Midnight Storm Filly Tops CTHS British Columbia Summer Mixed Sale

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (British Columbia Division) Summer Mixed Sale took place Tuesday, Sept. 8, led by a yearling filly from the first crop of Midnight Storm who sold for $46,000 (Canadian).

A total of 49 horses changed hands on Wednesday for revenues of $639,600, down 40 percent from last year’s sale when 64 horses brought $1,065,500. The average sale price declined 21 percent to $13,053 to $16,648, while the median fell 16 percent to $12,000 from $14,250. The buyback rate finished at 30 percent, compared with 24 percent last year.

The sale-topper was purchased by Swift Thoroughbreds Inc. Offered as Hip 75, the dark bay or brown filly is out of the winning Yankee Gentleman mare Harmony Creator, whose four foals to race are all winners, including British Columbian year-end award winner Architecture and stakes-placed Tiptoe.

The Kentucky-bred hails from the family of Grade 1-placed stakes winner Lacquaria. Whitewood Farm consigned her, as agent.

The day’s second-highest price came for Hip 43, a yearling Midnight Lute colt who sold to Peter Redekop B.C. Ltd., for $40,000.

The bay colt is out of the unraced Quality Road mare Unattended, whose first foal to race is the stakes winner At Attention. The British Columbia-bred’s second dam is the Grade 2 winner Go Go, who is the pivot point for runners including Grade 3 winner Miss Kentucky, and graded/group stakes-placed runners Miss Mittagong and Energia Infinity.

Bryan and Carol Anderson’s Wild Rose Farm consigned the colt.

Redekop was the sale’s leading buyer, with four purchases totaling $101,000. Emerald Acres was the top consignor by gross, with five horses sold for $87,000.

To view the auction’s full results, click here.

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