Pomona, CA (January 16, 2019)-Tall and Sweet, in foal to Danzig Candy, fetched $32,000 as the top selling broodmare at the January Mixed Sale put on by CTBA Sales.
The Lemon Drop Kid 2012 broodmare was in foal to first year sire Danzig Candy and she was carrying her second foal, having produced a colt by Culrin to Mischief in 2018.
She was a winner in her juvenile debut graduating from the maiden allowance ranks in 1:09 and change. A consistent filly on the track, the well built filly won two races and was in the money five other times for a total of $80,475.
Tall and Sweet is out of the stakes placed winning Pulpit mare Reverently. This is the family of Grade One winner Square Eddie.
Danzig Candy a multiple grade two winner of three graded races is a son of Twirling Candy who earned $700,930 with his six wins from eleven starts and is the leading earner of his sire. The six-year-old horse is out of Talkin and Singing (Songandaprayer); this is the female family of $4 million earner Better Talk Now and millionaire Medaglia Beat. Bred by Halo Farms, the colt raced for the partnership of Jim and Dianne Bashor and Halo Farms. He is standing his second season at Rancho San Miguel for a fee of $5,000.