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Los Al Sale Concludes with Solid Numbers

Mr Jess Perry filly sells for $140,000 on Sunday to top two-day auction.
October 7, 2012

Jet Takeoff

Jet Takeoff, a yearling filly by Mr Jess Perry, topped the Los Alamitos Equine Mixed Sale at $140,000 * Photo courtesy Four Sixes Ranch

A yearling daughter of Mr Jess Perry topped an upbeat Los Alamitos Equine Mixed Sale after bringing $140,000 on Sunday afternoon. Abigail Kawananakoa purchased the chestnut filly from Four Sixes Ranch, agent.

Produced from the First Down Dash mare Takeoff Royally, the filly is a full sister to All American Futurity (G1) runner-up Take Off Jess ($380,087 at 2) and Hobbs America Juvenile Invitational (R) runner-up Jess Takeoff.

Preliminary results from the two-day auction concluded on Sunday include a gross of $5,013,400 for the 327 horses that were sold. The average price was $15,331, and the median price was $9,200. Last year's record-setting sale recorded 340 horses sold for $5,809,600, a $17,087 average and $9,500 median.

The second high-seller, Risky Pursuits by Corona Cartel, sold in the opening session on Saturday for $102,000. Sammy A. Valeriano purchased the sorrel colt from Lazy E Ranch, agent for John Andreini.

Andreini bred the yearling in California from the Grade 1-winning Tolltac mare Dinastia Toll Brz ($191,896). She is the dam of 11 ROM including champion and leading second-crop sire FDD Dynasty ($1,173,001), stakes winner Fishers Destiny ($39,210), Grade 2-placed Brazilian Dasher ($97,935) and stakes-placed First Dinastia ($42,985).

Ed Allred was the sale's leading buyer with four purchases for $159,000. Sammy Valeriano bought two head for $150,000, and Julia Cesar Encinas bough eight head for $144,500.

Burns Ranch, agent, led all consignors and agents with 55 head totaling $938,500. Edward C. Allred had 35 head bring $855,400, and Lazy E Ranch LLC, agent for John Andreini, sold 11 head for $363,700.

Corona Cartel was the leading yearling sale sire (by average with two or more sold) with four head averaging $50,500. Mr Jess Perry had eight yearlings average $41,750, and First Down Dash saw 10 yearlings average $40,200. Foose was the leading first-crop sale sire with 16 head averaging $15,056.

FDD Dynasty led all covering sires (by average with two or more sold) with two mares averaging $8,100. Stel Corona had five for a $7,380 average, and Divide The Cash had five in-foal mares average $7,000.

For preliminary sale results, including hip-by-hip figures, CLICK HERE.