11/18/2016 4:49PM

Hyper sold to Tara Farms in Ontario

Michael Burns
Hyper, shown training at Woodbine in 2013, won 10 of 29 career starts.

Grade 2 winner Hyper will debut at stud at Tara Farms in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in 2017 after selling as a stallion prospect for $5,000 Thursday at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

The 9-year-old son of Victory Gallop won 10 of 29 starts over five seasons for $859,063.

He saw the most success during his 2013 campaign, which included wins in the Grade 2 Bowling Green Handicap and non-graded John’s Call Stakes, along with in-the-money efforts in the Grade 1 Canadian International Stakes and Grade 2 Colonial Turf Cup Stakes. Other campaigns saw placings in three additional graded stakes races.

Hyper ran as a homebred for Ken and Sarah Ramsey throughout his career; he was trained by Chad Brown.

“He’s one of those horses that stands out," said Anthony Russo, who signed the ticket as agent. "He really is a good-looking animal. Of course, he’s got a little age at 9 years old, but that’s basically it. I think he’ll make a go of it.”

Hyper is out of the unraced Nureyev mare Raw Nerve, who is the dam of two winners from five foals to race. He is from the extended family of 1974 Kentucky Derby winner Cannonade, Australian Group 2 winner Rasheek, and Grade/Group 3 winners Circle Home, Burooj.

Taylor Made Sales Agency consigned Hyper at the Keeneland November sale, as agent.