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COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale Announced

In advance of the upcoming Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale in Timonium, Fasig-Tipton has announced that the following COVID-19 protocols will be in place in accordance with Maryland regulations: -Screening measures, including temperature checks and health screening questions, will be in place to gain admittance to the sales grounds for all staff, participants and attendees; -Cloth face coverings are required in accordance with U.S. CDC recommendations; -Participants will not be allowed to congregate. At least six feet of distance must be maintained between people; -Seating capacity in the sales pavilion will...

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Correction: 553 Yearlings Catalogued for F-T Midlantic Yearling Sale

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 553 yearlings for its 2020 Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale to be held Oct. 5-6. The auction, which will be held immediately following the rescheduled GI Preakness S. Oct. 3, will be conducted at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Hips 1-200 will be offered in the Monday session, which will begin at 1 pm. The sale will begin with a large group of New York-breds, which are catalogued together as hips 1-154. Hips 201-553 will be offered in the Tuesday session, which will begin at 10 am....

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Fasig-Tipton to Consolidate Saratoga Fall, Midlantic Mixed/HORA Sales

Due to current travel restrictions in place in New York State to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials at Fasig-Tipton have announced that the Saratoga Fall Sale, scheduled for Oct. 20, will not go forward as planned. It will instead be combined with the company's Midlantic December Mixed and Horses of Racing Age Sale and will take place in Timonium Dec. 7 and 8. Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York Travel Advisory requires any individuals that travel to New York--from any of the states currently listed--to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine...

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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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Uncle Mo Colt Brings $1.1M at F-T Midlantic 2yo Sale

A colt by Uncle Mo drew a $1.1 million final bid from Micheal Lund Petersen at Monday's initial session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in Training sale in Timonium. Consigned by Pike Racing, agent, Hip 118 is out of Miss Ocean City (Mineshaft), the dam of GII With Anticipation S. winner Azar (Scat Daddy). This is the family of Grade I winners Twilight Agenda and Media Puzzle.

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Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Under-Tack Show Starts Wednesday

The three-day under-tack show ahead of next week's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale begins Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The breeze show continues with sessions Thursday and Friday. The auction will be held next Monday and Tuesday. A total of 563 juveniles have been catalogued for the sale and bidding begins each day at 11 a.m. Fasig-Tipton will debut its new online bidding platform for the auction and has also increased phone bidding capacity. To register for online bidding, visit http://bidonline.fasigtipton.com. The...

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Online Registration Opens for F-T Midlantic Sale

Online bidding registration is now open for the June 29-30 Fasig-Tipton upcoming Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland. To register for an online bidding account, visit http://bidonline.fasigtipton.com. After setting up an account, the user must next request to "Register to Bid" for the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Once approved to bid, the user may join the auction room. For a complete guide on how to register and bid online at all future Fasig-Tipton auctions, click here. This guide includes visual tutorials, as...

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F-T Midlantic 2yo Supplemental Entries Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 13 supplemental entries for the upcoming Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which will be held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland June 29-30. The under-tack show will be held June 24-26. To view supplemental entries (hips 551-563) online, click here. Supplemental entries may also be viewed via the Equineline sales catalogue app. Printed versions of the supplemental catalogue will be available on the sales grounds. Included among the supplemental entries are siblings to multiple Grade I winner Midnight Lucky (Midnight Lute), in addition to stakes...

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Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2YO Catalogue Online

A total of 550 juveniles have been catalogued for the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, June 29 and 30, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds at Timonium. Both sessions will begin at 11 a.m. ET. The online catalogue may be viewed here. Print catalogues will be available beginning June 8. Under-tack shows will take place Wednesday through Friday, June 24-26 and will kick off at 8 a.m. ET. "Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training has produced more Grade I winners than any other U.S. 2-year-old sale in...

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Fasig-Tipton Announces New Midlantic Sales Dates

Fasig-Tipton has released adjusted dates for its upcoming Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which will be held a week later than previously scheduled in response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. The two-day auction will be held May 26 and 27 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland. The under tack show will be conducted Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 21-23. The auction had previously been scheduled for May 18 and 19. "We have been in discussions with the Maryland State Fairgrounds following the CDC's recent guidance announcement and determined...

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Maryland Governor Orders State’s Racetracks, Casinos and Simulcast Facilities to Close to Public

In light of the public health emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued an emergency order to close all Maryland casinos, racetracks, and simulcast betting facilities to the general public indefinitely. "This situation continues to evolve and will escalate rapidly and dramatically," Hogan said. "These are unprecedented actions in an extraordinary situation, but they could be the difference in saving lives and keeping people safe." The emergency order, which takes effect at midnight Monday, affects Thoroughbred facilities Laurel, Pimlico and Timonium and harness tracks Rosecroft...

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