The July Sale (2018): Live Blog

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

Information: July 10, 2018 in Lexington, KY (Session 1/1)

The July Sale has ended: [Results]

Hip 348 c. Flatter-No Curfew ($520,000)

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Hip 348 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 348, a colt by Flatter topped The July Sale late when sold for $520,000. The bay colt was purchased by Al Rashid Stable from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

By Flatter, sire of last year’s Champion Three-Year-Old Colt West Coast, this colt is a half-brother to two winners out of the Curlin mare No Curfew. That mare is out of stakes winner Misty Hour, by Miswaki, making her a half-sister to seven winners, including Grade 2 winner India, dam of G1 winner Mozu Ascot, and stakes winner Pilfer, dam of Grade 1 winners To Honor and Serve and Angela Renee.

Hip 348 was bred in Kentucky by Summer Wind Farm.

Hip 344 c. Take Charge Indy-Nicole’s Dream ($365,000)

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Hip 344 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 344, a colt by Grade 1 winner Take Charge Indy sold for $365,000 at The July Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Staton Flurry from the consignment of Nardelli Sales, agent.

By the sire of the 2012 Florida Derby (G1) Take Charge Indy, this colt is out of 11-time stakes winner Nicole’s Dream. That mare, who won 24 times over five seasons and earned $826,454 is already the dam of four winners, including stakes winners Phat Man and Estellara.

Hip 344 was bred in Kentucky by Kim Nardelli, Rodney Nardelli, and Take Charge Indy Syndicate.

Hip 312 c. Street Sense-Mahkama ($350,000)

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Hip 312 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 312, a colt by champion Street Sense sold for $350,000 at The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Godolphin from the consignment of Michael & Julie O’Quinn, agent.

By Street Sense, sire of last year’s CashCall Futurity (G1) winner McKinzie, this colt is out of the winning Bernardini mare Mahkama. That mare has already produced Yulong Warrior, a stakes winner by Street Cry (IRE), sire of Street Sense. Mahkama is a half-sister to graded stakes winner Summer Raven, dam of no less than three graded stakes winners, including multiple Grade 2 winning millionaire Lewis Bay and graded stakes winners Misconnect and Winslow Homer.

Hip 312 was bred in Pennsylvania by Blackstone Farm.

Hip 291 f. Will Take Charge-La Belle ($260,000)

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Hip 291 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 291, a filly by popular second crop sire Will Take Charge sold for $260,000 at The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to five winners from as many to race out of the winning Dixie Union mare La Belle, including graded stakes placed stakes winner She’s Offlee Good. La Belle is out of stakes winner Ree Saspri, making her a half sister to multiple stakes winner Follow Me Home and to the dam of stakes winner Southern Dude.

Hip 291 was bred in Kentucky by Forrest Hills Farms.

Hip 273 c. Into Mischief-Indian Gracey ($300,000)

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Hip 273 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 273, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $300,000 at The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Scott and Evan Dilworth LLC from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

By Into Mischief, sire of this year’s Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible, this colt is out of the Grade 1 placed stakes winner Indian Gracey. This is the immediate family of Grade 2 winners Warbling and Mrs McDougal.

Hip 273 was bred in Kentucky by Gary Broad.

 

Hip 253 f. Will Take Charge-Hamsin ($250,000)

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Hip 253 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 253, a filly from the second crop of champion Will Take Charge sold for $250,000 at The July Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Kenny McPeek, agent from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

 

By multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire Will Take Charge, this filly is out of the Dynaformer mare Hamsin, a half-sister to graded stakes winner Western Ransom. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Cetewayo and Dynaforce.

Hip 253 was bred in Kentucky by Castle Park Farm, AF Thoroughbreds, and John Karakourtis.

 

Hip 231 f. Strong Mandate-Fly the Flag ($435,000)

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Hip 231 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 231, a filly from the second crop of Grade 1 winner Strong Mandate sold for $435,000 at The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Alex and Jo Ann Lieblong from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent.

 

This filly is out of the Giant’s Causeway mare Fly the Flag, a daughter of multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire My Flag, who also produced: champion, multiple Grade 1 winner, and millionaire Storm Flag Flying; stakes winner With Flying Colors, dam of graded stakes winner Teresa Z; and graded stakes placed winner On Parade, dam of Grade 2 winner Parading.  This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Miner’s Mark, Traditionally, and Mr Speaker.

Hip 231 was bred in Kentucky by WinStar Farm.

Hip 208 c. Speightstown-Dream Empress ($260,000)

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Hip 208 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 208, a colt by champion sprinter Speightstown sold for $260,000 at The July Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Maverick Racing and China Horse Club from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent.

 

Speightstown is the sire of five graded/group stakes winners already in 2018. This colt is a half-brother to two winners out of the Bernstein mare Dream Empress, winner of the Alcibiades S. (G1) at two and runner up in her crop’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1). This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Prenup and Yonaguska.

Hip 208 was bred in Kentucky by Dreamkeepers and Rigney Racing.

 

Hip 207 c. Will Take Charge-Divine Trick ($230,000)

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Hip 207 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 207, a colt from the second crop of champion Will Take Charge sold for $230,000 at The July Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by JJ Crupi, agent for St Elias/Al Frassetto from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent.

 

Sired by Will Take Charge, 2013 Champion Three-Year-Old Colt and multiple Grade 1 winning earner of nearly $4,000,000, this colt is the first foal out of the Divine Park mare Divine Trick. That mare is a daughter of stakes winner On the Menu, who is a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Include Me Out and Grade 1 winner Check the Label. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Likeable Style, Sam’s Sister, and Sweet Talker.

Hip 207 was bred in Florida by Bridlewood Farm.

Hip 176 c. Violence-Classic Elegance ($370,000)

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Hip 176 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 176, a colt from the second crop of Violence sold for $370,000 at The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Justin Casse, agent from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

Violence was the #2 freshman sire of last year and is currently the #2 second crop sire with runners like Honeybee S. (G3) winner Cosmic Burst and stakes winners Whatwasithinking, Cicatrix, and Buy Sell Hold.

This colt is out of the Carson City mare Classic Elegance, a Grade 2 winner and multiple graded stakes winner at two. She is the dam of five winners to date, including graded stakes placed Divine Elegance and stakes placed Unbridled Endeavor. Classic Elegance is a half-sister to El Fasto, whose eight winners including Grade 1 winner Believe You Can.

Hip 176 was bred in Kentucky by Scarteen Stud.

 

 

Hip 60 f. Palace Malice-Southern Belle ($275,000)

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Hip 60 // Fasig-Tipton

Hip 60, a filly from the first crop of multiple Grade 1 winner Palace Malice sold for $275,000 at The July Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Select Sales, agent for Machmer Hall.

 

This filly is the second foal out of the unraced Dixie Union mare Southern Belle, a half-sister to Grade 1 placed graded stakes winner Pleasant Prince. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Sauce Boat and Grade 2 winners Rookie Sensation, Holy Helena, and Holy Boss.

Hip 60 was bred in Kentucky by Machmer Hall.

Hip 52 c. Into Mischief-Silverest ($300,000)

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Hip 52 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 52, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $300,000 at The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by J.J. Crupi, agent for St. Elias from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency,agent.

 

This colt is the second foal out of the stakes placed winning Congrats mare Silverest. This is the immediate family of multiple Grade 1 winning multimillionaire Peace Rules and Grade 2 winner Corfu.

Hip 52 was bred in Kentucky by Henley Farms, Jeff Little, Teresa Little, and Marilyn Little.

Hip 9 f. Palace Malice-Passe ($250,000)

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Hip 9 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 9, a filly from the first crop of classic winner Palace Malice sold for $250,000 early at The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Steven W. Young, agent from the consignment of Perrone Sales, agent for Apache Farm.

 

This filly is a half-sister to Wonder Gal (Tiz Wonderful), a multiple Grade 1 placed multiple stakes winner out of the unraced Dixie Union mare Passe. That mare is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Gal on the Go, making her a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Social Queen, dam of Grade 1 winner and millionaire Fore the Pass. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner and multimillionaire Perfect Drift.

Hip 9 was bred in New York by Apache Farm.

 

 

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