Thursday, April 24, 2014
The OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training saw a filly by Colonel John garner a winning bid of $310,000, more than 17 times his 2014 stud fee of $17,500.
Colonel John currently ranks fifth on the 2014 Second Crop Sire list, with the $100,000 OBS Championship S. winner Here's Johnny his top earner this year.
Consigned by de Meric Sales, agent, hip No. 1063 sold during the last day of the April 21-24 sale. Donato Lanni, agent, one of the sale's most active buyers, signed the winning ticket. The filly is out of the Touch Gold mare Cinderellaslipper, who has already produced three winners to date. She is a half-sister to South American champion miler Eithan.