Fasig-Tipton yearling sale: 10 hips to watch
The 2019 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale takes place Monday and Tuesday — September 30-October 1 — in Timonium. The Monday session kicks off at 4:00 p.m. EDT and covers the first 150 hips, while day two begins at 10:00 a.m. and will cover hips 151 through the end (435).
Some notable yearlings to watch:
Hip 11 – Bernardini-Andean, by City Zip (colt)
CandyLand, as agent, has consigned this colt by top sire Bernardini, sire of 70 stakes winners, out of a half-sister to Grade 1-placed millionaire Mr. Z. Christened Cash Comes First, the colt hails from a deep female family that includes Grade 1 winners Chief Bearheart and Explosive Red. He’s also Delaware and Virginia certified.
Hip 21 – Great Notion-Aunt Elaine, by Charismatic (colt)
Offered by Morgan’s Ford Farm, this Maryland-bred is a full brother to the popular multiple stakes winner Crabcakes, who’s earned $419,532. In addition, the colt is Maryland-bred, Virginia and Maryland Million certified, and Breeders’ Cup nominated.
Hip 97 – Congrats-Early Mass, by Pleasant Tap (colt)
This registered Virginia-bred is a half-brother to multiple graded stakes winner Redeemed ($832,140), himself a graduate of the Midlantic Fall yearling sale in 2009. He’s also from the Morgan’s Ford Farm consignment.
Hip 127 – California Chrome-Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again (colt)
From the first crop of popular Horse of the Year California Chrome, this Maryland-bred colt is a half-brother to multiple graded stakes-placed Awesome Flower ($556,593), His dam is a half-sister to Dubai World Cup (Gr. 1) winner Well Armed. Offered by Becky Davis, Inc., agent.
Hip 189 – Weigelia-Katarica Disco, by Disco Rico (colt)
When bred to the stallion Weigelia, Katarica Disco has produced two stakes winners (Fat Kat, $423,318 and Smooth B, $322,908), as well as the tough stakes-placed mares Disco Rose ($449,280) and Pink Princess (16 wins, $570,595). If past is prologue, this Pennsylvania-bred colt should be a runner, too. From WynOaks Farm, LLC, agent, where Weigelia stands.
Hip 342 – Liam’s Map-Silver Heart, by Lion Hearted (filly)
A Virginia-bred from CandyLand, agent, this filly’s dam was a multiple stakes winner of nearly $600,000, and is a full sister to the popular stakes winner Aspenglow ($465,698), as well as stakes winner Silver Cub. The daughter of Liam’s Map is also Delaware Certified.
Hip 365 – Jump Start-Successful Romance, by Successful Appeal (colt)
Northview Stallion Station (David Wade), agent presents this Maryland-bred son of Jump Start, sire of more than 60 stakes winners. He’s out of the stakes-placed mare Successful Romance, and is a full brother to multiple graded stakes winner Miss Behaviour, who captured the Gr. 2 Matron Stakes at Belmont Park and was second in the Gr. 1 Test Stakes at Saratoga.
Hip 421 – Candy Ride (ARG)-Cocoa Beach (CHI), by Doneraile Court (colt)
This colt boasts an outstanding pedigree – he’s a half-brother to graded stakes winner Imperia as well as stakes-placed Lido, and his dam was Horse of the Year in Chile, a multiple Grade 1 winner and millionaire in North America, and a stakes winner in Dubai. He’s consigned by Marshall Silverman, agent.
Hip 422 – Distorted Humor-Kind Words, by A. P. Indy (filly)
Marshall Silverman, agent is also offering this colt by Distorted Humor, the sire of 155 stakes winners, out of a sister to classic winner and sire Bernardini.
Hip 425 – More Than Ready-Dr. Diamonds Prize, by Pure Prize (colt)
By top sire More Than Ready, this Maryland-bred colt is out of stakes winner Dr. Diamonds Prize ($211,554), a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Lady Apple ($691,950). He’s consigned by Dark Hollow Farm, agent.
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