Captain was the leading sire of both pacers and trotters with his 14 yearlings averaging a remarkable $225,500 at the Lexington Selected Sale on Tuesday, October 5th. There were 12 Captains that sold for $100,000+, 8 for $200,000+ and 4 brought $300,000 or more for an aggregate total of $3,157,000.
The Captain fillies were the stars of the evening with 9 averaging $238,890. Lot #20 Seashell was knocked down for $450,000 to become the session’s top selling pacer. This filly, a full sister to 3YO Grand Circuit winner of over $1 million Blue Diamond Eyes was purchased by Tony Alagna. Lot #24, a filly out of the 20-time winner & millionaire Bedroom Confessions, was sold for $400,000 and Lot #53 Knights Tale, a full sister to Workin Ona Mystery, brought $350,000. Lot #92 Kygo, a Captaintreacherous three-quarter sister to the Empire sire Stay Hungry, was hammered down at $340,000.
There were 6 Captain colts sold for an average of $167,830 including Lot #40, Andy Mac Hanover, out of the American Ideal mare Ameraway, who brought a very respectable $295,000. Lot #65 Captain Batboy, out of a Rock N Roll Heaven mare, and Lot #74 Captain Taylor, whose dam is the World Champion mare Higher And Higher by Western Terror, each sold for a price tag of $200,000.