Topped by multiple stakes winner Mystic Love, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale posted across-the-board increases in gross, average, and median for the one-day auction held Dec. 9 in Timonium, Md.
King T. Leatherbury's homebred gelding Ben's Cat was named 2012 Maryland-bred Horse of the Year in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
An inside trip and a good kick at the head of the lane made all the difference for 2-year-old filly Mystic Love, who beat the boys at odds of 16-1 Dec. 15 in the $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Classy Coco||Suzanne A. Dempsey||
|Kissed by the Mist||King T. Leatherbury||
|Maid for Joe||Gerald E. Brooks||
|Mystic Love||Timothy L. Keefe||
|Stormy Adventure||John E. Salzman, Jr.||
|Touring Hong Kong||Marilyn G. McMullen||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|O.D. McDonald S.||ALB|
|Chicago H. (gr. III)||AP|
|Bed o' Roses H. (gr. III)||BEL|
|Boca Chica S.||GP|