Come See The Show brings $425,000 on final day of Standardbred Horse Sale

Harrisburg, PA — Come See The Show, a 3-year-old pacing filly purchased for $425,000 by Steve Jones, topped all sellers at Friday’s (Nov. 9) final day of the Standardbred Horse Sale. The two-day mixed sale portion of the auction saw a total of 619 horses and stallion shares sell for $18.2 million, an average of $29,498.

Come See The Show was purchased by Steve Jones of Cameo Hills Farm for $425,000. Photo from left to right David Meirs, Steve Jones, Tyler Jones and Chris Coyle. Steve Jones photo.

A daughter of 2008 Horse of the Year Somebeachsomewhere out of Dan Patch Award-winner Put On A Show, Come See The Show won two of 10 races at age 2 and earned $131,886 for then-owners Joanne Young and Richard Young and trainer Linda Toscano.

The Youngs, with Craig Henderson, bred the filly. Come See The Show, whose family also includes Dan Patch Award-winners Stienam’s Place and Stienam, was limited to one start in 2018 because of injury.

Second on the best-sellers list was stakes-winning 3-year-old pacing colt Nutcracker Sweet, who was purchased for $300,000 by John Cancelliere. He has won four of 30 career races, hit the board a total of 12 times, and earned $389,094. He is a full brother to Bettor Sweet, who was a two-time Breeders Crown champ for Cancelliere, and a half-brother to Dan Patch Award-winner Sweet Lou.

The son of Bettor’s Delight-Sweet Future was owned previously by Howard Taylor, Order By Stable, and Richard Lombardo and trained by Jimmy Takter.

Concord Stud Farm was the consignor for both sales.

Stakes-winning 3-year-old filly pacer Alexis Faith sold for $215,000 to Crawford Farms. She won 11 of 25 career races and earned $514,713 for previous owners West Wins Stable, Jim Fielding, Robert Darrow, and Kevin McKinlay. The daughter of American Ideal-Cannae Cammie was trained by Casie Coleman. Preferred Equine was the consignor.

Dan Patch Award-winning pacer Lady Shadow sold for $210,000 to Virgil Morgan Jr., agent. The 7-year-old daughter of Shadow Play-Lady Camella has won 36 of 91 career races and earned $2.02 million. She was owned most recently by D’Elegance Stable IX, Thomas Lazzaro, and trainer Richard Banca. Northwood Bloodstock was the consignor.

Rounding out the top five was 3-year-old filly pacer Butchie Beach, a half-sister to Dan Patch Award-winner Boston Red Rocks purchased for $200,000 by Fair Winds Farm. The daughter of Somebeachsomewhere-McGibson won three of 10 career races and $30,436 for previous owners Ron Michelon, Andray Farm, and Craig Henderson. She was trained by Erv Miller. Preferred Equine was the consignor.

For complete Standardbred Horse Sale results, visit The Black Book.

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