Well-Related Cinnamon Spice Tops Strong Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

Hip 345, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 345 Cinnamon Spice // Fasig-Tipton Photo

The 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale closed on a high note on Tuesday, yielding gains in gross and average over the 2016 renewal.

“We were pleasantly surprised at the level of activity [and] the mood,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “I think that the buyers found it generally tougher to buy than they thought there were going to and I think the sellers may have found a little more activity in the marketplace than they anticipated coming into the sale. I thought overall it was a very positive two days, very encouraging.”

Cinnamon Spice, a winning half-sister to Grade 1 winner Violence, topped the sale when purchased for $700,000 early in the second session by  Oussama Aboughazale’s International Equities Holding from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Fox Hill Farm (video). Consigned as Hip 345, Cinnamon Spice’s price tag was good for a 112% increase over last year’s sale topper.

Francis Relihan, bidding on behalf of Aboughazale, told The Blood-Horse, “She cost more than we expected, but the quality always rises to the top. We knew we would have a challenge to get her.”

On the other side of the sale, Mark Taylor of Taylor Made praised the result. “It exceeded our expectations,” he told The Blood-Horse.

Browning commented on the sale topper, “She captured everybody’s attention. As soon as anyone saw her, they wanted to own her. She’s a beautiful filly. The sales history on a broodmare comes in and she was bought by Fox Hill Farm, Tom McGreevy agent, you know that she’s going to be good looking, you that she’s going to have been treated right, you know that she’s going to have every opportunity. People have confidence doing business with them, and it showed again today.”

Hip 492, a colt by successful young sire Uncle Mo leapt to the top of the short yearlings when sold for $172,000 to Artic Bloodstock (video). The colt was consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent. The price represented a 72% increase over the top short yearling sold in 2016.

Over the course of two days, 351 hips sold for a gross of $9,501,800, up 15% from $8,260,600 for 341 hips sold last year. The $27,071 average represented an increase of 11.7% from $24,225 in 2016. The median was $9,000 and the RNA rate was 25.5%. Twenty-three hips sold for $100,000 or more, up from 14 in 2016.

Full results are available online.

Live Blog: Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, Session 2

Follow along as we recap the top hips of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale!

The sale has ended. [Results]

 

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Hip 640 Glory // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 640 Glory (Tapit) – $300,000

 

Glory, a multiple graded stakes-placed winning daughter of Tapit, sold for $300,000 to Abdullah Saeed Almaddah as the last offering of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The five-year-old mare was offered as a racing/broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Fox Hill Farm.

Glory is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Dress to Thrill (IRE), Free Eagle, and Vert de Grece. She won three times and earned over $200,000 for owner Fox Hill Farm and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer.

 

 

 

Hip 622, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 622 Playmates Arch // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 622 Playmates Arch (Arch) – $210,000

 

Playmates Arch, a full sister to Grade 1 winner Archarcharch, sold for $210,000 to T. Ocampo, agent for Silesia Farm during the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. She was offered in foal to Carpe Diem by James B. Keogh’s Grovendale, agent.

A full sister to Grade 1 winner Archarcharach, this four-year-old Arch mare is a half-sister to Grade 3 winner Balance of Power and graded stakes winner Run Sully Run. She is carrying her first foal by Carpe Diem, multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire of more than $1.5 million, whose first foals arrive in 2017.

 

 

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Hip 616 Bahama Halo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 616 Bahama Halo (More Than Ready) – $200,000

 

Bahama Halo, stakes-placed winning daughter of More Than Ready, sold for $200,000 to Town & Country Farm during the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The three-year-old racing/broodmare prospect was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

A winner at two, Bahama Halo earned $82,847 in eight starts for owner Let’s Go Stable and trainer Todd Pletcher. She is out of the Grade 2-placed winning Empire Maker mare Bahama Bound, herself a daughter of Grade 2 winner Summer Wind Dancer.

 

 

Hip 611, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 611 Dr. Zic // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 611 Dr. Zic (Milwaukee Brew) – $185,000

 

Dr. Zic, a Grade 1 winner in foal to multiple G1 winning millionaire Constitution, sold for $185,000 to Calumet Farm during the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The 11-year-old broodmare was consigned by James B. Keogh’s Grovendale, agent.

Winner of the Madison S. (G1) at four, Dr. Zic earned more than $365,000 during her five-win career. She is foal to Constitution, a Grade 1 winning son of Tapit whose first foals are weanlings of 2017.

Dr. Zic is from the immediate family of Champions Northernette, Storm Bird, and Pas de Response, and Grade 1 winner Green Tune.

 

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Hip 604 Sastrugi // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 604 Sastrugi (Bodemeister) – $165,000

Sastrugi, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Morning Line, sold for $165,000 to Robert E. Courtney, Jr. during the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The three-year-old racing/broodmare prospect from the first crop of G1 winner Bodemeister was consigned by St George Sales, agent.

This to-date unraced filly is a half-sister to Morning Line, a G1 winner and multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $1.25 million. His first foals are two-year-olds of 2017. The immediate family further includes Grade 2 winners November Snow and Bounding (AUS).

Sastrugi was bred in Kentucky by Dell Ridge Farm.

Hip 492, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 492 c. Uncle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 492 c. Uncle Mo – Infliction (Stormy Atlantic) – $172,000

Hip 492, a yearling colt by successful young sire Uncle Mo, sold for $172,000 to Artic Bloodstock during the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The bay colt was consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent.

This short yearling is the first foal of the winning Stormy Atlantic mare Infliction, a half-sister to Grade 3-placed stakes winner Rock Candy. The colt hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Seattle Meteor, Pleasant Stage, Marsh Side, Changeintheweather, and Declassify.

Hip 492 was bred in Kentucky by TNIP, LLC.

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Hip 345 Cinnamon Spice // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 345 Cinnamon Spice (Candy Ride-ARG) – $700,000

Cinnamon Spice, a winning daughter of Candy Ride (ARG), sold for $700,000 to International Equities Holding early in the second session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The six-year-old was offered as a racing/broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Fox Hill Farm.

Cinnamon Spice won four of nine starts and earned $144,820 for owner Fox Hill Farm and trainer Larry Jones. She is a half-sister to Grade 1 winning juvenile Violence, whose first foals are two-year-olds of 2017.

Cinnamon Spice’s impressive female family includes Champion Sky Beauty and Grade 1 winners Maplejinsky, Tale of Ekati, Pleasant Home, Point of Entry, and Pine Island.

Super Majesty Headlines Session 1 of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
G3 winner Super Majesty sold for $475,000. // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Super Majesty, a Grade 3 Winner by Super Saver, led all offerings during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale when sold for $475,000 to Hill ‘n’ Dale Bloodstock, agent for Baoma Corp in the early afternoon of February 6 (video). Consigned as Hip 238, the winner of the 2015 Dogwood S. (G3) was offered as a broodmare prospect by Darby Dan Farm, agent. Super Majesty’s $475,000 price tag was a 20.3% increase over last year’s sale topper.

Donato Lanni signed the ticket for the session topper on behalf of Charles and Susan Chu’s Baoma Corp. “The good ones always bring more,” Lanni told the Daily Racing Form. “I thought she stood out here. She’s a pretty mare.” Lanni further indicated that Super Majesty would visit 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

Consignor Darby Dan Farm’s Carl McEntee was pleased with the result. “It was fantastic. I’m very pleased for the owners, LNJ Foxwoods. It’s one of their first really big offerings at the sales, and I’m delighted for them.”

The session’s top selling broodmare was She’s All In, who sold for $325,000 to RML, agent (video). Offered as Hip 96, the 2012 Sixty Sails H. (G3) winner sold in foal to Grade 2 winner Magna Graduate. The mare was consigned by Vinery Sales, agent for the dispersal of Rockin Z Ranch. She’s All In sold carrying her second foal, having produced a Temple City filly in 2016.

Hip 157, a colt by The Factor, topped the short yearlings on offer when sold for $135,000 to Blue Sky Stables (video). Consigned by Stuart Morris, agent, the high-priced yearling is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Vettori. He was bred in Kentucky by Highclere. The colt’s $135,000 sale price was good for a 35% increase over the 2016 sale’s top-priced yearling.

“There was plenty of activity,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “There is certainly a vibrant market even in February. Somebody has a nice broodmare prospect or a nice mare in foal, they can bring her here with complete confidence and know that there [are] going to be plenty of buyers to compete for her, or for a short yearling, or for any horse of quality.”

Overall, 164 hips changed hands for a total of $4,702,300 during Monday’s session, up 34.4% from 2016’s first session, when 184 hips sold for $3,294,500. The session average was $28,673, up 54.5% from $17,905 during the first session last year, while the $9,750 median was good for a 21.9% increase from $8,000 on this day in 2016. Twelve hips sold for $100,000 or more, compared to five during the first session last year.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale continues Tuesday, February 7 at 10 a.m. Session 1 results and full catalogue are available online.

Live Blog: Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, Session 1

Follow along as we recap the top hips of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale!

Session 1 has ended. [Results]

Hip 281, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 281 c. Dialed In // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 281 c. Dialed In – Caseys Irish Pride (Salt Lake) – $130,000

Hip 281, a colt by Leading Freshman Sire of 2016 Dialed In, sold for $130,000 to Whitehorse Stables, LLC during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The colt was consigned by St George Sales, agent.

The dark bay or brown colt is a half-brother to three winners from as many to race, including stakes winner Proforma. His immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Just Wicked, Forlana, and McCann.

Hip 281 was bred in Kentucky by Reggie Beeson & Tim Beeson.

 

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Hip 275 Candida // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 275 Candida (Congrats) – $150,000

 

Candida, a winning daughter of Congrats, sold for $150,000 to International Equities Holding at the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The four-year-old filly was consigned as a broodmare prospect by Gainesway, agent.

A winner for owner Coyle Boys Stable and trainer Linda Rice, Candida is a half-sister to eight winners, including Lucky Pulpit, sire of two-time Horse of the Year and all-time North American earner California Chrome.

Candida is from the immediate family of G1 winners Seattle Song and Unbridled’s Song, as well as graded stakes winners Lucky Spell, Merlins Charm, D’Accord, Eh Cumpari, and Blanc Bonheur.

 

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Hip 243 Bamboche // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 243 Bamboche (Tapit) – $275,000

 

Bamboche, a daughter of three-time Leading Sire Tapit and Grade 1 winner Diplomat Lady, sold for $275,000 to International Equities Holding during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The five-year-old mare was offered in foal to successful young sire Uncle Mo by Bluewater Sales, agent.

A half-sister to three winners out of Hollywood Starlet S. (G1) victress Diplomat Lady, Bamboche hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Zulu Land and stakes winners Playcaller, Cagna, Buster Rose, Dream Play, and Gangbuster.

 

 

 

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Hip 238 Super Majesty // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 238 Super Majesty (Super Saver)

 

Super Majesty, a Grade 3 winning daughter of Super Saver, sold for $475,000 to Hill ‘n’ Dale Bloodstock, agent for Baoma Corp during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The five-year-old was offered as a broodmare prospect by Darby Dan Farm, agent.

A three-time winner of $166,760 in nine starts, Super Majesty’s best performance came in the 2015 Dogwood S. (G3). Purchased by Solis & Litt, agents at the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, Super Majesty was campaigned by owners LNJ Foxwoods and trainer Steve Asmussen.

Out of the stakes winning Go For Gin mare Gins Majesty, herself graded stakes placed, Super Majesty is a half-sister to two other winners. Her dam is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Dancing in Silks, and the immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Rocky Marriage and Hey Byrn.

 

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Hip 181 Vickie Wins // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 181 Vickie Wins (Unbridled’s Song)

 

Vickie Wins, a winning daughter of Unbridled’s Song, sold for $270,000 to Bayern Partnership during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The bay filly was offered as a broodmare prospect by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

A four-year-old filly, Vickie Wins earned $73,384 in seven career starts for owners Jerry Durant &  Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings and trainer Steve Asmussen. She is a daughter of Grade 1 winner Mistical Plan, who has produced three winners from as many to race, including current promising three-year-old Big Gray Rocket. The immediate family further includes Grade 1 winners Da’ Tara and Private Persuasion.

 

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Hip 157 c. The Factor // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 157 c. The Factor – Tazarine (Cat Thief) – $135,000

 

Hip 157, a yearling colt by The Factor, sold for $135,000 to Blue Sky Stables during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The yearling was consigned by Stuart Morris, agent.

The gray or roan colt is a half-brother to two winners from as many to race out of the winning Cat Thief mare Tazarine, including stakes-placed winner Moms Choice. This colt hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Vettori and graded stakes winners Eastern Dawn, Barkerville, Air Distingue, and Hero’s Tribute.

Hip 157 was bred in Kentucky by Highclere.

 

Hip 153, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 153 f. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

 

Hip 153 f. Cairo Prince – Tart’s Knickers (Ghostzapper) – $90,000

Hip 153, a yearling filly from the first crop of multiple Grade 2 winner Cairo Prince, sold for $90,000 to Austin & Brenda Paul during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The yearling was consigned by St George Sales, agent.

The dark bay or brown filly is the second foal of the winning Ghostzapper mare Tart’s Knickers. That mare is the daughter of multiple graded stakes winner Go Go, who also produced stakes winner Champagne Taste.

Hip 153 was bred in Kentucky by Brereton C. Jones, Bret Jones, & Ben Henley.

 

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Hip 140 c. Maclean’s Music // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 140 c. Maclean’s Music – Sweet Problem (Is It True) – $85,000

 

Hip 140, a yearling colt by Maclean’s Music, sold for $85,000 to East Hickman Bloodstock during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The colt was consigned by James M. Herbener, Jr., agent.

The bay colt is a half-brother to four winners from as many to race out of the stakes winning/Grade 2-placed Is It True mare Sweet Problem. This yearling hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Soviet Problem and Unzip Me.

Hip 140 was bred in Kentucky by James M. Herbener, Jr. and Dr. & Mrs. Patrick V. Ford, VMD.

 

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Hip 134 c. Into Mischief // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 134 c. Into Mischief – Skygusty (Skywalker) – $105,000

 

Hip 134, a yearling colt by Into Mischief, sold for $105,000 to Cougar Ridge Stables during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The colt was consigned by Warrendale Sales, agent.

The bay colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the winning Skywalker mare Skygusty, including Grade 2-placed stakes winner Rugula. The immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Terra Incognita, Nightmare Affair, and Martillo.

Hip 134 was bred in Kentucky by Martha Jane Mulholland & John Henry Mulholland.

Hip 96, 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 96 She’s All In // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 96 She’s All In (Include) – $325,000

She’s All In, a Grade 3-winning/Grade 1-placed daughter of Include, sold for $325,000 to RML, agent during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The 10-year-old dark bay or brown mare was offered in foal to Grade 2 winner Magna Graduate by Vinery Sales, agent for the dispersal of Rockin Z Ranch.

A 16-time winner, She’s All In earned $1,102,489 in 38 starts for owner/breeder Robert Zoellner’s Rockin Z Ranch. A winner at 3, 4, 5, and 6, She’s All In most notably won the Sixty Sails H. (G3) in 2012 and finished second in the Delaware H. (G1) in 2013. She produced a filly by Temple City in 2016.

She’s All In is a half-sister to graded stakes winner Peach Brew, from the immediate family of stakes winners Voladora, Winnerwald, Miss Affair, Flying Mambo, Gigi’s Skyflyer, and Soonerette.

 

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Hip 85 Scat Means Go // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 85 Scat Means Go (Scat Daddy) – $180,000

 

Scat Means Go, a graded stakes-placed daughter of the late Scat Daddy, sold for $180,000 to International Equities Holding during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The five-year-old chestnut mare was offered as a broodmare prospect by South Point Sales Agency, agent.

A winner at three and third in the Eight Belle S. (G3) and the Sunland Park Oaks as a sophomore, Scat Means Go earned $142,054 in 21 starts. She was campaign by owner Katherine Cauthen and trainer Steve Asmussen.

Scat Means Go is a half-sister to two other winners out of the Proud Citizen mare Shenandoah Valley. Her immediate family includes stakes winners Knot So Clever, Albrannon, Lorie Darlin, Saint Augustus, and Shooped.

 

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Hip 84 Scatladybdancing // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 84 Scatladybdancing (Scat Daddy) – $140,000

 

Scatladybdancing, a stakes-placed daughter of the late Scat Daddy, sold for $140,000 to Athens Wood during the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The five-year-old chestnut mare was offered as a broodmare prospect by Darby Dan Farm, agent.

A winner at two and three and third in the Pretty Jenny S. during her sophomore campaign, Scatladybdancing earned $76,273 in 21 starts. She was campaigned by owner Jay Collier and trainer Carlos Silva.

Scatladybdancing hails from the immediate family of Group 1 winner No Nay Never and graded stakes winners Half a Year and Event of the Year.

Twenty-four New Entries Added to Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplement

kywintermixedsalecoverangledThe latest additions to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplemental Catalogue are now available online.

The twenty-four new entries, catalogued as hips 617-640, include racing and/or broodmare prospects, in-foal mares, and short yearlings.

Among the racing/broodmare prospects catalogued are: stakes winner FIND JOY (Hip 621); ANDEAN (Hip 636), a stakes placed half-sister to G1 performer MR. Z.; and GLORY (Hip 640), a multiple graded stakes placed daughter of TAPIT.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale will be held on Monday and Tuesday, February 6-7, in Lexington, Kentucky.  The Supplemental Catalogue will be offered on Tuesday, February 7, following the conclusion of the main catalogue.

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

First Group of Kentucky Winter Mixed Supplemental Entries Now Online

kywintermixedsalecoverangledFasig-Tipton has catalogued 36 entries for the 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale supplemental catalogue.  Those entries may now be viewed online.

Fasig-Tipton will continue to add supplemental entries through this coming Monday, January 23.

The supplemental catalogue, which will begin with hip 581, will be offered immediately following the conclusion of the main catalogue on Tuesday, February 7.  Among those catalogued in the supplement is G1 Madison S. winner DR. ZIC, offered in foal to CONSTITUTION.  She will be consigned by James B. Keogh (Grovendale), agent.

Print versions of the supplemental catalogue will be available on-site at Fasig-Tipton at sale time. The supplement will also be available via the equineline sales catalogue app.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, at Fasig-Tipton’s Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Kentucky.  Both sessions will begin daily at 10 am.

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

Kentucky Winter Mixed Catalogue Now Online

kywintermixedsalecoverangledFasig-Tipton has catalogued 580 entries for its 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, in Lexington, Kentucky.  Sessions will begin daily at 10 am.

Hips 1 – 326 will be offered in the Monday session.  Hips 327 – 580, as well as the supplemental catalogue, will be offered in the Tuesday session.

“Being the last mixed sale of the season, the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale offers buyers tremendous opportunities before the start of breeding season,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  “Stakes credentialed racing and broodmare prospects, a quality contingent of in-foal mares, and 175 ‘short’ yearlings make this a can’t miss catalogue.”

The sale will also feature a supplemental catalogue that will be available online and on the sales grounds.  Fasig-Tipton will continue to accept entries, on an approval basis, over the next two weeks.

The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale catalogue may now be viewed online.  Print catalogues will be available beginning Tuesday, January 17.  The catalogue will also be available via the equineline sales catalogue app.

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

Flashy American tops Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

The 2016 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale was held Monday and Tuesday under suitably wintry conditions. 437 horses were offered over the course of the two days, led by Flashy American, who sold for $395,000 when she went through the ring mid-afternoon during Tuesday’s session.

Hip 426, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 426

Flashy American (Hip 426) is a graded stakes winner who won stakes at four different tracks during the course of her career. She sold in foal to Kentucky Derby winner Orb, whose first foals are due this year. Offered by Taylor Made Sales Agency as agent, Flashy American was purchased by Blue Sky Stable. Neil Howard of Gainesway signed the ticket for the seven-year-old daughter of Flashy Bull.

“It was all about quality,” Howard said. “You look for [mares] that fit your program and she fit.” While breeding plans for Flashy American are not definite, Howard suggested she would most likely to be bred to Gainesway’s two-time leading sire Tapit.

“There is a real desire for quality,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning of the sale. “It’s the same trends that we’ve seen in recent years, and I expect those [trends] to continue in 2016. It’s a fair market place.”

Among racing/broodmare prospects, two stakes winning fillies shared top-billing when sold for $330,000 each. Achiever’s Legacy (Hip 519), a G1 placed stakes winning daughter of City Zip, was purchased by Lael Stable from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. Shortly thereafter, Rockbridge Bloodstock, agent purchased Stoweshoe (Hip 522), a stakes winning full sister to MG2W Taris from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

Hip 431, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 431

Mares in foal to the late Scat Daddy also proved popular, accounting for two of the sale’s top top prices. Funfair (Hip 431), a six-year-old stakes winner by more than ready, brought $350,000 when offered in foal to Scat Daddy a few hips after the sale topper. That mare was purchased by Olin Gentry, agent from the consignment of Darby Dan Farm, agent. “The Scat Daddy had a lot to do with it,” Gentry admitted. “She is a nice mare.”

Monday’s session topper, Maggie d’Oro (Hip 55), also sold in foal to Scat Daddy. The unraced daughter of Medaglia d’Oro brought $210,000 during the afternoon of the first session. She was consigned by Select Sales, agent and purchased by Green Lantern Stables.

Also among the top prices was Dorothy’s Spirit (Hip 403), a daughter of Scat Daddy who sold for $190,000 in foal to multiple Grade 1 winner Verrazano, whose first foals arrive this year. Dorothy’s Spirit is a half sister to Im a Dixie Girl, dam of the talented three-year-old Grade 1 winner Mor Spirit.

Hip 318, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 318

“Losing Scat Daddy was a real loss to the North American racing and breeding market,” remarked Browning. “It was a loss to the industry.”

The sale’s top priced yearling (Hip 318) was a colt Hip from the second crop of CashCall Futurity (G1) winner Violence. Out of the With Approval mare Bala, the colt drew a top bid of $100,000 when selling to Marc Ricker, agent. A half brother to G2W/MGSW Bay to Bay, the colt was consigned by Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent.

Overall, 341 horses sold for $8,260,600, good for an average of $24,225. The median was $9,500 and the RNA rate was 22%. Full results are available online.

Live Blog: Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, Session 2

Follow along live as we recap the top hips during Session 2 at the the 2016 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

Hip 522, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 522

The sale is now ended. Full results are available online.

Hip 522: $330,000

Stoweshoe (Hip 522), a stakes winning full sister to MG2W Taris, sold for $300,000. Hunter Valley Farm, agent offered the well-bred filly, who was purchased by Rockbridge Bloodstock/M. Recio, agent.

The three-year-old filly won the Henry Mercer Memorial S. at Charles Town at two and has two wins in four career starts.

A West Virginia-bred, Stoweshoe was offered as a racing and/or broodmare prospect.

Hip 519, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 519

Hip 519: $330,000

Achiever’s Legacy (Hip 519), a Grade 1 placed stakes winner, sold for $330,000. The four-year-old City Zip filly was purchased by Lael Stable from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

From the family of MG1W, two-time Canadian Horse of the Year Chief Bearhart, Achiever’s Legacy has earnings of $192,560 to date.  Her second dam is Canadian Broodmare of the Year Amelia Bearhart.

Achiever’s Legacy was offered as a racing and/or broodmare prospect.

Hip 431: $350,000

Hip 431, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 431

Funfair (Hip 431), a stakes winner in foal to the late Scat Daddy, sold for $350k. The broodmare was purchased by Olin Gentry, agent from the consignment of Darby Dan Farm, agent.

A precocious daughter of More Than Ready, Funfair did her best running at 2, during which season she won the Colleen S. at Monmouth. She hails from the family of Grade 1 winners Just the Time and Reluctant Guest.

Funfair is pregnant with her second foal. She produced her first foal, a filly by Malibu Moon, in 2015.

Hip 426, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 426

Hip 426: $395,000

Flashy American (Hip 426), a graded stakes winner in foal to Kentucky Derby winner Orb, sold for $395,000. The seven-year-old mare was purchased by Blue Sky Stable from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales, agent.

A prolific stakes performer, Flashy American is a GSW/G1P earner of $776,863. She won at five different tracks in the course of her career, including four stakes wins at four different tracks.

Flashy American is pregnant with her first foal. Orb’s first foals will arrive in 2016.

Hip 403, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 403

Hip 403: $190,000

Dorothy’s Spirit (Hip 403), a daughter of the late Scat Daddy in foal to Verrazano, sold for $190,000. The broodmare was purchased by Terry Miller, agent from the consignment of Select Sales, agent.

Dorothy’s Spirit is half sister to five winners, including Im a Dixie Girl, the stakes winning dam of talented three-year-old Mor Spirit, recent winner of the G1 Los Alamitos Futurity.

Dorothy’s Spirit’s produced her first foal, a filly by Curlin, in 2015. Verrazano’s first foals arrive in 2016.

Hip 389, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 389

Hip 389: $150,000

Darling Bird (Hip 389), a Birdstone mare in foal to young sire Gemologist, sold for $150,000. The mare was purchased by John McCormack from the consignment of Select Sales, agent.

A half sister to Grade 2 winner Forever Darling, Darling Bird hails from the family of Grade 1 winners Roamin Rachel, Cat’s Cradle, and Japanese Horse of the Year Zenno Rob Roy.

Darling Bird produced her first foal, a colt by Alternation, in 2015. Gemologist’s first foals will arrive in 2016.

Hip 338 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 338

Hip 338: $150,000

Bonnie Bear (Hip 338), a stakes producer in foal to the late Scat Daddy, sold for $150,000. The mare was purchased by China Horse Club from the consignment of Darby Dan Farm, agent.

A dark bay or brown mare by Gone West, Bonnie Bear has produced four winners from four foals to race, including the Grade 2 placed winner Blushing Bear. The mare is half sister to Grade 1 placed stakes winner Achiever’s Legacy, who will be offered as Hip 519 later today.

This well-bred broodmare is out of a half sister to MG1W, five-time champion, and millionaire Chief Bearhart.

Hip 318, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 318

Hip 318: $100,000

A dark bay or brown colt (Hip 318) from the first crop of G1 CashCall Futurity winner Violence sold for $100k. The colt was offered by Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent and purchased by Marc Ricker, agent.

The colt is half brother to the talented G2W/MGSW Bay to Bay, from the family of graded stakes winners J J’s Lucky Train and Mach Ride.

Hip 314: $115,000

Aunt Ellen (Hip 314), a stakes winner in foal to Bodemeister, sold for $115,000 early in the second session of the 2016 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The mare was purchased by Bluewater Sales, agent from the consignment of James B. Keogh, agent.

The gray or roan Pure Prize mare is carrying her first foal. She hails from the family of graded stakes winners Starforaday, Meadow Flight, People’s Princess, Carolyn’s Cat, and Mufajaah.

Hip 315, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 315

Live Blog: Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, Session 1

Follow along live as we recap the top hips during Session 1 at the the 2016 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

Session 1 is now ended. Full results are available online.

Hip 296, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 296

Hip 296: $190,000

ZONDAQ (Hip 296), a racing/broodmare prospect by Bernardini, sold for $190,000. Zondaq was purchased by New Providence Bloodstock from the consignment of Valkyre Stud, agent.

Zondaq is a three-year-old half sister to three stakes winners, including Grade 2 winners Discreet Dancer and Travelin Man. The filly is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners A.P. Indy, Wolfhound, Ruler of the World, and Duke of Marmalade (IRE).

Hip 245 : $95,000

TITANIUM JO (Hip 245), a winner daughter of Bernstein, sold for $95,000. Titanium Jo was purchased by Bla Bla Bloodstock from the consignment of Hidden Brook, agent.

Titanium Jo is a four-year-old half sister to graded stakes winners Sara Louise (Malibu Moon) and Just Louise (Five Star Day). The three-time winner hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Til Forbid, Scoop, Looking Cool, Softly, and Coragil Cat.

Titanium Jo was offered as a racing and/or broodmare prospect.

Hip 228, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 228

Hip 228: $130,000

SUZY SAGE (Hip 228), in foal to champion Uncle Mo, sold for $130,000. Suzy Sage was purchased by Bluewater Sales, agent from the consignment of Burleson Farms, agent.

Suzy Sage is an unraced five-year-old daughter of Unbridled’s Song carrying her first foal. The mare’s immediate family includes a plethora of Grade 1 winners, including Too Chic, Queena, Chic Shirine, Brahms, Verrazano, Somali Lemonade, and Serra Lake.

Hip 151: $95,000

QUIET HOUR (Hip 151), a black-type placed winning daughter of Quiet American, sold for $95,000. Quiet Hour was purchased by Mulholland Springs from the consignment of Hidden Brook, agent.

Quiet Hour is a four-time winner with two stakes placings to her credit. She is a half sister to five winners, including juvenile stakes winner Away We Go. Quiet Hour sold as a broodmare prospect.

Hip 55, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 55

Hip 55: $210,000

MAGGIE D’ORO (Hip 55), a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro in foal to the late Scat Daddy, sold for $210,000. Maggie d’Oro was purchased by Green Lantern Stables from the consignment of Select Sales, agent.

Maggie d’Oro is half sister to nine winners, including SW/MGSP Gaff. She is pregnant with her second foal. Her first foal is a colt by Data Link born in 2015.

Hip 28: $100,000

LADY ZIEG (Hip 28), a stakes producing mare by Touch Gold, sold for $100,000. Lady Zieg was purchased by Fran & Ron Stolich from the consignment of Summerfield, agent.

Lady Zieg is a winning daughter of graded stakes winner Crystal Symphony. Crystal Symphony has also produced graded stakes winner Classic Campaign and stakes winners Lindelaan and Cuyahog. Lady Zieg is in foal to Eclipse Champion 3YO Colt Will Take Charge, whose first foals will arrive this year.

Hip 18, 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Hip 18

Hip 18: $167,000

KATERI (Hip 18), a four-year-old Indian Charlie mare in foal to young sire and G1 winner Paynter, sold for $167,000 early in the first session of the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. Kateri was purchased by Newtown Anner Stud from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

Kateri is a half sister to Ogden Phipps H. (G1) winner Tiz Miz Sue, from the family of Eclipse Champion and Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Cozzene. She is pregnant with her first foal.

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