Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic sale posted an increase in average sale price
- December 11, 2022
- By Staff Writers
TIMONIUM, Md.--Thoroughbred sales both in this country and abroad have enjoyed a spectacular year in 2022, with all but one sale in this country setting record after record, and yet another, the Midlantic December Mixed & Horses of Racing Age sale on Dec. 6, also posted an increase in average over last year’s edition.
Not only did the average increase, but the $260,000 sale topper was the second most expensive offering since the sale began offering a horses of racing age supplement in 2018.
Radical Right (Hip 281), second in the City of Laurel Stakes at Laurel on Nov. 26, topped the sale when sold for $260,000 to Tom Kagele from the consignment of Northview Stallion Station (David Wade), agent.
Supplemented to the Horses of Racing Age portion of the catalogue after his first stakes placing, Radical Right is a 3-year-old son of First Samurai out of the Sky Mesa mare Emily with a lifetime record of three wins, six seconds, and three thirds from 15 starts and earnings of $179,100.
Heldish (Hip 243), a multiple stakes placed winner this year at 2, sold for $160,000 to trainer Michael Maker from the consignment of GreenMount Farm, agent.
By Great Notion, Maryland’s leading sire since 2017, out of the winning Street Sense mare Everything Magic, the 2-year-old colt finished second in the Maryland Million Stakes at Laurel on Oct. 22 and third in the James F. Lewis III Stakes a tLaurel on Nov.12 with a career record of one win, three seconds, and two thirds, and he has never been off the board in five total starts and earnings of $92,900 to date.
Maryland-bred Heldish was purchased for $40,000 from the consignment of Becky Davis, agent, at last year’s Midlantic Fall Yearlings sale.