Sailors Shadow fetched the highest price at the 2022 Ontario Select Yearling Sale, held on Sunday (Sept. 25) at Winbak Farm of Canada in Inglewood, Ont.
A son of Shadow Play and the first foal of Pink Ideal, Sailors Shadow sold for $40,000 to Mark Burns of Mississauga, Ont. Pink Ideal is a half-sister to near quarter-million dollar earner Kays Shadow, and hails from the family of world champion Big Jim. Winbak Farm is the breeder.
Bettors Rush sold from the Winbak consignment for $25,000 to Blake MacIntosh of St. George, Ont. A son of Bettors Delight - Sister Pippa, Bettors Rush is the first Bettors Delight foal from the dam sub-1:55 performers Riskapippa and Sister Said.
The highest priced trotter in the sale was Eiffel Power, a son of My MVP out of French Doll. A brother to two sub-1:56 performers including $220,000 earner Frenchmen, Eiffel Power was purchased from the Winbak consignment by an online bidder.
A total of 50 yearlings sold during the Ontario Select Yearling Sale, with a gross total of $604,500 to average $12,090 per yearling.
"Although the weather didn't cooperate, it was nice to be selling yearlings today," Winbak's Pat Woods told Trot Insider. "We really appreciate everyone who inspected, bid and bought yearlings from our third annual sale. We are very thankful that owners are supporting our stallions and the Ontario breeding program. We wish everyone good luck with their future stars."