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US Maryland 2YOs Day-1: Average Up 3.6%
Overall on Day-1 in Maryland, 156 2YOs sold for US$7,342,500 (down 8.2% on last year's 176 sold for US$7,997,600). But the average of US$47,067 was up 3.6% (last year US$45,441) & the median of US$27,000 was up 8% (last year US$25,000). Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sales director Paget Bennett commented: "It was a good day of selling. You're very pleased when you go in a positive direction." However the clearance rate fell to 74.3% (last year 80%).