20 July, 2022
This year's renewal of the Hokkaido Selection Sale has been expanded to two days and will feature 311 yearlings at the Hokkaido Sale Pavilion in Shizunai, Hokkaido.
Several high-profile offspring will be offered at the sale this year, including Hip 204 G1 Oka Sho winner Reine Minoru(JPN)'s Bricks and Mortar(USA) colt, Hip 175 G1 La Brea Stakes winner Evita Argentina(USA)'s Duramente(JPN) colt, and Hip 275 G1 ATC Australian Oaks winner Absolutely(AUS)'s Suave Richard(JPN) filly. There is also Hip 288, an Asia Express(USA) half-sister to JPN1 JBC Classic winner Mutually(JPN), and Hip 10, a half-brother to JPN1 Zen Nippon Nisai Yushun winner Nova Lenda(JPN) by Leontes(JPN).
Plenty of first crop stallions are represented this year at the Selection Sale, including G1 Japanese Derby and G1 Dubai Sheema Classic winner Shahryar(JPN)'s full brother Al Ain(JPN), who also won two G1s himself over 2000m. G1 Japanese Derby and G1 Tenno Sho Fall winner Rey d'Oro(JPN), G1 Japanese Derby winner Roger Barows(JPN), G1 Japan Cup winner Suave Richard(JPN), G1 Japan Cup winner Cheval Grand(JPN) are also represented.
Some first crop imported stallions that make their yearling sale debut are two-time G1 Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow(IRE), G1 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome(USA), G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner New Year's Day(USA), G1 Breeders's Cup Turf winner Bricks and Mortar(USA), and G1 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom(USA).
Plenty of popular and proven stallions are available as well. G1 Japan Cup winner Epiphaneia(JPN) has had a brilliant start at stud, with a star coming from all of his crops thus far. Triple Crown winner Orfevre(JPN) has been a very consistent sire over the past few years, with popular runners being multiple graded stakes winner Authority(JPN) and G1 Breeders' Cup Distaff winner Marche Lorraine(JPN). G1 Japanese Derby winner Kizuna(JPN) has been Deep Impact(JPN)'s best son at stud to date, with Songline(JPN) having just won the G1 Yasuda Kinen in early June. The late G1 Japanese Derby winner Duramente(JPN) will have his second to last crop in this sale, and he has been having a great year with two G1 winners this year alone G1, Tenno Sho Spring winner Titleholder(JPN) and Stars on Earth(JPN) who won the G1 Oka Sho and the G1 Japanese Oaks. Multiple G1 winner Lord Kanaloa(JPN) has proven to be a spectacular sire with progeny winning G1s and many graded stakes anywhere from sprint distances to staying distances.
There are several foreign stallions represented at the sale as well, with Ghostzapper(USA), Invincible Army(IRE), Nyquist(USA), Palace Malice(USA), Yoshida(JPN), and two by Saxon Warrior(JPN).
Please get in touch with our representatives if you have any questions about our sales or the Japan-bred winner bonus program.:
Satomi Oka (Ms)
Satomi Oka Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Tel: +61 414 414 450
Hokkaido Selection Sale Details:
●Sale type: Yearlings
●Venue: Hokkaido Sales Pavilion (Shizunai, Hokkaido)
●Dates: July 26th (Tues) ～ July 27th (Wed)
Pre-sale inspections: July 25th (Mon) 10:00am ～ 3:00pm
Sale Day 1: July 26th (Tue) 10:00 am ～
Sale Day 2: July 27th (Wed) 10:00 am ～
●Number of cataloged lots: 311
●Online catalog available at: https://www.hba.or.jp/en.php