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Havre de Grace Sells for $10,000,000.

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  • Havre de Grace Sells for $10,000,000.

    Buyer hasn't been shown yet. Hope she stays in the U.S. !

    ETA: Whisper Hill Farm bought her!

    In Lingerie RNA at 2,200,000.
    Last edited by skydy; Nov. 5, 2012, 09:28 PM.

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    CANTER (www.canterusa.org) is auctioning off a Havre de Grace halter to benefit retiring racehorses on Ebay next week. Search "Havre de Grace" on EBay.

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    • #3
      It's funny about prices. Some stats that stood out to me... of course there are other numbers that are interesting, but these:

      ........................E Speed......Earnings
      Name.................Figure.......Per Start.....Auction Results


      Havre de Grace.....121........$161,636.......$10,000,000
      Blind Luck............121..........149,069.........2,500 ,000
      Zagora................120..........107,663........ .2,500,000
      Switch................118............61,648....... ..4,300,000


      Cute Blind Luck video I came upon while looking at stats:
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXPPQFJZvAk
      "Random capitAlization really Makes my day." -- AndNirina

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      • #4
        Same buyer of HdG (Florida-based owner and breeder Mandy Pope) picks up another great gal - Plum Pretty, acquired for $4.2 million.

        The video of last night's auction of Havre de Grace for $10M which in all honesty seems exceedingly anticlimactic despite the dollar amount. Maybe its just me.

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          #5
          Originally posted by PeteyPie View Post
          It's funny about prices. Some stats that stood out to me... of course there are other numbers that are interesting, but these:

          ........................E Speed......Earnings
          Name.................Figure.......Per Start.....Auction Results


          Havre de Grace.....121........$161,636.......$10,000,000
          Blind Luck............121..........149,069.........2,500 ,000
          Zagora................120..........107,663........ .2,500,000
          Switch................118............61,648....... ..4,300,000


          Cute Blind Luck video I came upon while looking at stats:
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXPPQFJZvAk
          Ahh but the pedigree.. Not many sired by St. Liam!

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          • #6
            But... but... but Blind Luck has Broad Brush!
            "Random capitAlization really Makes my day." -- AndNirina

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            • #7
              Is $10 million the most expensive auction price for a filly or broodmare? I know some colts have sold for more but I'm not sure about a filly or mare.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by ravenclaw View Post
                Is $10 million the most expensive auction price for a filly or broodmare? I know some colts have sold for more but I'm not sure about a filly or mare.
                HdG: third-highest price ever for broodmare at public auction

                Havre de Grace becomes the third most-expensive broodmare or broodmare prospect to sell at public auction, behind Better Than Honour ($14 million at Fasig-Tipton in November 2008) and Playful Act ($10.5 million at Keeneland in November 2007).

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Glimmerglass View Post
                  HdG: third-highest price ever for broodmare at public auction

                  Havre de Grace becomes the third most-expensive broodmare or broodmare prospect to sell at public auction, behind Better Than Honour ($14 million at Fasig-Tipton in November 2008) and Playful Act ($10.5 million at Keeneland in November 2007).
                  Soooooo, have Better Than Honour and/or Playful Act produced money earners since their respective purchases? Just curious!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by JumpQH View Post
                    Soooooo, have Better Than Honour and/or Playful Act produced money earners since their respective purchases? Just curious!
                    What they've produced (of racing age) since they were sold.

                    Better Than Honour:
                    2009: -
                    2010: Better Not Cry, filly by Street Cry (IRE), unraced

                    Playful Act (IRE):
                    2008: -
                    2009: Anjaz, filly by Street Cry (IRE), raced in ENG, winner in 6 starts thus far with earnings of $25,972, last raced Oct 17
                    2010: Tearless (GB), filly by Street Cry (IRE), unraced
                    "No, not anything goes, I said no rules!"

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