Hip #112, a Bernardini colt, brought $800,000 during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 5.

Hip #112, a Bernardini colt, brought $800,000 during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 5.

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Darley Buys Son of Bernardini for $800,000

Colt out of the family of Birdstone and Bird Town session-topper so far.

Darley purchased a big bay colt by Bernardini  from the family of Birdstone  and Bird Town for $800,000 during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 5.

The colt, consigned by Gainesway, is out of the winning Unbridled's Song daughter Tweeter. Dear Birdie, the dam of Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Birdstone and champion 3-year-old filly Bird Town, is the dam of Tweeter.

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