Headlines for Monday, July 15, 2013

  • Fasig-Tipton July Sale Wrap-Up

    Esther Marr recaps the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Yearling Sale and Horses of Racing Age Sale. Esther gives sale numbers, talks about both sale toppers, and asks Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning what his thoughts were.

  • Fasig Tipton July Sale Wrap-Up

    Esther Marr recaps the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Yearling Sale and Horses of Racing Age Sale. Esther gives sale numbers, talks about both sale toppers, and asks Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning what his thoughts were.

  • Gulfstream Park racing.

    Gulfstream Handle Higher As Duel Continues

    Gulfstream Park was the runaway winner over Calder Casino and Race Course July 13-14 in their head-to-head battle, at least in terms of wagering. Gulfstream handled about $4.5 million to Calder's $1.4 million.

  • Starship Truffles sold for $1 million dollars.

    Strong Interest for Horses of Racing Age Sale

    While Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July started the yearling season on a strong note in its usual position of late, horses of racing age also turned plenty of heads at the first ever Fasig-Tipton summer horses of racing age sale.

  • Holiday Soiree Brings $370,000 at F-T

    Holiday Soiree, a grade I-placed daughter of Harlan's Holiday, got the July 15 Fasig-Tipton summer horses of racing age sale off to a good start when she fetched $370,000 from John Greathouse of Glencrest Farm.

  • Hip 191, by Bellamy Road out of Affirmed Dancer sold for $420,000.

    Pope Goes to $420,000 for Bellamy Road Colt

    Mandy Pope, who made a splash with major broodmare purchases late last year, went to $420,000 to land a Bellamy Road colt Monday, July 15 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.

  • Harlan's Holiday Filly Sells for $270,000

    A gray or roan filly by Harlan's Holiday (hip #107) sold for $270,000 July 15 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale. Ernie D. Semersky signed the ticket on the filly who was consigned by Select Sales, agent.

  • Pulpit Filly Goes to Wests for $250,000

    Currently campaigning a pair of graded stakes winners by the late sire Pulpit, Gary and Mary West landed a yearling from his second-last crop Monday, July 15 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.

  • Hip 51, a filly by Desert Party out of Lil Cozette sold for $460,000.

    Rea Lands Desert Party Filly for $460,000

    Nat Rea's Regis Farms struck early at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale by landing a Desert Party filly for $460,000, through noon July 15 the highest-priced yearling at the sale and highest since 2006.

  • Snakebite in Horses

    With warm weather comes the increased risk of snakebite. The major venomous snakes in the United States are the pit vipers, including rattlesnakes, water moccasins, and copperheads. Pit vipers are named after the heat-detecting holes, or pits, on each side of the head that help the snake locate prey. Pit vipers can be differentiated from other snakes by t...