Hip No. 215, Saturday Dreams. a son of Justify consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds, agent, went to Maverick Racing & Siena Farms for $1,200,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 March sale of 2-year-olds in training.
The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, is a half brother to graded stakes-placed stakes winner Moon Over Miami out of graded stakes-placed Zinzay, by Smart Strike.
The following horses sold for more than $500,000 during the session:
Hip No. 95, a son Uncle Mo also consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds, agent, was sold to Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt and Jackpot Farm for $950,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Sunshiny Day, by Bernardini, a daughter of champion Storm Song.
Hip No.123, a daughter of City of Light consigned by Top Line Sales, agent, was purchased by K S I for $750,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Tuesday’s Under tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes-placed stakes winner Jo Jo Air out of Tessie Flip, by Grand Slam.
Hip No. 262, a son of Good Magic also consigned by Top Line, was sold for $725,000 to Steven W. Young, agent. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Adventurous Lady out of Ari the the Adventurer, by Pioneer of the Nile.
Spendthrift Farm / Frank Fletcher Racing Operation went to $525,000 for Hip No. 24, a son of Arrogate consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest at the distance. The gray or roan colt is out of graded stakes placed Sensitively.