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2017 Lexington Selected Sale Results

Published: October 3, 2017 5:45 pm ET

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Results will be updated online for the fifth and final session of the 2017 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale.

The sale, to be held as usual at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion in Lexington, Kentucky, concludes tonight (October 7). The auction coincides with The Red Mile's Grand Circuit meet.

Tuesday's opening night of the 2017 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale concluded with Rifleman, a colt from the first crop of Father Patrick, proving to be the sale topper.

Courant Inc of Delray Beach, Florida collared Hip 35 Rifleman the first foal out of Designed To Be (1:51.3 - $656,166), for $330,000. He was consigned by Kentuckiana Farms.

A total of 93 yearlings went through the sales ring during the opening session at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Kentucky, with sales totaling $10.6 million for an average of $114,344 per yearling.

Trotting filly Beautiful Sin commanded a bid of $480,000 to top the second session of the sale, held Wednesday evening (October 4).

Hip 239 Beautiful Sin attracted $480,000 from agent Robert Lindstrom of Sweden. The first foal of Sina is by 2009 Hambletonian winner Muscle Hill; the Pennsylvania-eligible filly was consigned by Northwood Bloodstock Agency, for Jeff Gural's Allerage Farm.

In all, 158 yearlings passed through the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion ring through the second session. Total sales for the evening were $12.1 million, for an average purchase price of $76,873.

A final price of $335,000 proved to be the Thursday topper in session three of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, and it was owner Kenneth Jacobs of Baldwinsville, NY signing the ticket on the high-priced youngster.

Hip #368 Southwind Bugz, who was consigned by Preferred Equine Inc, is a son of Muscle Hill out of the Andover Hall mare, Missymae Bluestone. She’s already produced a pair of big money-winning siblings in Southwind Mozart (1:51.4) and Southwind Cocoa (1:55.2).

Mettle was the sale topper for the fourth session of the 2017 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale on Friday evening (October 6) at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion in Kentucky.

Mettle, from the first crop of 2014 Hambletonian champion Trixton, was the highest priced yearling of the day with a final bid of $180,000. Consigned by the Hunterton Sales Agency, the colt out of the Yankee Glide mare Angelette Hanover, a Breeders Crown runner-up, was purchased by Celebrity Farms of New York City.

Ohio-sired Roughcut, Hip 608, recorded the highest price tag on the closing night of the sale Friday, October 7, selling for $300,000 to S S G Stables. Consigned by Hunterton Sales Agency, the son of McArdle is the first foal for Red River Hanover mare Miss Scarlett, who earned $518,539 in her three-year campaign. Miss Scarlett is also a half sister to Ticket To Rock, who earned over $1-million racing through her five-year-old season.

The final session saw 87 enter the sales ring, collecting $2,341,000 in sales, an average of about $27,000 a yearling.

More than $36 million in sales have been generated from the 622 horses sold over the five days of the sale. The average sale price of the entire sale was about $57,877.

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