Newtown Paddocks of Fasig-Tipton was bustling on July 12 with buyers and senders happy to get back to what they love after an unparalleled year in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rest assured of the conclusion of a strong two-year sales season and anticipate the upcoming summer meetings in Saratoga Race Course And the From the seaIn The July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale, buyers have created an active market with competitive bids throughout the day. bet winner Front Run Fed He brought the top selling price to George Sharp for $440,000 from a shipment of ELiTE.
Of the 105 horses on display, Fasig-Tipton reported 79 race-age horses sold on Monday with total receipts of $5,905,500, an average price of $74,753, and an average of $50,000. The RNA rate decreased to 24.8%. Last year’s sale of 81 horses saw a total of $5,072,000, with an average price of $62,617, an average of $30,000, and an RNA rate of 31.9%.
ELiTE ended its day as the lead dispatcher for the third time since establishing the sales agency in 2017, with total revenue of $2,142,000 for 16 horses sold from 18 shows for an average of $133,875.
“We’ve been doing this for five years and are pioneers in space, and this has been the most vibrant horse-selling race we’ve ever been in,” said Bradley Weisbord, co-founder of ELiTE. “It was a really good sale, not just for us, but for the entire market.”
“Quality, quality, quality,” Browning said. “Race horses are in great demand at the moment, but they have to have a certain level of quality and they should come under most scrutiny.”
Front Run Fed It certainly met those criteria. 5 year old son Fed It was bred in Kentucky by Colts Neck Stables of Posse mare Lawless Miss, and was previously a $300,000 purchase by Mike Ryan from Hunter Valley Farm shipment to the 2017 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Campaigned by Klaravich Stables and coached by Chad Brown, he is the risk winner and has been put into four more stakes, two of which are graded. After earning Better Talk Now Stakes in 2019, he placed second in the English Channel Stakes competition, and in 2020 he placed second in the Runhappy Turf Sprint Stakes (G3T). He also competed last season in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1T), where he placed sixth. This year he placed second in Elusive Quality Stakes and last on June 20 he was third in Poker Stakes (G3T).
Bay will be transferred to coach Kayo Karamori in Kentucky. His record is 4-4-2 from 13 starts, with earnings of $392,150.
Sharp was the man of the hour, who, after outbidding a few other horses, was finally able to snatch the best–if last–on his list.
“He’s a champ,” Sharpe said. “He was the best horse to sell, bar any, in terms of performance.” “fearless (Hip 642, a $205,000 purchase by Repole Stables) Nice too, but I didn’t like the way it checked, so I decided to let it go.
“Front Run, Fed did a good check. It showed in the price it brought in. We are very happy. A little nervous, but very happy.”
The future of the Federal Reserve Front Run will be in the hands of Karamore. The horse’s plans include another rift in Kentucky Downs And maybe a race at Del Mar before pursuing the Golden Egg in the Breeders Cup.