Fasig-Tipton July

Into Mischief Filly Brings $800K at F-T July

With Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton July Selected Yearling sale already in full swing, Hip 123 broke away from her contemporaries, drawing an $800,000 final bid from Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and LNJ Foxwoods. Consigned by Burleson Farms, the filly is out of Cashing Tickets (Indian Charlie), dam of stakes-winning Leggs Galore (Bayern), also runner up in the GIII Wilshire S.

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Latest Additions to Fasig-Tipton July Announced

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued an additional entry to its July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale, and an additional two entries to its July Breeding Stock Sale. July Selected Horses of Racing Age: Flags Up (Honor Code) (Hip 675): Three-year-old son of Honor Code set new personal bests for Beyer and Ragozin figures when second, beaten just a head, in an allowance race at Ellis Park July 9. Consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. July Breeding Stock: Royal Rags (Union Rags) (Hip 454): Three-year-old daughter of Union Rags is out...

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West Coast's First Yearlings Show Classic Potential

While there are certainly some strong contenders vying for this year's Champion 3-Year-Old Colt title, it's still possible that the future recipient hasn't yet had his breakout win. Perhaps, he wasn't even seen in a Triple Crown race. In the past 20 years, two colts have managed to earn the crown for Eclipse Champion 3-Year-Old Male despite having skipped the Triple Crown trail. The first was Arrogate, who did not make his graded stakes debut until his famed 13 1/2-length, record-setting GI Travers. The second came the following year. [Elite_video_player...

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Broodmare Dispersal Added to Fasig July; Additional Breeding Stock Entries to be Accepted

Fasig-Tipton has added a breeding stock section to its upcoming July sales in Lexington, Kentucky. The company will offer 18 mares as part of the Far From Over/Fountain of Youth Dispersal. All will be consigned by Stuart Morris. The group of mares are property of a partnership supporting young stallion Far From Over (Blame). The 2015 GIII Withers S. winner had been standing at stud in California before suffering a pelvis injury early in the 2021 breeding season that took him out of service for the remainder of the year....

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Boyd Browning on the Return of the Freshman Sire Showcase

Tuesday, Fasig-Tipton announced the return of the Freshman Sire Showcase. TDN Publisher Sue Finley talked to Fasig's President, Boyd Browning, about the return of this segment of their July Sale, which offers a first look at progeny of new yearling sires. TDN: Why did you put the Freshman Sire Showcase on hold these past 10 years? BB: I think when the New Sire Showcase was discontinued, it was a time in the marketplace when there was a flight to `proven.' And I think that trend from new to proven was...

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Curlin's Honor to Pleasant Acres

Curlin's Honor (Curlin--Franscat, by Stormin Fever), the $1.5-million topper at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, will enter stud in 2021 at Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres Stallions in Morriston, Florida, for a fee of $2,500. A five-time winner from 17 career starts, Curlin's Honor won the 2018 Woodstock S. over the Woodbine synthetic and the 2019 Artie Schiller S. on the turf at Aqueduct and was placed in no fewer than six times at the graded level, including a third to Pink Lloyd (Old Forester) in...

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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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