In Today’s HRU

John Floren completes unique session-topping trade

The owner sold a Muscle Hill colt for $320,000 and then bought a Muscle Hill filly for $320,000 during the opening session of the Standardbred Horse Sales Company’s yearling sale Monday that posted an average of $75,305, down 4.3 per cent from the strong 2016 opening day.

photo: John Floren and Preferred’s Corey Slate with $320,000 co-session topper The Ice Dutchess | Dave Briggs