Below is a list of all 7 Breeders' Cup contenders sired by Gainesway stallions or bred by the farm...
West Coast Belle scored an emphatic 6 ¾-length victory in the $62,768 Rags to Riches Sunday at Churchill Downs...
Sharla Rae showed the grit her sire was renowned for, overcoming trouble in the stretch to win her second California stakes of the season...
Tapit, the runaway leading sire of 2014, had another milestone at the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...
Ring Weekend split horses in mid-stretch en route to a half-length victory in the $500,000 Hill Prince S. (G3) Saturday at Belmont Park...
Thursday, August 08, 2013 |
Led by a pair of $500,000 yearlings, Tapit had four horses sell for an average of $387,500 at the Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling sale. Tapit finished in the top 10 among all sires in gross receipts, average, and median prices.
The first half-million dollar seller was hip No. 16, a filly consigned by Glenwood Farm, Inc. and purchased by Mark Casse. The filly is out of Bending Strings, who earned $870,612 while collecting wins in the Nassau County Breeders' Cup (G2), Chilukki S. (G2), and First Flight H. (G2).
Live Oak Plantation purchased hip No. 73 for $500,000 colt by Tapit out of Kalahari Cat, the dam of 2013 Grade 3 Spiral S. winner Black Onyx as well as Straight Line S. winner Francois. The Kentucky-bred colt was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent.
Gainesway consigned hip No. 25, who sold to Centennial Farms for $350,000. The chestnut colt comes from a prestigious family that includes United States Grade 2 winners Fourstardave, Fourstars Allstar, and Mystic Lady.
Hip No. 43, consigned by Four Star Sales agent, went for $200,000 to Blandford Bloodstock, Ltd. The colt is out of the Irish mare Dress Rehearsal, who won the Grade 3 Orchid S. at Gulfstream Park.