If I read correctly...Mandy Pope bought Maggy Hawk12 this am for 400.000MH is a really big girl and lives at Stonestreet...I saw this filly on their fb page while following Taco and Chili last year...MH12 is Afleet Alex's full sister...I think i remember that Ms Pope purchased both Havre de Grace & Plum Pretty last yr...hmmmmmmm interesting She also bought one of the 17 sales toppers. I forget which though...
If I read correctly...Mandy Pope bought Maggy Hawk12 this am for 400.000MH is a really big girl and lives at Stonestreet...I saw this filly on their fb page while following Taco and Chili last year...MH12 is Afleet Alex's full sister...I think i remember that Ms Pope purchased both Havre de Grace & Plum Pretty last yr...hmmmmmmm interesting
Mandy Pope really seems to have her eye out for top fillies/mares. It looks like depth in the dam's side makes a lot of difference at these sales.
Hip 1534, half-sister to Hansen. Sells for $130,000. I was surprised at the low winning bid, until I saw the dam’s side. I didn't realize, that except for Hansen, going back to his fourth dam, there is no black-type on his maternal side, (don't know what there is after the fourth dam). Looks like the burden is on Stormy Sunday to keep her female family alive.1st damSTORMY SUNDAY, by Sir Cat. 3 wins in 4 starts at 3, $33,046. Dam of 3 otherregistered foals, 3 of racing age, 3 to race, 2 winners--HANSEN (c. by Tapit). 5 wins in 9 starts at 2 and 3, $1,810,805, champion2-year-old colt, Breeders' Cup Juvenile [G1] (CD, $1,080,000), GothamS. [G3] (AQU, $240,000), Iowa Derby [G3] (PRM, $150,000), BluegrassCat Kentucky Cup Juvenile S. [L] (TP, $60,105), 2nd Toyota Blue GrassS. [G1] (KEE, $150,000), Holy Bull S. [G3] (GP, $80,000).Tapanna (g. by Tapit). 4 wins at 3 and 4, placed at 5, 2013, $83,393.Gunderson (c. by Corinthian). Placed at 3, 2013, $5,695.2nd damTHINKIN'STRAIT, by Highland Park. Winner at 3 and 4, $14,042. Dam of 4other foals, 2 to race, both winners--Isabella Monique. Winner at 3, $16,333.Fast and Strait. Winner at 3 and 4, $15,854.3rd damTESCUDERA, by Temperence Hill. Placed at 3, $5,800. Dam of 1 foal, above.4th damTHORN APPLE, by Stevward. Placed in 1 start at 2. Dam of 3 other foals, 1 torace--Pleasant Evening. 3 wins at 2 and 3, $66,120.The sire of Hansen’s half-sister is Act of War.Act of War doesn’t have much to recommend either:By ACT OF WAR (1998). Black-type winner of 9 races, 2 to 9, $406,696, CardinalH.-R (AP, $51,690), Springfield S.-R (AP, $45,000), 2nd Jim EdgarIllinois Futurity-R (HAW, $20,435), 3rd Milwaukee Avenue H.-R (HAW, $9,-504). Sire of 2 crops of racing age, 9 foals, 7 starters, 2 winners of 3 racesand earning $59,922, Military Action ($23,070), Act Torrid ($19,945).
Doesn't it seem funny that STORMY SUNDAY went from being bred to Tapit to a $1,000 fee sire who only has 9 foals? I wonder if she is in foal for 2014, and if so to who.