The November Sale: Live Blog

The November Sale has ended. Results are available online.

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

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

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

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

Hip 188 Illuminant ($1,100,000)

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

Hip 160 Coasted ($1,300,000)

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hip 120 Songbird ($9,500,000)

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

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

Hip 102 Nickname ($3,000,000)

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hip 72 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

 

 

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

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

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

Hip 63 was bred in Kentucky by G. Boldini.

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

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

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

Hip 46 was bred in Kentucky by Eaton.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hip 19 was bred in Kentucky by Gilgai Farm.

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The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 4

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

The sale has ended. Results are available online.

Hip 1457 c. Violence – No Small Wonder ($240,000)

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Hip 1457 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1457, a colt by successful Freshman Sire Violence sold for $240,000 towards the end of the fourth session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Michael Neatherlin, agent from the consignment of Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

This colt is out of the winning Capote mare No Small Wonder, making him a half-brother to four winners, including stakes winner Wonderful Luck, herself the dam of stakes winner Rockshaw. This is the immediate family of graded stakes winners Imperial Colony, Lucky Lindy, and Occasional View.

Hip 1457 was bred in Kentucky by Big Aut Farms.

Hip 1431 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Murani ($300,000)

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Hip 1431 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1430, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro sold for $300,000 late in the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is out of the stakes winning Distorted Humor mare Murani, making him a half-brother to champion and multiple graded stakes winner Dynamic Sky, as well as two other winners.

Hip 1431 was bred in Ontario by Josham Farms Limited.

Hip 1365 c. Curlin – Mekong Delta ($400,000)

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Hip 1365 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1365, a colt by Curlin took the session lead when sold for $400,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Mark Casse, agent from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is the first foal out of Mekong Delta, a multiple graded stakes placed winning daughter of Stormy Atlantic. She is a full sister to Canadian champion Leonnatus Anteas. The immediate family further includes G1 Preakness S. winner Red Bullet and graded/group winners Leo’s Starlet and Sistercharlie (IRE).

Hip 1365 was bred in Ontario by Josham Farms Limited.

Hip 1299 f. Into Mischief – Limbo ($260,000)

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Hip 1299 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1299, a filly by Into Mischief sold for $260,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to seven winners from as many to race out of the A.P. Indy mare Limbo, including stakes winners Gentleman Chester and Back Forty. She is from the immediate family of Champions Northernette, Storm Bird, and Pas de Response, as well as Grade/Group 1 winners Green Tune and Didimo.

Hip 1299 was bred in Kentucky by John Kerber and Iveta Kerber.

Hip 1241 f. Bodemeister – Katana (NZ) ($225,000)

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Hip 1241 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1241, a daughter from the third crop of Bodemeister sold for $225,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Michael Neatherlin, agent from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

This filly is out of the Group 1 placed New Zealand stakes winner Natana (NZ), who is in turn the dam of Grade 1 placed Grade 2 winner Broken Sword. She hails from the immediate family of Group 1 winners Yir Tiz and Mr. Tiz.

Hip 1241 was bred in Kentucky by SF Racing Group.

Hip 1225 c. Giant’s Causeway – Jor Jah ($255,000)

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Hip 1225 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1225, a colt by three-time Leading Sire Giant’s Causeway sold for $255,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay bolt was purchased by Keith Desormeaux, angent for Head of Plains Partners from the consignment of VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent.

This colt is the first foal of the winning Street Sense mare Jor Jah. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winner Gaudery and graded stakes placed stakes winners Wilzada and Gay Rights.

Hip 1225 was bred in Kentucky by T. F. Van Meter and Ricky Stevers.

Hip 1178 c. Into Mischief – Im Cruising Dixie ($400,000)

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Hip 1178 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1178, a colt by Into Mischief sold for $400,00 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Dromoland Farm, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners from as many to race out of the Dixie Union mare Im Cruising Dixie, including stakes placed winner Mezzano. The dam is a half-sister to stakes winners Patsyprospect and Terreavigne, from the immediate family of graded stakes winners Toocleverforwords and Star Gallant.

Hip 1178 was bred in Kentucky by KY Thoroughbred Racing Stable.

Hip 1147 f. Into Mischief – Holloween Candy ($240,000)

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Hip 1147 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1147, a filly by ultra consistent sire Into Mischief sold for $240,000 during the fourth session of The October Sale. The gray or roan filly was purchased by Martin Anthony from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This filly is out of the winning Candy Ride (ARG) mare Holloween Candy, dam of stakes placed winner Getting Joellenned and a half-sister to seven winners, including two graded stakes placed. This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Lunar Spook and champion and graded stakes winner Riker.

Hip 1147 was bred in Kentucky by Breffni Farm.

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 3

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

The session has ended. Results are available at www.fasigtipton.com.

Hip 1074 c. Lemon Drop Kid – Go Forth North ($300,000)

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Hip 1074 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 1074, a colt by Lemon Drop Kid sold for $300,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Trade Winds Farm from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is out of graded stakes winner Go Forth North, by North Light (IRE). He hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Hyperborean.

Hip 1074 was bred in Kentucky by SF Racing Group.

Hip 967 f. Medaglia d’Oro – Emma’s Encore ($350,000)

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Hip 967 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 967, a daughter of successful sire Medaglia d’Oro sold for $350,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay filly was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of Grade 1 winner Emma’s Encore, by Congrats. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Barbaro and graded stakes winners La Reine Elaine, Green Alligator, and Annie Cake.

Hip 967 was bred in Kentucky by Dr. Christoph Berglar.

Hip 950 c. Curlin – Eden’s Storm ($400,000)

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Hip 950 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 950, a colt by Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $400,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent for Baoma Corp from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners out of the winning Stormy Atlantic mare Eden’s Storm, including stakes placed winner Seeking Paradise. He is from the immediate family of champions Theatrical (IRE) and Paradise Creek and Grade/Group 1 winners David Junior, Forbidden Apple, Wild Event, and Eden’s Moon.

Hip 950 was bred in Kentucky by Twin Hopes Farm.

Hip 934 c. Candy Ride (ARG) – Driving Rain ($230,000)

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Hip 934 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 934, a colt by popular sire Candy Ride (ARG) sold for $230,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by De Meric Stables from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners out of the Storm Cat mare Driving Rain, including stakes winner The Absolute One. He hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Cuddles, Gorgeous, Seaside Attraction, Fantastic Light, Golden Attraction, Love Smitten, and Tap to Music.

Hip 934 was bred in Kentucky by Cerca Trova.

Hip 886 c. Sky Mesa – Darling My Darling ($270,000)

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Hip 886 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 886, a colt by Sky Mesa sold for $270,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Tracy Farmer from the consignment of Darby Dan Farm, agent.

This colt is out of the multiple Grade 1 placed stakes winning Deputy Minister mare Darling My Darling. She is the dam of four winners, including recent G1 Alcibiades S. winner Heavenly Love and Grade 2 winner Forever Darling. The immediate family further includes Japanese Horse of the Year Zenno Rob Roy and Grade 1 winners Roamin Rachel and Cat’s Cradle.

Hip 886 was bred in Kentucky by Debby Oxley.

Hip 857 c. Violence – Crafty Atlantic ($245,000)

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Hip 857 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 857, a son of popular Freshman Sire Violence sold for $245,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Ed Orr from the consignment of Terrazas Thoroughbreds, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to six winners out of the Crafty Prospector mare Crafty Atlantic, including stakes winner Atlantic Paws and stakes placed winner Isn’t She Grand. His second dam is Grade 1 winner Hail Atlantis, dam of five winners, including stakes winning sire Stormy Atlantic.

Hip 857 was bred in Kentucky by Jason A. Litt, Alex Solis, & Terrazas Thoroughbreds.

Hip 770 f. Candy Ride (ARG) – Cat Fight ($265,000)

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Hip 770 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 770, a filly by champion Candy Ride (ARG) sold for $265,000 during the third session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by JCE Racing/Webb Carroll Training Center, agent from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is out of the Storm Cat mare Cat Fight, making her a half-sister to two winners from as many to race. Her second dam is champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Wandesta (GB). The immediate family further includes Grade 1 winners Quiet Fling and Midships.

Hip 770 was bred in Kentucky by Mike Abraham.

Hip 736 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Broadway Gold ($700,000)

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Hip 736 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 736, a colt by spectacular sire Medaglia d’Oro sold for $700,000 early during the third session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt, the second most expensive colt sold at The October Sale all time, was purchased by Mark Casse, agent from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.

 

This colt is out of the stakes winning Seeking the Gold mare Broadway Gold, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner and Leading Freshman Sire of 2016 Dialed In. Broadway Gold has produced six winners to date, including multiple graded stakes winners Broadway’s Alibi and Golden Lady and multiple stakes winner R Gypsy Gold. The family also includes Champion Eliza and Grade 1 winners Dinard and Foxplay.

Hip 736 was bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 2

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

Session 2 has ended. Results are available at www.fasigtipton.com.

Hip 629 f. Giant’s Causeway – A. P. Investment ($200,000)

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Hip 629 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 629, a daughter of European Horse of the Year Giant’s Causeway sold for $200,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Winchester Place Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

This filly is a half-sister to three winners from as many to race, including stakes placed winner A. P. Zona. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Giant Killing and graded stakes winners Bedanken, Syphax, Ganges, Apolda, Hualcara, and Cozze Up.

Hip 629 was bred in Kentucky by Calumet Farm.

Hip 603 c. Street Sense – Alwaan ($210,000)

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Hip 603 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 603, a colt by champion Street Sense sold for $210,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent from the consignment of Hidden Brook, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners, including stakes winner Our Caravan. He is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Jersey Girl, Jersey Town, and Purge.

Hip 603 was bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm.

Hip 542 c. Violence – Witch’s Coven ($500,000)

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Hip 542 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 542, a colt from the second crop of successful freshman sire Violence sold for $500,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by John C. Oxley from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. The price eclipsed last year’s co-sale toppers, a pair of colts which sold for $350,000 each.

This colt is the second foal out of graded stakes placed Witch’s Coven, by Cuvee, whose first foal is three-year-old winner Be the Change. The immediate family further includes graded stakes winners Native Satan, Code Satan, Armonk, and Ashbecca, among others.

Hip 500 was bred in Ontario by Gold Medal Stable and Dennis Mitchell.

Hip 517 f. More Than Ready – Whenthedoveflies ($200,000)

Hip 517, a filly by consistent sire More Than Ready sold for $200,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

This filly is out of multiple stakes winner Whenthedovieflies, by Dove Hunt, making her a half-sister to five winners, including multiple stakes winner Yes I’m Lucky.

Hip 517 was bred in Kentucky by Muirfield Farm.

Hip 506 c. Into Mischief – Well ($270,000)

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Hip 506 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 506, a colt by perennially popular sire Into Mischief sold for $270,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The gray or roan colt was purchased by Cary Frommer from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent.

Out of the winning Well Decorated mare Well, this colt is a half-brother to six winners from as many to race, including multiple Grade 2 winner Kobe’s Back and graded stakes winner Well Spelled. His immediate family also includes graded stakes winners My Creed, Indian King, and Notation.

Hip 506 was bred in Kentucky by Joanne R. Mummert and John C. Barrett Jr.

Hip 456 c. Cairo Prince – Try to Remember ($215,000)

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Hip 456 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 456, a colt by hot first-crop yearling sire Cairo Prince sold for $215,000 during the second session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Clay Scherer, agent from the consignment of Brereton C. Jones’s Airdrie Stud, agent.

Out of the stakes placed Include mare Try to Remember, dam of two winners, making this colt a half-brother to Grade 1 placed stakes winner Holiday Soiree. He is from the immediate family of Grade 2 winner Dance Teacher and graded stakes winners Duveen and Gold Mover.

Hip 456 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 383 c. Medaglia d’Oro – Sweet Tune ($250,000)

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Hip 383 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 383, a colt by international sire Megadlia d’Oro sold for $250,000 early during the second session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Holly and David Wilson from the consignment of Brookdale Sales, agent for Jack Swain.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners, including Grade 2 winner and multiple graded stakes winner Miss Ella and undefeated three-year-old Lasting Legacy. He is from the immediate family of Chilean Horse of the Year, champion, and multiple Group 1 winner Isola Piu Bella (CHI) and champion and Group 1 winner Santona (CHI), as well as North American Grade 1 winner Al’s Gal and graded stakes winners Impecable and Grand Hombre.

Hip 383 was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain.

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 1

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

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Hip 188 f. Speightstown – Royal Lahaina ($170,000)

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Hip 188 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 188, a filly by champion Speightstown sold for $170,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by CFP Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of Grade 2 winner Royal Lahaina, by Chapel Royal. She is from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners Fabulous Notion and Fabulously Fast.

Hip 188 was bred in Kentucky by Southern Equine Stables.

Hip 165 c. Jersey Town – Risky Agenda ($150,000)

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Hip 165 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 165, a colt by Grade 1 winner Jersey Town sold for $150,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchased by Chris Alexander, agent from the consignment of Paramount Sales.

This colt is a half-brother to two winners out of Risky Agenda, a full sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Riskaverse and a half-sister to graded stakes winner Cozzy Corner. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winners Plugged Nickle and Christiecat.

Hip 165 was bred in Kentucky by Charles Fipke.

Hip 144 c. Tapit – Receivership ($150,000)

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Hip 144 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 144, a colt by three-time Leading Sire Tapit sold for $150,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The bay colt was purchased by Marette Farrell, agent from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to four winners, including multiple Grade 1 winner Palace. He is from the immediate family of graded stakes winners French Park and Genre.

Hip 144 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 131 f. Tapit – Raffishing Look ($250,000)

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Hip 131 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 131, a filly by three-time Leading Sire Tapit sold for $250,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The chestnut filly was purchased by Mathis Stables from the consignment of Gainesway, agent.

This filly is out of the Kingmambo mare Raffishing Look, dam of three winners, including multiple graded stakes winner Winning Cause. The immediate family also includes Grade/Group 1 winners Twilight Agenda, Refuse to Bend (IRE), Media Puzzle, Rich Tapestry (IRE), and Emerging Talent.

Hip 131 was bred in Kentucky by the consignor.

Hip 96 f. Ghostzapper – Princesa de Papi ($275,000)

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Hip 96 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 96, a filly by Ghostzapper sold for $275,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown filly was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable from the consignment of Legacy Bloodstock, agent.

This filly is the second foal out of the Birdstone mare Princesa de Papi, a half-sister to stakes winners Silent Bird and A Brilliant Idea. The family also includes graded stakes winner Fifth Overture.

Hip 96 was bred in New York by Milfer Farm.

Hip 63 c. Ghostzapper – Piedras Negras ($180,000)

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Hip 63 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Hip 163, a colt by popular sire Ghostzapper sold for $1800,000 during the first session of The October Sale. The dark bay or brown colt was purchase by Superfine Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

This colt is a half-brother to graded stakes winner La Traviata, herself the dam of European Group 1 winners Seventh Heaven (IRE) and Crusade. The immediate family also includes Grade 1 winner Southjet.

Hip 163 was bred in California by John Antonelli.

Live Blog: The Turf Showcase (2017)

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

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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.