The Saratoga Sale (2018): Session 2 Live Blog

The Saratoga Sale has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 241 c. Honor Code-Hollywood Story ($850,000)

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Hip 241, a colt from the first crop of champion Honor Code out of multiple Grade 1 winner Hollywood Story sold for $850,000 late at The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by CRK Stable from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is out of multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire Hollywood Story (Wild Rush), whose five winners from six to race include stakes winner Miss Hollywood (Malibu Moon), multiple graded stakes placed winner Hollywood Star (Malibu Moon), and winning stakes horse Hoorayforhollywood (Storm Cat). This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Honey Nov.

Hip 241 was bred in Kentucky by George Krikorian.

Hip 239 c. Hard Spun-Helena Bay (GB) ($875,000)

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Hip 239, a colt by Hard Spun out of Helena Bay (GB) sold for $875,000 at The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by China Horse Club/Maverick Racing from the consignment of Runnymede Farm, agent.

 

This colt is out of the winning Johannesburg mare Helena Bay (GB), most notably the dam of Pacific Classic (G1) winner Collected (City Zip), a multiple graded stakes winner with earnings of nearly $3 million. This is the immediate family of champion Agnes Digital and multiple champion and leading sire Blushing Groom (FR).

Hip 239 was bred in Kentucky by Runnymede Farm, Inc. & Peter J. Callahan.

Hip 225 f. American Pharoah-Funny Feeling ($875,000)

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Hip 225, a filly from the first crop of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah out of Funny Feeling sold for $875,000 at John C. Oxley from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

 

This filly is a half-sister to graded stakes placed winner Gato Del Oro (Medaglia d’Oro) out of the stakes winning Distorted Humor mare Funny Feeling. That mare is a full sister to Grade 1 winner and sire Jimmy Creed and a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Pussycat Doll, who has also produced multiple stakes winners. Second dam is Grade 1 winner Hookedonthefeelin. The immediate family also includes multiple Grade 1 winner Midnight Lucky.

Hip 225 was bred in Kentucky by Summer Wind Equine.

Hip 204 f. Medaglia d’Oro-Dawn Raid ($1,300,000)

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Hip 204, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro out of Dawn Raid sold for $1,300,000 at The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Phoenix Thoroughbred from the consignment of Warrendale Sales, agent.

 

This filly is out of the stakes placed winning Vindication mare Dawn Raid, making her a half-sister to Exaggerator (Curlin), classic winner and multiple Grade 1 winning earner of nearly $3.6 million, including the 2016 Preakness S. (G1). Dawn Raid is herself a half-sister to champion and multiple graded stakes winner Embur’s Song and to stakes winner Ten Flat. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Island Sand.

Hip 204 was bred in Kentucky by Joseph B. Murphy.

Hip 196 c. Medaglia d’Oro-Coco’s Wildcat ($1,350,000)

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Hip 196, a colt by prolific sire Medaglia d’Oro out of stakes winner Coco’s Wildcat sold for $1,350,000 to take the lead midway through the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by West Point, R. Masiello, C. Larson, and Siena from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

 

This colt is the first foal out of Coco’s Wildcat, a graded stakes placed stakes winner by Wildcat Heir. That mare is out of a full sister to graded stakes winners Friel’s For Real and Ryan’s For Real, as well as being a full or half-sister to two other stakes winners. This is the immediate family of champion Songbird, by this colt’s sire, a $400,000 graduate of the 2014 Saratoga Sale who went on to earn nearly $4.7 million.

Hip 196 was bred in Kentucky by WinStar Farm, LLC.

Hip 143 f. Medaglia d’Oro-Veracity ($1,000,000)

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Hip 143, a filly by the exceptional Megadlia d’Oro out of Veracity was the first yearling to break seven figures during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased for $1,000,000 by Lael Stable from the consignment of Indian Creek, agent.

 

This filly is the first foal out of the winning Distorted Humor mare Veracity. That mare, out of Grade 2 winner Yell, is a full sister to stakes winner Cheery, most notable the dam of multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire Elate, by this filly’s sire Medaglia d’Oro. Third dam is Grade 2 winner Wild Applause, who is a full or half-sister to five other graded stakes winners, including Grade 1 winners Hero’s Honor and Sea Hero.

Hip 143 was bred in Kentucky by Fifth Avenue Bloodstock.

Hip 142 f. Tapit-Kid Majic ($850,000)

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Hip 142, a daughter of popular sire Tapit it out stakes producer Kid Majic sold for $850,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Hugo Merry Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

 

This filly is a half-sister to three winners out of the stakes placed winning Lemon Drop Kid mare Kid Majic, who has also produced champion female sprinter Miss Mischief (Into Mischief). Second dam is stakes winner Call Her Majic, dam of four winners including Grade 1 winning juvenile and sire J P’s Gusto. This is the immediate family of champion Proud Spell.

Hip 142 was bred in Kentucky by H. Allen Poindexter & Tapit Syndicate.

Hip 137 f. Tapit-Twirl (IRE) ($875,000)

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Hip 137, a filly by three-time Leading Sire Tapit out of Twirl (IRE) sold for $875,000 early during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by James Delahooke, agent for Bobby Flay Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Dromoland Farm, agent.

 

This filly is out of the Galileo mare Twirl, a stakes winner in her native Ireland and group stakes placed there and in England, and a stakes placed runner in North America. That mare is a full sister to Misty For Me (IRE), a multiple Group 1 winner in England and France and the dam of multiple Group 1 winners U S Navy Flag and Roly Poly, as well as of graded stakes winner Cover Song. Twirl is also a full sister to Group 2 winner Ballydoyle (IRE).

Hip 137 was bred in Kentucky by St. Elias Stables LLC.

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