West Coast Belle kept a stellar Thanksgiving weekend rolling for her sire Tapit with her third win in as many starts in the $200,000 Golden Rod S. (G2)...
Tapit chalked up another new stakes winner on Saturday when the aptly-named Snowbell sauntered home a 2 ¼-length winner in the $400,000 Comely S...
Cassatt, winner of the Monmouth Park Oaks earlier in the year, shipped west to take the lion’s share of the $300,000 Zia Park Oaks with a near track-record performance...
Three Hearts held off several challengers to tally her first stakes win in the $100,000 Red Carpet H. (G3) over the Del Mar turf course on Saturday...
Honeycomb Allie took flight in the Delta Downs stretch to roll to a 2 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Orleans S...
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.