Distorted Humor Colt Tops OBS July Sale Finale

Hip No. 1027, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, went to West Bloodstock, Agent for Robert E. & Lawana Low for $700,000 to top the final session as well as the entire Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.

The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Sunday’s under tack session, is out of Tizacity, by Tizway, a daughter of stakes winner Vindy City.

  • Hip No. 724, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Carolyn Wilson for $260,000. The bay colt, who worked an under tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is a half-brother to graded stakes winner Keen Pauline out of Grand Pauline, by Two Punch.
  • Hip No. 983, a son of Laoban consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, who sped the Sunday under tack session’s fastest eighth in :9 4/5, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $255,000. The bay colt is out of One Look, by Henny Hughes, a half-sister to graded stakes placed Before You Know It.
  • Oracle Bloodstock, Agent for Amanda Butler went to $230,000 for Hip No. 783, Faithful Soldier, a son of Not This Time who turned in an under tack quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, the dark bay or brown colt is out of Impetuous Youth, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of Grade 1 winner I Believe in You.
  • Hip No. 859, a daughter of Anchor Down consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Down Neck Stables LLC for $200,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is a half-sister to graded stakes placed current 3-year-old OBS graduate Dream Marie, second in the recent Delaware Oaks (G3), out of Lin Marie, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Coy Cat.

For the session, 179 2-year-olds sold for a total of $6,396,700, compared with 186 grossing $7,510,100 at last year’s third session. The average was $35,736, compared with $40,377 a year ago, while the median price was $15,000, compared to $17,000 in 2019. The buyback percentage was 18.3 percent; it was 15.8 percent last year.

Four older horses sold for $42,000 compared to nine bringing $69,200 in 2019.

For the entire sale, 517 2-year-olds sold for $15,830,800 compared with 615 horses grossing $21,349,300 a year ago. The average was $30,621, compared to $34,714 a year while the median price was $13,000 compared with $17,000 in 2019. The buyback percentage was 20.5 percent; it was 18.7 percent last year.

Next on the OBS agenda is the October Sale, set for Oct. 13 through Oct. 15, featuring Yearlings, 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age.

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