Lovacres Ranch

'Very Positive' Fasig-Tipton California Sale Topped by $250K Vronsky Colt

by Dan Ross & Jill Williams A $250,000 colt by late California sire Vronsky led Tuesday's one-session Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings and Horses of Racing Age Sale, topping a dozen lots to sell for six figures. While the $5,751,500 gross for 185 head and $15,000 median (-11.76%) declined somewhat from the 2022 edition, average was up slightly from $30,522 in 2022 to $31,089 (+1.86%) this year. The buy-back rate, 25.7% in 2022, rose to 34%. "Buy-backs may be up a little bit," said Fasig-Tipton's California representative Mike Machowsky. "But the...

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Bidding Open for F-T August Digital Selected Sale

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 65 entries for its August Digital Selected Sale, which may now be viewed at digital.fasigtipton.com. Bidding is officially open and will close Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 2 pm EDT. The catalogue offers selected horses of racing age and breeding stock. Included among these are 37 offerings from the partial reduction of Lovacres Ranch, which are catalogued as hips 33-69. "This is our first digital sale following a summer break, and we are very pleased with the quality of our catalogue as there is something for everyone in...

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Lovacres Ranch Reduction Part of Fasig-Tipton August Digital Sale

Fasig-Tipton's upcoming August Digital Selected Sale will include a partial reduction of Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch. The Lovacres offerings consist of 31 broodmares or broodmare prospects, and seven horses of racing age. The group includes the 4-year-old broodmare prospect Fi Fi Pharoah (American Pharoah), who won last year's Melair S., and the 2-year-old filly E Z Pharis (American Pharoah), who was third in the June 18 Fasig-Tipton Debutante S. following a debut victory at Santa Anita Apr. 30. Lovingier, who has bred or owned in partnership nine California-bred Champions, campaigned...

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