Fasig-Tipton October Sale

Tapit Filly on Top as Vibrant Trade Continues at Fasig-Tipton October

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, which produced a day of brisk trade during Monday's first session, saw activity tick up another notch during a vibrant day of trade Tuesday in Lexington. "The first horse through the ring this morning brought six figures and the last horse through the ring brought six figures," said Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning. "There was brisk activity and great trade, literally from start to finish today. It was very similar to yesterday." Midway through the four-day auction, 524 yearlings have sold for $28,232,900....

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Fasig-Tipton October Catalogue Released

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 1,594 yearlings for its Kentucky October Yearlings Sale to be held Oct. 24-27 at Newtown Paddocks. Each of the four sessions will begin at 10 a.m. "This is our strongest Kentucky October catalogue to date," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "We have outstanding representation from all current top 20 ranked sires, and quality yearlings at all price levels. With 200 stakes wins or placings so far this year, sale graduates continue to achieve tremendous success on the racetrack at the highest levels." Recent Fasig October graduates include...

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October Sale Continues at Record Pace

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale continued its frenetic pace Tuesday and figures remained ahead of record pace at the half-way point of the four-day auction. "It was a great session," Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning said Tuesday night. "It was record-breaking in all regards: gross, average and co-highest price ever for a colt. But more important than that was the continued level of activity. There is a great RNA rate overall with people walking in there with reserves that were getting doubled and tripled. It was an...

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Friday Insights: $1.25M Quality Road Unveiled at Santa Anita

2nd-SAX, $61K, Msw, 3yo, 7f, 4:31 p.m. Kaleem Shah's THALES (Quality Road) gets his start for Simon Callaghan Friday. The half to SW and MGISP Standard Deviation (Curlin), who sold for $240,000 at the Fasig-Tipton October sale, realized a $1.25 million final bid following a :20.3 quarter at the OBS Spring sale last season. The ridgling was the highest-priced colt and the second highest priced offspring by the Lane's End stallion last term. Pegram, Watson & Weitman's Essential Wager (Honor Code) also represents a sale's coup for his sire. One...

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Looking for a Mayo Miracle

Joe Trawitzki is a trainer's dream. As an owner, he takes the bad news with the good, he always puts the horse first and of course, he shows up at the barn with two dozen doughnuts in tow. But while Joe is eagerly anticipating the debut of his 2-year-old filly this year, he's not sure if he will have the opportunity to see her reach the starting gate. [Elite_video_player id="2" html5videos_hd="https://player.vimeo.com/external/551543400.sd.mp4?s=7dcd0b0f22836a9d40ef92966eb07b4c40909afe&profile_id=165" html5videos_videoThumbnails_jpg="" html5videos_title="Mayo Miracle" prerolls="https://player.vimeo.com/external/519962879.sd.mp4?s=9d576079a6a7a3ddcffa7f2eba1a769c2ca70def&profile_id=165"] On May 21, 2020, the Wisconsin native went to the hospital for what he thought...

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Lively Trade at Day 3 of October Sale

LEXINGTON, KY - During a session punctuated by several break-out horses and spirited trade seemingly throughout the market, the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings Sale produced strong results Wednesday. Bloodstock agent Donato Lanni, bidding on behalf of Karl and Cathi Glassman, made the auction's highest bid so far, going to $600,000 to acquire a colt by Uncle Mo from the Lane's End consignment. "The smart men and women who were out there looking at horses said today was a really, really strong group of horses, particularly the top end and that...

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