Elite Sales

Bidding Back in the Bluegrass with Fasig-Tipton's Horses of Racing Age Sale Monday

The Fasig-Tipton July Horses of Racing Age Sale, which has steadily built momentum through its first seven years, comes smack up against the swirling uncertainty of a global pandemic when it returns for its eighth renewal at the company's Newtown Paddocks Monday afternoon. The catalogue for the one-session auction, bolstered by the late addition of recent stakes winners, includes 182 offerings. Bidding begins at 4 p.m. Consignors seemed eager to get back to business ahead of the auction, but were cautious about expectations. "This sale is getting more popular every...

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County Final Among 11 Supplements to Fasig-Tipton HORA Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added 11 supplemental entries, led by graded stakes placed juvenile County Final (Oxbow), to its July Horses of Racing Age Sale which will be held Monday in Lexington. County Final, who will be offered as hip 166, was a debut winner over the turf at Churchill Downs June 5 and is coming off a runner-up effort behind 'TDN Rising Star' Cazdero (Street Sense) in the June 27 GIII Bashford Manor S. He is consigned by trainer and co-owner John Ennis. Also added to the auction is the 3-year-old...

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Hooked On Horse Racing: Liz Crow

Tired of all the bad news? So were we. So, in our new series, we focus on the positive, asking people from non-horse racing families two questions: how they get hooked, and how they'll hook someone else on horse racing this year. LIZ CROW, BSW BLOODSTOCK & ELITE SALES What was the experience that made you fall in love with horse racing? I grew up in Washington, D.C. where both my parents worked in politics. Horse racing was far from anything I ran into on a day-to-day basis. My mom...

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