Catalogue Now Available for The Gulfstream Sale

gulfstream_sale_cover_front_FINAL.pngFasig-Tipton has catalogued 162 entries for The Gulfstream Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, to be held on Wednesday, March 1, in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The sale, which be conducted in Gulfstream Park’s walking ring, will begin at 4 pm.

The under tack show is scheduled for Monday, February 27, beginning at 10 am.

“This sale has a lot of momentum coming off two highly successful renewals since moving to Gulfstream Park in 2015,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  “This catalogue reflects that momentum, with increased numbers and outstanding quality.”

This year’s catalogue cover features 2015 sale graduate NYQUIST, who decisively captured last year’s G1 Kentucky Derby to become the latest Classic success for The Gulfstream Sale.

“There is no better advertisement for a sale than selling the Kentucky Derby winner,” continued Browning. “It’s a great testament to the quality of horses our consignors offer at Gulfstream, and to the success that buyers are finding from purchasing these horses off a proven dirt track.  Prior to winning the Kentucky Derby, NYQUIST won the G1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream – thirteen months after he had performed over the very same racetrack in our under tack show.”

The catalogue is now available online and will also be available via the Equineline sales catalogue app. Print catalogues will be available by Monday, January 30.

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

Twenty-four New Entries Added to Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplement

kywintermixedsalecoverangledThe latest additions to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplemental Catalogue are now available online.

The twenty-four new entries, catalogued as hips 617-640, include racing and/or broodmare prospects, in-foal mares, and short yearlings.

Among the racing/broodmare prospects catalogued are: stakes winner FIND JOY (Hip 621); ANDEAN (Hip 636), a stakes placed half-sister to G1 performer MR. Z.; and GLORY (Hip 640), a multiple graded stakes placed daughter of TAPIT.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale will be held on Monday and Tuesday, February 6-7, in Lexington, Kentucky.  The Supplemental Catalogue will be offered on Tuesday, February 7, following the conclusion of the main catalogue.

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

First Group of Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplemental Entries Now Online

kywintermixedsalecoverangledFasig-Tipton has catalogued 36 entries for the 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale supplemental catalogue.  Those entries may now be viewed online.

Fasig-Tipton will continue to add supplemental entries through this coming Monday, January 23.

The supplemental catalogue, which will begin with hip 581, will be offered immediately following the conclusion of the main catalogue on Tuesday, February 7.  Among those catalogued in the supplement is G1 Madison S. winner DR. ZIC, offered in foal to CONSTITUTION.  She will be consigned by James B. Keogh (Grovendale), agent.

Print versions of the supplemental catalogue will be available on-site at Fasig-Tipton at sale time. The supplement will also be available via the equineline sales catalogue app.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, at Fasig-Tipton’s Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Kentucky.  Both sessions will begin daily at 10 am.

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

Songbird Leads Six F-T Sale Grad Finalists for the Eclipse Awards

Fasig-Tipton sales grads were among the best in their class once more in 2016, with six Eclipse Award finalists awaiting the announcement on January 21 at Gulfstream Park. The six finalists represent five sales and include weanling, yearling, and two-year-old sale grads.

SONGBIRD 
Graduate: 2014 Saratoga Sale
Finalist: Horse of the Year, Champion 3YO Filly

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Songbird winning the Alabama S. (G1) // Coglianese Photo

Reigning Eclipse Champion 2YO Filly Songbird did not rest on her laurels for a moment in her sophomore campaign. Racing exclusively in graded company last term, Songbird dispatched all comers but one, winning her first seven starts by a combined 38 ½ lengths. She tallied victories in the Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Coaching Club American Oaks (G1), Alabama S. (G1), Cotillion S. (G1), Las Virgenes S. (G2), Summertime Oaks (G2), and Santa Ysabel S. (G3). Her shortest margin of victory was 3 ¾ lengths, recorded in both the Santa Anita Oaks and Santa Ysabel S. at her home base of Santa Anita. Her lone loss was to three-time Eclipse Champion and current finalist for Champion Older Female Beholder, who edged Songbird by the barest nose in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) after a prolonged battle of more than a furlong.

Songbird collected $2,210,000 in purse money last year for owner Fox Hill Farm. That sum was good for best earnings by a female in North America last year, and fourth of either sex, behind only the three current finalists for Champion 3YO Male.

Songbird was purchased by Fox Hill Farm at the 2014 Saratoga Sale from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency. She is campaigned by Fox Hill Farm and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Songbird was bred in Kentucky by John Antonelli.

CATHRYN SOPHIA
Graduate: 2014 Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale, 2016 November Sale
Finalist: Champion 3YO Filly

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Cathryn Sophia winning the Kentucky Oaks (G1) // Photos by Z

An undefeated stakes winner at two, whose combined margin of victory in two starts was 29 lengths, Cathryn Sophia opened her sophomore season with wins in the Forward Gal S. (G2) and the Fasig-Tipton Davona Dale S. (G2). Second runner-up in a blanket finish in her first try at the highest level, the Ashland S. (G1), Cathryn Sophia proved her class in Kentucky Oaks (G1), flying home first by 2 ¾ lengths over a field of 13 which included three G1 winners. Cathryn Sophia closed up her three-year-old campaign with a win in the Princess of Sylmar S. and placings in both the Acorn S. (G1) and the Cotillion S. (G1).

Cathryn Sophia was purchased by Charles Zacney at the 2014 Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale from the consignment of Chanceland Farm. She campaigned for Zacney’s Cash is King and trainer John Servis. She most recently sold for $1.4 million at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

NYQUIST
Graduate: 2015 Gulfstream Sale
Finalist: Champion 3YO Male

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Nyquist winning the Kentucky Derby (G1) // Photos by Z

Champion 2YO of his class in 2015, Nyquist took that form into his sophomore season,  winning the Kentucky Derby (G1), Florida Derby (G1), and San Vicente S. (G2), and placing in the Preakness S. (G1). His efforts were good for earnings of $3,575,000, ranked second in North American earnings last year.

Nyquist was purchased by Dennis O’Neill at the 2015 Gulfstream Sale, from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables. He campaigned for owner Reddam Racing and trainer Doug O’Neill.

STELLAR WIND
Graduate: 2013 Saratoga Sale, 2013 Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale
Finalist: Champion Older Female

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Stellar Wind winning the Clement L. Hirsch S. (G1) // Benoit Photo

Champion 3YO Filly in 2015, Stellar Wind continued to show exceptional class in 2016. After finishing second to Beholder in the Vanity Mile S. (G1), Stellar Wind turned the tables on the future Hall of Famer, defeating that rival in back-to-back starts in the Clement L. Hirsch S. (G1) and the Zenyatta S. (G1).

Stellar Wind is a two-time Fasig-Tipton sale grad. She was purchased by Vernan Lee Stables at the 2013 Saratoga Sale from the consignment of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, and again from the 2013 Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale by Barbara Houck from the consignment of Marshall Silverman. Stellar Wind races for owner Hronis Racing and trainer John Sadler.

TEPIN
Graduate: 2012 Saratoga Sale
Finalist: Champion Turf Female

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Tepin winning the Queen Anne S. (G1) // Mathea Kelley Photo

Tepin, Eclipse Champion Turf Female at four in 2015, continued to show exceptional form as a five-year-old in 2016. In eight starts last year, all graded stakes, Tepin found the winner’s circle six times, including winning three G1 races in three different countries: the Jenny Wiley S. (G1) in her native country, the Queen Anne S. (G1) at Royal Ascot, and the Woodbine Mile S. (G1) in Canada. Tepin also came home first in the Hillsborough S. (G2), Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S. (G2), and Endeavor S. (G3). Additionally, she was first but one in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) and the First Lady S. (G1). Tepin earned $1,476,360 in 2016 for owner Robert Masterson, and was the top-earning turf filly or mare in North America.

Tepin was purchased by Robert Masterson at the 2012 Saratoga Sale from the consignment of Select Sales. She races for Masterson and trainer Mark Casse. Tepin was bred in Kentucky by Machmer Hall.

HAVEYOUGONEAWAY 
Graduate: 2011 November Sale, 2012 New York-Bred Sale, 2016 November Sale
Finalist: Champion Female Sprinter

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Haveyougoneaway winning the Ballerina S. (G1) // Coglianese Photo

A stakes winner at four, Haveyougoneaway found her best stride at five in 2016. She was first or second in seven of eight starts last year, including wins in the Ballerina S. (G1), Honorable Miss H. (G2), American Beauty S., Spring Fever S., and Dancin Renee S.

Haveyougoneaway is now a three-time Fasig-Tipton sales graduate. She was purchased by John Greathouse Bloodstock as a weanling at the 2011 November Sale from the consignment of McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds. The following year she was offered by Four Star Sales at the New York-Bred Sale, where she was purchased by the partnership fo Tayloe & Greathouse. This past November, she visited the November Sale ring again, selling for $1.1 million as a racing and/or broodmare prospect.

Kentucky Winter Mixed Catalogue Now Online

kywintermixedsalecoverangledFasig-Tipton has catalogued 580 entries for its 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, in Lexington, Kentucky.  Sessions will begin daily at 10 am.

Hips 1 – 326 will be offered in the Monday session.  Hips 327 – 580, as well as the supplemental catalogue, will be offered in the Tuesday session.

“Being the last mixed sale of the season, the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale offers buyers tremendous opportunities before the start of breeding season,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  “Stakes credentialed racing and broodmare prospects, a quality contingent of in-foal mares, and 175 ‘short’ yearlings make this a can’t miss catalogue.”

The sale will also feature a supplemental catalogue that will be available online and on the sales grounds.  Fasig-Tipton will continue to accept entries, on an approval basis, over the next two weeks.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale catalogue may now be viewed online.  Print catalogues will be available beginning Tuesday, January 17.  The catalogue will also be available via the equineline sales catalogue app.

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