St. George Sales

Stakes-Winning Broodmare, Graded Stakes-Placed Winner Added to Fasig-Tipton December Digital Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added two late entries to its December Digital Sale. Bidding for the December Digital Sale opened this past Thursday and runs through this coming Tuesday, Dec. 12. The pair of additional entries are: Por Que No (Wicked Strong) (Hip 309): Five-year-old mare won the Boiling Springs S. at three on her way to career earnings of nearly $150,000. Her dam Cryptic Message (Cryptograph) was a multiple stakes winner and graded stakes placed earner of $533,677. Offered pregnant to Constitution carrying her first foal, she is consigned by Burleson...

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Another Seven-Figure Into Mischief as Coolmore Springs for $1.8-Million Colt

Spendthrift super sire Into Mischief continued his dominance Tuesday afternoon with his third seven-figure yearling of the session at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, as a colt out of Princess Haya (Street Cry {Ire}) sold to Coolmore's MV Magnier for $1.8 million. The Mar. 27 foal was bred by Barry and Judith Becker and consigned by St George Sales, agent, after selling to Brookstone Farm at last year's Keeneland November sale as a weanling for $550,000. Sold Tuesday as Hip 283, the dark bay is a half to three graded...

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Another Into Mischief Colt Joins Parade of Seven-Figure Yearlings at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The parade of seven-figure yearlings continued Tuesday night at the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale when a colt by Into Mischief out of GSP Virginia Key (Distorted Humor) fetched $1 million from the partnership of WinStar Farm, Siena Farm, and China Horse Club. Consigned by St George Sales, the colt is out of a half-sister to 2021 GI TVG Del Mar Debutante S. winner Grace Adler (Curlin), who brought $2 million at last year's Fasig-Tipton November sale, and from the same family as GI Whitney H. winner Bullsbay...

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Godolphin Mares Star as Keeneland January Continues to Produce Strong Results

LEXINGTON, KY - During a session dominated by offerings from the powerful Godolphin operation, the four-day Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale continued to churn out strong results as it entered its second half Wednesday. Through three sessions, 721 horses have sold for $41,732,600. The average of $57,882 is up 5.31% from a year ago, while the median is up 8.00% to $27,000. At this same point at the 2022 sale, 770 horses had grossed $42,320,400 for an average of $54,962 and a median of $25,000. Mares from Godolphin...

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Speightstown Colt From Family of Newgate Supplemented to Keeneland September

A Speightstown half-brother to Grade II winner My Majestic Rose (Majestic Warrior) from the family of impressive 2022 juvenile maiden winner and 'TDN Rising Star' Newgate (Into Mischief) has been supplemented to the 2022 Keeneland September Yearling Sale and is scheduled to sell Sept. 12 on opening day of Book 1 as hip 182. St George Sales, agent, consigns the colt, who is out of the winning Pleasant Tap mare Victory On Tap. He also is from the family of Canadian Grade III winner Victress (Include). Victory On Tap is...

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Half-Sister to Derby Winner at Home in Ontario

Edited Ontario Racing press release Susan Foreman got outbid in a hot market at the Keeneland January sale earlier this year, but found a mare to bring home to her Ontario farm from among the sale's RNAs, purchasing Unostrike (Macho Uno) privately for $25,000 after the 12-year-old failed to meet her reserve in the sales ring the previous day. While half of the mare's purchase price was paid for by Ontario Racing's Mare Purchase Program, the acquisition was made even better when Unostrike's half-brother Rich Strike (Keen Ice) upset the...

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Record-Setting Fasig October Sale Concludes

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, which had already surpassed its previous highest gross with a day to go, concluded Thursday with new high-water marks for average and median and its lowest buy-back rate since 2013. "Day four was another outstanding day for the October sale," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "It was a fitting conclusion to a great horse sale. It's been a great week. The numbers have been tremendous all four days across the board. There were dramatic increases in gross, dramatic increases in average and...

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Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Yearlings Sale Starts Sunday

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - The Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Yearlings Sale, which follows on the heels of a strong renewal of the company's Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, begins its two-day run at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion Sunday evening at 7 p.m. With the cancellation of last year's auction due to the pandemic, this marks the second time the sale will be held on Sunday and Monday, as opposed to its traditional Saturday and Sunday dates and, with an extra day of showing, consignors were kept busy on the sales grounds...

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