Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

Expensive Tapit Filly Rolls to Rising Stardom at Churchill

Thoughtfully (Tapit), a $950,000 purchase by Heider Family Stables last summer at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga, was bet down to odds-on debuting Thursday at Churchill and ran to the money with a dominant score to become the latest 'TDN Rising Star'. Showing a quintet of works at Keeneland for trainer Steve Asmussen capped by a half-mile gate breeze in :47 1/5 (3/29) June 2, the dark bay was backed at 7-10 and led early before deferring to sit third. Inching closer past a :22.65 quarter, she drew on even terms at the...

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May 27 Insights: $750K Verrazano Filly Debuts in Tampa Finale

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency 9th-TAM, $20K, Msw, 3yo, f, 1mT, 5:00 p.m. ET Bridlewood Farm went to $750,000 at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga in 2018 to secure COMPLETED (Verrazano), the highest price ever paid at auction for a progeny of the 2013 GI Wood Memorial S. and GI Haskell Invitational hero, and the Jonathan Thomas trainee makes her career debut on turf in the last of nine races Wednesday at Tampa. A half-sister to multiple Grade I-winning 'TDN Rising Star' Separationofpowers (Candy Ride {Arg}) and turf SW Empire of War (Declaration...

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Churchill Target for Sharing

Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) isn't the only comebacking Breeders' Cup winner set to return at the highly anticipated upcoming Churchill Downs spring meet. 'TDN Rising Star' Sharing (Speightstown), a last out 13-1 upset victress of the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita Nov. 1, is being aimed at the $100,000 Tepin S. going a mile on the lawn beneath the Twin Spires May 23. The Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gainesway Stable colorbearer, a $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling graduate, has been gearing up at trainer Graham Motion's Fair Hill...

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Fasig-Tipton Unveils 100th Saratoga Sale Logo

Fasig-Tipton released its official logo for the company's 100th annual Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, which will be held Aug. 10-11 in Saratoga Springs. The logo combines both traditional and modern elements of the sale's branding through the years. The sale's name is presented in the traditional letters that were featured on the front cover of Saratoga catalogs from 1963-2008. This red and white version of the Fasig-Tipton seal has been used on all Saratoga Sale covers since 2009--a look that pays tribute to the red and white color scheme of...

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Promising 3YOs Breeze at Santa Anita

C R K Stable's Royal Act (American Pharoah), a gritty second to undefeated Thousand Words (Pioneerof the Nile) in the GIII Robert B. Lewis S. Feb. 1 and fellow Lee Searing colorbearer Honor A. P. (Honor Code), an exceptionally impressive maiden winner when last seen over a mile last October, were each out for Saturday morning breezes over the Santa Anita main track. A $500,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase, Royal Act was making his dirt debut in the Lewis and sat a very wide trip, but plugged on gamely to...

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