Strong November Sales for South Point

A pair of Racing/Broodmare prospects commanded $500,000 and $480,000, respectively at the 2018 Fasig-Tipton November sale and a $150,000 Exaggerator weanling at Keeneleand November highlighted an exceptional bloodstock sales season for South Point Sales.

The stakes-winning/Graded-placed Thundering Sky (Hip #144) was scooped up for $500,000 by Spendthrift Farm midway through the Fasig-Tipton November auction. The 5-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa earned nearly as much on the track for owner Matthew Schera and trainer George Weaver.

Later in the evening, Hip #249 was purchased by Ran Jan Racing for $480,000. The 4-year-old daughter of More Than Ready was a stakes winner this season in the colors of Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc.

South Point also sold a weanling daughter of Lemon Drop Kid (Hip #67) for $125,000 to pinhooker Nick De Meric. The price is by far the highest for a 2018 Lemon Drop Kid foal.

South Point Sales Hip #249 at Fasig-Tipton November
Hip #249, moments before a final bid of $480,000

Across town in Lexington, Kentucky at the Keeneland November sale, South Point sold one of the most popular weanlings from the first crop by Exaggerator. Hip #850, an Exaggerator colt, was hammered down to Linda Rice, agent for $150,000. That figure represents the third-highest bid for a weanling by the 2016 Preakness Stakes (G1) hero.

 

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