Thoroughbred Horses for Sale

Pretty Fall Horses

Thoroughbreds

The following 2017 thoroughbreds will be offered for sale at the 2018 ITBOA FALL SALE at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on 9/30/2018. They will not be available for sale at the farm. Come join us and see these horses at the fall sale where our students can showcase the horses and the work that they do during the Behavior and Training class for yearlings. 

 

Ready or Not   - bay colt by leading Midwestern sire Shore Breeze out of the Stakes Placed daughter of Yes Its True, Not Just a Rumor. Not Just a Rumor produced Artie’s Rumor who was Stakes Placed in the 2017 Iowa Cradle.

He’s A Big Dill – bay colt by Tizway out of She’sanuptowngirl (City Zip)

The late City Zip is a top 10 nationally ranked sire who has had 3 Breeder’s Cup winners in 2 years. He has sired 27 graded stakes winners and earned $818,225. She’sanuptowngirl’s first foal is already a winner. This is her 3rd foal.

Daring Damsel – bay filly by Colonel John (a MGSW millionaire) out of Dare To Wear Red. This is her first foal. A daughter of Iowa Broodmare of the Year Whisperifyoudare and a half sibling to Stakes Winner Palace Rumor who is the dam of one of the best racehorses of our time Palace Malice - she’s sure to produce some talented offspring. Before being sold to Korea, Colonel John had already produced MGSWs.

Name pending- chestnut colt by Multiple Graded Stakes Winner, Paddy O’Prado. Out of She’s Better Loud, the 2010 Iowa 3 yr old filly of the year with multiple stakes wins and a bankroll of $111,599. Must see in person – outstanding physical!

My Lady June – bay filly by Discreetly Mine out of Lady Ban Shee.

Lady Ban Shee is by Ghostzapper and out of Oprah Winney – MGSW of over $500,000. Discreety Mine was a top notch sprinter and while standing at stud at Lane’s End he sired 8 black-type performers from 3 crops of racing age.

Malibu Bay Breeze – bay colt by Shore Breeze out of Sarah’s Sally.

 Sarah’s Sally is by Malibu Moon and is a half-sister to Mobil who is a GSW of over $1.5 million dollars and was champion older horse in Canada. Shore Breeze was a perennial leading sire in the Midwest. 

Nastylittlesecret – Chestnut filly by Newport out of Miss Nasty. Newport’s sire More Than Ready won over $1 million on the track and has progeny earnings of $6.5 million and counting! To date he has sired 24 black type horses and is one of the top national sires! Newport’s dam is a stakes placed daughter of Secretariat. This is Miss Nasty’s first foal. She earned over $130,000 herself.

Launch The Posse- bay colt by Caleb’s Posse out of stakes winning mare Launch Light Lady. Launch Light Lady earned over $200,000 on the track, winning the Iowa Stallion Futurity and placing in the Iowa Stallion Stakes and in the Iowa Sorority Stakes. Caleb’s Posse won the Breeders Cup Dirt mile as well as a multitude of other stakes and earned over $1.4 million plus he ran the highest beyer up to a mile in 2012.

Name Pending – bay colt by Newport out of Little Noni. Little Noni is a half-sister to Afleet Express, Reporting for Duty and Embellish the Lace who are all graded stakes winners. Her dam, Expanse, is also a black type winner of over $70,000. Newport’s sire More Than Ready won over $1 million on the track and has progeny earnings of $6.5 million and counting! To date he has sired 24 black type horses and is one of the top national sires! Newport’s dam is a stakes placed daughter of Secretariat.

Name pending – chestnut colt by Formidable out of Sharp Trip by Trippi

Before being exported overseas, Trippi was the leading sire standing outside of Kentucky with lifetime progeny earnings of over $30 million! Plus, a number of this mare’s siblings have earned well over 6 figures. Formidable is a GSP son of Sky Mesa. With only 2 thoroughbred foals of race age, Formidable is 100% winners from starters.  His foals are showing a ton of class.

To schedule an appointment please see the contact info below:

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE
NIKKI FERWERDA
119 KILDEE HALL
AMES, IA 50011
PH 515-290-7669 FAX 515-294-0018