08/12/2005 11:00PM

New York sale averages $11.6K


The New York Breeders' Sales Company's summer yearling sale ended Friday night in Saratoga with a $150,000 sale-topper but a 36-percent buy-back rate.

The two-night auction sold a total of 107 yearlings for $1,251,400, resulting in an average price of $11,695. The median price was $5,000.

The sale-topper at $150,000 was a Not for Love-Pentatonic filly that Dick Lossen bought from McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, agent, at Thursday night's opening session.