Inaugural Ruidoso Select Foal-In-Utero Sale Average Over $29,500
Ruidoso Horse Sale Company conducted their first Select Foal-In-Utero Sale on Saturday.

Inaugural Ruidoso Select Foal-In-Utero Sale Average Over $29,500

RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—AUGUST 19, 2017—An Apollitical Jess foal-in-utero from the Grade 1 winner and producer First Carolina was the high seller in the inaugural Ruidoso Select Foal-In-Utero Sale at Ruidoso Downs Saturday night.

Leading owner and past AQHA President Johnny Trotter paid $70,000 for an expected February 2018 foal from Grade 1 Heritage Place Futurity winner First Carolina by Mr Jess Perry. The foal will be a half-sibling to Rainbow Futurity(G1) winner Ms First Prize Rose, Remington Park Futurity winner Coronado Cartel and Rainbow Juvenile winner Denver Pass. William E. Smith was the consignor.

Twenty-one of the 26 foal-in-utero's offered grossed $621,500 for a $29,595 average. The median price was $27,000.

Henry Southway was the sale's leading buyer with two purchased totaling $89,000. Ray Willis had three for $80,000 and Johnny Trotter had the one for $70,000.

Rafter W Stables was the leading consignor with three head grossing $129,000. Crystal Springs Farm, Agent sold three for $93,000 and Zerlotti Genetics had four for $92,000.

CLICK HERE for preliminary sale results and a list of hip-by-hip prices.