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Florida OBSC 2YOs Day-1: Average Up 7.9%
Overall on Day-1 of the OBSC Sale, 126 lots sold for US$12,182,000 (down 3.6% on last year's 141 sold for US$12,640,000). However the US$96,683 average was up 7.9% (last year US$89,645) & the US$80,000 median was up 6.7% (last year US$75,000). The buy-back rate was 36% (last year 28%). OBSC general manager Tom Ventura summed up: "There was no breakaway horse, but we were still able to improve off last year's average. I thought it was a solid sale & there was some strength in the middle."