Everything has to fall into place for a top horse to sell well at Saratoga.
- By Claire Novak
Claire Novak takes us around the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sales grounds with interviews and insight into this week's sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales watch video
Hip No. 134 got the best possible update the weekend before the Saratoga select yearling sale, a grade I victory in the family courtesy of Aug. 3 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) winner Cross Traffic.
Potential buyers have flocked to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to examine the 152 horses cataloged in this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings Aug. 5-6. Following are some second session horses turning heads.
- By Frank Angst
Kerry Cauthen of Four Star Sales discusses Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale of selected yearlings. watch video
- By Ron Mitchell
Reiley McDonald of Eaton Sales discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale. watch video
- By Claire Novak
A Distorted Humor colt who is a half to champion Royal Delta walks at the Adena consignment at the Fasig-Tipton select yearling sale. watch video
The Whitney Invitational Handicap and the pleasant 70-degree temperatures were hot conversation topics as potential buyers kept consignors busy in the days leading up to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings.
Consignor John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services has 11 yearlings entered in the Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, including a half sister to multiple graded stakes winner Optimizer.
A Lemon Drop Kid colt out of the Gainesway consignment at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale. Watch Video
A daughter of Breeders' Cup Classic (gr.I) winner Blame at the Gainesway consignment at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga select yearling sale. Watch Video
A Medaglia d'Oro colt from the Bluewater Sales consignment at the Fasig-Tipton select yearling sale. Watch Video
Horse Racing Radio Network announced it will provide exclusive on-site coverage of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale for the third consecutive year. The sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will be held Aug. 5-6.
Thirty non-profit organizations that found new homes for 805 Thoroughbreds in 2012 were beneficiaries of the grants.
Fasig-Tipton's Summer Horses of Racing Age sale will be back in 2014.
Fasig-Tipton's Texas division will hold its summer yearling sale at the company's sales complex at Lone Star Park Aug. 26.
Fasig-Tipton, Barretts playing a vital role in attracting owners. read blog
- By Esther Marr
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. watch video
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.
The sale came just four days after Pioneerof the Nile filly Ari the Adventurer drew off to an easy win in her Belmont Park debut for Stonestreet Stables.
A dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown out of the Medaglia d'Oro mare Haute Couture was the first yearling to bring $200,000 at the Fasig-Tipton sale of select yearlings July 15 in Lexington.
- By Frank Angst
John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services on Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale. watch video
- By Frank Angst
Randy Gullatt of Twin Creeks Racing Stables talks about the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale. watch video
Esther Marr talks with Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning about the July Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. watch video
Pete Bradley of Bradley Thoroughbreds gives a buyer's perspective of the Fasig Tipton July sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
Carrie Brogden of Select Sales talks about the July Sale, including some of the top horses in her consignment. Watch Video
Two more graded stakes-winning mares have been added to the horses of racing age session of the Fasig-Tipton sale in Lexington July 15.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has enacted a plan for both buyers and consignors at Thoroughbred auctions to automatically contribute a small portion of their respective purchases or gross sales to the organization.
Starship Truffles, winner of the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) at Calder Race Course, will be offered at Fasig-Tipton's summer selected horses of racing age sale in Lexington July 15.
Fasig-Tipton's new horses of all ages sale that is utilizing new technology in the way horses are cataloged and information is disseminated is gaining momentum. A dozen horses have been added recently for the July 15 event.
The $150,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) set up perfectly for a closer at Calder Casino & Race Course on July 6, and Mico Margarita took full advantage to win his first graded stakes for J. Kirk and Judy Robison.
The digital catalog for Fasig-Tipton's inaugural summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale includes several research and evaluation tools.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 299 selected yearlings for its New York Bred yearling sale scheduled Saturday and Sunday, August 10-11. Sessions will begin at 7 p.m. in the Humphrey S. Finney Sale Pavilion.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 152 selected yearlings for its 93rd Saratoga sale, to be held in upstate New York Monday and Tuesday evenings, Aug. 5 and 6.
Notacatbutallama found his way back to the winner's circle for the first time since last November and added a grade to his resume in the meantime, rallying to take the $150,000 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 258 selected yearlings for The July Sale, which will be held in Lexington July 15. The 2013 catalog may now be viewed at Fasig-Tipton's website and will be available from the company's offices.
The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana has retained Daren English to serve as sales director for its 2013 annual yearling sale to be held Sept. 24 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, La.
No one had a more impish, rapier-like wit that fueled an endless supply of deliciously spicy anecdotes than the renowned president of Fasig-Tipton. read blog
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic has catalogued 425 2-year-olds for its 2013 2-year-olds in training sale at Timonium in Maryland May 20-21.
A bay colt by Bernardini became the new sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training when he was bought for $1.6 million by prominent New York owner Robert LaPenta.
Move aside college hoops. The Thoroughbred industry has experienced its own run of March Madness this month with the 2-year-olds in training sales thriving in a booming juvenile market.
Spendthrift Farm stallion Malibu Moon was represented by two of the seven co-bullet workers who sped an eighth of a mile in 10 seconds flat during Fasig-Tipton's under tack show at Palm Meadows Training Center March 22.
Sold at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale for $625,000 to Regis Farms a day after her win in the Hurricane Bertie Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 10, Golden Mystery is back with trainer Marty Wolfson at Calder.
Beloveda, a half sister to recent Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) winner Golden Mystery, brought the highest price so far at the Feb. 11 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale when she was bought for $205,000 by Gainesway.
Fasig-Tipton has announced the addition of a horses of racing age sale in July that will be innovative in how horses are selected and marketed prior to the auction.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 295 entries for its Kentucky winter mixed sale to be held at Newtown Paddocks in Lexington on Monday, Feb. 11.
The event, featuring "The Foods of Bobby Flay," will be jointly hosted by and will benefit two prominent charities in the equine industry: the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.
Potesta, the Hollywood Oaks winner who suffered a career-ending condylar fracture to her left foreleg, recently arrived at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., for her engagement in Keeneland's January sale.
Timing was just about everything when it came to the $100,000 sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale at Timonium Monday Dec. 3.
La La's Cookin, a 2-year-old daughter of Harlan's Holiday, has been added as a supplemental entry to the Dec. 3 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed Sale.
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