The Ruidoso Super Select Yearling Sale’s three-session run concluded on Sunday night with an average of $46,580 – an 8.7% increase over the 2017 offering. The Sunday night session averaged $51,739 – a 12.2% increase over the final night of the 2017 sale.
Leading the sale and the Sunday night offering, at $340,000, was Good Candy P, a son of Good Reason SA, out of a stakes-winning half-sister to champion and All American Futurity winner Jess Good Candy. Jess Good Candy, the undefeated career earner of $2,014,703, is also sired by Good Reason SA.
Good Candy P was consigned by Lazy E Ranch LLC, agent for Michael Pohl, and purchased by Don Cavenaugh, who also bought A Sweet Jess, half-brother to world champion One Dashing Eagle, for $300,000 on Friday, in Session 1. Also selling in Session 3, on Sunday night, were three yearlings that each brought $230,000, as well as eight yearlings that brought at least $200,000 each.
Jessafamouslady, consigned by Grant Farms LLC, sold for $230,000 on a bid from Reliance Ranches LLC. The Mr Jess Perry-sired filly is out of Famous Corona Lady, the dam of Ruidoso Futurity third-place finisher Jest Famous.
Jess Sumokin Hot, consigned by Roger Day, agent for Corner K Quarter Horses, also brought $230,000. The Apollitical Jess son is out of stakes winner and stakes-winning producer Sumokin, a half-sister to 2018 Ruidoso Futurity winner Blue Corazon, and was purchased by Paragon Farms LLC.
The third $230,000 yearling, Mr Tres Points, a son of Mr Jess Perry out of multiple stakes winner Tres Of Linda, was consigned by Lazy E Ranch, agent for McColee Land and Livestock, and purchased by Newman Cattle Company.