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Six-Figure First Down Dash Filly Tops Opening Session of Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale on Thursday
Reliance Ranches, LLC paid $100,000 for Thursday's sale-topper, Hip 222 Psyclone, from the consignment of Bobby D. Cox.

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Six-Figure First Down Dash Filly Tops Opening Session of Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale on Thursday

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–NOVEMBER 3, 2022–Psyclone, a daughter of all-time leading sire First Down Dash, was the high-seller in the opening session of a three-day Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City.

“Day 1 concluded with an average sales price of $14,852 which is 17% less than last year’s average sales price of $17,906 for Quarter Horse yearlings,” Heritage Place General Manager Spence Kidney said following the sale. “We sold 84% of the Quarter Horse yearlings offered today.

Session 2, Thoroughbred yearlings ,averaged $4,454 compared to $5,293 last year with 80% of them marked sold.

Today’s Quarter Horse Yearling Session reported gross receipts of $3,099,200 on 208 head sold, a $14,852 average and $8,000 median.

“Friday and Saturday will offer two more sale sessions of mixed horses to conclude this year’s sale,” Kidney said. “We have some quality consignments for day 2 and 3 which will include something for everyone.”

Reliance Ranches, LLC paid $100,000 for Hip 222, Psyclone, from the consignment of Bobby D. Cox.  The First Down Dash filly from the champion Mr Jess Perry mare Matabari is a half-sister to stakes winner Gangster Americano.

Brenda Reiswig purchased the #2 high-seller, Hip 291 Jess A Frency Girl, for $92,000 from the Cavenaugh Quarter Horses, LLC consignment. The daughter of leading sire Apollitical Jess is the first foal from the stakes winning Pyc Paint Your Wagon mare Veuve Clicquot. This is the family of stakes winner Apollitical Hero and champion Feature Hero.

Also, from the Bobby D. Cox consignment the #3 high-seller Hip 125 Politiko brought a final bid of $90,000 from the Edward B. Melzer Revocable Trust. The daughter of a leading sire Favorite Cartel is from the Grade 1 finalist Apolitical Pac, by Apollitical Jess.

Reliance Ranches, LLC was the opening session leading buyer with two purchases totaling $107,800. Emmanuel Villareal paid $105,000 for four head while Rechuan Suarez MVZ purchased five yearlings for $104,200.

Bobby D. Cox was the leading consignor or agent in session one with seven yearlings grossing $320,500.  Cavenaugh Quarter Horses, LLC sold four head for $197,200 and Burns Ranch, Agent had seven head gross $168,800.

First Down Dash was the leading sale sire of Quarter Horse yearlings (by average, two or more sold) with two head averaging $70,500. Favorite Cartel had four in session one for $58,50 average and Apollitical Jess sold six head for a $51,280 average.

For preliminary results of only session-one (Quarter Horses) on Thursday, including hip-by-hip prices, CLICK HERE.

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Friday (Nov 4th) a breeding to champion Tarzinito will be sold to benefit the Disabled Jockeys Fund, promptly at 10 a.m. Hips 333 thru 619 will be offered as mixed session 3.

A reception sponsored by OQHRA will be held in the Heritage Place Restaurant & Club following Saturday's final hip.

Session 4, the final session offering Hips 620 thru 906, will start promptly 10 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 5th), consisting of mixed horses. A second breeding to champion Tarzinito will be sold to benefit the Disabled Jockeys Fund prior to the start of the final session.

CLICK HERE for an online preview of the catalog.

Online bidding instructions can be found HERE.

For additional information visit the sale company website at heritagepalce.com or call (405) 682-4551.