Into Mischief Colt Most Popular at Record-Setting Saratoga Fall Sale

A weanling colt by popular sire Into Mischief topped a record-setting renewal of The Saratoga Fall Sale on Monday.

The top colt (Hip 200) is a half-brother to multiple stakes placed winner Darling Sky out of the Broad Brush mare Darling Mambo, was purchased for $170,000 by Mahoney Eden Manor & Classic Bloodstock from the consignment of RFHF Bloodstock, agent for Hidden Lake Farm/Kingsport Farm.

The top weanling filly (Hip 108) is a daughter of Tiznow out of a multiple stakes placed daughter of graded stakes winner Unbridled Hope. The filly, from the family of graded stakes winners Sugar Shock and Bearpath, sold for $150,000 to Triple A Thoroughbreds from the same consignment as the sale-topping colt.

The sale’s top broodmare was High Pitch (Hip 69), who was purchased for $150,000 by John Kimmel, agent for John McClutchy, from the consignment of Sequel New York. High Pitch, a four-year-old winning daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, is carrying her first foal, a colt or filly by Hard Spun.

A filly by Freud (Hip 292), proved the most expensive of the handful of yearlings on offer when sold for $40,000 to Honey Bee from the consignment of Vinery Sales, agent for Trinity Farm.

Overall, 143 horses sold for a total of $3,251,500,  good for an average of $22,738 and median of $12,000 both records for this sale. The average was a 34.1% improvement over the 2016 renewal, while the median increased 41.2%. Five horses sold for $100,000 or more, topping four last year.

Full results are available online.

Catalogue for The Saratoga Fall Sale Now Online

sfs17-miFasig-Tipton has catalogued 298 entries for The Saratoga Fall Sale, the company’s mixed sale to be held on Monday, October 16 in Saratoga Springs, New York.  The sale will be conducted in the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion and begin at 10 am.

Hips 1-90 will consist of broodmares and racing and/or broodmare prospects; hips 91-280 are weanlings; and hips 281-298 are all yearlings.

“We have good quality in this year’s catalogue,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  “There are a number of mares in foal to leading national and regional sires that should draw significant interest.  Additionally, this sale has developed into an excellent weanling market – we have nearly 190 weanlings catalogued this year – and the sire power is very good.”

The catalogue may now be viewed online and via the equineline sales catalogue app.  Print catalogues will be available by September 22.

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

Fillies and Mares Lead the Way at the Saratoga Fall Sale

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Hip 85 (Photo: Sharon Castro)

A quartet of six-figure fillies and mares highlighted this year’s renewal of the Saratoga Fall Sale held Monday, October 17 in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Chester Broman paid top price for Coronation Street (Hip 85), a three-year-old unraced daughter of Street Cry (IRE) who sold for $150,000. Consigned by Sequel New York, Coronation Street is carrying her first foal, by multiple G1 winner Alpha. Out of the G2W/MGSW daughter of Malibu Moon, Sara Louise, Coronation Street is a full sister to multiple winner Mrs. Hudson.

Broman also went to $100,000 for Fingers Crossed (Hip 96), a winning Elusive Quality mare also carrying her first foal, also by Alpha, consigned by Sequel New York. Fingers Crossed is a full sister to stakes winner Ruthless Quality. Her second dam is Champion 3YO Filly and MG1W Ajina.

The top weanling was Hip 200, a gray or roan filly by Into Mischief purchased for $125,000 by Linda Rice, agent from the consignment of Catalyst Bloodstock, agent. The filly is the first foal of stakes-placed winner Roses Plus, and was bred in New York.

Rounding out the top four was Hip 270, a bay filly by The Factor, purchased for $100,000 by Texx Co from the consignment of RFHF Bloodstock, agent for Hidden Lake Farm and Kingsport Farm. The filly, whose second dam Candy Cane (ARG) is a full sister to popular sire Candy Ride (ARG), was also bred in New York.

Overall, 164 horses changed hands for a total of $2,780,600. The average was $16,955 and the median $8,500. The $150,000 sale topper exceeded 2015’s top price by 7.1%. Four horses sold for $100,000 or more, the same as in 2015. Fifteen horses sold for $50,000 or more, up 25.0% from last year.

Full results are available here.

Saratoga Fall Sale Catalogue Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 319 entries for The Saratoga Fall Sale, the company’s mixed sale annually held in Saratoga Springs, NY. The single-session sale will be conducted Monday, October 17 at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion beginning at 10 am.

The sale will begin with approximately 106 in-foal mares and racing/broodmare prospects, followed by 34 yearlings and 179 weanlings.

“The New York-Bred program continues to thrive and the Saratoga Fall Sale has established itself as a popular venue for both active and new participants in the program,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “This year’s catalogue features a significant number of mares in foal to proven and up-and-coming young sires, and the large group of weanlings should prove popular once again with both regional and national buyers.”

sfs16-vcThe catalogue is now available online and in the equineline sales catalogue app. Print catalogues will be available by September 21.

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