Gary Young

Zedan Back and Still Dreaming Big with High-Priced Juvenile Purchases

When Amr Zedan's first involvement with horse racing came as a partner in G1 Dubai World Cup winner California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit), the Saudi businessman assumed he'd found an easy game and jumped in with both feet with several notable purchases at the 2017 juvenile sales. But the group failed to find the success he dreamed of and he decided to take a step back and regroup. After a meeting with legendary trainer Bob Baffert two years ago and a nudge from his wife, Princess Noor bint Asem, Zedan decided...

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Market Proves Resilient in Timonium

TIMONIUM, MD - The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, delayed two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, opened Monday with trepidation in the air, but the clouds of fear and doubt dissipated and, for two days at least, there was a feeling of a return to normalcy in the industry. The auction featured solid demand for horses at all levels and concluded with a remarkable 19.2% buy-back rate. "We had a terrific day Monday and I said I hoped and prayed that we could keep the momentum going and...

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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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Not This Time Filly First to Hit Million-Dollar Mark at OBS

by Jessica Martini, Christie DeBernardis and Steve Sherack A daughter of freshman sire Not This Time (Hip 1254) was the first juvenile to reach the million-dollar mark during the Ocala Breeders Sales Company's Spring Sale towards the end of the second session Wednesday. The fleet-footed bay, who worked the fastest quarter-mile of the sale in :20 1/5, was also the first ever seven-figure sale for her consignor Top Line Sales. She was purchased by Gary Young. Both Hip 1254 and Tuesday's topper, a $750,000 colt by Ghostzapper (Hip 1250), were...

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Not This Time Filly First To Seven Figures at OBS

A filly from the first crop of Not This Time (Hip 1254) was the first juvenile to hit the seven-figure mark at OBS late in Wednesday's session, hammering for $1.35-million to agent Gary Young, who was acting on behalf of an undisclosed client. It was the first million-dollar sale for the Gladwells' Top Line Sales. They purchased the filly, who breezed in an uktra-sharp :20 1/5, for $135,000 at KEESEP for a partnership that included their good friend Mark Marino.

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