Live Blog: The Turf Showcase (2017)

Follow along as we recap the top hips of the inaugural Turf Showcase presented by Woodbine Racetrack!

The Turf Showcase has ended. Results are available at www.fasigtipton.com.

 

Hip 110 c. Divine Park – Quality Included: $150,000

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Hip 110, a colt by Divine Park, sire of the great Lady Eli, sold for $150,000 during The Turf Showcase. The bay colt was purchased by Godolphin from the consignment of Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent.

This colt is out of the Include mare Quality Included, a daughter of graded stakes placed multiple stakes winner Changed Tune. That mare is the dam of English stakes winner Noble Storm and of stakes placed Unchanged Melody, who produced stakes winner Bert’s Melody.

Hip 110 was bred in Kentucky by Brereton C. Jones.

 

Hip 95 c. Noble Mission (GB) – Mayoress (GB): $150,000

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Hip 95, a colt from the first crop of multiple Group 1 winner Noble Mission (GB), sold for $150,000 during The Turf Showcase. The bay colt was purchased by J S Company from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

 

This colt is out of the Machiavellian mare Mayoress (GB), a winner in France. Out of the Grade 2 winner Minister Wife, Mayoress is a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner Marietta and a half-sister to French stakes winner Thousand Islands (GB), herself the dam of graded stakes winner Watershed. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winner Reluctant Guest.

Hip 95 was bred in Kentucky by Fred W. Hertrich III and John D. Fielding.

Hip 85 c. Scat Daddy – Madera Dancer: $200,000

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Hip 85, a colt by exceptional sire Scat Daddy, sold for $200,000 at The Turf Showcase. The bay colt was purchased by Hunter Valley Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

 

This colt is the second foal out of the Rahy mare Madera Dancer. She is a daughter of stakes winner Maxxi Arte (IRE). The immediate family includes Group 1 winners Linngari and Mont Ormel and group stakes winners Linnga and Bella Matteo.

Hip 85 was bred in Kentucky by DP racing.

 

Hip 84 c. Scat Daddy – Luvly Rita: $250,000

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Hip 84, a colt from the final crop of Scat Daddy, sold for $250,000 during The Turf Showcase. The bay colt was purchased by De Meric Stables, agent from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales, agent.

 

This colt is the first foal of the Danehill Dancer mare Luvly Rita, who raced in both the United States and Ireland. She is a half sister to Australian stakes winner Renew. The colt’s immediate family includes Group 1 winners Yesterday (IRE), Quarter Moon (IRE, and Diamondsandrubies (IRE).

Hip 84 was bred in Kentucky by Don Alberto Corporation.

 

Hip 74 c. Animal Kingdom – Lady of Akita: $185,000

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Hip 74, a colt from the first North American crop of Animal Kingdom, sold for $185,000 during The Turf Showcase. The chestnut colt was purchased by De Meric Stables, agent from the consignment of Runnymede Farm, agent.

 

This colt is out of the Fantastic Light mare Lady of Akita, a multiple winner in England and the dam of two winners in Europe to date. That mare is a half sister to Agnes Digital, a champion in Japan and winner of the Hong Kong Cup (G1). She is also a full sister to stakes winner Jalisco Light and a half-sister to stakes winner Shell Game. The immediate family also included two-time champion and Group 1 winner Blushing Groom (FR) and recent Pacific Classic (G1) winner Collected.

Hip 74 was bred in Kentucky by Runnymede Farm and Peter J. Callahan.

Hip 50 c. Scat Daddy – Harbingerofthings: $250,000

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Hip 50, a colt from the last crop Scat Daddy, sold for $250,000 at The Turf Showcase. Scat Daddy sired four winners at Royal Ascot in 2017, including Commonwealth Cup (G1) winner Caravaggio. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Lothenbach Stables from the consignment of Vinery Sales, agent for Spendthrift Farm.

 

This colt is the first foal out of the stakes winning Rockport Harbor mare Harbingerofthings, herself a half-sister to a stakes winner. The immediate family also includes graded stakes winner Street Magician.

Hip 50 was bred in Kentucky by Spendthrift Farm.

 

Hip 12 f. Kitten’s Joy – Brushwork: $200,000

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Hip 12, a filly by leading turf sire Kitten’s Joy, sold for $200,000 early during The Turf Showcase. The bay filly was purchase by Cheyenne Stables from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

 

This filly is out of the Discreet Cat mare Brushwork, making her a full sister to multiple stakes winner Kitten’s Cat, winner of the Juvenile Turf Sprint S. at two and Kitten’s Joy S. this year at three, and the earner of over $300,000 to date. Her second dam is multiple Grade 1 winning turf mare Manistique. The filly is from the family of Grade 1 winner Unbridled Command.

Hip 12 was bred in Kentucky by Kenneth L. Ramsey and Sarah K. Ramsey.

Hip 8 c. Hard Spun – Bole de Cristal (IRE): $137,000

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Hip 8, a solt by Hard Spun, sold for $137,000 early during The Turf Showcase. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Jerry Crawford, agent for Donegal Racing, from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

 

This colt is the third foal out of the Galileo mare Bola de Cristal (IRE), a half-sister to North American Grade 2 winner Grande Melody (IRE), who is also a stakes performer in France. The colt’s immediate family also includes English Group 1 winner Crystal Music and graded/group stakes winners Crystal Hearted (GB), Dubai Success, State Crystal, Libran, Three Rocks, and Solar Crystal.

Hip 8 was bred in Kentucky by  Sangreal Investments.

Hip 4 c. Temple City – Birdie Birdie: $115,000

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Hip 4, a colt by Temple City, sold for $115,000 early during The Turf Showcase. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by David Meah, agent for George Yager, from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

 

This colt is out of the winning El Prado (IRE) mare Birdie Birdie, who has produced two winners from as many to race, including multiple graded stakes winner Free Rose, winner of the Del Mar Derby (G2) and La Jolla S. (G3) last year, and stakes-placed Sylven Park. The immediate family includes European champion and multiple Group 1 winner One Cool Cat, as well as graded/group stakes winners Valinsky (GB), Sha Ta, State Shinto, and Brier Creek.

Hip 4 was bred in Kentucky by Nathan John McCauley.

Live Blog: The New York Bred Sale, Session 2 (2017)

Follow along as we recap the top hips of session 1 of the New York Bred Sale!

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Hip 589 c. Cairo Prince-Garden City (Carson City) // $500,000

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Hip 589 c. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 589, a colt from the first crop of Cairo Prince, sold for $500,000 during the second session of The New York Bred Sale, the highest price ever achieved by a yearling offered at this sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Waves Bloodstock from the consignment of RFHF Bloodstock, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to six winners from as many to race out of the Carson City mare Garden City, including stakes placed winner Horse and the City. The immediate family further includes champions Inside Information and Smuggler and Grade 1 winners Educated Risk and Evilasio.

Hip 589 was bred in New York by Hidden Lake Farm and 3C Joint Ventures.

Hip 572 f. Violence-Fear This (Ghostzapper) // $250,000

Hip 572, a filly by successful freshman sire Violence, sold for $250,000 during the second session of The New York Bred Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Cary Frommer from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This filly is out of the unraced Ghostzapper mare Fear This, herself a daughter of graded stakes winner Susan’s Angel. This is the immediate family of graded stakes winner Seacliff and stakes winners Copingaway, Eloquack, Esplendita, Spicy Stuff, Fierce Heart, Rucker Canyon, and Correct Call.

Hip 572 was bred in New York by Christopher Shelli.

Hip 485 f. Cairo Prince-Two Hearts (Deputy Minister) // $230,000

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Hip 485 f. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 485, a filly by popular first-crop yearling sire Cairo Prince, sold for $230,000 during the second session of The New York Bred Sale. The grey or roan filly was purchased by Kenneth McPeek, agent for Walking L Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to five winners from as many to race out of the winning Deputy Minister mare Two Hearts, including stakes-placed winner Embracing Hearts. The immediate family includes Grade/Group 1 winners Field Cat, Hennessy, Pearl City, Hold That Tiger, and Editor’s Note.

Hip 485 was bred in New York by Joseph Picozzi and Saratoga Glen Farm.

Hip 459 f. More Than Ready-St Francis Wood (Irish River-FR) // $315,000

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Hip 459 f. More Than Ready // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 459, a filly by More Than Ready, sold for $315,000 during the second session of The New York Bred Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent for Sheep Pond Partners from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to four winners out of the stakes-placed winning Irish River (FR) mare St Francis Wood, including stakes winner Saratoga Dreamer. St Francis Wood is a full sister to English stakes winner Abbey Bridge. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Interco.

Hip 459 was bred in New York by Aynsford Holdings.

Hip 450 c. Tiznow-Southern Charmer (Dixie Union) // $250,000

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Hip 450 c. Tiznow // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 450, a colt by Horse of the Year Tiznow, sold for $250,000 as the first offering of the second session of The New York Bred Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Hartley/de Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Summerfield, agent.

This colt is out of the stakes-placed winning Dixie Union mare Southern Charmer, who is also the dam of multiple winner First Charmer. Southern Charmer is out of graded stakes winner Power Play, making her a half-sister to stakes winner Vegas Play and to stakes-placed winner Skipper’s Mate, dam of graded stakes winner Frac Daddy. This is the immediate family of graded/group stakes winners Camargo (IRE) and Gala Spinaway.

Hip 450 was bred in New York by Thomas Mina.

Live Blog: The New York Bred Sale, Session 1 (2017)

Follow along as we recap the top hips of session 1 of the New York Bred Sale!

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Hip 428 f. Union Rags-Seattle Society (A.P. Indy) // $270,000

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Hip 428 f. Union Rags // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 428, a filly from the third crop of Belmont S. (G1) winner Union Rags, sold for $270,000 during the first session of The New York Bred Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Robert Masiello from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to two winners out of the A.P. Indy mare Seattle Society, including graded stakes placed winner Society Beau. Second dam is Grade 2 winner Westerly Breeze, a half-sister to stakes winner Jacksonport and to Grade 1 placed winner Ocean View, dam of graded stakes winner Officer Rocket (GB).

Hip 428 was bred in New York by Mares Rule III.

Hip 371 c. City Zip-Nick’s Honor (Jump Start) // $350,000

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Hip 371 c. City Zip // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 371, a colt by the late City Zip, sold for $350,000 during the first session of The New York Bred Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent for Kindred Racing from the consignment of Indian Creek, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the Jump Star mare Nick’s Honor, who has also produced New York stakes winners The Lewis Dinner and Kelli Got Frosty and stakes placed winners Princess Phoebe and Frosty Girl. He is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Rightly So and six-time stakes winner Gallant Step.

Hips 371 was bred in New York by James Lamonica, Lee Sacks, and Soave Stables.

Hip 357 c. Maclean’s Music-My Canary (Mineshaft) // $275,000

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Hip 357 c. Maclean’s Music // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 357, a colt from the third crop of Maclean’s Music, sire of this year’s Preakness S. (G1) winner Cloud Computing from his first crop, sold for $275,000 during the first session of The New York Bred Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Vineyard Ventures from the consignment of Vinery Sales, agent.

This colt is the second foal out of the Mineshaft mare My Canary. Her first foal and this colt’s half-sister, Purring Valentine, is twice placed in her first two starts at 2. Immediate family further includes champion Diva’s Debut, as well as stakes winners Capdiva, Seismic Report, Swift and Bold, Liberty Lover, Diabolical King, and Aracelis Baby M.

Hip 357 was bred in New York by David W. Kamp and Dr. Patricia S. Purdy.

Hip 329 c. Cairo Prince-Krakowviak (Tale of the Cat) // $225,000

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Hip 329 c. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 329, a colt by popular first-crop yearling sire Cairo Prince, sold for $225,000 during the first session of The New York Bred Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by J.J. Crupi, agent for Crupi 17, from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent for Gallagher’s Stud.

This colt is a half-brother to three winners out of the winning Tale of the Cat mare Krakowviak, including stakes-placed winners Hidden Vow and Morning Calm and recent winner Warspite. Krakowviak is a half-sister to eight other winners, including  graded stakes winner Antoniette, dam of multiple G1 winner Switch and of stakes winner Keystone Gulch, and to stakes winner French Charmer. This colt’s immediate family also includes Champions Gold and Ivory and Anees and other Grade/Group 1 winners Gregorian and Questing (GB).

Hip 329 was bred in New York by Gallagher’s Stud.

 

Live Blog: The Saratoga Sale, Session 2 (2017)

Join us as we recap the top hips of the first session of the 2017 Saratoga Sale!

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Hip 226 c. War Front-Lerici // $995,000

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Hip 226 c. War Front // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 226, a colt by War Front, sold for $995,000 as the penultimate offering of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Godolphin from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is a full brother to Avenge, a $650,000 graduate of the 2013 Saratoga Sale who captured last term’s Rodeo Drive S. (G1) at Santa Anita. He is also a half-sibling to multiple stakes winner Lira. The immediate family further includes Grade/Group 1 winners Mashaallah, Folk Art, and Local Talent.

Hip 226 was bred in Kentucky by Tada Nobutaka.

Hip 198 f. Strong Mandate-Graeme Six // $825,000

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Hip 198 f. Strong Mandate // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 198, a filly from the first crop of Hopeful S. (G1) winner Strong Mandate, sold for $825,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Live Oak Plantation from the consignment of Bacarri Bloodstock, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to four winners from as many to race out of the graded stakes winning Graeme Hall mare Graeme Six, including graded stakes winners Cali Star and Delightful Joy and recent stakes winner Seymourdini.

Hip 198 was bred in Kentucky by Three Chimneys Farm and Besilu Stables.

Hip 186 c. Orb-Flashy American // $1,000,000

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Hip 186 c. Orb // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 186, a colt by popular young sire Orb, sold for $1,000,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is the first foal out of the graded stakes winning Flashy Bull mare Flashy American. That mare sold carrying this colt at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale for $395,000. He colt was offered at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton November Sale as a selected weanling, where he fetched $310,000. He is from the immediate family of multiple graded stakes winner I’m Already Sexy.

Hip 186 was bred in Kentucky by Gainesway Thoroughbreds, Brian Graves, Kidder-Cole, et al.

Hip 181 f. Orb-Fashion Cat // $750,000

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Hip 181 f. Orb // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 181, a filly from the second crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) Orb, sold for $750,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Solis/Litt from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

This filly is a three-quarter sister to Saratoga Special S. (G2) winner Corfu, by Malibu Moon, out of the winning Forest Wildcat mare Fashion Cat. Fashion Cat, who has produced three winners to date, is a half-sister to three-time Grade 1 winner and $3,000,000 earner Peace Rules and to multiple stakes winner Wild Fashion.

Hip 181 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

Hip 165 f. Tapit-Colonial Flag // $675,000

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Hip 165 f. Tapit // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 165, a filly by three-time leading sire Tapit, sold for $675,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This filly is the first foul out of multiple graded stakes placed stakes winner Colonial Flag, by Pleasant Tap. Colonial Flag is a half-sister to three other winners, including Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) winner Shared Account. Her immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Pok Ta Pok, Eagleton, Sapphire n’ Silk, Shaniko, and Golden Itiz.

Hip 165 was bred in Kentucky by Alpha Delta Stables.

Hip 163 c. Malibu Moon-Cloud Jumper // $700,000

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Hip 163 c. Malibu Moon // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 163, a colt by Malibu Moon, sold for $700,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Spendthrift Farm, which stands Malibu Moon, from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

This colt is second foal out of the unraced Street Cry (IRE) mare Cloud Jumper, a daughter of multiple stakes winner Storm Beauty. Cloud Jumper is a half-sister to five winners, including graded stakes winner Buffum and multiple stakes winner Stormy West. This is the immediate family of Horse of the Year Dayjur, champion Sky Beauty, and Grade 1 winners Maplejinsky, Pleasant Home, and Tale of Ekati.

Hip 163 was bred in Pennsylvania by Burshwood Stable.

Hip 132 f. Scat Daddy-Auction (IRE) // $800,000

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Hip 132 f. Scat Daddy // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 132, a filly by Scat Daddy, sire of four winners during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet this past June, sold for $800,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This filly is the first foal out of the Mr. Greeley mare Auction (IRE), a stakes-placed winner in England. That mare is out of multiple group stakes winner Exhibit One, who also produced multiple graded stakes-placed winner Maitres d’Art. The immediate family includes European champion and Two Thousand Guineas (G1) winner Zafonic and graded/group stakes winners Zamindar and Daring Love.

Hip 132 was bred in Kentucky by Samac.

Hip 129 c. Animal Kingdom-Art Teacher // $750,000

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Hip 129 c. Animal Kingdom // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 129, a colt from the second North American crop of champion Animal Kingdom, sold for $750,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by OXO Equine from the consignment of Gainesway.

Animal Kingdom is currently the second leading first crop sire by number of blacktype stakes winners, which include undefeated Debutante S. winner Sunny Skies and last weekend’s Graduate S. winner Continental Divide.

This colt is a half-brother to one winner from as many to race out of the unraced Master Command mare Art Teacher, a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Indian Firewater. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Four Flings and Rugged Bugger.

Hip 129 was bred in Kentucky by by T.F. VanMeter.

Hip 114 c. Uncle Mo-Zetta Z // $700,000

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Hip 114 c. Uncle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 114, a colt by champion Uncle Mo, sold for $700,000 early in the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by OXO Equine from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

The second foal of the Bernardini mare Zetta Z, this colt is a descendant of Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Unbridled Elaine. That mare is responsible for graded stakes winners Etched, Emotionless, and Out of Bounds. Unbridled Elaine is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Glitter Woman, who produced Grade 1 winner Political Force, and to Gwenjinsky, who produced three stakes winners, including multiple Grade 2 winner Lead Story.

Hip 114 was bred in Kentucky by CASA Farms.

Live Blog: The Saratoga Sale, Session 1 (2017)

Join us as we recap the top hips of the first session of the 2017 Saratoga Sale!

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Hip 98 c. Into Mischief-Victorious Ami // $850,000

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Hip 98 c. Into Mischief // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 98, a son of Into Mischief, sold for $850,000 during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Lael Stable from the consignment of Warrendale Sales, agent for Tall Oaks.

This colt is a half-sibling to four winners out of the stakes winning Victory Gallop mare Victorious Ami, including graded stakes winners Ami’s Holiday and Ami’s Mesa. Victorious Ami is a half-sister to Galloping Ami, dam of graded stakes winning champion Amis Gizmo, graded stakes winner Ami’s Flatter, and stakes winner Aragorn Ami.

Hip 98 was bred in Ontario by Tall Oaks Farm.

Hip 81 c. Uncle Mo-Teak Totem // $650,000

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Hip 81 c. Uncle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 81, a colt by champion Uncle Mo, sold for $650,000 during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

This colt is out of the stakes winning Northern Afleet mare Teak Totem, dam of five winners, including Grade 2 winner Adios Charlie. Team Totem is a full sister to multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire Teaks North and to multiple Grade 2 winner Wooden Phone.

Hip 81 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

Hip 49 c. Malibu Moon-Royal Irish Lass // $650,000

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Hip 49 c. Malibu Moon // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 49, a colt by prolific sire Malibu Moon, sold for $650,000 during The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Woodford Racing from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent for Brandywine Farm.

This colt is a half-sibling to three winners, including this year’s Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) winner Royal Mo, a talented three-year-old which also placed in the Santa Anita Derby (G1), and to stakes winner Tara from the Cape. The colt’s second dam is multiple graded stakes winner Irish Linnet, who produced seven winners, including stakes winners Irish Art and Blushing Irish.

Hip 49 was bred in Kentucky by  Brandywine Farm and Spendthrift Farm.

Hip 45 c. Curlin-River’s Prayer // $1,000,000

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Hip 45 c. Curlin // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 45, a colt by four-time champion Curlin, sold for $1,000,000 to during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Eric Fein from the consignment of Denali Stud, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised.

This colt is a half-sibling to three winners out of the Grade 1 winning Devon Lane mare River’s Prayer. He is from the immediate family of stakes winners Never Roung, Lexington Laugh, and Desert Whirlwind.

The colt was bred in Kentucky by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings.

Hip 44 c. Medaglia d’Oro-Rigoletta // $900,000

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Hip 44 c. Medaglia d’Oro // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 44, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro sold for $900,000 during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Mike Repole and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

 

This colt is out of the Grade 1 winning Concerto mare Rigoletta, who also produced recent Affirmed S. (G3) winner, who placed in both the Santa Anita Derby (G1) and the Kentucky Derby (G1) earlier this year. Hip 44 is from the immediate family of champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Musical Romance.

The colt was bred in Kentucky by Thoro-Bred Stables.

Hip 34 f. Curlin-Purple Cat // $750,000

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Hip 34 f. Curlin // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 34, a filly by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, sold for $750,000 during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Juddmonte Farms from the consignment of Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent.

 

This filly is the third foal of the winning Bluegrass Cat mare Purple Cat. That mare is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Sky Diva and Grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Quick Little Miss.  Hip 34’s immediate family also includes multiple Grade 1 winner Pure Clan and graded stakes winners Gather the Clan (IRE), Greater Good, and What A Summer.

The filly was bred in New York by Newtown Anner Stud.

Hip 26 c. Union Rags-Passion Du Coeur // $650,000

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Hip 26 c. Union Rags // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 26, a colt from the third crop of Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Union Rags, sold for $650,000 during the first session of The Saratoga Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Robert Baker and William Mack from the consignment of VanMeter-Gentry Sales.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners from as many to race out of the winning Distorted Humor mare Passion Du Coeur, a full sister to multiple stakes winner Distorted Passion. That mare is the dam of last term’s Lake George S. (G2) winner and multiple graded stakes winner winner Mrs McDougal. Hip 26 is from the immediate family of Grade 2 winner Warbling.

The colt was bred in Kentucky by Elm Tree Farm.

Live Blog: The July Sale

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the 2017 July Sale!

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Hip 290 f. Medaglia d’Oro-Hung the Moon — $1,000,000

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Hip 290 f. Medaglia d’Oro // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 290, a filly by exceptional sire Megadlia d’Oro, sold for $1,000,000 late in the day at The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by OXO Equine from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is the first foal out of stakes winner Hung the Moon, by Malibu Moon. Second dam is the stakes winning Crafty Prospector mare Sigrun, dam of graded stakes winner Whimsy. The immediate family also includes graded stakes winner Bay to Bay.

Hip 290 was bred in Kentucky by Southern Equine Stables.

Hip 251 f. Maclean’s Music-Elusive Act — $230,000

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Hip 251 f. Maclean’s Music // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 251, a filly by Maclean’s Music, sire of Grade 1 winner Cloud Computing in his first crop, sold for $230,000 during The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Cheyenne Stables from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This filly is the first foal of the winning Elusive Quality mare Elusive Act. Third dam is Grade 1 winner Creaking Board (GB), sister to Group/Graded Stakes winners Dyhim Diamond (IRE), and Dakhla Oasis. The immediate family includes graded stakes winners Crowd Pleaser and Dynamic Holiday.

Hip 251 was bred in Kentucky by Hunter Valley Farm, Jayne Johnson, and John Wade.

Hip 248 c. Maclean’s Music-El Bank Robber — $270,000

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Hip 248 c. Maclean’s Music // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 248, a colt by Maclean’s Music, sire of this year’s G1-Preakness S. winner Cloud Computing in his first crop, sold for $270,000 during The July Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by William K. Wener from the consignment of Nardelli Sales, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the stakes winning Eltish mare El Bank Robber, including Grade 2 placed winner Rprettyboydfloyd. Third dam is stakes winner Mythical Mood, dam of six winners, including Marco Be Good, dam of graded stakes winner Marco Be Good.

His 248 was bred in Kentucky by Kim Nardelli, Rodney Nardelli, and Ernie Wells.

Hip 235 c. Into Mischief-Diamond Fancy Free — $300,000

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Hip 235 c. Into Mischief // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 235, a colt by Into Mischief, sold for $300,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to three winners out of the winning Cherokee Run mare Diamond Fancy Free, a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner and sire First Samurai. The family includes other Grade 1 winners Jeranmino and A Huevo, as well as graded stakes winners Kantharos, Fear the Cowboy, and Ikigai.

Hip 235 was bred in Kentucky by Gabriel Duignan, Bruce Pieratt, Patsy Pieratt, Patrick Costello, and Petulama.

Hip 225 c. Strong Mandate-Comeon Dixie — $240,000

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Hip 225 c. Strong Mandate // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 225, a colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winning juvenile Strong Mandate, sold for $240,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Steven W. Young, agent from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to three winners out of the Mr. Greeley mare Comeon Dixie, including stakes placed winner Mineswept. Comeon Dixie is a half-sister to Grade/Group 2 winners Limehouse and Blues and Royals. The immediate family further includes graded/group stakes winners Blue Jean Baby, I am Kamino Mago, and Nevisian Lad.

Hip 225 was bred in Kentucky by Connie Brown, Phyllys Adair, and Bill Adair.

Hip 194 c. Orb-Aurora Prospect — $310,000

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Hip 194 c. Orb // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 194, a colt from the second crop of G1-Kentucky Derby winner Orb, sold for $310,000 to take the lead mid-afternoon during The July Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Kenneth McPeek, agent for Fern Circle  from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is out of the five-time winning Arch mare Aurora Prospect, already the dam of winner Solon’s Warning. Second dam is takes winner Screen, a full sister to multiple Grade 1 winning track record setter Scan. The immediate family further includes champion Caerleon, Grade 1 winner Vision, and graded/group stakes winners Merce Cunningham, Bonaire (GB), Lundy’s Liability (BRZ), Yonger, Just Pretending, and The Leopard.

Hip 194 was bred in Kentucky by Heather M. Takahashi.

Hip 185 f. Hard Spun-A P Mink — $200,000

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Hip 185 f. Hard Spun // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 185, a filly by Hard Spun, sold for $200,000 during The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Stuart Morris, agent.

 

This filly is out the A.P. Indy mare A P Mink, a daughter of stakes winner Fortune Pending. That mare produced seven winners, including graded stakes winner Palmeiro and multiple stakes winner Slews Final Answer, who produced multiple graded stakes winner Dynaflew and stakes winner Slews Answer. This is the family of Grade 1 winner Try Something New and graded stakes winner Raymi Coya.

Hip 185 was bred in Kentucky by Grousemont Farm.

Hip 178 c. Uncle Mo-Afleet Lass — $240,000

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Hip 178 c. Unle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 178, a colt by Uncle Mo, sold for $240,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Northway Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

 

This colt is out of the stakes winning Northern Afleet mare Afleet Lass, making him a half-brother to winner Honor the Fleet, recently third in the G3-Pegasus S. at Monmouth Park. Second dam is Breeze Lass, a half-sister to graded stakes winner Sam Who who produced 11 winners, including Irmadohememra, dam of champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Juno (BRZ).

Hip 178 was bred in Kentucky by Gainesway Thoroughbreds.

Hip 168 f. Malibu Moon-Write When Ready — $250,000

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Hip 168 f. Malibu Moon // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 168, a filly by Malibu Moon, sold for $250,000 during The July Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Jerry Crawford for Donegal Racing from the consignment of Vinery Sales, agent for Kendall E. Hansen.

 

This filly is the second foal of Write When Ready, a five-time winning daughter of More Than Ready. Second dam is Epistle, by Deputy Minister, a full sister to Grade 1 winner Well Chosen, who produced Grade 1 winner Telling, and a half-sister to graded stakes winner In Contention. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winner Golden Ticket and graded stakes winners Academy Award, Statuette, Good Mood, Magical Feeling, and Multiple Choice.

Hip 168 was bred in Kentucky by Kendall E. Hansen, MD Racing.

Hip 165 f. Uncle Mo-Winiliscious — $200,000

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Hip 165 f. Uncle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 165, a filly by Uncle Mo, sold for $200,000 during The July Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Crupi’s New Castle Farm from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

 

This filly is the first foal of stakes placed 10-time winner Winiliscious, by Lawyer Ron. This dam is stakes winner Coesse Express, dam of graded stakes winner Fly’n Bryan and of Coesse Gold, dam of multiple stakes winner Tappin for Gold. The immediate family also includes graded stakes winners Small Virtu and Mr. Sinatra.

Hip 165 was bred in New Jersey by Joseph A. Ioia.

Hip 152 c. Cairo Prince-Turtle Beach — $265,000

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Hip 152 c. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 152, a colt from the first crop of multiple Grade 2 winner Cairo Prince, sold for $265,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by WCI Investments from the consignment of Stuart Morris, agent for Highclere.

 

This colt is a half-brother to four winners from as many to race out of the Out of Place mare Turtle Beach, including Grade 1 placed winner Putthebabiesdown. Second dam is Satin Promise, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Rose’s Cantina. Satin Promise produced five winners, including stakes winners Promise of War and Baldwin County, and Satinet, dam of stakes winners Britt’s Jules and Probation Ready.

Hip 152 was bred in Kentucky by Highclere.

Hip 137 c. Cairo Prince-Tesoro de Amor — $260,000

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Hip 137 c. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 137, a colt from the first crop of multiple Grade 2 winner Cairo Prince, sold for $260,000 during The July Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent.

 

This colt is the second foal out of the graded stakes placed winning Medaglia d’Oro mare Tesoro de Amor, a half-sister to graded stakes winner Mr. Livingstone. The immediate family includes graded stakes winners Voodoo Lily, Spellbound, and Kid Cruz.

Hip 137 was bred in Kentucky by Brereton C. Jones.

Hip 131 c. Curlin-Surf Light — $200,000

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Hip 131 c. Curlin // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 131, a colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, sold for $200,000 during The July Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Kenneth Mc from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

 

This colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the stakes winning Malibu Moon mare Surf Light. Third dam is Silent Bullet, dam of nine winners, including stakes winners Silent Valay, Amerrica’s Bullet, Valay Bullet, and Bullet Valay. The immediate family further includes Grade 1 winner Track Barrow and graded stakes winners Romantic Lead and Angela’s Love.

Hip 131 was bred in Kentucky by Seclusive Farm and Chester Prince.

Hip 103 f. Verrazano-She’s a Wow — $230,000

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Hip 103 f. Verrazano // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 103, a filly from the first crop of multiple Grade 1 winner Verrazano, sold for $230,000 at The July Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by John Brocklebank, agent from the consignment of Runnymede Farm, agent.

 

This filly is a half-sister to three winners from as many to race out of the winning Speightstown mare She’s a Wow. Third dam is French stakes winner Charlotte Amalie (FR), dam of Grade 2 winner Badouizm and stakes winners Esteemed Friend and Red Monsson, as well as winner Bally Five, dam of Grade 2 winner Yarrow Brave.

Hip 103 was bred in Kentucky by Epic Thoroughbreds.

Hip 80 c. Into Mischief-Queen Brianna — $200,000

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Hip 80 c. Into Mischief // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 80, a colt by Into Mischief, sold for $200,000 at The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Lothenbach Racing from the consignment of Vinery Sales, agent for Spendthrift Farm.

 

This colt is out of the Unbridled’s Song mare Queen Briana, a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner and sire Rockport Harbor. Third dam is stakes winner Regal Pennant, who produced six winners, including Grade 2 winner Regally Appealing and this colt’s second dam, Regal Miss Copelan.

Hip 80 was bred in Kentucky by Spendthrift Farm.

Hip 71 c. Cairo Prince-Perfect Pegasus — $160,000

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Hip 71 c. Cairo Prince // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 71, a colt from the first crop of multiple Grade 2 winner Cairo Prince, sold for $160,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Grand Oaks from the consignment of Allied Bloodstock, agent.

 

This colt is the second foal of the Fusaichi Pegasus mare Perfect Pegasus, a half-sister to track record setting graded stakes winner Pefect Officer. The immediate family includes Group 1 stakes winners Full of Hope (GB), Westbury, and Koko Mambo.

Hip 71 was bred in Kentucky by Hayden Noriega.

Hip 69 c. Tiznow-Passe — $260,000

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Hip 69 c. Tiznow // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 69, a colt by two-time Horse of the Year Tiznow, sold for $260,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Maverick Racing and China Horse Club from the consignment of Perrone Sales Ltd., agent for Apache Farm LLC et al.

 

This colt is a half-brother to multiple Grade 1 placed stakes winner Wonder Gal. Second dam is stakes winner Gal on the Go, who produced multiple graded stakes winner Social Queen, herself the dam of Grade 1 winning millionaire Force the Past. The immediate family further includes Grade 1 winner and multimillionaire Perfect Drift.

Hip 69 was bred in Kentucky by Apache Farm and WinStar Farm.

Hip 64 f. Uncle Mo-Paint Me Red — $160,000

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Hip 64 f. Uncle Mo // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 64, a filly by Uncle Mo, sold for $160,000 during The July Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Quarter Pole Enterprises from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

 

This filly is a half-sister to two winners from as many to race out of the stakes winning Red Bullet mare Paint Me Red. Second dam is stakes winner Queen St. West, a half-sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Becky Sharp.

Hip 64 was bred in Kentucky by H & E Ranch.

 

Hip 22 c. Shackleford-Lunargal — $240,000

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Hip 22 c. Shackleford // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 22, a colt from the third crop of multiple Grade 1 winner Shackleford, sold for $240,000 during The July Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Sagamore Farm from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

 

This colt is a half-brother to six winners from as many to race out of the stakes winning Yes It’s True mare Lunargal, including graded stakes placed winner Random Walk. Lunargal is a full sister to stakes winner Lunarlady and a half-sister to graded stakes winners Lunarpal and Astrology.

Hip 22 was bred in Kentucky by Crystal Ball Stables, LLC.

All photos copyright Fasig-Tipton Photo.

 

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Live Blog: July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the 2017 July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale!

The July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 522 ROSE TO FAME — $195,000

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Hip 522 Rose to Fame // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 522, stakes winning juvenile Rose to Fame, sold for $195,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Amy N. Moore from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

A two-year-old by second-crop sire Gemologist, Rose to Fame has two wins in two starts this year, including a win in the Brave Raj S. at Gulfstream Park. She has earned $85,380 to date.

Rose to Fame is a half-sister to three other winners, including multiple graded stakes placed winner Dazzling Gem. She is from the immediate family of champion Honor Code and Grade 1 winner Sophisticat.

Hip 500 UPPER ROOM — $225,000

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Hip 500 Upper Room // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 500, stakes placed winner Upper Room, sold for $225,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Phil Bongiovanni/F. Lyons, agent from the consignment of WinStar Racing, agent.

A three-year-old son of Harlan’s Holiday, Upper Room has won or placed in six of seven starts, and has not been off the board this year in five starts. He was second in the Parx Derby at Parx earlier this year and has career earnings of $57,990 to date.

Upper Room is a half-brother to two other winners out of the stakes winning Not For Love mare For Royalty: Grade 1 winner Constellation and stakes-placed winner Back Flip. Second dam is stakes winner Taft Little Queen, a full sister to stakes winner Irish Cherry, who produced multiple Grade 1 winner Spun Sugar. Second dam also produced champion El Viento and Grade 2 winner Kiss to Remember.

Hip 496 TOTAL TAP — $180,000

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Hip 496 Total Tap // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 496, stakes placed winner Total Tap, sold for $180,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Toby Sheets, agent from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

A three-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG), Total Tap is a two-time winner who was second in the Prairie Mile S. at Prairie Meadows and third in the Northern Spur S. at Oaklawn Park earlier this year. He has earned $116,600 to date.

Total Tap is the first foal out of the winning Tapit mare Easy Tap, a half-sister to graded stakes winners Til Forbid and Hold Old Blue and stakes winners Cinch and Red and White, as well as to Coragil, dam of graded stakes winners Softly and Coragil Cat.

Hip 484 SOMETHING ELSE — $275,000

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Hip 484 Somethingelse // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 484, stakes winner Somethingelse, sold for $275,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Robert Masiello and West Point Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

A four-year-old daughter of Lesroidesanimaux (BRZ), Somethingelse has four wins in her career, including a victory in the Ginger Punch S. at Gulfstream Park earlier this year. She has placed in three other stakes and earned $207,040 to date.

Somethingelse is the first foal of the winning Maria’s Mon mare Gamecents. That mare is a half-sister to stakes winner Cohiba Miss, who produced multiple stakes winner Lady Cohiba. She is from the immediate family of Horse of the Year A.P. Indy; champions Lemon Drop Kid and Gay Mecene; Grade/Group 1 winners Wolfhound and Summer Squall; and Broodmare of the Year Weekend Surprise.

Hip 468 MY SWEET STELLA — $222,000

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Hip 468 My Sweet Stella // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 468, stakes placed winner My Sweet Stella, sold for $222,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly was purchased by D. Wayne Lukas, agent from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A three-year-old daughter of Eskendereya, My Sweet Stella is a two-time winner who was second in the Dixie Belle S. and Martha Washington S. at Oaklawn Park earlier this year. She has earned $137,966 to date.

My Sweet Stella is out of the winning Songandaprayer mare Megalicious, a half-sister to multiple stakes winner Abbondanza. Her second dam is stakes winner Katie McLaury.

Hip 462 MADE YOU LOOK — $190,000

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Hip 462 Made You Look // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 462, multiple graded stakes winner Made You Look, sold for $190,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Three Chimneys Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

A three-year-old colt by More Than Ready, Made You Look won the G2-With Anticipation S. at Saratoga at two and won the G3-Dania Beach S. at Gulfstream Park earlier this year. He has earned $270,797 to date.

Made You Look is the first foal of the Unbridled’s Song mare Night and Day, a daughter of champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Serena’s Song. Serena’s Song also produced Group 1 winner Sophisticat; graded stakes winners Grand Reward, Harlington, and Schramsberg; and stakes winners Serena’s Tune and Serene Melody. She is from the immediate family of champion Honor Code.

Hip 458 LADY ALEXANDRA — $375,000

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Hip 458 Lady Alexandra // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 458, stakes-placed winner LADY ALEXANDRA, sold for $375,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Heider Family Sales from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

This three-year-old daughter of More Than Ready has three wins from six starts in her career. She is a winner at two and three and was third in the Ginger Brew S. at Gulfstream Park earlier this year. She has earned $150,250 to date.

Lady Alexandra is out of the King’s Best mare Lophorina (GB), whose dam is the world-trotting Nureyev mare Flagbird, a Group 1 winner in Italy, Group stakes winner in France and Ireland, Grade 1-placed in the United States, Group 2-placed in England, and a winner in the United Arab Emirates. She is from the immediate family of Horse of the Year and exceptional sire Mineshaft, Grade 1 winner and Broodmare of the Year Prospetors Delite, and Grade 1 winners Tomisue’s Delight and Runup the Colors.

Hip 455 KATHY’S SONG — $190,000

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Hip 455 Kathy’s Song // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 455, Kathy’s Song sold for $190,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly was purchased by David Meah, agent from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A three-year-old by Candy Ride (ARG), Kathy’s Song is a half-sister to three other winners, including stakes-placed winner Distillery. A two-time winner, Kathy’s Song has earned $65,210 to date.

Kathy’s Song is out of the A.P. Indy mare Strawberry Sense, a full sister to graded stakes winner Scipion and a half-sister to champion Vindication and stakes winner In Step, dam of Grade 2 winner Hemsworth. Her second dam is graded stakes winner Strawberry Reason, by Strawberry Road (AUS).

Hip 451 INSTA ERMA — $290,000

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Hip 451 Insta Erma // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 451, stakes-placed winner Insta Erma, sold for $290,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly was purchased by David Meah, agent from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A four-year-old daughter of Pioneerof the Nile, Insta Erma is a two-time winner who was second earlier this year in the Lady Canterbury S. at Canterbury Park. She has earned $153,452 to date.

Insta Erma is a half-sister to seven other winners, including stakes winner Mordi’s Miracle, who is graded stakes placed, and graded stakes placed winner Emmajestic. Her dam, graded stakes placed winner Enchanted Woods, by Woodman, is a half-sister to stakes winner Grand Appointment. She is from the immediate family of stakes winners Donerail Court, Advancing Star, Darby Fair, Souvenir Copy, and Dance Sequence.

Hip 440 HAPPY MESA — $525,000

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Hip 440 Happy Mesa // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 440, multiple stakes winner Happy Mesa, sold for $525,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Out of This World Racing from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A three-year-old filly by Sky Mesa, Happy Mesa won the Selima S. last year at two and captured the Hilltop S. at Pimlico earlier this year. She has earned $168,055, with three wins and two seconds in eight career starts. She is a winner on both dirt and turf.

Happy Mesa is the first foal of the stakes-placed winner Happy Choice, by Broken Vow, a half sister to stakes winner No Use Denying. She is from the immediate family of champions Chris Evert, Chief’s Crown, Winning Colors, and Grade 1 winners Classic Crown and Tap Dance City, and Missed the Storm.

Hip 423 DISTINTA — $600,000

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Hip 423 Distinta // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 423, Grade 2 winning distaffer Distinta, sold for $600,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The chestnut mare was purchased by Medallion Racing from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

A five-year-old by champion Summer Bird, Distinta won the G2-Inside Information S. earlier this year and was recently second in the G2-Princess Rooney S., both at Gulfstream Park. She is a four-time winner of $346,715 to date.

A half-sister to four other winners out of the Storm Cat mare Miss Kitty, Distinta is from the immediate family of Horse of the Year Dr. Fager and graded stakes winners Judge T C, Zanetti, and Desert Clearance.

Hip 419 CLOSING BELL — $185,000

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Hip 419 Closing Bell // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 419, Grade 1-placed stakes winner Closing Bell, sold for $185,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay or brown horse was purchased by Preferred Equine, agent from the consignment of WinStar Racing, Agent.

A five-year-old by three-time leading sire Tapit, Closing Bell won the Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs at three and was second in the G1-Secretariat S. at Arlington Park. He placed in the G2-Muniz Memorial H. at four, and is a winner this year at five. He has earned $558,114 to date.

Closing Bell is a half-brother to six other winners, including Grade 1 winner Mani Bhavan and Grade 2 winner Hear the Ghost. His dam, the Coronado’s Quest mare Rehear, is a half-sister to multiple stakes winner Turkappeal, dam of graded stakes winner Pink Champagne and stakes winner Z Appeal.

Hip 411 BRONSON — $275,000

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Hip 411 Bronson // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 411, stakes winner Bronson, sold for $275,000 at the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Three Diamonds Farm from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A three-year-old by Medaglia d’Oro, Bronson is the winner of this year’s English Channel S. at Gulfstream Park, and was recently runner-up in the Not Surprising S. at the same venue. He has earned $142,310 to date.

Bronson is a half-brother to four other winners, including Grade 2 winners Moulin de Mougin and Schiaparelli and multiple stakes winner Alexis Tangier. His dam, graded stakes winner Cambiocorsa, is a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner California Flag.

Hip 403 ADORABLE MISS — $585,000

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Hip 403 Adorable Miss // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 403, multiple stakes winner Adorable Miss, got the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale rolling early when sold for $585,000 as the third horse through the ring. The bay filly was purchased by Bluewater Sales, agent from the consignment of Elite Sales, agent.

A three-year-old by Kitten’s Joy, Adorable Miss is the winner of this year’s Martha Washington S. and Honey Rider S. at Gulfstream Park, and boasts earnings of $151,590 to date. A three-time winner in four starts, this talented young filly have never been off the board.

Adorable Miss is a full sister to graded stakes winner Noble Beauty out of the Mineshaft mare Money Huntress, a daughter of Grade 1 winner Favorite Funtime.

All photos (c) Fasig-Tipton Photo.

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Live Blog: 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, Day 2

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale!

Session 2 of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale has ended. Full results are available online.

Hip 516 c. Ghostzapper-Malibu Cougar: $800,000

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Hip 516

Hip 516, a colt by Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, sold for $800,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The chestnut colt worked an eighth in 10:1 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Baoma Corp from the consignment of Cary Frommer, agent.

The colt is the second foal out of the Malibu Moon mare Malibu Cougar, a full sister to Grade 2 winner Kauai Katie and Grade 3 winner Winding Way. The family further includes graded stakes winner Cimarron Secret and stakes winners More Than Pretty and Ingrid the Gambler.

 

 

Hip 490 c. Distorted Humor-Lemon Kiss: $850,000

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Hip 490

Hip 490, a colt by leading sire Distorted Humor, sold for $850,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale (video). The bay colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Thursday’s under tack show. He was purchased by Simon Callaghan, agent from the consignment of Eddie Woods, agent.

This colt is a half-sibling to three winners our of the stakes winning Lemon Drop Kid mare Lemon Kiss, including Grade 1 winner Lochte (Medaglia d’Oro). The dam, Lemon Kiss, is a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner Kiss the Kid. Hip 490 is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner, champion, and hall of famer Black Tie Affair (IRE).

 

 

 

Hip 471 c. First Samurai-Kassidy’s Kiss: $350,000

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Hip 471

Hip 471, a colt by First Samurai, sold for $350,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The dark bay or brown colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent  from the consignment of Kenneth Lejeune Training Stables, agent.

Hip 471 is a half-sibling to two winners from as many to race out of the unraced Belong to Me mare Kassidy’s Kiss. This colt is notably a half-sibling to stakes winner Kiss N Scat (Scat Daddy). Kassidy’s Kiss is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Thirst For Peace. This colt is from the immediate family of Champion and Group 1 winner Painter (ARG).

Hip 468 c. Orb-Julie From Dixie: $525,000

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Hip 468

Hip 468, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) victor Orb, sold for $525,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked a quarter in 21:4 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). The colt was purchased by C. P. Beler from the consignment of Pike Racing, agent.

The colt is a half-brother to two-year-old winner Blame It On Dixie (Blame), out of the winning Dixie Union mare Julie From Dixie. Hip 468 hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Princess Violet and graded stakes winners Apple of Kent, War Zone, Capital Secret, Set Alight, and Astudillo (IRE).

Hip 465 f. Into Mischief-Jilted: $375,000

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Hip 465

Hip 465, an Into Mischief half-sister to multiple graded stakes winning juvenile Run Away and Hide, sold for $375,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The gray or roan filly worked an quarter in 22:0 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). She was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Pike Racing, agent.

In addition to Run Away and Hide, this filly is a half-sibling to four other winners of out of the winning Runaway Groom mare Jilted. Her immediate family further includes Grade/Group 1 winners Hard Not to Like, Fierery Ensign, and Tan Bonita (VEN).

Hip 393 c. Tapizar-Free Flying Soul: $250,000

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Hip 393

Hip 393, a colt by second-crop sire Tapizar, sold for $250,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). Hips 393 was purchased by Chocktaw Racing Stable from the consignment of Randy Miles, agent.

This colt is out of the stakes winning Quiet American mare Free Flying Soul, who has produced two winners to date. The second dam is multiple graded stakes winner Ruby Surprise. Hip 393’s immediate family further includes Group 1 winner Saratoga County.

Hip 388 c. Curlin-Franscat: $1,500,000

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Hip 388

Hip 388, a colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, set the record for a Thoroughbred sold at public auction in Maryland when sold for $1,500,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The chestnut colt worked an eighth in 10:0 during Thursday’s under tack sale (video). The colt was purchased by Breeze Easy & John C. Oxley from the consignment of Hartley/de Renzo Thoroughbreds. Hartley/de Renzo purchased the colt from St George Sales at last year’s Fasig-Tipton July Selected Yearling Sale, where he was the sale-topper.

Hip 388 is a half-brother to seven winners from as many to race out of the winning Stormin Fever mare Franscat, including stakes winners Swinger’s Party (Medaglia d’Oro) and Hubba Shake (Street Sense). He is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Ogyian and Honour and Glory.

 

 

Hip 373 c. Orb-Extra Sharp: $710,000

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Hip 373

Hip 373, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb, sold for $710,000 to take the lead during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked an eighth in 10:0 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 373 was purchased by Dennis O’Neill from the consignment of Crupi’s New Castle Farm, agent.

This colt is a half-sibling to two winners out of the winning Cherokee Run mare Extra Sharp. The colt’s second dam is multimillionaire and multiple Grade 1 winner Sharp Cat. He hails from the immediate family of Group 1 winner Royal Anthem and graded stakes winner Star Recruit.

Hip 362 c. Paynter-Ellie Boo: $270,000

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Hip 362

Hip 362, a colt from the first group of Grade 1 winner Paynter, sold for $270,000 during the second session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 362 was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Paul Sharp, agent.

This colt is a half-sibling to three winners out of the unraced Pulpit mare Ellie Boo, a full sister to stakes-placed Pulpit’s Treasure. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Amelia’s Wild Ride.

 

Live Blog: 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, Day 1

Follow along live as we recap the top hips of the 2017 Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale!

Session 1 of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale has ended. Full results are available online.

Hip 264 f. Flat Out-Beau Watch: $265,000

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Hip 264

Hip 264, a filly from the first crop of three-time Grade 1 winner Flat Out, sold for $265,000 late during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The dark bay or brown filly worked an eighth in 10:0 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The filly was purchased by Simon Callaghan, agent from the consignment of Paul Sharp, agent.

Hip 264 is out of the multiple stakes winning Beau Genius mare Beau Watch. She hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Gran Estreno (ARG) and graded stakes winner Grab the Prize.

Hip 262 c. Orb-Barbette: $310,000

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Hip 262

Hip 262, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb, sold for $310,000 towards the end of the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The bay colt worked three-eighths in 22:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The colt was purchased by Jake Ballis, agent from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent.

Hip 262 is out of the multiple stakes winning daughter of High Yield, Barbette, whose two-year-old of 2016 is a winner. The colt’s dam is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Diamond on the Run, and he hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Celestine.

Hip 257 f. Union Rags-Autumn Ash: $260,000

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Hip 257

Hip 257, a filly from the second crop of popular young sire Union Rags, sold for $260,000 late during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The chestnut filly worked a quarter in 22:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). The filly was purchased by John Terranova, agent from the consignment of Wes Carter, agent for Carolyn Vogel.

The filly is a half-sister to two winners from as many to race out of the winning Tapit mare Autumn Ash. Her dam is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Pampered Princess.

 

Hip 220 f. Super Saver-Wish It Were: $290,000

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Hip 220

Hip 220, a bay filly by 2010 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver, sold for $290,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked a quarter in 21:2 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). She was purchased by Ralph M. Evans from the consignment of Kirkwood Stables, agent.

Out of the stakes winner Wish It Were, by Is It True, Hip 220 is a half-sister to four winners, including multiple stakes winner Ancient Rome (Roman Ruler), stakes-placed Little Hitman (Wildcat Heir)

Hip 195 c. Blame-Unbridled Empire: $375,000

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Hip 195

Hip 195, a bay colt by champion Blame, sold for $375,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The colt worked an eighth in 10:1 during Wednesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 195 was purchased by Charles Boden Thoroughbreds, agent from the consignment of Crupi’s New Castle Farm, agent.

Out of the Empire Maker mare Unbridled Empire, Hip 195 is a half-brother to two winners from as many to race, including Arklow (Arch) recent winner of the American Turf S. (G2) on the Kentucky Derby undercard. This colt’s dam is a half-sister to Grade 1 winners Fourty Niners Son and Cindy’s Hero, the latter the dam of multiple graded stakes winner Delegation. The immediate family further inlcudes Grade 1 winners Silverbulletday, Shakin It Up, and Forest Secrets.

Hip 123 f. Into Mischief-So Long Sonoma: $425,000

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Hip 123

Hip 123, a bay filly by Into Mischief sold for $425,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). Hip 123 was purchased by Speedway Stables from the consignment of McKathan Bros., agent.

Out of the graded stakes-placed winning So Long Sonoma, a daughter of American Chance, Hip 123 is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Track Barron and Maryland Million Ladies S. winner Surf Light.

 

 

 

 

Hip 79 f. Smart Strike-Salty Response: $525,000

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Hip 79

Hip 79, a chestnut filly by two-time leading sire Smart Strike, sold for $525,000 during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The filly worked an eighth in 10:0 during Thursday’s under tack show (video). Xavier International Bloodstock, agent purchased Hip 79 from the consignment of Hartley/de Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent.

Hip 79 is out of the stakes winning Cozzene mare Salty Response, who has produced two winners from as many to race. The filly’s dam is herself a half-sister to Salty Strike, a multiple graded stakes winner by Smart Strike. This filly’s full brother Salty Comment is a five-time winner in Japan of more than $740,000 to date. Her immediate family further includes group stakes winner Eishin Lombard and stakes winners Delancy, Bella Notte, Muriesk, and Border Cat.

 

 

Hip 34 f. Into Mischief-Pooh Corner: $425,000

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Hip 34

Hip 34, a gray or roan filly by last year’s leading 2YO sire Into Mischief, sold for $425,000 at the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. This filly worked a quarter in 21:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). She was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent from the consignment of Wes Carter, agent for Carolyn Vogel.

This filly is the second foal out of the winning Tapit mare Pooh Corner. The mare’s first foal, three-year-old Totaled the Benz (Tiz Wonderful), broke his maiden at Laurel Park in April. Hip 34’s dam is a half-sister to G3 winner Katilac Ofthestars, and her family further includes stakes winners Astro Beauty and Astro Force.

Hip 13 c. Curlin-Over the Edge: $350,000

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Hip 13

Hip 13, a bay colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, sold for $350,000 early during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The popular colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Charles J. Zacney from the consignment of Bobby Dodd, agent.

Out of the stakes-winning Thunder Gulch mare Over the Edge, Hip 13 is a full- or half-sibling to three winners, including Grade 2-placed Top of Mind (Curlin) and stakes-placed Stormy Holiday (Harlan’s Holiday). This colt hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Mr. Jester.

Hip 5 c. Bernardini-Officiate: $250,000

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Hip 5

Hip 5, a dark bay or brown son of 2006 Preakness S. (G1) winner Bernardini, sold for $250,000 early during the first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Tuesday’s under tack show (video). He was purchased by Kenneth McPeek, agent for Peter Callahan from the consignment of McKathan Bros., agent.

Out of the Deputy Minister mare Officiate, Hip 5 is a half-sibling to four winners, including Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks (G3) victress Mo Cuishle (Saint Ballado). The colt is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Dreamy Mimi and graded stakes winners Tricky Squaw, Stanley Park, Paid Up Subscriber, Top Kisser, and Barbecue Eddie.

 

Live Blog: The Gulfstream Sale

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

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Hip 156 c. More Than Ready – Tensas Punch (War Front) – $1,100,000

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Hip 156 sold for $1,100,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 156, a colt by More Than Ready sold for $1,100,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by OXO Equine from the consignment of Cary Frommer, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:1 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 156 is out of the stakes winning War Front mare Tensas Punch. He hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Liaison.

 

Hip 148 c. Bodemeister – Stop the Wedding (Congrats) – $525,000

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Hip 148 sold for $525,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 148, a colt from the second crop of Bodemeister sold for $525,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Kindred Stables from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:3 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 148 is the second foal of the winning Congrats mare Stop the Wedding. Her first foal is a two-year-old winner of 2016. The colt hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Outta Tune.

Hip 144 c. Orb – Spring Awakening (In Excess-IRE) – $500,000

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Hip 144 sold for $500,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 144, a colt from the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb sold for $500,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by China Horse Club & WinStar Farm from the consignment of Wavertree Stables, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 144 is out of Spring Awakening, a G1-placed stakes-winning daughter of In Excess (IRE). Spring Awakening has produced three winners from as many foals to race, including the graded stakes winning Tapit filly Walk Close. This colt’s immediate family further includes G1 winners Hold That Tiger and Editor’s Note.

Hip 135 c. Bernardini – Winner (Horse Chestnut-SAF) – $1,450,000

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Hip 135 sold for $1,450,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 135, a colt by Bernardini sold for $1,450,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Eaton Sales, agent for M.V. Magnier from the consignment of Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:0 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 135 is out of the winning Horse Chestnut (SAF) mare Winner, dam of four winners to date, including G3W/G1P Ocho Ocho Ocho. The colt’s immediate family includes G1 winners Personal Ensign (Champion), Storm Flag Flying (Champion), Personal Flag (Broodmare of the Year), My Flag, Miner’s Mark, Tradititionally, and Mr Speaker.

 

Hip 126 f. Pioneerof the Nile – Ribbon Taffy (Hard Spun) – $540,000

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Hip 126 sold for $540,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 126, a filly by Pioneerof the Nile sold for $540,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida from the consignment of Crupi’s New Castle Farm, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:0 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 126 is the second foal of the winning Hard Spun mare Ribbon Taffy, herself a half-sister to multiple stakes winner Barrier Reef. This filly hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Yes It’s True and Silver Max.

Hip 118 c. Bodemeister – Pink Diamond (Mineshaft) – $750,000

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Hip 118 sold for $750,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 118, a colt from the second crop of Bodemeister sold for $750,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent from the consignment of McKathan Bros., agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:0 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

Hip 118 is out of the stakes-placed winning Mineshaft mare Pink Diamond. The colt’s immediate family includes G1 winner Vific (FR) and graded stakes winners Keys to the Heart and Chinandega.

 

 

Hip 100 f. Scat Daddy – Me and Miss Jones (Smarty Jones) – $800,000

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Hip 100 sold for $800,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 100, a filly by the late Scat Daddy sold for $800,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe, agent from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

A half-sister to one winner from as many to race out of the Smarty Jones mare Me and Miss Jones, Hip 100 hails from the immediate family of G1 winners Wildcat Heir, Determined King, Louis Quatorze, Royal Indy, and Awesome Gem.

Hip 97 c. Into Mischief – Mamasan (First Samurai) – $500,000

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Hip 97 sold for $500,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 91, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $500,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Live Oak Plantation from the consignment of Eddie Woods, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 91 is the first foal out of the winning First Samurai mare Mamasan, herself a half-sister to stakes winners P. S. U. Grad and Artisanal. The colt’s immediate family further includes G1 winners Richter Scale and Best Pal.

Hip 86 c. Pioneerof the Nile – Katz Me If You Can (Storm Cat) – $700,000

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Hip 86 sold for $700,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 86, a colt by Pioneerof the Nile sold for $700,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Justin Casse for M.V. Magnier from the consignment of Starting Point Thoroughbreds. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 86 is out of Katz Me If You Can, a G2W/MGSW daughter of Storm Cat. She is the dam of four winners, including Unkatzable, herself the dam of MSW/G1P Comfort. This colt’s second dam is Hollywood Starlet S. (G1) winner Cuddles.

Hip 81 f. Mineshaft – Jellicle (IRE) (Successful Appeal) – $575,000

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Hip 81 sold for $575,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 81, a filly by Mineshaft sold for $575,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by White Birch Farm from the consignment of Niall Brennan Stables, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 81 is the second foal out of the winning Successful Appeal mare Jellicle (IRE). Her second dam is graded stakes winner Catboat, herself the dam of the talented Mineshaft filly It’s Tricky, a three-time G1 winner of more than $1.6 million.

Hip 57 f. Uncle Mo – Flowers Athefinish (Grand Reward) – $1,500,000

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Hip 57 sold for $1,500,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 57, a filly by Uncle Mo sold for $1,500,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay filly was purchased by OXO Equine from the consignment of Cary Frommer, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:1 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 57 is out of the winning Grand Reward mare Flowers Athefinish, and is a full sister to stakes-placed winning Might Mo. She hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Moriarty and graded stakes winners Lotus Pool, Lear Spear, Montgomery’s Arch, and S’maverlous.

 

Hip 54 c. Exchange Rate – Fast Tip (Najran) – $550,000

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Hip 54 sold for $550,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 54, a colt by the late Exchange Rate sold for $550,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by John Ferguson from the consignment of Ricehorse Stables, agent for Bell Inizio Farm. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 54 is the first foal of the stakes winning Najran mare Fast Tip. The colt hails from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Muny, Boom Towner, and Belong To Me.

Hip 40 f. Scat Daddy – Classic Strike (Smart Strike) – $550,000

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Hip 40 sold for $550,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 40, a filly by the late Smart Strike sold for $550,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Breeze Easy from the consignment of Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:3 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 40 is out of the winning Smart Strike mare Classic Strike, already the dam of five winners from as many foals to race. This filly is a full sister to G2 winning millionaire Handsome Mike and a half-sister to last term’s Del Mar Debutante (G1) winner Union Strike.

Hip 25 c. Into Mischief – Blue Devil Bel (Gilded Time) – $500,000

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Hip 25 sold for $500,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 25, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $500,000 at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay colt was purchased by China Horse Club & WinStar Farm from the consignment of Crupi’s New Castle Farm, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 25 is out of the winning Gilded Time mare Blue Devil Bel, herself a half-sister to stakes winner and stakes winner producer Akilina. The colt is from the immediate family of three-time G1 winner Classy Cathy and graded stakes winners Sports View and Placerville.

Hip 16 f. Uncle Mo – Afleet Maggi (Afleet Alex) – $750,000

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Hip 16 sold for $750,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 16, a filly by Uncle Mo sold for $750,000 early at The Gulfstream Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe, agent from the consignment of Wavertree Stables, agent. The filly worked an eighth in 10:1 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 16 is out of the winning Afleet Alex mare Afleet Maggi. She hails from the immediate family of G1 winner Golden Ticket and graded stakes winners Good Mood, Statuette, and Magical Feeling.

Hip 6 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Wild Chant (War Chant) – $900,000

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Hip 6 sold for $900,000 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 6, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro sold for $900,000 early at The Gulfstream Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by WinStar Farm & Breeze Easy from the consignment of Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent. The colt worked an eighth in 10:2 during Monday’s under tack show (video).

 

Hip 6 is out of the winning War Chant mare Wild Chant, already the dam of three winners from as many foals to race. The colt’s second dam is G2 winner Fun House, dam of Champion Untapable and G1 winner Paddy O’Prado. The immediate family further includes G1 winners Olympio and Pyro.

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