Young Strikes for $250,000 Munnings Colt
An Eddie Woods-consigned colt out of Atlantic Island was the latest Munnings offering to light up the sales ring when bringing $250,000 on Wednesday at the OBS March 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale.
Sold to Steven W. Young as agent, the colt bred by Carhue Investments, Galteemore Bloodstock, and Paget Bloodstock was a $220,000 yearling purchase last year and is the second foal from his winning dam. Atlantic Island is a half-sister to Group II winner and sire Rob Roy and a full sister to Listed placed July Jasmine. Atlantic Sound’s granddam is also the dam of Grade I winner Super Staff and two other stakes winners.
Sold as Hip 572, the colt is bred on the same Munnings x Unbridled granddaughter cross as Grade III winner Warrior’s Charge, Listed winner Colerful bride, and nine other winners from 16 runners.
A top value sire, Munnings is the sire of 38 stakes winners and 16 graded stakes winners including Grade I winners I’m a Chatterbox and El Deal and top Kentucky Oaks hopes Finite and Venetian Harbor.