FRESHMAN sire Hook And Ladder provided the highest price during the second session of the OBS Spring Sale of two-year-olds in training in Florida on Wednesday, when a colt by the stallion was purchased for EUR260,000 by agent James Ventura.
Hook And Ladder, a son of Dixieland Band, stands at Sequel Stallions in New York for EUR6,000.
No more popping in next door for a quick hook and ladder
After four years of laboratory effort, chemist Qun Yi Zheng of the University of Colorado in Boulder has come up with a "hook and ladder
" approach for making knotted compounds.
The early honours went to a daughter of the New York-based stallion Hook And Ladder
offered by Burleson Farm.