The select session of the Ocala Breeders&rsquo; Sales Co. August yearling sale served as a fine coming&#45;out party for Soldat, whose first offering of yearlings helped propel him to the upper echelon of Tuesday&rsquo;s sire lists.The young stallion had five foals from his debut crop go through the ring during the opening session, with three selling for a combined $275,000. He finished atop the list of first&#45;crop stallions by gross for the day and third overall behind Gemologist (six sold for $484,500) and Uncle Mo (two sold for $300,000).Soldat also topped the select session&rsquo;s overall sire list by average sale price for those with three or more sold at $91,667.Leading the way was a filly out of the Grade 3&#45;placed stakes&#45;winning Doneraile Court mare Baldomera who sold to Rigney Racing for $155,000, making her the session&rsquo;s fourth&#45;most&#45;expensive offering. The Florida&#45;bred is a half&#45;sister to Grade 2 winner Big John B and Grade 3 winner Circle Unbroken and comes from the family of champion Landaluce. Woodford Thoroughbreds consigned the filly as agent.Soldat, an 8&#45;year&#45;old son of War Front, stands at Woodford Thoroughbreds in Reddick, Fla., for an advertised fee of $5,000. His first crop consists of 86 foals, of which 13 have sold as yearlings for an average price of $42,577. The $155,000 filly out of Baldomera was his most expensive auction yearling to date.On the racetrack, Soldat won four of 12 starts for earnings of $622,760, highlighted by wins in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes and Grade 3 With Anticipation Stakes. He also finished second in the 2010 Breeders&rsquo; Cup Juvenile Turf and the Grade 3 Pilgrim Stakes.