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Recent Stakes Winner The Black Album Among Latest F-T HRA Supplements

The Black Album (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), winner of Wednesday's Jonathan B. Schuster Memorial S. at Indiana Grand, is one of the five latest supplements added to Monday's Fasig-Tipton July Horses of Racing Age Sale. The French Group 2 winner earned a 94 Beyer Speed Figure for his recent victory. He will be consigned to next week's sale as hip 177 by Bluewater Sales, agent. The latest batch of supplements are catalogued as hips 177-181. Click to view the enhanced online catalogue for the sale, featuring pedigrees, race videos, statistical...

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Fasig Implements Safety Protocols For the July HORA Sale

In advance of the upcoming July Horses of Racing Age Sale in Lexington, Kentucky, Fasig-Tipton has instituted the following COVID-19 protocols: Screening measures, including temperature checks and health screening questions, will be in place to gain admittance to the sales grounds for all staff, participants, and attendees; Cloth face coverings are required in accordance with U.S. CDC recommendations; Participants will not be allowed to congregate. At least six feet of distance must be maintained between people; Seating capacity in the sales pavilion will be reduced below 33% of capacity; No...

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Grade I Winners Salty and Dacita Thriving at Don Alberto Farm

An intentional breeder is a student of their broodmares, diligently studying each mating and the resulting offspring while adjusting and making inferences at every corner. Over the past seven years, the Don Alberto Corporation has meticulously analyzed each foal produced on their growing Kentucky-based farm and has endeavored to make each mating more successful that the last as they continue to learn from their elite broodmare band. "The engine has started working," Don Alberto's Executive Director Fabricio Buffolo said. "We know the mares and know more about how they are...

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F-T July Horses of Racing Age Catalogue Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 149 initial entries for its July Horses of Racing Age Sale, to be held Monday, July 13 in Lexington, Kentucky, beginning at 4 p.m. The catalogue will continue to grow as Fasig-Tipton approves entries up until sale time. "We just conducted a successful Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale this past week in Maryland," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "Now, we are excited to welcome buyers, consignors, and horses back to Fasig-Tipton Kentucky." "This year, the July Horses of Racing Age Sale takes on added importance. As racing...

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Candy Ride Colt Hammers For $875K

A son of top sire Candy Ride (Arg) summoned $875,000 from bloodstock agent Gary Young in Timonium Tuesday at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-old Sale. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Hip 443 breezed in :10 1/5. The colt was purchased by Superfine Farms for $175,000 at the Fasig-Tipton October Sale.

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Vibrant Opener to Fasig Midlantic Sale

TIMONIUM, MD - The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale opened Monday in Timonium with the specter of uncertainty in the industry caused by the pandemic and the havoc it has wreaked on the global economy hanging over all participants, but the session was punctuated by vibrant bidding across the board and concluded with a sparkling 20% buy-back rate. A colt by Uncle Mo brought the day's highest price when selling to Michael Lund Peterson for $1.1 million. "I don't think anybody really knew what to expect, including us," Fasig-Tipton...

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‘Champions Talk’ Event to Benefit NY Race Track Chaplaincy

With its two annual fund-raising events in Saratoga Springs cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York Race Track Chaplaincy will instead host "Champions Talk," featuring five prominent personalities from the world of sports and horse racing, which will premiere Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. ET. The five individuals are Hall of Fame jockeys Angel Cordero, Jr. and Ramòn Dominguez, Kentucky Derby winning owner Terry Finley of West Point Thoroughbreds, Churchill Downs' all-time leading trainer Dale Romans and Pro Football Hall of Fame and two-time Super Bowl winning...

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Safety Protocols Announced Ahead of Midlantic 2YO Sale

Officials at Fasig-Tipton have announced a set of COVID-19 protocols that will be instituted in advance of next week's Midlantic Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training and this week's under-tack previews.   Screening measures, including temperature checks and health screening questions, will be in place to gain admittance to the sales grounds for all staff, participants and attendees; Cloth face coverings are required in accordance with U.S. CDC recommendations; Participants will not be allowed to congregate. At least six feet of distance must be maintained between people; Seating capacity in the...

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Online Registration Opens for F-T Midlantic Sale

Online bidding registration is now open for the June 29-30 Fasig-Tipton upcoming Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland. To register for an online bidding account, visit http://bidonline.fasigtipton.com. After setting up an account, the user must next request to "Register to Bid" for the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Once approved to bid, the user may join the auction room. For a complete guide on how to register and bid online at all future Fasig-Tipton auctions, click here. This guide includes visual tutorials, as...

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F-T Midlantic 2yo Supplemental Entries Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 13 supplemental entries for the upcoming Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which will be held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland June 29-30. The under-tack show will be held June 24-26. To view supplemental entries (hips 551-563) online, click here. Supplemental entries may also be viewed via the Equineline sales catalogue app. Printed versions of the supplemental catalogue will be available on the sales grounds. Included among the supplemental entries are siblings to multiple Grade I winner Midnight Lucky (Midnight Lute), in addition to stakes...

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Notable US-Bred Runners in Japan: June 6 & 7, 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 for this weekend running at Hanshin and Tokyo Racecourses, the latter of which hosts the best race on the planet this weekend, Sunday's G1 Yasuda Kinen, featuring 2018 Horse of the Year Almond Eye (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}) as well as US-bred G1SW Mr Melody...

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Fasig-Tipton Now Accepting Nominations for July Selected HORA Sale

Fasig-Tipton will conduct its July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale, as scheduled, on Monday, July 13 at the company's Lexington, Kentucky facility. Nominations for the sale are now open. "We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting our popular July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale on its originally scheduled date," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "In 2020, this sale is as important as it has ever been, providing racing stables a much-needed venue to transact business ahead of the major summer race meets." "Our intent is...

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