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Median Rises at F-T Texas Sale; Gross Plunges

Median Rises at F-T Texas Sale; Gross Plunges

Reduced to a one-day sale, the Fasig-Tipton Texas summer yearling auction posted a gross that was down significantly Aug. 31 at Lone Star Park. Under last year's two-day format, 443 horses were cataloged, but only 319 were offered this year, contributing to a 43.9% decline in the gross, from $3,369,700 to $1,889,400. The buy-back rate rose from 36.6% in 2008 to 42%, with only 185 head selling. While the median increased to $5,000 from $4,500, the average dipped from $11,992 to $10,213, a 14.8% decline.

Delaware Oaks Expected to be a Showdown

Delaware Oaks Expected to be a Showdown

The July 14 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) is shaping up to be a continental showdown at Delaware Park. The $500,000, 1 1/16-mile race has attracted a field of eight entrants from points across North America. Appearing to head the field are Cotton Blossom, High Heels, and Tough Tiz's Sis.

Smok'n Frolic Tries for Millionaire's Club in Next Move

Dogwood Stable's multiple Grade 2 winner Smok'n Frolic will look to gain millionaire status when she takes on six rivals as the 120-pound highweight in the $100,000 Next Move Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Sunday.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Bourbon Maid Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • Sagamore Farm
  • Arthur Hancock & James Stone
Nijinsky Bullet Rafael Ramos
  • Aurora Springs Stable
  • Adena Springs
Point Me to It Gary C. Contessa
  • Moirano, John, L.
  • Thomas/Lakin
Successful Sarah John P. Terranova, II
  • IEAH Stables, Pegasus Holdings Group Stables LLC
  • Herman Wilensky
Weathered Karl M. Grusmark
  • Chevalier Stable
  • Edward L. Shapoff
Winning Point Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • Team Valor International, Bailey, Morris
  • The Thoroughbred Corporation, Stephen A. DiMauro & Dan Morgan

Upcoming Stakes Entries

Race Track Date
Ashley T. Cole S.BEL
Noble Damsel S. (gr. IIIT)BEL
Dogwood S.CD
Elge Rasberry S.LAD
A. L. (Red) Erwin S.LAD
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