Total Truth Colt Tops 2012 Sale with $80,000 Bid
Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale Company LLC held its annual yearling sale Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and business was strong. Over the two-day event, the company sold more than 300 yearlings while posting a nearly 21 percent increase in average over the 2011 sale. A total of 326 yearlings grossed $2.36 million, good for an average of $7,251. By comparison, the company sold 521 babies in 2011, averaging $6,004.
A colt from the first crop of champion pacer Total Truth topped the sale for consignor Peninsula Farm. Dueces, cataloged as Hip 37 and the first foal from Breeders Crown champion Artcotic, brought an $80,000 final bid. Clyde Francis of Houston, Del. made the purchase.
Bo DeLong purchased Always A Virgin colt Topville Challengr for the second-highest price of the sale, signing a $55,000 slip. The yearling is a full brother to double Indiana Sires Stakes Gold final winner Always About Katey, also owned by DeLong, his son Pat, and Katey McClymont.
A filly from the first crop of Swan For All brought the top price for trotters. Swan Life To Live, consigned by Cornerstone Stock Farm, brought $27,000. Kay Willis signed the ticket for the trotter.
2013 Sale Schedule
Below is the schedule for our 2013 yearling sale.
Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26, 2013
Indiana State Fairgrounds