OBSC Mixed Session

(Edited OBSC Release)
Swing Again, a 7-year-old mare in foal to High Fly, went to Off The Hook for $30,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2006 Fall Mixed Sale.

Consigned by Live Oak Stud, the dark bay or brown mare is out of graded stakes winner Dancin Renee, by Distinctive Pro.

Wrangler Red, an 8-year-old Rare Red mare in foal to Wildcat Heir, was sold to True Breeding and Sales for $22,000. Consigned by agent Tara Stables, the chestnut mare, a half sister to stakes winner Captain Countdown, is out of stakes winner Bearly Cooking, by Really Cooking.

For the final session, 128 horses grossed $621,600 compared with 164 horses bringing a total of $746,300 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $4,856, compared with $4,551 in 2005, while the median price was $2,500, identical to last year's figure. The buyback rate was 32.3%%; it was 22.2% a year ago.

For the two open sessions, 236 horses sold for $1,108,800, compared with 313 bringing $1,443,100 in 2005. The average price was $4,698 compared with $4,611 a year ago, while the median price was $2,700, compared with $3,000 in 2005. The buyback percentage was 32.4%; it was 18.5% last year.

Eighteen yearlings brought a total of $54,200, compared with 31 yearlings selling for a total of $97,300 in 2005. The average price was $3,011 compared with $3,139 a year ago. The median price was $2,100; it was $1,500 last year.

For the three Consignor Preferred sessions, 592 horses sold for a total of $12,765,900, compared with 559 horses bringing $12,458,500 last year. The average was $21,564 compared with $22,287 a year ago, while the median price was $12,000 compared with last year's $14,000. The buyback percentage was 35%; it was 27.8% in 2005.

Sixteen horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 10 a year ago.

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