$375K Colonel John filly on closing day at OBS April Sale
Friday, April 22, 2016
Colonel John had one of the top offerings during the final day of the OBS April 19-22 Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training, a $375,000 filly purchased by East/West Stable.

The filly, hip No. 1060, was consigned by Winners Circle Stable, agent and is out of the graded stakes-placed Chester House mare Listen, who is a half-sister to multiple graded winner Listen Here. 

"She reminded me a lot of Airoforce," traine Mark Casse, who placed the winning bid, said when comparing the filly to the multiple graded stakes winner he also trains. "The Colonel Johns I have had some luck with are little taller and a little leaner with a great walk. I thought last year Airoforce was impressive on the track and I thought this filly was impressive too." 

Colonel John is the nation's leading Fourth-Crop Sire in three categories: Graded stakes horses (2), winners (47) and wins (59).
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