With two fillies leading the way, the Fasig-Tipton Texas summer yearling sale showed across-the-board increases for its one day sale held Aug. 26 at Lone Star Park.
The fillies, both consigned by Lane's End Texas, each sold for $65,000 to Tom Durant. One filly, a daughter of Birdstone out of the Coronado's Quest mare, Golden Sheba, was bred in Kentucky by La Bahia Farm.
The other filly, a daughter of Discreetly Mine, is the first foal from the Mineshaft mare Sign Up, a half sister to Certify, winner of the Shadwell Fillies' Mile Stakes (Eng-I), and to grade I winner Cry and Catch Me.
Fasig-Tipton reported 97 yearlings grossed $1,255,100 for an average price of $12,939, an increase of 27.1% over the 2012 average of $10,177 when 113 horses grossed $1,150,000. This year's median of $8,000 represented a 33.3% increase over the $6,000 median a year ago.
Read more at Fasig-Tipton.com
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