Grade 1 Winners, 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 winners Miss Temple City, Zipessa, Illuminant, Nickname, and Sarah Lynx.

MISS TEMPLE CITY (Hip 99)
Temple City – Glittering Tax
O: The Club Racing, Needle in a Haystack, & Sagamore Farm | T: Graham Motion

Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

MissTempleCity99

Profile

The exceptional Miss Temple City is a multiple graded stakes winner by Temple City. This five-year-old mare has started 20 times, with wins at two, three, four, and five. She has won seven times and placed another six and has earnings of nearly $1,700,00 to date. She has made the trip to the prestigious Royal Ascot three times.

 Stakes Record

1st Shadwell Turf Mile S. (G1)
1st Maker’s 46 Mile S. (G1)
1st Matriarch S. (G1)
1st Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf S. (G3)
1st Hilltop S.
2nd Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. (G1)
2nd Lake Placid S. (G2)
2nd Appalachian S. (G3)
3rd Sands Point S. (G2)
3rd Sweetest Chant S. (G3)
3rd Matchmaker S.

Fun Fact

Miss Temple City has twice defeated males in Grade 1 company: in the Maker’s 46 Mile and Shadwell Turf Mile. She defeated subsequent Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Tourist on both occasions.

 On November 6

Miss Temple City will be offered as Hip 99 at The November Sale, consigned by Select Sales.

 ZIPESSA (Hip 139)
City Zip – Precious Princess
O: Empyrean Stables | T: Michael Stidham
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

Zipessa139

Profile

Zipessa is a multiple graded stakes winning daughter of the prolific City Zip. She has been on the board in 11 of 16 starts, with five wins. A spectacular Grade 1 winner in her latest outing, she’s being pointed towards the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. She has earned more than $780,000 to date.

 Stakes Record

1st First Lady S. (G1)
1st Dr. James Penny Memorial S. (G3)
2nd Rodeo Drive S. (G1)
2nd Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf S. (G3)
2nd Robert G. Dick Memorial S. (G3)
3rd Beverly D S. (G1)
3rd Mint Julep H. (G3)
3rd Eatontown S. (G3)

Fun Fact

After breaking her maiden by 6 ¾ lengths first time out, Zipessa has raced almost exclusively in graded stakes company.

 On November 6

Zipessa will be offered as Hip 139 at The November Sale, consigned by St George Sales.

 ILLUMINANT (Hip 188)
Quality Road – Sparkling Number
O: Eclipse Thoroughbred Parters | T: Michael McCarthy
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

Illuminant188

Profile

Illuminant is a multiple graded stakes winner by Quality Road. She is a graded stakes winner and multiple stakes winner at five as well, proving that she hasn’t lost a step.  Illuminant has won six of 14 starts to date and has earned nearly $540,000.

Stakes Record

1st Gamely S. (G1)
1st Monrovia S. (G2)
1st Wishing Well S.
3rd Jenny Wiley S. (G1)

Fun Fact

Illuminant is a daughter of 100% winner-producer Sparkling Number, a multiple stakes winning daughter of Polish Numbers.

On November 6

Illuminant will be offered as Hip 188 at The November Sale, consigned by Bluewater Sales.

NICKNAME (Hip 102)
Scat Daddy – Nina Fever
O: LNJ Foxwoods | T: Richard Mandella
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

Nickname102

Profile

Nickname is a four-year-old Grade 1 winner by the much missed Scat Daddy. She has won or placed in nine of 11 starts on the way to earnings of nearly $560,000.

 Stakes Record

1st Frizette S. (G1)
2nd Honeybee S. (G3)
2nd Beaumont S. (G3)
2nd Southern Truce S.
2nd Martha Washington S.
3rd Eight Belles S. (G2)

 Fun Fact

Nickname is her exceptional sire Scat Daddy’s only Grade 1 winner on dirt.

 On November 6

Nickname will be offered as Hip 102 at The November Sale, consigned by Claiborne Farm.

SARAH LYNX (IRE) (Hip 113)
Montjeu (IRE) – Steel Princess (IRE)
In Foal to War Front
Enhanced Catalogue

SarahLynx113

Profile

Sarah Lynx is a Grade 1 winner in North America and a Group 2 winner in France. She is offered in foal to exceptional sire War Front. In her globetrotting career, the talented Sarah Lynx earned nearly $1,100,000 and defeated males in the prestigious Canadian International S. (G1)

 Stakes Record

1st Canadian International S. (G1)
1st Prix de Pomone-Haras d’Etreham (G2)
3rd Prix de Royallieu (G2)
3rd Prix des Tourelles

Fun Fact

Sarah Lynx’s first foal, three-year-old Shamardal filly Segra, broke her maiden in France on October 9.

 On November 6

Sarah Lynx will be offered as Hip 113 at The November Sale, consigned by Eaton Sales.

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