Live Blog: The Saratoga Sale, Session 2

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

Session 2 had ended [results].

Hip 221 f. Tapit-Boston Lady ($600k)

Hip 221, a full sister to a Grade 1 placed runner by TAPIT, sold for $600,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Sport Thoroughbreds from the consignment of James M. Herbener, Jr., agent.

This filly is a full sister to Normandy Invasion, a Grade 1 placed winner and track record setter. Hip 221 hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Gulls Cry, Nemain, and Navesink. The filly was bred in Kentucky by Fox Hill Farm.

Hip 201 c. Scat Daddy-Alegendinmyownmind (GB) ($525k)

Hip 201, a colt by the late SCAT DADDY, sold for $525,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Justin Casse, agent from the consignment of Eaton Sales, agent.

Out of the Cape Cross mare Alegendinmyownmind (GB), this colt is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Together (IRE), Jan Vermeer, and Imperial Beauty. He was bred in Kentucky by Tada Nobutaka.

Hip 199 c. Speightstown-A Bit of Humor ($600k)

Hip 199, a colt by SPEIGHTSTOWN sold for $600,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Kenji Ryotokuji from the consignment of Fairlawn Farm.

This colt is out of A Bit of Humor, a winning full sister to multiple stakes winner Saratoga Humor. Hip 199 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor, Fairlawn Farm.

Hip 191 f. Medaglia d’Oro-Whisper to Me ($1.45M)

Hip 191, a filly by MEDAGLIA D’ORO, sire of champion Saratoga Sale grad SONGBIRD, took the session and sale lead when sold for $1,450,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent.

Hip 191 is out of the stakes winning Thunder Gulch mare Whisper to Me, who has produced three winners to date, including Grade 2 winner Overheard. She hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Chris Evert, Classic Crown, Winning Colors, Tap Dance City, and Confessional. The filly was bred in Kentucky by Pin Oak Stud.

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Hip 191 f. Medaglia d’Oro sold for $1,450,000. (Fasig-Tipton Screenshot)

Hip 189 f. Medaglia d’Oro-West Coast Swing ($550k)

Hip 189, a filly by MEDAGLIA D’ORO, sold for $550,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm from the consignment of Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent.

The filly is out of Grade 2 placed stakes winner West Coast Swing, dam of two winners to date. Hip 189 is from the immediate family of Canadian champion and broodmare of the year, Classy ‘N Smart, from whom descend Grade 1 winners Sky Classic, Always A Classic, Dance Smartly, Dancethruthedawn, Moreno, and the influential sire Smart Strike. The filly was bred in Kentucky by WinStar Farm.

Hip 181 f. Tapit-Upperline ($500k)

Hip 181, a filly by leading sire TAPIT sold for $500,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The gray or roan filly was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Hip 181 is the second foal out of multiple graded stakes winner Upperline (Maria’s Mon). That mare’s first foal is a current two-year-old winner in Ireland. The filly’s immediate family includes Grade 1 winners Ivyanna and An Act. She was bred in Kentucky by Town & Country Horse Farms.

Hip 179 f. Malibu Moon-Unenchantedevening ($650k)

Hip 179, a filly by popular sire MALIBU MOON sold for $650,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Bridlewood Farm & M.V. Magnier from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

Out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Unenchantedevening, this filly is a half-sister to five winners from as many to race, including graded stakes placed stakes winner Indian Evening. Hip 179 hails from the immediate family of Horse of the Year Favorite Trick. The filly was bred in Kentucky by Summer Wind Farm.

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Hip 179 f. Malibu Moon sold for $650,000. (Fasig-Tipton Photo)

Hip 168 f. Tapit-Super Espresso ($750k)

Hip 168, a filly by TAPIT sold for $750,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Sallusto & Albina, agents from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly’s dam is graded stakes winner Super Espress, by Medaglia d’Oro, making her a full sister to current three-year-old winner Espresso Time. Hip 168 comes from an exceptionally deep family which includes Grade 1 winners Althea, Balleto (UAE), Acoma, Arch, Bayern, Ali Oop, Ketoh, and Aldiza. The filly was bred in Kentucky by B. Flay Thoroughbreds.

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Hip 168 f. Tapit sold for $750,000. (Photo courtesy of Bluewater Sales)

Hip 164 c. Tapit-Storm Dixie ($800k)

Hip 164, a TAPIT half-brother to multiple Grade 1 winner Princess of Sylmar sold for $800,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by China Horse Club from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

Out of Storm Dixie, a stakes placed winning daughter of Catientus, Hip 164 is from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Rhythm Band and Canadian champion Youcan’tcatchme. The colt was bred in Kentucky by Barronstown Stud and was purchased as a weanling for $500,000 last November.

Princess of Sylmar was purchased for $3,100,000 by Shadai Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent at the 2014 Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

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Hip 164 c. Tapit sold for $800,000. (Fasig-Tipton Photo)

Hip 148 c. Frankel (GB)-She Be Wild ($500k)

Hip 148, a colt by European champion FRANKEL (GB) sold for $500,000 during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Jim McIngvale from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

The colt’s dam is champion She Be Wild, winner of the 2009 G1-Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies. His immediate family further includes Grade 1 winner Carson Hollow and graded stakes winners Portcullis and Part the Seas. Hip 148 was bred in Kentucky by Nancy Mazzoni.

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Hip 148 c. Frankel (GB) sold for $500,000. (Photo courtesy of Bluewater Sales)

Hip 140 c. Tapit-Rote ($1.25M)

Hip 140, a colt by leading sire TAPIT took the session and sale lead when sold for $1,250,000 early during the second session of the Saratoga Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Stonestreet Stables and M.V. Magnier from the consignment of Gainesway.

Out of the winning Tiznow mare Rote, Hip 140 is a full brother to Royal Obsession, a multiple winner who was second in this year’s G2-Gazelle S. That filly sold for $1,000,000 during the 2014 edition of the Saratoga Sale. The colt’s immediate family includes Grade 1 winner Magnificent Song and graded stakes winners Prod, Nijana, Lech, Savina, and Devious Intent. The seven-figure colt was  bred in Kentucky by Marbat, LLC.

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Hip 140 c. Tapit sold for $1,250,000. (Fasig-Tipton Photo)

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