Blue Tone, already graded stakes-placed this year, stepped up on Sunday to annex the $75,000 Santana Mile at Santa Anita Park...
Afleet Alex’s Materiality is on his way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) following his ultra-tough victory in Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby (G1)...
My Savannah Belle unleashed a strong rally in the final furlong of Saturday’s $70,000 Xtra Heat S. to gather up her first stakes victory...
Race Day won a battle of grays in the Oaklawn Park stretch in Saturday’s $250,000 Razorback H. (G3) to give the 4-year-old son of Tapit his first black-type victory...
In an electrifying performance, Ring Weekend went from eighth to first in a quarter mile to capture the $400,000 Frank Kilroe Mile (G1) Saturday at Santa Anita Park...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 |
Gainesway Sales led all consignors by average price at the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale.
During the one-day venue on July 10, Gainesway sold seven yearlings for $1,035,000, an average price of $147,857. Gainesway also out-performed the overall sale average of $81,291 by 81%.
Top seller among the Gainesway offerings was Hip 299, a Tapit colt who sold for $280,000 to Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent. Other six-figure yearlings were Hip 181, a Sky Mesa colt who sold for $270,000 to Mark Casse, agent; Hip 204, a Malibu Moon colt who sold for $185,000 to Breaking Point Farm; and Hip 242, a Mr. Greeley colt who sold for $100,000 to A J Hill.
The other Gainesway FTK yearlings were: Hip 21, a Discreet Cat colt sold to Jerry Crawford; Hip 278, a Street Boss filly sold to Crupi's New Castle Farm; Hip 232, a War Pass colt sold to Cary Frommer, agent.
Gainesway once again sold a very high percentage of horses offered, selling 7 of 8 yearlings brought to the ring (87.5%). At the 2011 July Sale, Gainesway was the leading consignor by gross.