The Run For The Roses Sale was held Saturday, May 5th – Derby Day! - in Frankfort, KY. The sale galloped down the stretch and hit the wire with a $4,814 average on 93 full lots!
High seller on the day at $20,200 was Calbrett Pronto Lovely (VG-87-2YR-CAN), a 3-year-old Pronto fresh again at the end of March out of Calbrett Goldwyn Lyndsey (VG-87-CAN), then EX-94 Lylehaven Lila Z. Consigned by Crasdale Farms and T&L Cattle Ltd of PEI, Lovely was purchased by Dan Hovden of Iowa.
Second high on the day was Lot 1 at $20,000 – a 12/11 Windbrook or choice of five more Windbrooks due in September out of Harvue Roy Frosty (EX-96 2E), two-time Supreme Champion at World Dairy Expo. Kevin Jimerson of Kentucky is the new owner and the calf was consigned by Duckett, Junemann and Armbrust.
Co-managed by Jeff & Lisa Gibson of KY-Bluegrass Genetics and Steve and Amy Olt of Rocky Run Farm, the weekend also featured other events for sale goers including a visit to a thoroughbred horse farm, a Kentucky Bourbon distillery and an afternoon at the races at Churchill Downs! For more sale photos and prices, please see the full report on the All Breeds Blog!
Run For The Roses Sale Averages $4,814