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Tapit Dominates Top Of Market On First Night Of Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

The march of Gainesway’s cornerstone sire Tapit through the very highest points of the North American auction market continued on Monday during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, powered by the evening’s two most expensive offerings. The duo headlined a session that posted average and median sale prices well in excess […]

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‘A Good Way To Get It Started’: Consignors Open Dialogue With Vets, Buyers Through Rollout of Video Endoscopic Exams

Nearly everything about a yearling at a major auction can be used as a data point, but collecting that data can be taxing on the horse and potentially affect his or her value and well-being. In an effort to take a degree of strain off the horses during the showing process, a growing movement has […]

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Silver Colors Delivers A Tapit Colt At Gainesway Farm On National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2

Silver Colors, a 12-year-old mare owned by Gainesway Farm, delivered a colt by Tapit at Gainesway at 3 a.m. on April 28 as part of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2. Silver Colors delivered the eighth and final foal of the season on Foal Patrol. Previous mares to […]

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Early Mares Bred To Gainesway’s Tapwrit Confirmed In Foal

Tapwrit, a classic winner and millionaire by Tapit, is off to a solid start at stud with a number of his first mares bred already confirmed in foal. “Reminiscent of his sire Tapit, Tapwrit has made a fast start to his stud career,” said Michael Hernon of Gainesway. “Tapwrit is showing strong libido and very […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Tapit Takes Command

Following a relatively even-spread January, February’s graded stakes calendar saw assertive performances by the leaders of several divisions to gain separation against their peers, including a surge to the top of the sire standings by Gainesway’s cornerstone resident Tapit. Tapit doubled both his graded stakes winners and wins in February from two to four, vaulting […]

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Dona Bruja Retired, Will Be Bred To Empire Maker

Dona Bruja, an Argentine champion and multiple Grade 3 winner in the U.S., has been retired from racing and will visit Gainesway’s Empire Maker for her first mating during the 2019 breeding season. The announcement was made via the Twitter account of trainer Ignacio Correas’s racing stable. A 7-year-old daughter of Storm Embrujado, Dona Bruja […]

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Five Mares That Took Cross Traffic To The Top Of The Freshman Sire Standings

Eclipse Award finalist Jaywalk’s $1.3 million in earnings alone would have ensured that her sire, Cross Traffic, would finish at least second in the 2018 freshman standings by earnings. A strong performance by the rest of the stallion’s debut crop made sure he finished comfortably on top. Though there was a clear leader among Cross […]

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Gainesway Farm’s Silver Colors To Be Featured In National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2

Silver Colors, an 11-year-old mare owned by and residing at Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky., will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online in late December at www.foalpatrol.com . Bred by Gainesway Thoroughbreds, Ltd., Silver Colors was […]

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$50,000 Midshipman Filly Leads Penultimate Session Of Keeneland November Sale

Blue Sky Stables paid $50,000 for a weanling filly by Midshipman for the top price from Thursday’s 11th session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Keeneland sold 134 horses for $775,500 for an average of $5,787 and a median of $3,000. There are no comparable figures from 2017. Cumulatively through 11 sessions of the […]

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$7.5-Million Lady Aurelia, Record-Priced Weanling Drive All-Time High Gross At Fasig-Tipton November Sale

It takes a lot to make history at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Selected Mixed Sale, and a steady run of seven-figure horses helped do just that, with European champion Lady Aurelia and a record-priced weanling spearheading what was a record gross for the elite auction. Sunday’s renewal finished with 140 horses sold for all-time high […]

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