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Showcase Night For Curlin, Denali Stud Propels Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud knew he brought a special consignment to this year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, but he also knew he’d need a little help from above to stand out in the auction’s incredibly deep catalog. Bandoroff and his son Conrad came to the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale: Seabiscuit Keeps Watch Over The Hall Of Fame

The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale resumes Tuesday, and the Paulick Report is pleased to offer a second special print publication for the auction in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Saratoga Springs is home to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, and in this edition of the PR Special, Joe Nevills shares the story of the […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale: The Story Behind The Sea Hero Statue

The Paulick Report is on the grounds at the two-day Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and is pleased to offer a special print publication for the auction. In this edition of the PR Special, Joe Nevills digs into the tale of how the racehorse Sea Hero came to be the bronzed focal point […]

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Medaglia d’Oro, American Pharoah Yearlings Spearhead Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

The biggest Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale catalog in recent memory produced the highest gross in the elite auction’s history and tied the record median sale price, powered by a fervor in the marketplace for offerings by Medaglia d’Oro and American Pharoah. The two-day auction moved 170 horses for record revenues of $62,794,000. That figure surpassed […]

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Brogden, Broodmare Life Happened, Cross Paths Again At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The success of prominent broodmare Life Happened has been indelibly linked to the ascension of Carrie Brogden, co-owner of Machmer Hall Farm and consignor Select Sales. That’s what makes it somewhat jarring to see the mare’s War Front filly being offered at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale under a different shedrow. The War Front […]

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Top Of The Market Ready To Shine At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

Interest in upper-level offerings continues to grow in the Thoroughbred auction market, and nowhere is that more evident than in the size of the catalog for the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale. This year’s edition features 253 entries, which is the most on this side of the millennium. Sellers will be looking for more of […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Is Horse Of The Year Race Over?

In this edition of The Friday Show, Ray Paulick and Joe Nevills talk Horse of the Year and wonder if anyone has a chance of unseating the newly retired, undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify from his perch atop all North American Thoroughbreds for 2018. With many 3-year-olds still recovering from the Kentucky Derby and no […]

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Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Catalog Now Available Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 255 selected yearlings for the 98th Saratoga Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, August 6 and 7, in Saratoga Springs, New York.  Sessions will begin each evening at 6:30 pm in the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. “Sire power, outstanding conformation, and depth of pedigree – it’s all at Saratoga this year,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd […]

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Phoenix Thoroughbreds Goes To $1 Million For Orb Colt At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The 2017 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale concluded with improved figures and a record median Tuesday evening as total sales and average price both rose 16 percent. Total receipts were $52,995,000 for both nights and the average price was $339,712. The median of $300,000 was up 26 percent. For the second session only, gross sales of $28,50,000 increased […]

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Barn Buddies: There’s A New Pig In Town

Last summer, we brought you the story of Pierre the miniature pig, one of the most popular four-legged creatures on the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga grounds. Pierre, who belongs to Summerfield Sales employee Jennifer Given, was back in town for this year’s auction, but this time he found himself sharing the spotlight. There’s a new mini pig […]

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