Event Name: 2022 Chiba Thoroughbred
Event Date: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Chiba Thoroughbred 2-Year-Old Sale will be conducted online May 16, beginning at 12:00 p.m. (local time), with 66 ready-to-run offerings. Shadai Farm consigns the largest draft of 56 juveniles to the one-day sale.

Hip 14, is a colt by JRA’s current leading sire Lord Kanaloa . The colt is the ninth foal out of stakes winner Red Agate and a half brother to group 2 winner Red Genial.

Hip 37 is a filly by Reach the Crown , who is represented by recent UAE Derby Sponsored By Mubadala (G2) hero and Kentucky Derby sponsored by Woodford Reserve (G1) contender Crown Pride . The filly’s second dam, Red Desire , took the 2009 Shuka Sho (G1) and Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Sponsored By Derrinstown Stud Intikhab (G2).

Shadai’s consignment includes three offerings from the first crop by American three-time grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits . The filly, consigned as Hip 63, is out of Twin Angels, who hails from the family of 2001 Canadian champion older mare Mountain Angel .

The 2021 Chiba sale saw 52 horses change hands at a 100% clearance rate, a first for the sale. Gross receipts totaled ¥1,528,560,000 ($12,469,901), a 32.8% increase year-on-year. An average price of ¥29,395,384 ($239,806) was recorded, up 43.1% from the previous year.