Hip 844, a colt from the first crop of Mohaymen, sold for $315,000 during the third session of the Kentucky October Yearlings sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Trade Winds Farm from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.
A son of three-time Leading Sire Tapit, Mohaymen was a multiple Grade 2 winner at two and three and earned $998,417. He is a full brother to current graded stakes winner Enforceable and half-brother to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and Classic sire New Year’s Day. Mohaymen’s first foals are yearlings of 2020.
This colt is out of the Malabar Gold mare Super Phoebe, making him a half-brother to five winners, including multiple Grade 1 winner Got Stormy (Get Stormy). That mare won the Fourstardave H. (G1) last year at Saratoga in a course record 1:32.00 for a mile on the turf and has earned $1,991,378 to date. Second dam Air France produced no less than 10 winners, including multiple Grade 2 winning millionaire Smooth Air and Grade 2 winning juvenile Overdriven.
Hip 844 was bred in Kentucky by Mt. Joy Stables, Pope McLean, Marc McLean, & Pope McLean Jr. The colt was a $145,000 selected weanling purchase by Redly Bloodstock at last year’s Fasig-Tipton November Sale, where he was consigned by Pope McLean, agent.
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