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There is a prestigious auction of year old horses held every August in Saratoga Springs, New York. Some go for millions of dollars. American Pharaoh was even up for auction here. It's also open to the public, so you can see it for yourself, or even put in a bid if you have deep pockets!
Hip 186, a colt by popular young sire Orb, sold for $1,000,000 during the second session of The Saratoga Sale. The chestnut colt was purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock from the consignment of Gainesway, agent. This colt is the first foal out of the graded stakes winning Flashy Bull mare Flashy American. That mare sold carrying this colt at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale for $395,000. He colt was offered at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton November Sale as a selected weanling, where he fetched $310,000. He is from the immediate family of multiple graded stakes winner I’m Already Sexy. Hip 186 was bred in Kentucky by Gainesway Thoroughbreds, Brian Graves, Kidder-Cole, et al. #FTSar #FTSelect http://bit.ly/FTSAUG2017
2015 Triple Crown winner AMERICAN PHAROAH was once a Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling! AMERICAN PHAROAH was offered as Hip 85 at the 2013 Saratoga Sale in Saratoga Springs, NY. She was purchased by Ingordo Bloodstock from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency. The Pioneerof the Nile colt was bred in Kentucky by Zayat Stables. The 2016 Saratoga Sale will be held August 8-9, 2016 at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion adjacent to Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY. This year's catalogue is one that you do not want to miss! http://www.ftyearlings16.com/sale?sale=saratoga #FTSar #FTSelect
TAPWRIT, winner of the 2017 Belmont S. (G1) and Tampa Bay Derby (G2), sold for $1.2 million at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. The gray or roan colt by TAPIT out of G1 winner APPEALING ZOPHIE was purchased by Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert LaPenta from the consignment of Denali Stud.
Hip 140, a colt by leading sire TAPIT, sold for $1,250,000 during the second night of the 2016 Saratoga Sale. The colt was purchased by Stonestreet Stables & MV Magnier from the consignment of Gainesway. He was bred in Kentucky by Marbat, LLC.
Before he captured the Triple Crown, the horse that became known as AMERICAN PHAROAH was Hip 85 at the 2013 Saratoga Sale... Now it's time for a new generation of Selected Yearlings to take center stage. These are the horses that will make tomorrow's headlines... don't miss your opportunity at the 2015 Saratoga Sale -- to be held on August 10-11. bit.ly/TheSaratogaSale2015 #FTSar #FTSelect
Jamie Hill and Mike McMahon of McMahon and Hill Bloodstock and Bourbon Lane Stables are your tour guides for a special behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to succeed in identifying top talent in the high stakes game of Thoroughbred horse sales. America's Best Racing caught up with the duo as they were gearing up for action at the recent Fasig-Tipton sales of selected yearling in Saratoga Springs, New York. For more information on purchasing a horse at public auction, click here.
Havre de Grace sells for $10,000,000 at Fasig-Tipton's November Sale on Monday, November 5, 2012! Her sale set a new world record price for a broodmare prospect sold at public auction! She was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for owner Rick Porter. Havre de Grace was purchased by Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm.
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Saratoga Hospital is holding its annual summer benefit auction, and this year's theme is fire and ice.Complete with music and food, all the money raised will go towards building a community health resource center.Craig smith is live at 5:30 p.m. at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway where the gala is being held.
Follow along with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners President Aron Wellman as he takes you inside the opening evening of the highly popular Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. In his quest to add young, talented Thoroughbreds to his growing stable.
Now a five-time Grade 1 winner with over $2.4 million in earnings, champion SONGBIRD was once a Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling! SONGBIRD was offered as Hip 28 at the 2014 Saratoga Sale in Saratoga Springs, NY. She was purchased by Fox Hill Farm from the consignment of Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency. The stunning Medaglia d'Oro filly was bred in Kentucky by John Antonelli. The 2016 Saratoga Sale will be held August 8-9, 2016 at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion adjacent to Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY. This year's catalogue, featuring a half sister to the lovely SONGBIRD, is one that you do not want to miss! http://www.ftyearlings16.com/sale?sale=saratoga #FTSar #FTSelect
Catch a glimpse inside the big business of thoroughbreds and one of the most exclusive horse auctions in the world.
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