Previously, Fasig-Tipton had conducted a similar auction in July. But the sale was cancelled last year because renovations at Laurel Park that forced a number of racing stables to move to Timonium. This year's earlier time allows for more time before the start of the yearling selling season.
Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 111 horses for its Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training and older horses on June 28 at Timonium in Maryland. The under tack show is scheduled for June 27.Stallions with offspring in the auction include Hennessy, Holy Bull, and Touch Gold.