An athletic colt by Champion 2YO Uncle Mo was in hot demand at the OBS Spring Sale of 2YO’s selling for $325,000 to be the second highest priced colt sold on Wednesday.
Consigned for sale by Eddie Woods as agent the colt from Rhiana was bought by Jonathan Thomas, agent for Repole Stable Inc.
“It was a team effort between Todd Pletcher, Mike Repole, Jim Martin and Eddie Rosen,” explained Thomas.
“This horse will go to [Jim] Crupi and he’s a huge part of the team, too. And this colt got a thumbs up from everybody.”
A successful pinhook having been bought for $60,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the good looking bay is a half-brother to Grade II winner Behindatthebar from Grade I placed Rhiana.
“We’re a big fan of Uncle Mo, but this horse stood out on his own merit,” Thomas added.
“He’s going to get every chance to succeed and hopefully he’ll hold up his end of the bargain.”