Competitive Edge Filly Leads 2022 Minnesota Yearling Sale – Horse Racing News


A filly by Competitive Edge helped boost the gross and average sale price Sunday at the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association yearling sale.

A total of 25 Minnesota-bred yearlings changed hands at the auction for revenues of $385,600, up from last year’s auction, when 28 horses brought in a total of 383 $500. The average sale price rose from $13,696 to $15,424, while the median rose from $9,000 to $6,000.

Kerri Raven bought the top-selling Competitive Edge filly for $70,000.

The dark bay or brown filly, named Grandmother’s wonder, is the third foal of Dazzling Falls winning mare, Dazzlingsweetheart. Grade 3 winner He’s Vivacious is part of the extended Minnesota family, alongside Minnesota Stakes winners Plana Dance, Heliskier and Gypsy Melody.

Grandma’s Prodigy was presented by Von Seggern Thoroughbreds & Etc., as agent for Mary and Eric Von Seggern.

The Von Seggern operation was the main shipper of the sale, with combined revenues of $130,000.

Xtreme Racing Stables was the top buyer, with three purchases totaling $113,000. The most expensive horse on this list was a carpet gelding named Tappin the Blues, also from the Von Seggern dispatch, which was secured for $60,000.

To see the full auction results, Click here.

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