03/25/2016 12:40PM

Hips to watch at the Barretts juvenile sale Wednesday

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Steve Andersen's hips to watch at Wednesday's Barretts sale of 2-year-olds in training.

Hip No. 9
Sire: Dialed In
Dam: Bird Chatter (Birdonthewire)
Consignor: Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), agent
This filly will be the first six-figure yearling purchase through the ring, having been bought for $100,000 at the 2015 Keeneland September sale by DeBerdt. The filly is out of a stakes-placed mare who has produced four horses to race who have each earned $113,000 or more.

Hip No. 44
Sire: Unbridled’s Song
Dam: Heartless Vixen (Lion Heart)
Consignor: John Brocklebank, agent for Dickman Legacy Ranch
Last September, this colt was listed as bought back for $245,000 at the Keeneland yearling sale from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. Heartless Vixen was a two-time winner at Santa Anita in 2009 but has yet to produce a winner.

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Hip No. 85
Sire: Idiot Proof
Dam: Reine des Neiges (Smart Strike)
Consignor: John Brocklebank, agent for Dickman Legacy Ranch
Last August, this colt was the most expensive hip at the Northern California yearling sale in Pleasanton. The colt is by leading California stallion Idiot Proof and is a half-brother to Bright Abyss, who earned $355,483 and was stakes-placed at Parx Racing in 2011. The second dam is Miss Snowflake, who produced the 1986 champion 3-year-old male, Snow Chief.

Hip No. 123
Sire: Exchange Rate
Dam: Alwaan, by Elusive Quality
Consignor: Sequel Bloodstock, agent
This will be the third time in an auction ring for this colt. He was purchased by Becky Thomas of Sequel Bloodstock for $170,000 at the 2015 Keeneland September yearling sale and was listed as bought back for $240,000 at the Ocala Breeders’ Sale Co. auction of 2-year-olds in training on March 16.