Saratoga Sale

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Moves into Cryptocurrency Realm

Fasig-Tipton has partnered with Crypto.com, a cryptocurrency company with the world's fastest-growing crypto app, and Swapp Protocol, a blockchain-based DeFi platform, to offer cryptocurrency payment and rewards services at the upcoming Saratoga Sale. Fasig-Tipton's select yearling sale, to be held Aug. 9-10, will be the first Thoroughbred auction to accept cryptocurrency as payment for equine purchases. Buyers who use cryptocurrency at Saratoga will receive cryptocurrency rewards with the buyer of the most expensive horse--paid with cryptocurrency--receiving one million SWAPP tokens, which are exchangeable for various fiat and cryptocurrencies. "As Fasig-Tipton...

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Fasig-Tipton Selected Yearling Showcase Kicks Off Wednesday

With the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale, Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale and New York-Bred Yearling Sale all canceled, the sale's company offers a combination of all three auctions Sept. 9-10 at Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Kentucky, in the Fasig-Tipton Selected Yearlings Showcase. "It was a situation where we had to develop alternatives as it became apparent that the July Sale could not be conducted," Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning said. "At about the same time, it also became apparent it would be very, very difficult, if not impossible, to have a traditional...

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Fasig To Hold July, Saratoga, NY Bred Sales In One Ky. September Sale

Fasig-Tipton will consolidate its July, Saratoga, and New York-Bred yearling sales into one selected yearling auction--the 2020 Selected Yearlings Showcase--to be held Wednesday and Thursday, September 9-10, at its Lexington, Kentucky facility. The company came to the decision after evaluating the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic for the last several weeks and it was made after consultation with Keeneland, whose September Yearling Sale begins Sept. 14. "We are excited to offer our buyers and sellers a selected yearling venue in Kentucky," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "We envision this catalogue...

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Fireworks for Curlin Colts at F-T Saratoga

A Curlin colt out of Chilean champion & MG1SW Wapi (Chi) (Scat Daddy) brought $1.5 million from Aquis Farm Aus and Let's Go Stable to lead the way Tuesday evening at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale. He was bred in Kentucky by Don Alberto Corporation and Three Chimneys Farm. Wapi brought $1.05 million from Don Alberto Corp. & Three Chimneys carrying this colt in utero at the 2017 KEENOV Sale. Hip 153 was consigned by Denali Stud, Agent V. Wapi had a Gun Runner colt earlier this year. It's been...

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Albaugh Family Hoping for More This Time

When Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) romped to a 19 1/4-length maiden victory at Ellis Park Saturday, the performance drew obvious comparisons to another Albaugh Family Stables runner who graduated impressively at the Henderson oval three years ago. Not This Time (Giant's Causeway) carried the operation's blue and white silks to a 10-length maiden score in August of 2016. He went on to add an 8 3/4-length win in the GIII Iroquois S. and came up just a neck short of champion Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile) when second in the GI...

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Fasig Releases Expanded Saratoga Catalogue
Fasig Releases Expanded Saratoga Catalogue

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 209 selected yearlings--a 27% increase from last year--for its 2015 Saratoga Sale, which will be held Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11. The auction will be held at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, NY with sessions beginning at 7:00 p.m. "Coming off a vibrant sale in 2014, as well as another strong class of sale graduates, our consignors have responded by supporting this year's sale with increased numbers and quality," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "Prospective buyers will find an outstanding group of...

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