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Texas 2YOs: Key Numbers Experience Fall
The Fasig-Tipton Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale has experienced decreases "across the board compared with last year" reports thoroughbredtimes.com. The 183 horses sold this year brought an aggregate US$3,263,200 as opposed to last year's 193 sold (from a smaller catalogue) for US$4,476,100. The aggregate decrease was 27.1%. "The buy-back rate this year jumped to 39.2% compared with 26.1% in 2006." The average price was down 23.1% from US$23,192 in 2006 to US$17,832. Also suffering a decline was the median price which dropped 33.3% to US$10,000 from last year's median of US$15,000.