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Winter Mixed Opening Session Down Over Last Year
Heritage Place kicked of their 39th Winter Mixed Sale on Thursday in Oklahoma City.

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Winter Mixed Opening Session Down Over Last Year

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKóJANUARY 18, 2018óHeritage Place opened their 39th Winter Mixed Sale today (Thursday) with weaker numbers than the same session a year ago.

"Day 1's average was down $1,677 compared to last year's first day. We sold 88% of the horses offered," Spence Kidney, Heritage Place General Manager, said Thursday evening. "We probably had one of the greatest day 1 crowds for an opening Winter Mixed session in awhile and look forward to a great catalog for the next two days," he added.

During the first day (Thursday), $2,059,200 was traded on 240 lots sold for an $8,580 average and $5,500 median.

Fabian Bustamantes paid $62,000 for the high-seller Hip 288, a 2-year-old Corona Cartel colt from the G3-placed This Snow Is Royal mare A Snow Fling. Chris Benedict, Agent for AECOM/URS Federal Services, Inc. consigned the half-brother to Dash For Cash Futurity(G1) winner A Snow Cartel.

A pair of mares tied for the second high-sellers on Thursday at $50,000 apiece.

Donald Cavenaugh purchased Hip 38 Reloaded And Ready, a stakes producing Shazoom mare from the consignment of George "Buddy" Suthers. The half-sister to Champion Four Forty Blast, multiple stakes sire Holland Ease and Grade 1 producer Las Alamitos was in-foal to champion Jess Good Candy.

Late in the opening session PV Quarter Horse Farms, LLC sold Black Gold Futurity Championship(RG3) winner This Candys Okay to Billy Peterson for $50,000. The stakes winning and producing Okey Dokey Dale mare, from the Disco Jerry (TB) mare Send The Guys Candy, was also in-foal to Jess Good Candy.

The aforementioned Donald Cavenaugh paid $40,000 for a Corona Cartel "Foal In Utero" out of the Grade 1 producing Walk Thru Fire mare Whatfire. Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for Ron & Denise VanAmburgh was the consignor.

Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent was the leading consignor by gross in session one with 24 head brining $305,000. Bobby D. Cox sold 15 head $94,700 and Chris Benedict, Agent for AECOM/URS Federal Services, Inc. sold two head for $83,000.

Valiant Hero was the leading "short yearling" sale sire (by average with two or more selling) with two for $11,000. FDD Dynasty had three short yearlings average $10,400 and Coronado Cartel saw five head average $8,840.

Champion Jess Good Candy was opening session leading covering sire (by average with two or more selling) with two head for $50,000. Hes Relentless had two in-foal mares average $20,750 and One Fabulous Eagle had four average $9,675.

CLICK HERE for preliminary results from day one (including hip-by-hip prices.

The second session will kick-off promptly at 10:00 am Friday (Jan 19) offering Hips 307 thru 612.

The Winter Mixed catalog is available for download at the Heritage Place website www.heritageplace.com.

The Winter Mixed catalog is also available for download through RGP Catalog App. Search for RGP Catalog App on iTunes or Google Play.

For additional information contact Heritage Place Sale Company at 405.682.4551.

Preliminary sales results can found in the Auction Leaders section on StallioneSearch.com following each day's session.