On a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points, the opening session of Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga select yearling auction showed surprising strength in upstate New York Aug. 8.
Two more half-million dollar plus horses crossed the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga stage. A filly by Medaglia d'Oro brought $525,000, while a Street Cry colt brought $550,000.
A colt by Medaglia d'Oro and a half brother to 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver sold for $1.2 million during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.
A $950,000 filly by Bernardini, out of the grade I winner Sugar Shake, was the top-selling filly during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale Aug. 8.
A dark bay/brown colt by Bernardini out of the Somethinaboutbetty (by Forestry) was bought back for $575,000 during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale Aug. 8.
A dark bay/brown colt by Medaglia d'Oro out of the A.P. Indy mare Servalina brings a final bid of $525,000 during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale Aug. 8.
A dark bay/brown filly by Dixie Union out of graded stakes winner Rare Gift brought a final bid of $525,000 during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale Aug. 8.
Sheikh Mohammed and his entourage got busy early during opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale in upstate New York Aug. 8.
Stakes winner Hal's Image sired his first winner when his son Jordan's Image won at Calder Casino and Race Course Aug. 7.
The first conformation photos of the 172 horses cataloged for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2011 August selected yearling sale can now be viewed in the OBS website.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Aug. 8 that Churchill Downs Technology Initiatives Company will open a call center in Amherst, N.Y., to handle the New York Racing Association's telephone betting services.
During the month of July, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program hosted two horse shows that featured Thoroughbreds competing off the track. Read Blog
The Breeders' Cup announced it has entered into a marketing alliance with Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a brand of more than 520 hotels in more than 70 countries, for the 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The Unwanted Horse Coalition has announced it will continue its Operation Gelding Program after receiving donations, while CANTER Pennsylvania has launched a program to help offset related costs.
John Sosby, the retired manager of the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., died Aug. 6 at age 73.
Which horse is going to bring the most money during the Aug. 9 second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale? Nobody knows for sure, but here's a list of horses that are generating buzz.
- By Vic Zast
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Eric Mitchell asks Craig Bandoroff about his Raven's Pass filly in this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
Eric Mitchell discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale with Kitty Taylor and David Hanley. David is presenting a Raven's Pass yearling this year. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
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