The November Sale: Live Blog

The November Sale has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 196 Quidura (GB) ($3,600,000)

196webHip 196, Grade 2 winner Quidura (GB) sold for $3,600,000 at The November Sale. The Dubawi filly was purchased as a racing/broodmare prospect by White Birch Farm from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent.

A winner at two in Germany, Quidura arrived in North America at three, where she won the Valley View S. (G3). This year at four she picked up the Canadian S. (G2) and was twice G1 placed. Quidura was campaigned by owner Gestuet Faehrhof and Graham Motion, for whom she earned $503,788.

Quidura is a half-sister to Group 3 winners Querari and Quasillo, from the immediate family of One Thousand Guineas (G2) victress Quebrada (IRE).

Hip 188 Illuminant ($1,100,000)

188web.jpgHip 188, Grade 1 winner Illuminant sold for $1,100,000 at The November Sale. Offered as a racing/broodmare prospect, the Quality Road mare was purchased by Shadai Farm from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

A winner at three, Illuminant captured the Gamely S. (G1) at four and the Monrovia S. (G2) and Wishing Well S. at five. She earned $536,243 for owners Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Head of Plains Partners, and SF Racing and trainer Michael McCarthy.

Illuminant is out of the multiple stakes winning Polish Numbers mare Sparkling Number. She is from the immediate family of multiple graded stakes winner Honey Fox.

 

Hip 181 Gomo i/f Medaglia d’Oro ($1,500,000)

181web.jpgHip 181, Grade 1 winner Gomo in foal to Medaglia d’Oro sold for $1,500,000 at The November Sale. The Uncle Mo mare was purchased by Bridlewood Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Gomo won the Alcibiades S. (G1) at two on the dirt and was stakes placed on the turf. She earned $349,130.  She was campaigned by owner Reddam Racing and trainer Doug O’Neill.

From the exceptional first crop of Uncle Mo, Gomo is carrying her first foal, a son or daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, who has seven individual Grade 1 winners in 2017.

 

Hip 171 Finest City ($1,500,000)

171web.jpgHip 171, Champion Finest City sold for $1,500,000 at The November Sale. The City Zip mare was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida from the consignment of Ian Kruljac, agent for Seltzer Thoroughbreds.

Champion sprinter in 2016, Finest City won the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) and Great Lady M S. (G2) that year. She placed in an addition four Grade 1 events on her way to earnings of $1,256,394. She was campaigned by owner Seltzer Thoroughbreds and trainer Ian Kruljac.

Finest City is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Burning Roma, Squander, and Goodbye Halo.

Hip 162 Dacita (CHI) ($1,850,000)

162web.jpgHip 162, Champion Dacita (CHI) sold for $1,850,000 at The November Sale. The Scat Daddy mare was purchased as a racing/broodmare prospect by Don Alberto Corporation from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

Dacita was a champion at two and three in her native Chile, where she captured three G1 contests. She added Grade 1 wins at four and five in the United States, including the Diana S. (G1) and Beverly D. S. (G1). She earned $1,398,369 and was campaigned in North America by Sheep Pond Partners and Bradley Thoroughbreds and trainer Chad Brown.

 

Hip 161 Crowley’s Law (GB) i/f War Front ($1,100,000)

161web.jpgHip 161, stakes winner Crowley’s Law (GB) in foal to War Front sold for $1,100,000 at The November Sale. The Dubawi mare was purchased by Breeze Easy from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Crowley’s Law is a winner in England and in North America, capturing the River Memories S. and finishing second in the First Lady S. (G1) at four. She is from the immediate family of Group 1 winner Bushranger (IRE) and graded/group stakes winners Montekin, Mazaad, and Helen of Spain.

Crowley’s Law was campaigned by Rockingham Ranch and trainer Peter Miller. She earned $298,757.

 

Hip 160 Coasted ($1,300,000)

160web.jpgHip 160, stakes winner Coasted sold for $1,300,000 at The November Sale. Sold as a racing/broodmare prospect, the Tizway filly was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida from the consignment of Bluewater Sales.

Coasted won the P. G. Johnson S. at Saratoga at two and was runner up in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1). She earned $366,066 for owner Treadway Racing Stable and trainer Leah Gyarmati.

Coasted is out of multiple Grade 2 winner Malibu Pier, by Malibu Moon, and is from the immediate family of Champion and Grade 1 winner Bannaby.

 

 

Hip 157 Catch a Glimpse ($3,000,000)

157webHip 157, Champion Catch a Glimpse sold for $3,000,000 at The November Sale. The City Zip filly was purchased as a racing/broodmare prospect by K I Farm Corporation from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

Catch a Glimpse was Sovereign Award Horse of the Year, Champion Grass Mare, and Champion Two-Year-Old Filly in Canada at two with wins in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) and the Natalama S. (G2). She was a multiple graded stakes winner at three, most notably winning the Belmont Oaks Invitational S. (G1) and the Penn Mile S. (G3) against males. She earned $1,853,615 for owners Gary Barber, Michael Ambler, and Windways Farm and trainer Mark Casse.

Catch a Glimpse is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner High Yield and graded/group stakes winners High Yield and Medea (IRE).

Hip 142 American Story ($2,200,000)

142web.jpgHip 142, Grade 1 producer American Story sold for $2,200,000 at The November Sale. The Ghostzapper mare was purchased by Don Alberto Corporation from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

American Story is the dam of two winners from as many to race: 2017 Test S. (G1) American Gal and Americanize, winner of the Damascus S. on the Breeders’ Cup undercard, both by Concord Point. She has a two-year-old and a yearling also by Concord Point and a weanling by Bayern.

American Story is a half sister to Grade 1 winning millionaire Reynaldothewizard and Grade 1 winner Seventh Street out of the stakes winning Meadowlake mare Holiday Runner.

Hip 136 Yahilwa i/f War Front ($1,100,000)

136web.jpgHip 136, graded stakes winner Yahilwa in foal to international sire War Front sold for $1,100,000 at The November Sale. The Medaglia d’Oro mare was purchased by Breeze Easy from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Winner of the Sixty Sails H. (G3), Yahilwa won four times and was twice G1-placed in her career. She earned $583,495 for owner D P Racing and trainer James Cassidy.

Yahilwa is from the family of graded stakes winners Houston, Elaborate, Aryoutalkintome, Crowd Pleaser, and Ubiquity.

 

Hip 130 Tepin i/f Curlin ($8,000,000)

130bHip 130, multiple Champion Tepin in foal to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $8,000,000 at The November Sale. The exceptional mare was purchased by MV Magnier from the consignment of ELiTE, agent for Robert Masterson.

Tepin was Eclipse Champion Turf Female at four and five. At four, she won three Grade 1’s, capping off her season with a win over males in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1). At five, she won G1’s in three countries last year at five, capturing the Queen Anne S. (G1) at Royal Ascot, Woodbine Mile (G1) in Canada, and Jenny Wiley S. (G1) in the U.S.

Tepin was campaigned by owner Robert Masterson and trainer Mark Casse, for whom she earned $4,437,918.

Hip 123 Stays in Vegas i/f Curlin ($1,450,000)

123web.jpgHip 123, graded stakes winner Stays in Vegas in foal to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $1,450,000 at The November Sale. The City Zip mare was purchased by James Keogh, agent for Star Guitar from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

Stays in Vegas captured the Senorita S. (G3) on the turf at three and won five times in her career on the way to earnings of $419,279 for owners Jungle Racing, KMN Racing, and LNJ Foxwoods and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Stays in Vegas is from the immediate family of Champion Heavenly Prize and Grade 1 winners Persistently and Good Reward.

Hip 120 Songbird ($9,500,000)

hip120b.jpgHip 120, the incomparable multiple Champion Songbird sold for $9,500,000 at The November Sale. Offered as a broodmare prospect, the Medaglia d’Oro filly was purchased by Whisper Hill Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Fox Hill Farm.

Campaigned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, Songbird was a nine-time Grade 1 winner and Eclipse Champion at two and three. She won 13 of 15 starts and earned $4,692,0000, racing almost exclusively in graded stakes winning company.

Hip 102 Nickname ($3,000,000)

102web.jpgHip 102, Grade 1 winner Nickname sold for $3,000,000 at The November Sale. Scat Daddy’s only Grade 1 winner on dirt, Nickname was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock from the consignment of Claiborne Farm, agent.

Nickname won the Frizette S. (G1) at two and earned $557,710 in her career. She is from the immediate family of CashCall Futurity (G1) winner Comma to the Top.

Nickname was campaigned by owner LNJ Foxwoods and trainer Richard Mandella.

 

 

Hip 99 Miss Temple City ($2,500,000)

99web.jpgHip 99, multiple Grade 1 winner Miss Temple City sold for $2,500,000 at The November Sale. The talented Temple City mare was purchased by Steven W. Young, agent from the consignment of Select Sales, agent for The Racing Club & Partners.

Miss Temple City is a three-time Grade 1 winner with earnings of $1,677,868 lifetime. She captured the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) and Maker’s 46 Mile (G1), both against males, before shipping to California to win the Matriarch S. (G1) against distaffers.

Miss Temple City was campaigned by owners The Racing Club, Needle in a Haystack, and Sagamore Farm and trainer Graham Motion.

Hip 96 Mesa Fresca i/f War Front ($2,000,000)

96web.jpgHip 96, Grade 1 producer Mesa Fresca in foal to top international sire War Front sold for $2,000,000 at The November Sale. The Sky Mesa mare was purchased by Cheveley Park Stud from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent for Jack Swain.

Mesa Fresca is the dam of Grade 1 winner Harmonize, by Scat Daddy, who won the Del Mar Oaks (G1), as well as the Jessamine S. (G3) in course record time, and Glens Falls S. (G3). Harmonize earned $827,860.

 

 

 

Hip 85 Land Over Sea i/f Nyquist ($1,300,000)

85web.jpgHip 85, Grade 2 winner Land Over Sea sold for $1,300,000 during The November Sale. The daughter of Bellamy Road, offered in foal to Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist, was purchased by Shadai Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Winner of the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2) at three, Land Over Sea was three times Grade 1 placed, at two and three, and earned $746,500. She is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner War Story, from the immediate family of Champions Green Forest and Epitome.

Land Over Sea was campaigned by owner Reddam Racing and trainer Doug O’Neill.

Hip 72 f. Medaglia d’Oro – Glittering Tax ($650,000)

72webHip 72, a filly by international sire Medaglia d’Oro sold for $650,000 during The November Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Baccari Bloodstock from the consignment of Buckland Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to six winners out of the stakes placed winning Artax mare Glittering Tax, who has produced multiple Grade 1 winner Miss Temple City and graded stakes winner Pricedtoperfection.

Hip 72 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

 

 

Hip 63 c. American Pharoah – Dancing Trieste ($525,000)

63webHip 63, a colt from the first crop of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah sold for $525,000 during The November Sale. The bay colt was purchased by International Equities Holdings from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to three winners out of the Old Trieste mare Dancing Trieste, including multiple stakes winner Giovanni Boldini, a multiple G1 placed son of War Front. The immediate family includes champions Art Nouveau, La Galerie (ARG), and Gernika (ARG), as well as Grade/Group 1 winners Goustache (ARG), Apeles, and Arte Pop.

Hip 63 was bred in Kentucky by G. Boldini.

Hip 46 f. American Pharoah – Untouched Talent ($1,000,000)

46web.jpgHip 46, a filly from the first crop of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah sold for $1,000,000 during The November Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Narvick International from the consignment of Eaton Sales, agent.

This filly is out of the Storm Cat mare Untouched Talent, dam of five winners from as many to race, most notably Grade 1 winner Bodemeister. That horse is responsible for this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming in his first crop.

Hip 46 was bred in Kentucky by Eaton.

Hip 21 f. Street Sense – Quickest ($1,000,000)

21web.jpgHip 21, a filly by Street Sense who is a full sister to a Grade 1 winner sold for a record $1,000,000 at The November Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Reynolds Bell, agent for Alpha Delta from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

This filly is out of the Forest Wildcat mare Quickest, who produced Grade 1 winner Callback, a full sister to Hip 21, as well as stakes winner Defy Gravity. Quickest is a half-sister to Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winners Rhythm, Girolamo, Imaging, Got Lucky, and Bluegrass Cat.

Hip 21 was bred in Kentucky by Vincent Colbert, who also bred Callback.

Hip 19 f. Speightstown – Pressurizing ($375,000)

19web.jpgHip 19, a daughter of Speightstown out of a half-sister to two Grade 1 winners sold for $375,000 at The November Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Hugo Merry Bloodstock from the consignment of Select Sales, agent.

This filly is out of the Henrythenavigator mare Pressurizing, a half-sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta and three-time Grade 1 winner Balance. Dam is also a half-sister to stakes winner Where’s Bailey, dam of Grade 2 winner She’s Not Here and to Treasure Trail, dam of graded stakes winner Long Island Sound.

Hip 19 was bred in Kentucky by Gilgai Farm.

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