North Farm’s Katsumi Yoshida focused his attention on the additional portfolio for the inaugural session of the November Livestock Stock Sale at Keeneland on November 7 in Lexington, an approach that will make him go with the person who started the session Midnight Bisou .
The Japanese buyer forked out $5.5 million for the Midnight Bisou land champion mare, who is supplied with foals to many of the leading mares. Tapit . Midnight Bisou was denoted by Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa as Hip 235 in the session’s supplemental catalog. A little while later Yoshida will find another item to his liking as he has bought twice winning group 1 Dreamloper for $2.7 million.
Yoshida ended the day as the top buyer in the session with a total purchase of 3 mares for $9.7 million.
Northern Farm’s Shingo Hashimoto said Midnight Bisou will most likely return to Japan. He noted that in 2020, he went to the Saudi Cup and was impressed with Midnight Bisou’s runner-up.
Just two years ago at The November Sale, Fasig-Tipton’s livestock share sale, Chuck Allen raised $5 million for Midnight Bisou, then consigned by ELiTE, to retain other interested parties and buy back to your partner. Allen has campaigned for nearly $7.5 million in earnings with Jeff Bloom and Madaket Stables. Bloom noted Monday that the mare has delivered delivery time and time again.
“This mare has been very good to us in many different ways,” Bloom said. “I’m so happy about the home she’s going to. She will forever hold an incredible place in my heart, my family’s heart, my partner.”
Hashimoto noted that Northern Farm had bid on her in 2020 at Fasig-Tipton and was happy to see her again this year.
Yoshida Lands Dreamloper for $2.7 million
After finishing out of the group against the males in the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile presented by PDJF (G1T) on 5 November at Keeneland, Dreamloper bounced back in the sales round. A hybrid of Olivia Hoare, the Dreamloper was consigned by Ed Walker Racing and offered for sale as the Hip 239 — the horse that finished second to last in the ring Monday.
Dreamloper in the ring
“I obviously have mixed emotions. I’m sad to see her go but it’s amazing to sell a horse of her caliber and make such money,” said Walker, who also tuned. ‘s daughter Lope de Vega .
While Dreamloper did not perform well in the Mile, she has twice beaten the men in group 1 races in France this season.
From the first category, Yoshida gained $1.5 million for the 2nd place winner Sublime Mission dirty Jouster . The bred chubby guy, making $343,025 on track, was consigned as a Hip 198 from Hill ‘n’ Dale’s shipment at Xalapa. Jouster comes from the family of home champions Phipps Storm Flag Flying and My Flag as well as this year’s winner of Suburban Stakes (G2) Move one .