Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Action Picks Up at Fasig Finale

After a quiet opening session Monday, the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale picked up quite a bit of steam during its second and final session Tuesday, which was topped by the $510,000 mare Beloveda (Ghostzapper) (Hip 328). Gainesway Farm, Brian Graves and Michael Hernon purchased the mare for $205,000 at this sale in 2013 and bred her to their flagship stallion Tapit. The resulting colt sold for $420,000 at Keeneland November. Her 2016 foal, a filly by Scat Daddy, summoned $1-million at Keeneland September and her 2019 Quality Road filly brought...

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Speightstown Colt Tops Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Opener

A yearling colt by Speightstown (hip 128) brought the top price during Monday's opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale when bringing a final bid of $165,000 from Calumet Farm. Consigned by Stuart Morris, the yearling was one of four offerings to bring six figures during the day. In all, 207 horses sold Monday for a gross of $3,956,300. The average was $19,113 and the median was $8,000. The buy-back rate for the session was 21.6%. "I thought the activity today was very encouraging," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning,...

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Hello Hot Rod Goes from Winner's Circle to Fasig Sales Ring

Hello Hot Rod (Mosler), fresh off a gritty score in the Jimmy Winkfield S. at Aqueduct last Sunday, will make his next appearance in the sales ring during Tuesday's second session of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale. The 3-year-old (hip 672), owned by Dark Horse Racing and Brittany Russell and trained by Russell, was a late supplement to the two-day auction and will be consigned by Elite. Russell and Dark Horse Racing's Jodi Quinn already had a favorable impression of the son of Mosler before they purchased him for $10,000...

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Winkfield Winner Among Latest Fasig Supplements

Last Sunday's Jimmy Winkfield S. winner Hello Hot Rod (Mosler) is one of two new supplements to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The sophomore colt, who has now won his last three after just missing on debut, is catalogued as hip 672 with ELiTE. Both he and hip 673 will sell next Tuesday, Feb. 9. Trained by co-owner Brittany Russell, the dark bay is half to MSW $377,100 earner Hello Beautiful (Golden Lad). "Hello Hot Rod is an exciting addition to our Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale," said Fasig-Tipton President...

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Fasig-Tipton Adds 70 Supplemental Entries to Winter Mixed Sale

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued an additional 70 supplemental entries to its 2021 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The entries are catalogued as hips 581-650 and may now be viewed online. Print versions of the supplemental catalogue will be available on the sales grounds at sale time. These latest entries include: Shieldmaiden (Hip 589): Daughter of Smart Strike is the dam of Fair Maiden (Street Boss), recent winner of the GI La Brea S. at Santa Anita. She is from the immediate family of Grade I winners Secret Status (A.P. Indy), Private Status...

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Fasig February Ends on a High Note

LEXINGTON, KY--After a bit of a quiet opening day Monday, trade was much stronger at the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale Tuesday with Remedy (Creative Cause) topping the auction at $570,000. She was purchased by part owner Twin Creeks Racing, which bought out its partners in order to breed the mare to its emerging superstar sire Constitution. A filly by Street Sense was the sale's most expensive short yearling and is headed to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale after Martin Keogh signed the $265,000 on behalf of Tami Bobo's First Finds....

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Select Sales Dissolving Partnership

Select Sales Agency will begin the process of dissolving its partnership effective with the end of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale this week, the agency announced Sunday. "It has been a great ride since we started Select Sales in 2009," said Select Sales partner Andrew Cary. "The success we achieved as a startup to become one of the leading consignors in the country in a short amount of time, was nothing short of phenomenal. To have sold horses like Tepin, Sharp Azteca, and Mucho Gusto, amongst many other graded stakes...

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Breeding Stock Sales Season Wraps Up at Fasig February

The final auction of the breeding stock sales season kicks off Monday at Fasig-Tipton with their two-day Winter Mixed Sale. A total of 542 horses filled the initial catalogue and that number has risen to 651 with the addition of late supplements. Hips 1-324 will sell Monday and Tuesday's session starts off with Hip 325 and runs through the end of the supplemental catalogue. Both sessions start at 10 a.m. "I think there are several short yearlings with very interesting pedigrees in the sale," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "There...

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More Supplemental Entries for Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Officials at Fasig-Tipton have announced the addition of five entries to the supplemental catalogue for it's upcoming Winter Mixed Sale Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 10 and 11 at the company's Newtown Paddocks. The new entries are catalogued as hips 646-650. Hip 646, Sentimental (f, 3, Honor Code); placed at two, the dark bay is out of SW & GSP Smooth Performer (Benchmark), making her a half-sister to SW Into Trouble (Into Mischief). Her MGSW second dam Smooth Player (Bertrando) produced Singapore champion Maximus (Lemon Drop Kid) Hip 647, Nanuet (f,...

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