Candy Ride's Business Model Tops October Digital Sale

Candy Ride, sire of F-T October Digital topper Business Model | Lane's End

Business Model (Candy Ride {Arg}-Innovative Idea, by Bernardini), a 4-year-old racing prospect, sold for $130,000 to Fergus Galvin, agent, to top the October Digital Selected Sale, which closed Tuesday afternoon. Godolphin, who bred and raced Business Model, consigned the gelding as Hip 20. A winner at three and four, the gelding has earnings of $146,993 to date. He entered the sale off a runner-up finish in allowance company at Churchill Downs Sept. 16. The 4-year-old is a half-brother to this year's GI Acorn S. winner Matareya (Pioneerof the Nile).

“The October Digital Selected Sale posted a 70% clearance rate with a flurry of bidding across the country,” said Fasig-Tipton Director of Digital Sales Leif Aaron. “It was another successful sale for our clients on our digital platform and we look forward to a strong December sale.”

The October Digital Selected Sale opened for bidding Oct. 6 at noon. Full results are available online.

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