Two More Supplemental Entries Added to The November Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added an additional two supplemental entries to the catalogue for the 2017 November Sale to be held on Monday, November 6 in Lexington, Kentucky.  These new supplemental entries are catalogued as hips 202-203, and bring the total number of entries in the supplement to 11.  These latest entries are:

  • DIAMOND DONA (Hip 202): Five-year-old mare by Champion BERNARDINI is out of another Champion – MARYFIELD. MARYFIELD won the Ballerina S. (G1) and Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint on her way to an Eclipse Championship.  DIAMOND DONA is offered carrying a foal from the first crop of TAPIT’S brilliant multiple G1 winning son, FROSTED.  Consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent.
  • LIBBY’S TAIL (Hip 203): Three-year-old daughter of TIZ WONDERFUL was second, beaten just a head, in last year’s Frizette S. (G1). Multiple stakes placed, she also won her debut at Belmont at two.  She hails from a prolific female family, with her first four dams all being stakes producers. Consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

These entries may now be viewed online. Print versions of all supplemental entries will be available on the Fasig-Tipton grounds at sale time.

Fasig-Tipton will continue to accept approved November Sale entries up until the Breeders’ Cup.

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

Medaglia d’Oro on Top at Record-Setting October Sale

Chris Baccari sells hip 736 for buyer Mark Casse 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale
Hip 736 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

A record-setting renewal of The October Sale ended Thursday with an historical high in gross and average.

In sum, 981 yearlings sold for $35,812,900, good for an average of $36,507 and median of $12,000. Gross was up 39.4% over 2016, while average rose 10.4%. The previous record gross and average were attained in 2014, when 837 yearlings sold for $30,006,200, averaging of $35,850.

A colt by internationally successful sire Medaglia d’Oro topped the sale when sold for $700,000 during the sale’s third session. Offered as Hip 736 by Baccari Bloodstock, agent, the popular colt was purchased by Mark Casse, agent.

“There were a lot of happy faces and a lot of people who really had meaningful and significant sales this year,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “That’s probably the most encouraging thing from our perspective. You can bring a legitimate horse here and get paid real money.”

Medaglia d’Oro was also responsible for the sale’s top filly, Hip 967, who was purchased for $350,000 by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

Colts by Violence, Curlin, and Into Mischief sold for $400,000 or more during the four-day sale, all eclipsing last year’s top price of $350,000. Into Mischief was popular during the final session, accounting for three of the top six prices on the day.

Two colts shared topped billing during session four when sold for $400,000. First through the ring was Hip 1178, a colt by Into Mischief purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Dromoland Farm. The second was Hip 1265, a son of Curlin purchased by Mark Casse, agent from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent. The session’s top filly was a $260,000 daughter of Into Mischief purchased by  Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

On the overall gains, Browning added, “It gives everybody confidence in the marketplace moving forward to further assess sales placement, to make sure they get the right horses in the right places. If you have a horse that might need a little more time from a maturity standpoint, you don’t have to push. You’ll be rewarded for doing the right thing by the horse and bringing it to a venue like this.”

Overall, 110 horses sold for six figures or more compared to 71 last year, with 35 topping the $200,000 mark, an increase over 17 last year. The RNA rate was 22.6%.

Results are available online

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 4

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

The sale has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 1457 c. Violence – No Small Wonder ($240,000)

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Hip 1457 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1457, a colt by successful Freshman Sire Violence sold for $240,000 towards the end of the fourth session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Michael Neatherlin, agent from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This colt is out of the winning Capote mare No Small Wonder, making him a half-brother to four winners, including stakes winner Wonderful Luck, herself the dam of stakes winner Rockshaw. This is the immediate family of graded stakes winners Imperial Colony, Lucky Lindy, and Occasional View.

Hip 1457 was bred in Kentucky by Big Aut Farms.

Hip 1431 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Murani ($300,000)

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Hip 1431 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1430, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro sold for $300,000 late in the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is out of the stakes winning Distorted Humor mare Murani, making him a half-brother to champion and multiple graded stakes winner Dynamic Sky, as well as two other winners.

Hip 1431 was bred in Ontario by Josham Farms Limited.

Hip 1365 c. Curlin – Mekong Delta ($400,000)

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Hip 1365 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1365, a colt by Curlin took the session lead when sold for $400,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Mark Casse, agent from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is the first foal out of Mekong Delta, a multiple graded stakes placed winning daughter of Stormy Atlantic. She is a full sister to Canadian champion Leonnatus Anteas. The immediate family further includes G1 Preakness S. winner Red Bullet and graded/group winners Leo’s Starlet and Sistercharlie (IRE).

Hip 1365 was bred in Ontario by Josham Farms Limited.

Hip 1299 f. Into Mischief – Limbo ($260,000)

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Hip 1299 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1299, a filly by Into Mischief sold for $260,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to seven winners from as many to race out of the A.P. Indy mare Limbo, including stakes winners Gentleman Chester and Back Forty. She is from the immediate family of Champions Northernette, Storm Bird, and Pas de Response, as well as Grade/Group 1 winners Green Tune and Didimo.

Hip 1299 was bred in Kentucky by John Kerber and Iveta Kerber.

Hip 1241 f. Bodemeister – Katana (NZ) ($225,000)

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Hip 1241 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1241, a daughter from the third crop of Bodemeister sold for $225,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Michael Neatherlin, agent from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

This filly is out of the Group 1 placed New Zealand stakes winner Natana (NZ), who is in turn the dam of Grade 1 placed Grade 2 winner Broken Sword. She hails from the immediate family of Group 1 winners Yir Tiz and Mr. Tiz.

Hip 1241 was bred in Kentucky by SF Racing Group.

Hip 1225 c. Giant’s Causeway – Jor Jah ($255,000)

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Hip 1225 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1225, a colt by three-time Leading Sire Giant’s Causeway sold for $255,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay bolt was purchased by Keith Desormeaux, angent for Head of Plains Partners from the consignment of VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent.

This colt is the first foal of the winning Street Sense mare Jor Jah. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Gaudery and graded stakes placed stakes winners Wilzada and Gay Rights.

Hip 1225 was bred in Kentucky by T. F. Van Meter and Ricky Stevers.

Hip 1178 c. Into Mischief – Im Cruising Dixie ($400,000)

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Hip 1178 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1178, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $400,00 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Dromoland Farm, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners from as many to race out of the Dixie Union mare Im Cruising Dixie, including stakes placed winner Mezzano. The dam is a half-sister to stakes winners Patsyprospect and Terreavigne, from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Toocleverforwords and Star Gallant.

Hip 1178 was bred in Kentucky by KY Thoroughbred Racing Stable.

Hip 1147 f. Into Mischief – Holloween Candy ($240,000)

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Hip 1147 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1147, a filly by ultra consistent sire Into Mischief sold for $240,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The gray or roan filly was purchased by Martin Anthony from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This filly is out of the winning Candy Ride (ARG) mare Holloween Candy, dam of stakes placed winner Getting Joellenned and a half-sister to seven winners, including two graded stakes placed. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Lunar Spook and champion and graded stakes winner Riker.

Hip 1147 was bred in Kentucky by Breffni Farm.

Medaglia d’Oro Pure Gold During Third Session of The October Sale

Chris Baccari sells hip 736 for buyer Mark Casse 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale
Hip 736 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

The session topper – and current sale topper – showed his class early during the third session of The October Sale. Hip 736, a colt by proven international sire Medaglia d’Oro, sold for $700,000 to agent Mark Casse shortly after the session began (video). The dark bay or brown colt, a half-brother to two graded stakes winners out of a stakes winning half-sister to Leading Freshman Sire of 2016 Dialed In, was consigned by Baccari Bloodstock, agent. The price was the second highest paid for a colt in the history of The October Sale.

Baccari Bloodstock also consigned Hip 950, a Curlin colt from the family of champion Paradise Creek which drew the session’s second highest price when sold to Baoma Corp for $400,000.

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $350,000 to secure the session’s top filly, Hip 967, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro out of Grade 1 winner Emma’s Encore. The session’s top filly was consigned by Lane’s End, agent.

Over the course of the session, 261 yearlings sold for $10,804,100, good for an average of $41,395 and median of $12,000. Thirty-five horses sold for $100,000 or more, including 12 which sold above $200,000. The gross through the first three sessions was $25,698,600 for 728 yearlings sold, eclipsing the 2016 sale total of $25,691,500 for 777 yearlings.

The October Sale continues with its fourth and final session October 26 at 10 am.

Results are available online.

 

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 3

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

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Hip 1074 c. Lemon Drop Kid – Go Forth North ($300,000)

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Hip 1074 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1074, a colt by Lemon Drop Kid sold for $300,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Trade Winds Farm from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is out of graded stakes winner Go Forth North, by North Light (IRE). He hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Hyperborean.

Hip 1074 was bred in Kentucky by SF Racing Group.

Hip 967 f. Medaglia d’Oro – Emma’s Encore ($350,000)

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Hip 967 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 967, a daughter of successful sire Medaglia d’Oro sold for $350,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of Grade 1 winner Emma’s Encore, by Congrats. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Barbaro and graded stakes winners La Reine Elaine, Green Alligator, and Annie Cake.

Hip 967 was bred in Kentucky by Dr. Christoph Berglar.

Hip 950 c. Curlin – Eden’s Storm ($400,000)

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Hip 950 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 950, a colt by Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $400,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent for Baoma Corp from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners out of the winning Stormy Atlantic mare Eden’s Storm, including stakes placed winner Seeking Paradise. He is from the immediate family of champions Theatrical (IRE) and Paradise Creek and Grade/Group 1 winners David Junior, Forbidden Apple, Wild Event, and Eden’s Moon.

Hip 950 was bred in Kentucky by Twin Hopes Farm.

Hip 934 c. Candy Ride (ARG) – Driving Rain ($230,000)

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Hip 934 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 934, a colt by popular sire Candy Ride (ARG) sold for $230,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by De Meric Stables from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the Storm Cat mare Driving Rain, including stakes winner The Absolute One. He hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Cuddles, Gorgeous, Seaside Attraction, Fantastic Light, Golden Attraction, Love Smitten, and Tap to Music.

Hip 934 was bred in Kentucky by Cerca Trova.

Hip 886 c. Sky Mesa – Darling My Darling ($270,000)

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Hip 886 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 886, a colt by Sky Mesa sold for $270,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Darby Dan Farm, agent.

This colt is out of the multiple Grade 1 placed stakes winning Deputy Minister mare Darling My Darling. She is the dam of four winners, including recent G1 Alcibiades S. winner Heavenly Love and Grade 2 winner Forever Darling. The immediate family further includes Japanese Horse of the Year Zenno Rob Roy and Grade 1 winners Roamin Rachel and Cat’s Cradle.

Hip 886 was bred in Kentucky by Debby Oxley.

Hip 857 c. Violence – Crafty Atlantic ($245,000)

Hip 857, 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale
Hip 857 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 857, a son of popular Freshman Sire Violence sold for $245,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Ed Orr from the consignment of Terrazas Thoroughbreds, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to six winners out of the Crafty Prospector mare Crafty Atlantic, including stakes winner Atlantic Paws and stakes placed winner Isn’t She Grand. His second dam is Grade 1 winner Hail Atlantis, dam of five winners, including stakes winning sire Stormy Atlantic.

Hip 857 was bred in Kentucky by Jason A. Litt, Alex Solis, & Terrazas Thoroughbreds.

Hip 770 f. Candy Ride (ARG) – Cat Fight ($265,000)

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Hip 770 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 770, a filly by champion Candy Ride (ARG) sold for $265,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by JCE Racing/Webb Carroll Training Center, agent from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is out of the Storm Cat mare Cat Fight, making her a half-sister to two winners from as many to race. Her second dam is champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Wandesta (GB). The immediate family further includes Grade 1 winners Quiet Fling and Midships.

Hip 770 was bred in Kentucky by Mike Abraham.

Hip 736 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Broadway Gold ($700,000)

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Hip 736 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 736, a colt by spectacular sire Medaglia d’Oro sold for $700,000 early during the third session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt, the second most expensive colt sold at The October Sale all time, was purchased by Mark Casse, agent from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

 

This colt is out of the stakes winning Seeking the Gold mare Broadway Gold, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner and Leading Freshman Sire of 2016 Dialed In. Broadway Gold has produced six winners to date, including multiple graded stakes winners Broadway’s Alibi and Golden Lady and multiple stakes winner R Gypsy Gold. The family also includes Champion Eliza and Grade 1 winners Dinard and Foxplay.

Hip 736 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

Violence Colt Tops Second Session of The October Sale

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Hip 452 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

A colt from the second crop of successful freshman sire Violence topped the second session of The October Sale when sold mid-afternoon Tuesday. Offered as Hip 542 by Taylor Made Sales Agency, the colt was purchased by John C. Oxley for $500,000 (video). That price was good for top five (tie) at this sale all.

“[It was a] good day today,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “We saw lively bidding, frankly, from the beginning to the end. It was a pretty solid marketplace.”

Colts by established sires Into Mischief (Hip 506), Medaglia d’Oro (Hip 383), Speightstown (Hip 726), and Street Sense (Hip 603) and by hot first crop yearling sire Cairo Prince (Hip 456) also sold well, exceeding the $200,000 mark.

Two yearlings accounted for top-priced filly, each bringing $200,000. First through the ring was Hip 517, a filly by ultra consistent sire More Than Ready, purchased by agent Mike Ryan from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency. The second was Hip 629, a daughter of European Horse of the Year Giant’s Causeway, purchased by Winchester Place Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

On the timing of the sale compared to earlier and selected sales, Browning remarked, “The beauty of the October marketplace is it gives sellers an alternative. Not all horses mature at the same time. It gives folks a legitimate opportunity and a legitimate alternative so that they can bring a quality horse here, present it to quality buyers, and receive a fair price.”

In the session, 237 yearlings sold for a total of $8,415,000, good for an average and median of $35,506 and $12,000, respectively.  Twenty-six hips in Session 2 fetched $100,000 or more.  The session RNA rate was 24.5%.

Results are available online.

 

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 2

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

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Hip 629 f. Giant’s Causeway – A. P. Investment ($200,000)

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Hip 629 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 629, a daughter of European Horse of the Year Giant’s Causeway sold for $200,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Winchester Place Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to three winners from as many to race, including stakes placed winner A. P. Zona. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Giant Killing and graded stakes winners Bedanken, Syphax, Ganges, Apolda, Hualcara, and Cozze Up.

Hip 629 was bred in Kentucky by Calumet Farm.

Hip 603 c. Street Sense – Alwaan ($210,000)

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Hip 603 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 603, a colt by champion Street Sense sold for $210,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent from the consignment of Hidden Brook, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners, including stakes winner Our Caravan. He is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Jersey Girl, Jersey Town, and Purge.

Hip 603 was bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm.

Hip 542 c. Violence – Witch’s Coven ($500,000)

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Hip 542 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 542, a colt from the second crop of successful freshman sire Violence sold for $500,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. The price eclipsed last year’s co-sale toppers, a pair of colts which sold for $350,000 each.

This colt is the second foal out of graded stakes placed Witch’s Coven, by Cuvee, whose first foal is three-year-old winner Be the Change. The immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Native Satan, Code Satan, Armonk, and Ashbecca, among others.

Hip 500 was bred in Ontario by Gold Medal Stable and Dennis Mitchell.

Hip 517 f. More Than Ready – Whenthedoveflies ($200,000)

Hip 517, a filly by consistent sire More Than Ready sold for $200,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This filly is out of multiple stakes winner Whenthedovieflies, by Dove Hunt, making her a half-sister to five winners, including multiple stakes winner Yes I’m Lucky.

Hip 517 was bred in Kentucky by Muirfield Farm.

Hip 506 c. Into Mischief – Well ($270,000)

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Hip 506 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 506, a colt by perennially popular sire Into Mischief sold for $270,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Cary Frommer from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent.

Out of the winning Well Decorated mare Well, this colt is a half-brother to six winners from as many to race, including multiple Grade 2 winner Kobe’s Back and graded stakes winner Well Spelled. His immediate family also includes graded stakes winners My Creed, Indian King, and Notation.

Hip 506 was bred in Kentucky by Joanne R. Mummert and John C. Barrett Jr.

Hip 456 c. Cairo Prince – Try to Remember ($215,000)

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Hip 456 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 456, a colt by hot first-crop yearling sire Cairo Prince sold for $215,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Clay Scherer, agent from the consignment of Brereton C. Jones’s Airdrie Stud, agent.

Out of the stakes placed Include mare Try to Remember, dam of two winners, making this colt a half-brother to Grade 1 placed stakes winner Holiday Soiree. He is from the immediate family of Grade 2 winner Dance Teacher and graded stakes winners Duveen and Gold Mover.

Hip 456 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 383 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Sweet Tune ($250,000)

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Hip 383 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 383, a colt by international sire Megadlia d’Oro sold for $250,000 early during the second session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Holly and David Wilson from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent for Jack Swain.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners, including Grade 2 winner and multiple graded stakes winner Miss Ella and undefeated three-year-old Lasting Legacy. He is from the immediate family of Chilean Horse of the Year, champion, and multiple Group 1 winner Isola Piu Bella (CHI) and champion and Group 1 winner Santona (CHI), as well as North American Grade 1 winner Al’s Gal and graded stakes winners Impecable and Grand Hombre.

Hip 383 was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain.

Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale

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Hip 96 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining and Shaman Ghost.

Jay Em Ess Stable paid the session’s top price of $275,000 for Hip 96, a daughter of Ghostzapper out of a Birdstone half-sister to stakes winners Silent Bird and A Brilliant Idea. The dark bay or brown filly, the second foal of her dam, was consigned by Legacy Bloodstock.

Hip 63, the session’s top colt, also by Ghostzapper, went for $180,000 to Superfine Farm. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, is out of a half-sister to graded stakes winner La Traviata, the dam of Group 1 winners Seventh Heaven (IRE) and Crusade.

Between the top colt and filly was Hip 131, a filly by three-time Leading Sire Tapit which sold for $250,000 to Mathis Stable from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. That filly is a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Winning Cause out of a half-sister to graded stakes winner Society Hostess.

Over the course of the session, 230 yearlings changed hands for a total of $6,479,500. The average was $28,172 and the median was $10,000. Twenty-two horses sold for $100,000 or more.

“It’s too early to tell much,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning of the overall numbers. “I’m not going to make any dramatic statements [comparing today’s session to last year’s sale]. We’ve got a lot of horses left to sell.”

The top yearling by a Freshman Sire of this year was Hip 34, a daughter of Orb who went for $140,000 to Madison River Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Runnymede Farm. The top price for a first-crop yearling sire was Hip 195, a filly by Shakin It Up which sold for $120,000 to the Moss Group from the consignment of Catalyst Bloodstock.

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 1

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

Session 1 has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 188 f. Speightstown – Royal Lahaina ($170,000)

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Hip 188 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 188, a filly by champion Speightstown sold for $170,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by CFP Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of Grade 2 winner Royal Lahaina, by Chapel Royal. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Fabulous Notion and Fabulously Fast.

Hip 188 was bred in Kentucky by Southern Equine Stables.

Hip 165 c. Jersey Town – Risky Agenda ($150,000)

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Hip 165 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 165, a colt by Grade 1 winner Jersey Town sold for $150,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Chris Alexander, agent from the consignment of Paramount Sales.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners out of Risky Agenda, a full sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Riskaverse and a half-sister to graded stakes winner Cozzy Corner. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winners Plugged Nickle and Christiecat.

Hip 165 was bred in Kentucky by Charles Fipke.

Hip 144 c. Tapit – Receivership ($150,000)

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Hip 144 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 144, a colt by three-time Leading Sire Tapit sold for $150,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Marette Farrell, agent from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners, including multiple Grade 1 winner Palace. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winners French Park and Genre.

Hip 144 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 131 f. Tapit – Raffishing Look ($250,000)

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Hip 131 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 131, a filly by three-time Leading Sire Tapit sold for $250,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Mathis Stables from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This filly is out of the Kingmambo mare Raffishing Look, dam of three winners, including multiple graded stakes winner Winning Cause. The immediate family also includes Grade/Group 1 winners Twilight Agenda, Refuse to Bend (IRE), Media Puzzle, Rich Tapestry (IRE), and Emerging Talent.

Hip 131 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 96 f. Ghostzapper – Princesa de Papi ($275,000)

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Hip 96 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 96, a filly by Ghostzapper sold for $275,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Legacy Bloodstock, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of the Birdstone mare Princesa de Papi, a half-sister to stakes winners Silent Bird and A Brilliant Idea. The family also includes graded stakes winner Fifth Overture.

Hip 96 was bred in New York by Milfer Farm.

Hip 63 c. Ghostzapper – Piedras Negras ($180,000)

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Hip 63 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 163, a colt by popular sire Ghostzapper sold for $1800,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchase by Superfine Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to graded stakes winner La Traviata, herself the dam of European Group 1 winners Seventh Heaven (IRE) and Crusade. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winner Southjet.

Hip 163 was bred in California by John Antonelli.

The November Sale: Grade 1 Producers, Part 2

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale has catalogued 23 Grade 1 winners or producers in 2017! Over the next few days, we’ll profile each of racing’s leading ladies to be offered at The November Sale.

Today’s post features Grade 1 producers Shehadmefromhello, Mesa Fresca, Citiview, and Flying Marlin.

SHEHADMEFROMHELLO (Hip 195)
Empire Maker – Lasting Code
In Foal to Kantharos
Enhanced Catalogue

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Profile

Shehadmefromhello is the dam of 2017 Frizette S. (G1) winner Separationofpowers, a top contender for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1).

Selected Produce Record

Dam of four winners from four starters and the earners of nearly $500,000 to date.
Separationofpowers (Candy Ride-ARG) – G1W

Fun Fact

Shehadmefromhello is a 100% winner-producer, with four winners from her first four foals.

On November 6

Shehadmefromhello will be offered as Hip 195 at The November Sale, consigned by Bluewater Sales.

MESA FRESCA (Hip 96)
Sky Mesa – Mayan Maiden
In Foal to War Front
Enhanced Catalogue

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Profile

Mesa Fresca is the dam of Del Mar Oaks (G1) winner Harmonize. That filly is a three-time graded stakes winner who also set a course record in the Jessamine S. (G3) at two and has earned more than $800,000 to date.

Selected Produce Record

Harmonize (Scat Daddy) – G1W/MGSW

Fun Fact

Mesa Fresca is in foal to War Front, sire of six Grade/Group 1 winners in 2017 alone.

On November 6

Mesa Fresca will be offered as Hip 96 at The November Sale, consigned by Brookdale Sales.

CITIVIEW (Hip 159)
Citidancer – Prospective Joy
In Foal to Nyquist
Enhanced Catalogue

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Profile

Citiview is the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner Midnight Lucky, whose wins included the Acorn S. (G1) and Humana Distaff S. (G1). That filly also set a track record in the Sunland Park Oaks.

 Selected Produce Record

Dam of five winners from five starters and the earners of more than $850,000 to date.
Midnight Lucky (Midnight Lute) – MG1W

Fun Fact

Citiview is one of the first mares in foal to Nyquist, Eclipse Champion 2YO Colt of 2015, who is from the first crop of Eclipse Champion 2YO Colt Uncle Mo.

On November 6

Citiview will be offered as Hip 159 at The November Sale, consigned by Gainesway.

FLYING MARLIN (Hip 173)
Marlin – Morning Dove
In Foal to Mineshaft
Enhanced Catalogue

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Profile

Flying Marlin is the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner Tapitsfly, who captured the Just a Game S. (G1) and First Lady S. (G1).

Selected Produce Record

Dam of three winners and the earners of more than $1,700,000 to date.
Tapitsfly – MG1W

Fun Fact

Flying Marlin is carrying a foal by Mineshaft, a similar cross to the one that produced Tapitsfly.

On November 6

Flying Marlin will be offered as Hip 173 at The November Sale, consigned by Romans Racing & Sales.