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...
Thursday, August 11, 2011 |
With more than $3,200,000 in gross sales, Gainesway ranked second among all consignors and sales agencies at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling... Sale.
Over the two evening sessions of the venerable Upstate New York auction, August 8 and 9, Gainesway sold 10 yearlings for total receipts of $3,280,000, an average of $328,000.
Top seller among the Gainesway offerings was Hip 39, a Medaglia d’Oro colt who sold for $525,000 to Anthony Stroud. Other top sellers include Hip 83, an Indian Charlie colt who sold for $450,000 to Eoin Harty; Hip 103, a Broken Vow colt who sold for $440,000 to Mark Casse, agent; and Hip 124, a Candy Ride (Arg) colt who sold for $400,000 to Abdullah Saeed Almaddah.
Additional buyers of the Gainesway yearlings were: John Ferguson, Mike Pegram, Starlight Stables/Frank Brothers, Lothenbach Stables, I.B.S., and Koji Maeda.
Gainesway once again sold a very high percentage of horses offered, and led all consignors with at least 10 yearlings brought to the ring (10-of-12, 83.33%).
At the recently concluded Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Sale, Gainesway was the leading consignor by gross.
Through the first week of August, Gainesway sales consignments had produced 33 major stakes horses.