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Trotters Top Harrisburg Thursday

Published: November 10, 2016 5:48 pm ET

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The Thursday session of the 2016 Harrisburg Mixed Sale is now complete with trotting broodmares and stallion shares making headlines.

Satin Pillows has fetched the highest price of the first mixed sale session. The regally-bred daughter of Conway Hall - Bold Dreamer, already the dam of multiple stakes winner and Dan Patch champ To Dream On, was selling as part of the William Weaver dispersal in foal to Cantab Hall. She was purchased by Hunterton Farms' Steve Stewart for $250,000.

Also garnering much attention was Breeders Crown winner Cedar Dove, who sold in foal to Explosive Matter. The millionairess was purchased by Hanover Shoe Farms for $160,000.

Rounding out the top selling broodmares from the Thursday session was another from the Valley High dispersal, Sugar Wheeler. The daughter of Angus Hall - Quick Credit, whose 2016 yearling Hey Jock fetched the second highest price of the Harrisburg yearling section, went to Concord Stud Farm's Julie Meirs for $150,000.

Thus far, 180 broodmares have amassed gross sales of $4,876,000, bringing an average of $27,089.

While he wasn't present in the sales ring, Muscle Hill remains a red-hot harness racing commodity. Two shares of the stallion were offered in the stallion share section of the auction and both attracted international interest. The first share sold to Hanover Shoe Farms for $175,000 while the second was purchased by Sweden's Reijo Liljendahl for $170,000.

Weanlings sold strongly with 22 foals of 2016 garnering gross sales of $585,000 for an average of $26,591.

The Mixed Sale has a total of 768 entries, including 197 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 24 weanlings, 32 yearlings, 58 stallion shares, and 457 racehorses. The Mixed Sale features top quality dispersals from Peninsula Farm selling broodmares from William Weaver Estate, Concord Stud Farm selling Katz/Libfeld broodmare reduction, and Concord Stud Farm selling stallion shares from William Weaver Estate; Little Miss Dragon p,3, 1:50.2 ($767,634), dam of Delightful Dragon p,5, 1:50 ($475,411) and in foal to Roll With Joe; Symphony In Motion p,6, 1:49 ($1,065,949), dam of Normandy Beach p,2, 1:52.1f-16 ($160,000) and in foal to Sweet Lou; Venus Delight p,5, 1:49.4 ($1.1 million); Charmed Life 4, 1:52.2 ($1.1 million); Bettor Be Steppin p,3, 1:50f ($793,210).

Pedigrees are available online on theblackbook.com. The roster may be searched by trotters and pacers, colts and fillies, as well as by consignors, sires, and state of eligibility.

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