Fasig-Tipton Concludes Successful New York-Bred Sale
A daughter of Tapit set a new record when selling for $430,000 during the closing session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred sale on Sunday.
The filly, which went through the ring as Hip 379, was consigned by Gainesway and was purchased by Gary Biszantz of Cobra Farm, according to the Blood-Horse.
The second and final session on Aug. 11 brought the total of horses sold for $100,000 or more during the sale to 43, compared to 20 last year.
According to the Blood-Horse, totals for the sale were up 65% from 2012; 196 horses sold for a total of $14,206,000 compared to $8,632,000 from 138 horses sold last year. The average climbed 16% to $72,480 versus $62,551 last year, while the median rose 10% to $55,000 from $50,000.
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