WinStar Farm stallion Pure Prize had the highest priced filly of the first day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in Training sale in Timonium, Md., on May 20 when trainer Lynn Whiting went to $240,000 for the chestnut juvenile.
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Acting on behalf of Oaklawn Park owner Charles Cella, Whiting purchased hip No. 167 from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent. The filly had worked an eighth in :10 3/5 at the breeze show.
"She's a class act," said Whiting. "She's a good-looking filly and she's seems to be the right kind."
Bred in Maryland by Dark Hollow Farm, the filly is out of the stakes-placed Not For Love mare Bamba and is a half sister to stakes winner Plum, winner of the 2011 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship at Laurel.