Bernardini Colt Starts Action at $750,000

First horse to break the $500,000 mark during the second day of the Saratoga sale.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bought a strapping bay colt by Bernardini  for $750,000, becoming the first buyer to break the half-million-dollar mark during the second session of the two-day Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 9.

The colt is out of stakes winner Cologny, a minor stakes winner and graded stakes-placed daughter of Go for Gin.

Read the overview of the two-day Saratoga yearling sale.