Zedan Lands Gun Runner Colt at Fasig

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Hip 181 | Fasig-Tipton

Agent Gary Young, acting on behalf of Zedan Racing Stables, went all the way to $1.7 million late in Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale to land a colt from the first crop of Horse of the Year Gun Runner. Consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds, agent as hip 181, the son of young Ohio-bred MSW Needmore Flattery (Flatter) was $140,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling. He breezed in :10 1/5. Amr Zedan has made a big splash in the racing world in a short amount of time–he campaigned last year's $1.35-million OBSAPR topper and subsequent GISW Princess Noor (Not This Time), and will be represented in Saturday's GI Runhappy Santa Anita Derby by $35,000 OBSJUN value buy Medina Spirit (Protonico).

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