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Florida 2YOs Day-2: US$240k Mizzen Mast Colt
In the US auction ring, bloodstock agent Patrice Miller's EQB paid top price of US$240,000 for a colt by Mizzen Mast (out of unraced Unbridled mare Copper Rose) during the 2nd session of the 4-day Ocala Breeders Sales Company's April Spring Sale of 2YOs-In-Training Sale in Florida. The Pennsylvania-bred colt (consigned by Paul Sharp as agent) is already named Take A Picture & clocked 21.0sec for 2 furlongs during the pre-sale breeze-up session. The colt (whose dam Copper Rose is a half-sister to Gr3-winner Namaqualand) is a half-brother to winners Hard Lemon & Robust Wish & previously sold for US$60,000 as a weanling at the 2009 Keeneland November Sale.