Medaglia d’Oro Pure Gold During Third Session of The October Sale

Chris Baccari sells hip 736 for buyer Mark Casse 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale
Hip 736 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

The session topper – and current sale topper – showed his class early during the third session of The October Sale. Hip 736, a colt by proven international sire Medaglia d’Oro, sold for $700,000 to agent Mark Casse shortly after the session began (video). The dark bay or brown colt, a half-brother to two graded stakes winners out of a stakes winning half-sister to Leading Freshman Sire of 2016 Dialed In, was consigned by Baccari Bloodstock, agent. The price was the second highest paid for a colt in the history of The October Sale.

Baccari Bloodstock also consigned Hip 950, a Curlin colt from the family of champion Paradise Creek which drew the session’s second highest price when sold to Baoma Corp for $400,000.

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $350,000 to secure the session’s top filly, Hip 967, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro out of Grade 1 winner Emma’s Encore. The session’s top filly was consigned by Lane’s End, agent.

Over the course of the session, 261 yearlings sold for $10,804,100, good for an average of $41,395 and median of $12,000. Thirty-five horses sold for $100,000 or more, including 12 which sold above $200,000. The gross through the first three sessions was $25,698,600 for 728 yearlings sold, eclipsing the 2016 sale total of $25,691,500 for 777 yearlings.

The October Sale continues with its fourth and final session October 26 at 10 am.

Results are available online.

 

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.

Violence Colt Tops Second Session of The October Sale

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Hip 452 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

A colt from the second crop of successful freshman sire Violence topped the second session of The October Sale when sold mid-afternoon Tuesday. Offered as Hip 542 by Taylor Made Sales Agency, the colt was purchased by John C. Oxley for $500,000 (video). That price was good for top five (tie) at this sale all.

“[It was a] good day today,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “We saw lively bidding, frankly, from the beginning to the end. It was a pretty solid marketplace.”

Colts by established sires Into Mischief (Hip 506), Medaglia d’Oro (Hip 383), Speightstown (Hip 726), and Street Sense (Hip 603) and by hot first crop yearling sire Cairo Prince (Hip 456) also sold well, exceeding the $200,000 mark.

Two yearlings accounted for top-priced filly, each bringing $200,000. First through the ring was Hip 517, a filly by ultra consistent sire More Than Ready, purchased by agent Mike Ryan from the consignment of Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency. The second was Hip 629, a daughter of European Horse of the Year Giant’s Causeway, purchased by Winchester Place Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Paramount Sales, agent.

On the timing of the sale compared to earlier and selected sales, Browning remarked, “The beauty of the October marketplace is it gives sellers an alternative. Not all horses mature at the same time. It gives folks a legitimate opportunity and a legitimate alternative so that they can bring a quality horse here, present it to quality buyers, and receive a fair price.”

In the session, 237 yearlings sold for a total of $8,415,000, good for an average and median of $35,506 and $12,000, respectively.  Twenty-six hips in Session 2 fetched $100,000 or more.  The session RNA rate was 24.5%.

Results are available online.

 

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.

Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale

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Hip 96 // Fasig-Tipton Photo

Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining and Shaman Ghost.

Jay Em Ess Stable paid the session’s top price of $275,000 for Hip 96, a daughter of Ghostzapper out of a Birdstone half-sister to stakes winners Silent Bird and A Brilliant Idea. The dark bay or brown filly, the second foal of her dam, was consigned by Legacy Bloodstock.

Hip 63, the session’s top colt, also by Ghostzapper, went for $180,000 to Superfine Farm. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, is out of a half-sister to graded stakes winner La Traviata, the dam of Group 1 winners Seventh Heaven (IRE) and Crusade.

Between the top colt and filly was Hip 131, a filly by three-time Leading Sire Tapit which sold for $250,000 to Mathis Stable from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. That filly is a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Winning Cause out of a half-sister to graded stakes winner Society Hostess.

Over the course of the session, 230 yearlings changed hands for a total of $6,479,500. The average was $28,172 and the median was $10,000. Twenty-two horses sold for $100,000 or more.

“It’s too early to tell much,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning of the overall numbers. “I’m not going to make any dramatic statements [comparing today’s session to last year’s sale]. We’ve got a lot of horses left to sell.”

The top yearling by a Freshman Sire of this year was Hip 34, a daughter of Orb who went for $140,000 to Madison River Thoroughbreds from the consignment of Runnymede Farm. The top price for a first-crop yearling sire was Hip 195, a filly by Shakin It Up which sold for $120,000 to the Moss Group from the consignment of Catalyst Bloodstock.

The October Sale: Live Blog, Session 1

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

Session 1 has ended. Results are available online.

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.

The November Sale: Grade 1 Producers, Part 2

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale has catalogued 23 Grade 1 winners or producers in 2017! Over the next few days, we’ll profile each of racing’s leading ladies to be offered at The November Sale.

Today’s post features Grade 1 producers Shehadmefromhello, Mesa Fresca, Citiview, and Flying Marlin.

SHEHADMEFROMHELLO (Hip 195)
Empire Maker – Lasting Code
In Foal to Kantharos
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Profile

Shehadmefromhello is the dam of 2017 Frizette S. (G1) winner Separationofpowers, a top contender for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1).

Selected Produce Record

Dam of four winners from four starters and the earners of nearly $500,000 to date.
Separationofpowers (Candy Ride-ARG) – G1W

Fun Fact

Shehadmefromhello is a 100% winner-producer, with four winners from her first four foals.

On November 6

Shehadmefromhello will be offered as Hip 195 at The November Sale, consigned by Bluewater Sales.

MESA FRESCA (Hip 96)
Sky Mesa – Mayan Maiden
In Foal to War Front
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Mesa Fresca is the dam of Del Mar Oaks (G1) winner Harmonize. That filly is a three-time graded stakes winner who also set a course record in the Jessamine S. (G3) at two and has earned more than $800,000 to date.

Selected Produce Record

Harmonize (Scat Daddy) – G1W/MGSW

Fun Fact

Mesa Fresca is in foal to War Front, sire of six Grade/Group 1 winners in 2017 alone.

On November 6

Mesa Fresca will be offered as Hip 96 at The November Sale, consigned by Brookdale Sales.

CITIVIEW (Hip 159)
Citidancer – Prospective Joy
In Foal to Nyquist
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Profile

Citiview is the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner Midnight Lucky, whose wins included the Acorn S. (G1) and Humana Distaff S. (G1). That filly also set a track record in the Sunland Park Oaks.

 Selected Produce Record

Dam of five winners from five starters and the earners of more than $850,000 to date.
Midnight Lucky (Midnight Lute) – MG1W

Fun Fact

Citiview is one of the first mares in foal to Nyquist, Eclipse Champion 2YO Colt of 2015, who is from the first crop of Eclipse Champion 2YO Colt Uncle Mo.

On November 6

Citiview will be offered as Hip 159 at The November Sale, consigned by Gainesway.

FLYING MARLIN (Hip 173)
Marlin – Morning Dove
In Foal to Mineshaft
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Profile

Flying Marlin is the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner Tapitsfly, who captured the Just a Game S. (G1) and First Lady S. (G1).

Selected Produce Record

Dam of three winners and the earners of more than $1,700,000 to date.
Tapitsfly – MG1W

Fun Fact

Flying Marlin is carrying a foal by Mineshaft, a similar cross to the one that produced Tapitsfly.

On November 6

Flying Marlin will be offered as Hip 173 at The November Sale, consigned by Romans Racing & Sales.

The November Sale: Grade 1 Producers, Part 1

Grade 1 Producers, Part 1

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale has catalogued 23 Grade 1 winners or producers in 2017! Over the next few days, we’ll profile each of racing’s leading ladies to be offered at The November Sale.

Today’s post features Grade 1 producers Sambuca Classica, Wild Forest, Wynning Ride, and American Story.

SAMBUCA CLASSIC (Hip 112)
Cat Thief – In Her Glory
In Foal to Pioneerof the Nile
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Sambuca Classica is the dam of unanimous Eclipse Champion 2YO Colt of 2016 Classic Empire. That colt is a four-time graded stakes winner, including wins in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and Breeders’ Futurity (G1) at two and the Arkansas Derby (G1) this year at three.

 Selected Produce Record

Dam of four winners from four starters and the earners of nearly $3,000,000 to date.
Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile) – Eclipse Champion, MG1W
Anytime Magic (Fusaichi Pegasus) – MSW
Uptown Twirl (Twirling Candy) – MSW

 Fun Fact

Sambuca Classica is carrying a full brother or sister to Classic Empire.

 On November 6

Sambuca Classica will be offered as Hip 112 at The November Sale, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

WILD FOREST (Hip 133)
Forest Wildcat – Uforia
In Foal to Union Rags
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Wild Forest is the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner of this year, Paradise Woods. That filly won the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) by 11 ¾ lengths and, in her most recent start, captured the Zenyatta S. (G1) by 5 ¼ lengths.

Selected Produce Record
Dam of five winners from five starters and the earners of nearly $1,000,000 to date.
Paradise Woods (Union Rags) – MG1W
Forest Chatter (Dixie Chatter) – SW

Fun Fact

Wild Forest is carrying a full brother or sister to Paradise Woods.

On November 6

Wild Forest will be offered as Hip 133 at The November Sale, consigned by Lane’s End.

WYNNING RIDE (Hip 135)
Candy Ride (ARG) – Wynard
In Foal to Tapizar
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Profile

Wynning Ride is the dam of talented two-year-old of this year Sporting Chance, winner of the Hopeful S. (G1) at Saratoga.

Selected Produce Record
Dam of two winners from two starters.
Sporting Chance (Tiznow) – G1W

Fun Fact

Wynning Ride was a multiple Grade 1 placed stakes winner of nearly $350,000 in her own right. Her 2016 colt by Pioneerof the Nile realized $575,000 as a yearling.

On November 6

Wynning Ride will be offered as Hip 135 at The November Sale, consignor by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

AMERICAN STORY (Hip 142)
Ghostzapper – Holiday Runner
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American Story is the dam of talented three-year-old American Gal, winner of the Test S. (G1) at Saratoga this year. That filly is a multiple graded stakes winner with earnings of more than $700,000 to date.

Selected Produce Record

Dam of two winners from two starters.
American Gal (Concord Point) – G1W/MGSW

Fun Fact

American Story is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Seventh Street and to Group 1 winner Reynaldothewizard.

On November 6

American Story will be offered as Hip 142 at The November Sale, consigned by Hill ‘N’ Dale Sales Agency.

Grade 1 Winners, Part 2

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale has catalogued 23 Grade 1 winners or producers in 2017! Over the next few days, we’ll profile each of racing’s leading ladies to be offered at The November Sale.

Today’s post features Grade 1 winners Miss Temple City, Zipessa, Illuminant, Nickname, and Sarah Lynx.

MISS TEMPLE CITY (Hip 99)
Temple City – Glittering Tax
O: The Club Racing, Needle in a Haystack, & Sagamore Farm | T: Graham Motion

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The exceptional Miss Temple City is a multiple graded stakes winner by Temple City. This five-year-old mare has started 20 times, with wins at two, three, four, and five. She has won seven times and placed another six and has earnings of nearly $1,700,00 to date. She has made the trip to the prestigious Royal Ascot three times.

 Stakes Record

1st Shadwell Turf Mile S. (G1)
1st Maker’s 46 Mile S. (G1)
1st Matriarch S. (G1)
1st Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf S. (G3)
1st Hilltop S.
2nd Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. (G1)
2nd Lake Placid S. (G2)
2nd Appalachian S. (G3)
3rd Sands Point S. (G2)
3rd Sweetest Chant S. (G3)
3rd Matchmaker S.

Fun Fact

Miss Temple City has twice defeated males in Grade 1 company: in the Maker’s 46 Mile and Shadwell Turf Mile. She defeated subsequent Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Tourist on both occasions.

 On November 6

Miss Temple City will be offered as Hip 99 at The November Sale, consigned by Select Sales.

 ZIPESSA (Hip 139)
City Zip – Precious Princess
O: Empyrean Stables | T: Michael Stidham
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

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Zipessa is a multiple graded stakes winning daughter of the prolific City Zip. She has been on the board in 11 of 16 starts, with five wins. A spectacular Grade 1 winner in her latest outing, she’s being pointed towards the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. She has earned more than $780,000 to date.

 Stakes Record

1st First Lady S. (G1)
1st Dr. James Penny Memorial S. (G3)
2nd Rodeo Drive S. (G1)
2nd Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf S. (G3)
2nd Robert G. Dick Memorial S. (G3)
3rd Beverly D S. (G1)
3rd Mint Julep H. (G3)
3rd Eatontown S. (G3)

Fun Fact

After breaking her maiden by 6 ¾ lengths first time out, Zipessa has raced almost exclusively in graded stakes company.

 On November 6

Zipessa will be offered as Hip 139 at The November Sale, consigned by St George Sales.

 ILLUMINANT (Hip 188)
Quality Road – Sparkling Number
O: Eclipse Thoroughbred Parters | T: Michael McCarthy
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

Illuminant188

Profile

Illuminant is a multiple graded stakes winner by Quality Road. She is a graded stakes winner and multiple stakes winner at five as well, proving that she hasn’t lost a step.  Illuminant has won six of 14 starts to date and has earned nearly $540,000.

Stakes Record

1st Gamely S. (G1)
1st Monrovia S. (G2)
1st Wishing Well S.
3rd Jenny Wiley S. (G1)

Fun Fact

Illuminant is a daughter of 100% winner-producer Sparkling Number, a multiple stakes winning daughter of Polish Numbers.

On November 6

Illuminant will be offered as Hip 188 at The November Sale, consigned by Bluewater Sales.

NICKNAME (Hip 102)
Scat Daddy – Nina Fever
O: LNJ Foxwoods | T: Richard Mandella
Featurette | Enhanced Catalogue

Nickname102

Profile

Nickname is a four-year-old Grade 1 winner by the much missed Scat Daddy. She has won or placed in nine of 11 starts on the way to earnings of nearly $560,000.

 Stakes Record

1st Frizette S. (G1)
2nd Honeybee S. (G3)
2nd Beaumont S. (G3)
2nd Southern Truce S.
2nd Martha Washington S.
3rd Eight Belles S. (G2)

 Fun Fact

Nickname is her exceptional sire Scat Daddy’s only Grade 1 winner on dirt.

 On November 6

Nickname will be offered as Hip 102 at The November Sale, consigned by Claiborne Farm.

SARAH LYNX (IRE) (Hip 113)
Montjeu (IRE) – Steel Princess (IRE)
In Foal to War Front
Enhanced Catalogue

SarahLynx113

Profile

Sarah Lynx is a Grade 1 winner in North America and a Group 2 winner in France. She is offered in foal to exceptional sire War Front. In her globetrotting career, the talented Sarah Lynx earned nearly $1,100,000 and defeated males in the prestigious Canadian International S. (G1)

 Stakes Record

1st Canadian International S. (G1)
1st Prix de Pomone-Haras d’Etreham (G2)
3rd Prix de Royallieu (G2)
3rd Prix des Tourelles

Fun Fact

Sarah Lynx’s first foal, three-year-old Shamardal filly Segra, broke her maiden in France on October 9.

 On November 6

Sarah Lynx will be offered as Hip 113 at The November Sale, consigned by Eaton Sales.

Latest Supplemental Entries Added to The November Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added an additional three supplemental entries to the catalogue for the 2017 November Sale to be held on Monday, November 6 in Lexington, Kentucky.  These new supplemental entries are catalogued as hips 199-201, and bring the total number of entries in the supplement to nine.  These latest entries are:

  • BROOKLYNSWAY (Hip 199): Grade 3 winner, Grade 2 placed runner is a six-time stakes winner of nearly $725,000. Winner of the Doubledogdare S. (G3) at Keeneland, where she defeated multiple G1 winner I’M A CHATTERBOX and multiple graded stakes winner AHH CHOCOLATE.  Her 23 career starts included stakes wins at two, three, and four.  Consigned as a broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.
  • CHALON (Hip 200):Three-year-old graded stakes filly was a close second in her most recent start against older horses in Thoroughbred Club of America S. (G2) on October 7.  Earlier this summer, she won the Jersey Girl S. at Belmont by 6 ½ lengths. A daughter of successful young sire DIALED IN, her female family traces back to the great foundation mare GREY FLIGHT.  She will make her next start in Saturday’s Raven Run S. (G2) at Keeneland. Consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.
  • PIEDI BIANCHI (Hip 201):Two-year-old daughter of leading first crop sire OVERANALYZE is one of California’s top fillies in her division. She followed up her maiden win at Del Mar this summer with a strong performance in Del Mar Debutante (G1), finishing second – beaten just a half-length – by undefeated MOONSHINE MEMORIES.  She picked up a second G1 placing in her next start, stretching out to a route of ground in the Chandelier S. (G1) at Santa Anita.  Will make her next start in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1). Consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

These entries may now be viewed online. Print versions of all supplemental entries will be available on the Fasig-Tipton grounds at sale time.

Fasig-Tipton will continue to accept approved November Sale entries up until the Breeders’ Cup.

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

Fasig-Tipton has added an additional three supplemental entries