Rockin Image filly tops first session

The first session of the 2017 Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale posted strong results Friday, October 20. The sale, conducted at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, offered 182 yearlings in the first session, grossing $3.75 million, good for an average of $20,610. That signaled an increase of nearly 31 percent over the 2016 first session.

Rockinbythebeach, a Rockin Image filly, brought the top price in the first session. Consigned as Hip 31 by Swiss Boarding Farm, the filly hammered down for $93,000. The first foal from Somebeachsomewhere mare Antigua Hanover, was purchased by Tim Ottesen of TKO Racing Stable.

Hoosier Classic’s second session will begin Saturday, October 21 at 10 a.m. The sessions can be viewed via live streaming on the sale company website,