Fasig-Tipton October

‘I Buy Good Horses Cheap’: $1,000 Yearling Scores Allowance Win At Ellis

Inga Demeritte’s 2-year-old filly Lady Glamour now is 2 for 3 — with a third place sandwiched in between in Churchill Downs’ $125,000 Debutante Stakes — after taking Ellis Park’s $51,000 allowance race Friday by 7 1/4 lengths over odds-on favorite Josie. Not bad for a horse that trainer Larry Demeritte, the owner’s husband, paid […]

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Desormeaux: ‘We Don’t Buy Pedigree, We Make Pedigree’

When it comes to shopping for young Thoroughbred prospects, trainer Keith Desormeaux and his team have a saying – “don’t buy pedigree, make pedigree”. Like so many of his recent stars, Night Ops’ bloodlines might not jump off the page, but the connections believe he has what it takes to be competitive in Saturday’s Grade […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton October: Shades Of Gray

The Fasig-Tipton October Fall Yearlings Sale begins its four-day run Monday in Lexington, Ky., and the Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a print publication, available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Paulick Report bloodstock editor Joe Nevills writes about the Alcock Arabian, the stallion through […]

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Fasig-Tipton October Sale Wraps With Record Total Sales, Average Price

Fasig-Tipton closed its October Sale of yearlings Thursday evening with the highest gross receipts and average prices in the sale’s history. This year’s catalogue of 1,267 offerings (also a record, though just 33 more than the previous record, set in 2015) saw total sales of $35,812,900, 39 percent higher than last year’s sale. The average price […]

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Medaglia d’Oro Colt Tops Third Session Of Fasig-Tipton October Sale

  The session topper – and current Fasig-Tipton October sale topper – showed his class early during the third session of The October Sale. Hip 736, a colt by proven international sire Medaglia d’Oro, sold for $700,000 to agent Mark Casse shortly after the session began. The dark bay or brown colt, a half-brother to […]

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Oxley Goes To $500,000 For Violence Colt During Second Session Of Fasig-Tipton October Sale

Tuesday’s second session saw the most expensive yearling go under the hammer since the 2013 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale, when owner John Oxley went to $500,000 for a colt from the second crop of Violence. An Ontario-bred out of the Grade 3-placed Cuvee mare Witch’s Coven, the colt was consigned by Taylor Made. “He’s […]

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Ghostzapper Filly Tops Opening Session Of Fasig-Tipton October Sale

Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining and Shaman Ghost. Jay Em Ess Stable paid the session’s top price of $275,000 for Hip […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton October Sale: Price Is Right?

The Paulick Report is pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and at the Fasig-Tipton October Sale, kicking off today in Lexington, Ky. In this edition of the PR Special, Frank Mitchell turns his Stallion Spotlight on first crop sires whose stud fee is $10,000 and under. In the Honor Roll, Chelsea Hackbarth […]

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Catalog For Fasig-Tipton October Sale Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 1,459 yearlings for The October Sale, to be held on October 23-26 in Lexington, Kentucky. The four continuous sessions, conducted on Monday-Thursday, will begin each day at 10 am. “Both buyers and sellers have had tremendous success at October in recent years, generating a catalog that is 16% larger in 2017,” said […]

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Fasig-Tipton October Sale Expanded To Four Days

As a result of a high volume of entries, Fasig-Tipton will add a day to this year’s Kentucky October Yearling Sale in Lexington. The sale will now be held over four days – Monday through Thursday, October 23-26. The sale was originally scheduled over three days, Monday through Wednesday. “Successful results in the sales ring […]

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