April 28 – Eleven juveniles by Violence commanded six-figure prices at the annual OBS April Two-Year-Old in Training sale.
Eight of the 11 brought in excess of $200,000 topped by a $450,000 colt purchased out of the Envision Equine consignment.
Many of the top-selling Violence juveniles were very successful pinhooks, including Hip #572, latest pinhooking score for Sallusto & Albina. Nick and Hanzly purchased the filly from Arthur Hancock’s Stone Farm at Keeneland September for $55,000. She changed hands at OBS April for $165,000.
Other profitable OBS April pinhooks by Violence include:
OBS April Hip #1165 Yearling price: $35,000 OBS April price: $320,00
OBS April Hip #931 Yearling price: $75,000 OBS April price: $280,000
OBS April Hip #404 Yearling price: $100,000 OBS April price: $250,000
OBS April Hip #423 Yearling price: $67,000 OBS April price: $235,000
OBS April Hip #377 Yearling price: $33,000 OBS April price: $225,000
OBS April Hip #405 Yearling price: $40,000 OBS April price: $225,000
The progeny of Violence have also turned heads in Europe. A colt by the Grade 1 winner was purchased for 210,000 gns (about $268,000) at the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up sale.
Violence was a Sallusto & Albina yearling purchase and now stands at Hill ‘n’ Dale farm in Kentucky.