09/06/2011 9:59AM

Bear Stable buys highest-priced yearlings at Woodbine


ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Bear Stable bought the two highest-priced horses during Monday’s selected session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society’s annual yearling sale at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion.

A $100,000 colt by Bold Executive topped the session. Richard Hogan, as agent, consigned the son of Natalma Stakes winner Honolulu Gold, who is the dam of stakes winner Classic Case.

Bear Stable also paid $95,000 for a Where’s the Ring colt. Paul Buttigieg sold the full brother to stakes-placed Gypsy Ring.

A total of 48 yearlings grossed $1.322 million at the session. The average was $27,542, and the median was $23,000. There were 22 listed as not sold.

The second and final selected session begins Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.