Saratoga Success: 2015 Eclipse Champions

You’ve seen them sell… now watch them run!

Relive the exciting 2015 Eclipse championship seasons of Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings AMERICAN PHAROAH, SONGBIRD, TEPIN, and STELLAR WIND below!

AMERICAN PHAROAH (2013 Saratoga Sale)
2015 Horse of the Year
2015 Eclipse Champion 3YO Colt

2015 Triple Crown Winner

American Pharoah‘s 2015 wins: Rebel S. (G2), Arkansas Derby (G1), Kentucky Derby (G1), Preakness S. (G1), Belmont S. (G1), Haskell Invitational S. (G1), Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)

SONGBIRD (2014 Saratoga Sale)
2015 Eclipse Champion 2YO Filly

Songbird‘s 2015 wins: Maiden Special Weight, Del Mar Debutante (G1), Chandelier S. (G1), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)

TEPIN (2012 Saratoga Sale)
2015 Eclipse Champion Turf Female

Tepin‘s 2015 wins: Allowance, Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S. (G2), Just A Game S. (G1), First Lady S. (G1), Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)

STELLAR WIND (2013 Saratoga Sale)
2015 Eclipse Champion 3YO Filly

Stellar Wind‘s 2015 wins: Santa Ysabel S. (G3), Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Summertime Oaks (G2), Torrey Pines S. (G3)

The Saratoga Sale will be held August 8-9, 2016. Check out the sale guide and catalogue here.

New York Bred Yearlings Catalogue Now Available

NY Bred Sale - catalog_FINAL.jpgFasig-Tipton has catalogued 306 yearlings for its NY Bred Yearlings Sale, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14.  Sessions will begin each evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, New York.

“This catalogue reflects the quality of the New York Bred program, which will offer $60 million in purses, incentives, and awards again in 2016,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  “Racing opportunities for New York Breds are among the best in the nation, and at the N.Y. Bred Sale, buyers will find the type of horses that will take them to the heights of the program and beyond.”

Statistics recently released by The Blood-Horse MarketWatch rank the N.Y. Bred Sale highly among all major North American yearling sales in several categories.  The sale is currently a top-three ranked sale by average earnings per starter; percentage of winners sold with earnings of more than $150,000; and percentage of stakes winners from yearlings sold.

The catalogue may now be viewed online and within the Equineline sales catalogue app.  Print catalogues are now available from all Fasig-Tipton offices.

For further information:
Evan Ferraro
(859) 255-1555

Curlin Colt Lights Up Tote at the July Sale

The Fasig-Tipton July Sale kicked off the yearling sales season on July 12 with a showcase of yearlings by a variety of sires both new and established. The top 10 hips were sired by nine different stallions, with yearlings by seven different sires bringing $250,000 or more.

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Fasig-Tipton Photo

The sale topper belonged to rising star Curlin, who has sired three G1 winners to date in 2016. Hip 222, a colt by Curlin out of the multiple stakes winner-producer Franscat (Stormin Fever) was purchased for $475,000 by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of St George Sales, agent.

Two-time and current leading sire Tapit, Speightstown, first crop sire Violence, City Zip, second crop sire Stay Thirsty, and the ever-popular leading freshman sire of 2015 Uncle Mo all sired yearlings which brought one-quarter million or more.

The sale’s high-priced filly, Hip 217, was by Uncle Mo out of Flowers Athefinish (Grand Reward). That filly was purchased for $250,000 by Cary Frommer from the consignment of Dromoland Farm, agent.

Uncle Mo led all sires by gross with seven sold for a total of $1,320,000, followed by Violence ($678,000 for five sold), Curlin ($670,000 for two sold), Oxbow ($590,000 for four sold), and Creative Cause ($565,000 for four sold).

Taylor Made Sales Agency led consignors by gross, with 14 sold for $1,077,000, while Cary Frommer topped the buyer’s list, spending $750,000 for eight yearlings. In an equitable market, the top 10 hips were offered by 10 different consignors and purchased by nine unique buyers.

In total, 183 yearlings sold for $15,756,500 for an average price of $86,101. The median was $60,000. Full results are available here.

Live Blog: The July Sale

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of The July Sale!

This sale has ended (RESULTS).

Hip 338 c. Speightstown- Por Que’ Te Quiero (A.P. Indy), $350,000

Hip 338, a colt by Speightstown sold for $350,000. The chestnut colt was purchased by Kenny McPeek, agent for Fern Circle Racing from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Southern Equine Stables.

Out of the A.P. Indy mare Por Que’ Te Quiero, this colt is from the immediate family og stakes winners Sensation, Wisla, and Draw, among others.

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Hip 338 sold for $350,000. Fasig-Tipton Photo.

Hip 331 c. Uncle Mo-Pert Lady (Cox’s Ridge), $200,000

Hip 331, a colt by Uncle Mo sold for $200,000. The bay colt was purchased by TM Racing from the consignment of Mill Ridge Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Dr. John A. Chandler, Jamm Ltd., and Mill Ridge Farm Ltd.

The colt is half-brother to multiple G2 winner Zavata, from the immediate family of G1 winners Dixie Union and Fall Aspen.

Hip 324 c. Stay Thirty-Our Fantene (Touch Gold), $260,000

Hip 324, a colt from the second crop of Stay Thirsty sold for $260,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Rigney Racing from the consignment of Joe Dodgen, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Smith Farm & Stable.

The colt is a half-brother to graded stakes winner Javerre out of multiple stakes winner Our Fantene.

Hip 322 c. City Zip-Nurse Margaret (Captain Bodgit), $280,000

Hip 322, a colt by City Zip sold for $280,000. The bay colt was purchased by Maverick Racing & China Horse Club from the consignment of CandyLand, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by David Soblick.

The colt is a half-brother to graded stakes winner and winner-producer Livin Lovin.

Hip 317 c. Twirling Candy-Nala’s Pride (Lion Heart), $200,000

Hip 317, a colt by G1 winner Twirling Candy sold for $200,000. The bay colt was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Select Sales, agent for Machmer Hall. He was bred in Kentucky by Corrigan Racing Stable.

The colt is out of a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Adreamisborn. His second dam is multiple graded stakes winner Erica’s Dream.

Hip 312 c. Orb-Mullins Bay (Speightstown), $190,000

Hip 312, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb sold for $190,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Calumet Farm.

The colt is out of a full sister to graded stakes winner Bridgetown. He hails from the immediate family of multiple G1 winner Strike the Gold.

Hip 276 f. Uncle Mo-Kuhlu (Ghostzapper), $195,000

Hip 276, a filly by Uncle Mo sold for $195,000. The bay filly was purchased by Ruis Racing from the consignment of Stuart Morris, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Mike Abraham.

The filly is out of the winning Ghostzapper mare Kuhlu, a half-sister to graded stakes winners Tableaux and Giant Gizmo. She hails from the immediate family of multiple G1-winning millionaire Mi Selecto.

Hip 265 c. Curlin-Johanna Glyer (Glyer), $195,000

Hip 265, a colt by champion Curlin sold for $195,000. The chestnut colt, named Don Curlione, was purchased by Town & Country Racing/Gary S. Broad from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency. He was bred in Kentucky by Echo Valley Horse Farm Inc.

The colt is out of a winning half-sister to G2 winner Citadeed. His immediate family includes graded stakes winner Lady Sonata.

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Hip 265 sold for $195,000. Photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Hip 263 c. Tapit-Ithinkisawapudycat (Bluegrass Cat), $450,000

Hip 263, a colt by two-time leading sire Tapit sold for $450,000. The bay colt was purchased by Cromwell Bloodstock from the consignment of Ashview Farm. He was bred in Kentucky by Ashview Farm & Colts Neck Stable.

Out of the stakes-placed winning Bluegrass Cat mare Ithinkisawapudycat, this colt is a full brother to two-year-old winner Sweet Loretta. His dam is a half-sister to graded stakes winning champion Spring in the Air.

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Hip 263 sold for $450,000. Fasig-Tipton photo.

Hip 260 f. Paynter-Indian Legend (Cherokee Run), $185,000

Hip 260, a filly from the first crop of G1 winner Paynter sold for $185,000. The bay filly was purchased by Lansdowne Stable from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock. She was bred in Kentucky by Mark Stansell.

The filly is out of the Cherokee Run mare Indian Legend, a stakes-winning full sister to graded stakes winner Cherokee Queen.

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Hip 260 sold for $185,000. Photo courtesy of WinStar Farm.

Hip 259 c. Oxbow-Inda (A.P. Indy), $220,000

Hip 259, a colt from the first crop of G1 winner Oxbow sold for $220,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Lane’s End Bloodstock from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Calumet Farm.

The colt’s dam is a full sister to a graded stakes winner out of multiple G1-winning champion Queena. His immediate family further includes G1 winners Too Chic, Chic Shrine, Serra Lake, Verranzo, and Somali Lemonade.

Hip 247 f. Creative Cause-Marquise Miss (Marquetry), $235,000

Hip 247, a filly from the second crop of G1 winner Creative Cause sold for $235,000. The bay filly was purchased by Ruis Racing from the consignment of Airdrie Stud, agent. She was bred in Florida by Brereton C. Jones.

The filly is out of the stakes-placed winning Marquetry mare Marquise Miss, who has produced seven winners to date, including stakes winners Amiable Grace and Miss Tizzy.

Hip 235 c. Graydar-Heavenly Ghost (Ghostzapper), $200,000

Hip 235, a colt from the first crop of G1 Graydar sold for $200,000. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Twin Creeks Racing Stable from the consignment of Hidden Brook, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Amy Bayle, Lori Allen, & Catherine Jennings.

The colt is out of a half-sister to graded stakes winners Dilemma and Heavenly Ransom, and hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Sabin and Love Theway You are.

Hip 224 c. Violence-Frolic’s Dream (Smoke Glacken), $335,000

Hip 224, a colt from the first crop of G1 winner Violence sold for $335,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by LaPenta, Bridlewood, & Three Chimneys from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

The colt is out of the G2-winning Smoke Glacken mare Frolic’s Dream. That mare has produced two winners from two to race, including Bode’s Dream, recent winner of the Astoria S. to become her sire Bodemeister’s first stakes winner. His immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Fabulous Frolic, Lindsay Frolic, Super Frolic, Smok’n Frolic, and Hunters Bay.

Hip 222 c. Curlin-Franscat (Stormin Fever), $475,000

Hip 222, a colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $475,000. The chestnut colt was purchased by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of St George Sales, agent. He was bred in Florida by Miller Racing LLC.

The colt is a half-brother to six winners out of the winning Stormin Fever mare Franscat, including stakes winners Swinger’s Party and Hubba Shake. He hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Ogygian  and Honour and Glory.

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Hip 222 sold for $475,000. Fasig-Tipton Photo.

Hip 217 f. Uncle Mo-Flowers Athefinish (Grand Reward), $250,000

Hip 217, a filly from the third crop of Uncle Mo sold for $250,000. The bay filly was purchased by Cary Frommer from the consignment of Dromoland Farm, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Machmer Hall.

The filly is out of the winning Grand Reward winner Flowers Athefinish, who has produced two winners from two to race, including this filly’s full sister, stakes-placed winner Mighty Mo. Her immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Lotus Pool and Lear Spear.

Hip 192 c. Mission Impazible-Deputy Reality (Deputy Minister), $185,000

Hip 192, a colt from the second crop of multiple G2 winner Mission Impazible sold for $185,000. The colt was purchased by EQB, agent for Zayat Stables from the consignment of Sequel New York, agent. He was bred in New York by Sequel Thoroughbreds & Twin Creeks Farm.

The colt is a half-brother to three winners, including G2 winner Teeth of the Dog, and hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Funistrada, Krisada, and Lone Star Sky.

Hip 177 c. More Than Ready-Cocktail Cruise (Hennessy), $220,000

Hip 177, a colt by More Than Ready, sold for $220,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Kenny McPeek, agent for Fern Creek from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by DS Stable LLC.

Out of the winning Hennessy mare Cocktail Cruise, the colt is from the immediate family of G1 winner Toylsome as well as graded stakes winners Ocean Queen, Chitu, Dance Parade, Leading Light, and Coral Mist.

Hip 172 c. Quality Road-Cinnamon Girl (Meadowlake), $125,000

Hip 172, colt by Quality Road sold for $125,000. The bay colt was purchased by Kenny McPeek, agent for Walking L Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Rosilyn Polan, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by David Soblick.

The colt is out of a full sister to multiple G1-placed stakes winner Abby Girl. He hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Lingote de Oro and Explosive Darling.

Hip 152 c. Sky Mesa-Boodles (Mr. Greeley), $140,000

Hip 152, a colt by Sky Mesa sold for $140,000. The chestnut colt was purchased by Hartley/de Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Ashview Farm, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Ashview Farm & Colts Neck Stable.

The colt is half-brother to two winners, including graded stakes winner Market Rally and graded stakes-placed stakes winner Watchyourownbobber.

Hip 145 c. Super Saver-Beso Grande (Mass Media), $150,000

Hip 145, a colt by Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver sold for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Silver Creek Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Clearsky Farms.

Out of the multiple stakes winning Mass Media mare Beso Grande, the colt’s immediate famil includes multiple G2 winner Crafty Friend.

Hip 143 f. Midnight Lute-Bemused (Maria’s Mon), $155,000

Hip 143, a filly by Midnight Lute sold for $155,000. The gray or roan filly was purchased by Xavier International Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by AJ Suited LLC.

The filly is a half-sister to four winners, including stakes-placed winner Our Jenny B. Her immediate family includes G1 winners Overanalyze and Meadow Breeze.

Hip 132 c. Shackleford-Ballado’s Thunder (Saint Ballado), $130,000

Hip 132, a colt from the second crop of multiple G1 winner Shackleford sold for $130,000. The chestnut colt was purchased by Allied Racing Stable from the consignment of VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Doug Branham & Felicia Branham.

The colt is out of the stakes winning Saint Ballado mare Ballado’s Thunder. He is from the immediate family of Montjoy, graded stakes winner in England, France, and the United States.

Hip 124 f. Oxbow-A P’s Hidden Honey (A.P. Indy), $145,000

Hip 124, a filly from the first crop of Preakness S. (G1) winner Oxbow sold for $145,000. The bay filly was purchased by Waves Bloodstock from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Calumet Farm.

The filly is from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Top Secret and Megascape.

Hip 115 f. Uncle Mo-Afleet Maggi (Afleet Alex), $225,000

Hip 115, a filly by popular young sire Uncle Mo sold for $225,000. The bay filly was purchased by JSM Equine from the consignment of Select Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Mike Freeney & Pat Freeney.

The filly is out of the winning Afleet Alex mare Afleet Maggi. Her immediate family includes G1 winner Golden Ticket and graded stakes winners Good Mood, Academy Award, Statuette, and Magical Feeling.

Hip 98 c. New Year’s Day-Vindicated Ghost (Vindication), $125,000

Hip 98, a colt from the first crop of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner New Year’s Day sold for $125,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent. He was bred in Kentucky by Gary and Mary West Stables Inc.

The colt is the second foal of the winning Vindication mare Vindicated Ghost. He hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Dismasted and graded stakes winners Salute the Sarge, Chelokee, Kilmona, Acteur Francais, and Assessment.

Hip 104 c. Creative Cause-Who’sbeeninmybed (The Daddy), $155,000

Hip 104, a colt from the second crop of G1 winner Creative Cause sold for $155,000. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Mike McCarty from the consignment of Airdrie Stud, agent. The colt was bred in Kentucky by Brereton C. Jones.

The colt hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Tarlow, as well as graded stakes winners Mr. Bowling and Yankee Fortune.

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Hip 104 sold for $155,000. Photo courtesy of Airdrie Stud.

Hip 101 f. Point of Entry-What’smineismine (Mineshaft), $135,000

Hip 101, a filly by multiple G1 winner Point of Entry sold for $135,000. The chestnut filly was purchased by F. Thomas Conway from the consignment of Shawhan Place. She was bred in Kentucky by Adena Springs, Shawhan Place, Dr. Perry Wornall, & Billy Thomson.

The filly is out of a winning half-sister to graded stakes winner Holiday Star. Her immediate family includes G1 winner First Approach and G2 winner Last Approach.

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Hip 101 sold for $135,000. Photo courtesy of Cormac Breathnach.

Hip 90 f. Shanghai Bobby-True Ruby (Rubiano), $170,000

Hip 90, a filly from the first crop of champion Shanghai Bobby sold for $170,000. The dark bay or brown filly, named Orient Hwin, was purchased by Scanlon Training and Sales from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by RedBob Farms Inc.

The filly is out of the multiple stakes-placed winning Rubiano mare True Ruby. She hails from the immediate family of stakes winners Double Link, Equi Power, Clever Moon, and Moon Charmer.

Hip 91 c. The Factor-Twilite Rendezvous (Mr. Greeley), $180,000

Hip 91, a colt from the second crop of multiple G1 winner The Factor sold for $180,000. The bay colt was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent. The colt was bred in Kentucky by David Shimmon.

The colt is out of Twilite Rendezvous, a Mr. Greeley half-sister to multiple stakes winner Twilights Prayer.

Hip 61 f. Violence-Stella’s Dream (Pioneerof the Nile), $235,000

Hip 61, a filly from the first crop of G1 winner Violence sold for $235,000. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. The filly was bred in Kentucky by Rock Ridge Thoroughbreds, who acquired her in utero when purchasing her dam for $115,000 at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

The filly is the first foal out of the Pioneerof the Nile mare Stella’s Dream, a half-sister to stakes winner Little Miss Zip. Her immediate family includes Forty One Carats, track-record setting winner of the Pegasus H. (G2).

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Hip 61 sold for $235,000. Photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Hip 52 c. Uncle Mo-Spicy Teddy (Spanish Steps), $200,000

Hip 52, a colt by last year’s leading freshman sire Uncle Mo sold for $200,000. The bay colt was purchased by M.V. Magnier from the consignment of Summerfield, agent for Parrish Hill Farm. He was bred in Kentucky by Parrish Hill Farm and Ashford Stud.

The colt is the second foal out of a half-sister to multiple G1 winner Sir Bear.

Hip 46 c. Uncle Mo-Smarty Bull (Smarty Jones), $175,000

Hip 46, a colt by Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Uncle Mo sold for $175,000. The bay colt, named Blu Grotto, was purchased by Safari Bloodstock from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent. The colt was bred in Kentucky by Dennis Drazin.

The colt is the first foal of the winning Smarty Jones mare Smarty Bull. He hails from the immediate family of stakes winners Bam Bam Bull, Laila’s Punch, and Chancyleigh.

Hip 44 f. Uncle Mo-Smart Stride (Smart Strike), $150,000

Hip 44, a filly from the third crop of champion Uncle Mo sold for $150,000. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by F. Brothers, agent for Starlight from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. She was bred in Ohio by Steve M. DeMaiolo.

The filly is the first foal out of the winning Smart Strike mare Smart Stride. Her second dam is G2 winner is Shawklit Mint, and her immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Mt. Shawklit, Craft Shaw, and Intense Holiday.

Hip 33 f. Animal Kingdom-Set’n On Ready (More Than Ready), $145,000

Hip 33, a filly from the first North American crop of champion Animal Kingdom sold for $145,000. The bay filly was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Nursery Place, Donaldson, & Broadbent.

The filly is out of the stakes-placed winning More Than Ready mare Set’n On Ready, and hails from the immediate family og G1 winners Tropicaro (FR) and Amaron.

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Hip 33 sold for $145,000. Photo courtesy of Darley Stallions.

Hip 31 f. Uncle Mo-Select Cat (Tale of the Cat), $125,000

Hip 31, a filly by leading second crop sire Uncle Mo sold for $125,000. The bay filly was purchased by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. She was bred in Kentucky by Henry Field & Hollymount Trust, et al.

The filly is out of the stakes-placed winning Tale of the Cat mare Select Cat, and hails from the immediate family of Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Stopchargingmaria, as well as G2 winners Vision and Verse (sire) and Ginger Brew.

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Hip 31 sold for $125,ooo. Photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Graded Stakes Winning Mares Lead the Way at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

The July Selected Sale of Horses of Racing Age showcased a variety of ready-to-run racehorses on the evening of July 11, led by a pair of graded stakes winning mares.

Stormy Lucy (Hip 430), winner of last term’s Matriarch S. (G1), was sold for $575,000.  SF Bloodstock purchased the Stormy Atlantic mare from the consignor of Taylor Made Sales Agency. That buyer also purchased Sugar Swirl S. (G3) winner Best Behavior (Hip 499) in the ring for $250,000, also from the Taylor Made consignment.

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Stormy Lucy, photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency

The evening’s offerings, which featured the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm, also included a handful of broodmares, yearlings, and unraced two-year-olds. The dispersal grossed $1,673,000.

Kitness (Hip 405), an eight-year-old daughter of Storm Cat, topped the broodmares offered when sold for $205,000 to I. Green from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.  Kitness sold with her 2016 Candy Ride (ARG) and in foal to Competitive Edge.

That mare’s 2014 filly by Lemon Drop Kid, Pat the Cat (Hip 422) was the top priced two-year-old when sold for $100,000 to Stephen Lyster Racing. The top yearling was Hip 415, a filly by Speightstown, which sold for $185,000 to Cromwell Bloodstock.  All dispersal horses were consigned by Taylor Made Sales agency as agent.

Overall, 72 horses changed hands for a total of $5,048,500, a 26.3% increase over the 2015 gross. The average was up 14.1% to $70,118 and the RNA rate decreased to 20.9%, down 11.4% from the 2015 renewal.

For full results, click here.

Live Blog: July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale!

The sale is now complete. Full results are available here.

Hip 499, Best Behavior ($250,000)

Hip 499, Best Behavior, a G3 winning daughter on Into Mischief, sold for $250,000. She was purchased by

SF Bloodstock from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. Winner of the G3-Sugar Swirl S., Best Behavior has won 8 times, good for earnings of $380,518.

Hip 480, Lookout Sister ($230,000)

Hip 480, Lookout Sister, a three-year-old daughter of Giant’s Causeway, sold for $230,000. She was purchased by Don Alberto Corporation from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

A two-time winner at two, Lookout Sister has earned $79,225 to date. She hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Union Rags and Declaration of War, as well as graded stakes winners Satans Quick Chick, Pratella, Blue Sky Holiday, and War Correspondent.

Hip 430, Stormy Lucy ($575,000)

Hip 430, G1 winner Stormy Lucy, sold privately in a deal brokered by Fasig-Tipton. She was purchased by SF Bloodstock from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

With career earnings of $851,700, Stormy Lucy’s impressive resume includes victories in the G1-Matriarch S., G2-Santa Ana S., and G3-Santa Barbara H. A durable and talented race mare, Stormy Lucy has started 34 times with a record of 8 wins, 5 seconds, and 5 thirds.

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Hip 430, Stormy Lucy, sold for $575,000. Photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Hip 441, War Envoy ($150,000)

Hip 441, War Envoy, a winning, G1-placed son of War Front, sold for $150,000. The colt was purchased by I. Green from the consignment of Kingswood Farm, agent. The four-year-old colt has earned $233,700 in 18 starts to date, including graded/group stakes placings in England, Ireland, and Barbados.

War Envoy hails from the immediate family of champion G1 winners Winning Colors, Chris Evert, and Chief’s Crown, as well as G1 winners Classic Crown and Tap Dance City. His dam is French stakes winner La Conseillante.

Hip 423, Christie’s Ready ($150,000)

Hip 423, Christie’s Ready, a winning half-sister to graded stakes winner Sacristy, sold for $150,000. The four-year-old filly was purchased by Rock Ridge Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

A three-time winning earner of $104,456, Christie’s Ready hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Purge,  Jersey Girl, and Jersey Town, as well as graded stakes winners Little Sister, Valid Expectations, Valid Wager, and St Petersburg.

Hip 415, f. Speightstown-Namaskara (Giant’s Causeway) ($185,000)

Hip 415, a dark bay or brown filly by Speightstown, sold for $185,000. The filly was purchased by Cromwell Bloodstock from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

Hip 415 boasts three graded stakes winning fillies under her first two dams: G1 winner Aruna and G2 winners Surya and Hoop of Colour.

Hip 408, Namaskara ($180,000)

Hip 408, Namaskara, a young Giant’s Causeway mare believed to be pregnant to Hard Spun, sold for $180,000. She was Cove Springs LLC from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

Out of the G2-winning Unbridled mare Surya, Namaskara is a stakes placed winner of $142,367. She is half-sister to six winners, including G1 winner Aruna and G2 winner Hoop of Colour.

Hip 405, Kitness ($205,000)

Hip 405, Kitness, a young Storm Cat mare from the family of G1-winning sire Sky Mesa, sold for $205,000. She was purchased by I. Green from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

Offered with her 2016 colt by Candy Ride (ARG), Kitness is believed to be pregnant to G1 winner Competitive Edge, who entered stud this year. Kitness is out of La Affirmed, a winning half-sister to champion G1 winner Outstandingly. Her immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Lovelier, Della Francesca, Caress, Golden Velvet, Archimedes, Country Cat, and Bernstein.

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Kitness (Hip 405), with her 2016 colt by Candy Ride (ARG), sold for $205,000.

Hip 404, Entwine ($170,000)

Hip 404, Entwine, an Empire Maker mare out of multiple G1 winner Flute, sold for $170,000. She was purchased by Sallusto & Albina, agents for Newtown Anner Stud Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

Offered with her 2016 filly by Scat Daddy, Entwine is believed to be pregnant to young multiple G1 winner Declaration of War. Entwine is a half sister to G2 winner Filimbi and Crosswinds, dam of G1 winner Weep No More. Her immediate family further includes G1 winners Brian Boru and Workforce (GB).