Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream

Fasig-Tipton Catalogues 184 Entries for Gulfstream Sale

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 184 entries for The Gulfstream Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training, to be held Wednesday, Mar. 31, in the racetrack's walking ring. The sale will begin at 2 p.m. The under tack show is scheduled for Monday, Mar. 29, beginning at 9 a.m. Fasig-Tipton was forced to cancel last year's Gulfstream Sale due to the coronavirus pandemic. "We are excited to be returning to Gulfstream Park in March to conduct the nation's premier 2-year-olds in training sale," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "The Gulfstream Sale annually provides...

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Undefeated Nadal to Stand at Shadai in Japan

'TDN Rising Star' Nadal (Blame--Ascending Angel, by Pulpit), whose four wins from as many trips to the races included the faster of two divisions of the GI Arkansas Derby, will enter stud in 2021 at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, the organization confirmed in a release Wednesday upon the 3-year-old's arrival in the country. Bred in Kentucky by Sierra Farm, Nadal was purchased by Randy Bradshaw, agent, for $65,000 at the 2018 Keeneland September sale and was successfully resold for $700,000 at last year's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale after breezing an...

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Notable US-Bred Runners in Japan: Sept. 20 & 21, 2020

In this continuing series, we take a look ahead at US-bred and/or conceived runners entered for the upcoming weekend at the tracks on the Japan Racing Association circuit, with a focus on pedigree and/or performance in the sales ring. Here are the horses of interest--a trio of fillies--for this holiday weekend running at Chukyo and Nakayama Racecourses: Sunday, September 20, 2020 12th-NKY, ¥14,360,000 ($137k), Allowance, 3yo/up, 1200mT DETROIT TESORO (f, 3, Speightstown--Bella Traviata, by Indian Charlie) comprised a record of three thirds and a second from four previous tries on...

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Instagrand Retired to Taylor Made Stallions

Instagrand (Into Mischief--Assets of War, by Lawyer Ron), a 'TDN Rising Star' and blowout winner of the GII Best Pal S. in 2018, has been retired to Taylor Made Stallions for the 2021 breeding season. He will stand for a fee of $7,500. Instagrand earned his 'Rising Star' after graduating by 10 lengths at first asking at Los Alamitos, covering five furlongs in a swift :56 flat, before validating that performance with a 10 1/4-length romp in the Best Pal. At three, he finished third off a seven-month absence in...

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Donna Veloce Works Ahead of Ky Oaks

GSW Donna Veloce (Uncle Mo) posted a six-furlong work at Del Mar Friday afternoon in advance of an upcoming start in the GI Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs Sept. 4. Campaigned by Kaleem Shah, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith, the filly completed the task in 1:11.60, the fastest of seven moves at the distance Friday. Commencing at the five-furlong pole, she completed her first quarter in :25.00 followed by a half :47.80 before hitting the wire :59.80. She galloped out seven eighths in 1:26.20. An $800,000 2-year-old...

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Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Topper Debuts a Winner at Santa Anita

6th-Santa Anita, $51,000, Msw, 6-6, 3yo/up, 6 1/2f, 1:16.13, ft. CEZANNE (c, 3, Curlin--Achieving, by Bernardini) topped last year's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale at $3.65-million after breezing in :10 flat (see below) and started off his career on the right hoof here with a debut graduation. Away well from the one-hole, the hulking bay engaged in a three-way battle for second, hot on the leader's heels through a :22.19 opening quarter, Drawing even with the pacesetter on the backstretch, the 2-5 chalk shrugged off his stubborn foe in mid-stretch and rolled...

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Saturday's Insights: First Brush Strokes on Cezanne's Career

6th-SA, $50K, Msw, 3yo/up, 6 1/2f, 6:03 p.m. ET CEZANNE (Curlin), the second-highest-priced 2-year-old to sell at public auction when bringing $3.65 million (:10) at last year's Fasig-Tipton March sale, makes his long-awaited debut after a string of works highlighted by a bullet :47 3/5 half (1/47) last Saturday. Sharing a name with the French post-impressionist artist, the colt looks to match his career to the masterpiece that is his pedigree. Third dam, 2007 Broodmare of the Year Better Than Honour (Deputy Minister), sold for a world-record $14 million at...

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Baffert Does It Again; Nadal Aces Second Division of Arkansas Derby

Just about an hour and 15 minutes after his stablemate and fellow 'TDN Rising Star' Charlatan (Speightstown) dazzled in the first division of the GI Arkansas Derby, Nadal (Blame) provided Hall of Famer Bob Baffert with a clean sweep of the split Oaklawn feature. The bay scored a good-looking victory in what was considered the deeper edition of Saturday's Arkansas Derby, securing his spot in the gate for the Sept. 5 Run for the Roses. Anxious in the gate, Nadal was away in good order from post five as GII...

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Saturday's Racing Insights: $1.2M Medaglia d'Oro Tries GP Turf

1st-GP, $45K, Msw, 3yo, 8fT, 12:45 p.m. ET HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud's HERO D'ORO (Medaglia d'Oro) gets a chance at redemption while trying the turf for the first time. A disinterested 10th in his career debut on the main track here Feb. 29, the $1.2-million Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream graduate gets the services of Irad Ortiz Jr. for this return. Out of After Thought (Fusaichi Pegasus), the Chad Brown trainee is a half-brother to a pair of stakes winners on the turf--Annulment and Youngest Daughter. This is the family...

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Seven-Figure Into Mischief Filly Runs to the Money at Gulfstream

4th-Gulfstream, $43,700, Msw, 3-29, 3yo, f, 6f, 1:10.11, ft. CENTER AISLE (f, 3, Into Mischief--Specification, by Empire Maker), the third-highest lot when selling to OXO Equine for $1.5 million at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream last spring, returned to the scene of her :20 3/5 quarter-mile breeze to score a well-bet debut success Sunday in Hallandale. Showing a steady and progressive Palm Meadows worktab for Chad Brown going back to early February, the bay capped off preparations with a half-mile bullet from the gate in :48 1/5 (1/52) Mar. 21. Breaking sharply with...

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