Authentic's Dam to Be Offered at Fasig-Tipton

Flawless, the dam of GI Breeders' Cup Classic winner Authentic (Into Mischief), will be offered at Sunday night's Fasig-Tipton November Sale. Catalogued as Hip 288, she will be consigned by Bridie Harrison, agent for Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds. A daughter of Mr. Greeley, Flawless is in foal to Into Mischief on a February 18 cover carrying a full sibling to Authentic. Authentic has captured six of eight career starts to date at two and three, including three Grade 1 wins in 2020--the Haskell S., the Kentucky Derby, and Saturday's Breeders'...

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Authentic's Flawless Start Rings True to Blum

Authentic has already carved one significant milestone for his sire, his debut success at Del Mar last November having qualified Into Mischief as the first North American stallion to accumulate 200 individual winners in a calendar year. If he can also become a Classic winner, however, he will need a chapter to himself in the Spendthrift phenomenon's epic tale. Because the rise of Into Mischief, sealed by a first general sires' championship in 2019, has primarily been powered by speed. As his books have gained in quality, the last big...

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