New Mexico-Bred Sale Recap

New Mexico-Bred Sale Recap

Across-the-board increases registered at Ruidoso Downs.

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Nineteen Crimes (Hip No. 213), a son of the Corona Cartel stallion Big Daddy Cartel, sold for $97,000 to top the August 20-21 New Mexico-Bred Yearling Sale at Ruidoso Downs.

Ricardo Ramirez signed the ticket for Nineteen Crimes. Consigned by MJ Farms of Veguita, New Mexico, the gelding is out of Ms Riptide, a daughter of Ocean Runaway who won the 2011 AQHA Sam Houston Distaff Challenge Stakes and was a finalist in the 2010 Dash For Cash Derby (G2) at Lone Star Park. Nineteen Crimes is a half brother to 2019 Zia Futurity (RG1) winner and All American Futurity (G1) runner-up Mister Riptide.

During the sale, 166 horses sold for gross receipts of $2,730,000, compared to 118 selling for a total of $1,517,000 in 2020. This year's sale average of $17,961 marked a 20-percent increase over the 2020 sale average of $14,448.

Gene Bradley and Tod Bradley were the sale's leading buyers with four purchases totaling $185,000. MJ Farms was the sale's leading consignor and agent with 36 yearlings grossing $997,500.

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