goldencents

OPTIMAL Mating Purchase: Goldencents – Appealing Cat, by Successful Appeal

KEESEP20 – Hip 1255 – Goldencents / Appealing Cat, by Successful Appeal Clark Shepherd (Shepherd Equine Advisers), bloodstock agent for Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch, purchased this Goldencents colt at the 2020 Keeneland September Yearling Sale from the consignment of Eaton Sales for $110,000. He was bred by Spendthrift Farm LLC. The colt’s dam, Appealing […]

congrats

Client Success: NY-Bred Congrats Colt Prevails At Saratoga

SMITE (c, 3, Congrats–Double Dinghy Day, by Forestry) SMITE (c, 3, Congrats–Double Dinghy Day, by Forestry) was hustled from the start, contested the past and vied inside on the turn. He was asked near the quarter-pole and responded well when put to the whip in upper stretch. The Congrats colt battled with the runner-up in […]

ghostzapper

Client Success: Ghostzapper Filly Prevails Under Well-Timed Ride

PUCA PENNY (f, 4, Ghostzapper–Coppermine, by Unbridled’s Song) PUCA PENNY (f, 4, Ghostzapper–Coppermine, by Unbridled’s Song) entered into the gate as the even-odds favorite. She advanced inside into the far turn and remained along the clear rail into the stretch. The Ghostzapper filly angled to the outside and vied into the final furlong. She took […]

optimal mating

FTISPR20 Recap: OPTIMAL Mating Selections Prove Profitable

Sales Recap The two-day auction at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium produced numbers on par with last year’s record sale, emboldening the spirits of those involved in the business of buying and selling juvenile racing prospects. From 563 head cataloged, Fasig-Tipton reported 303 horses grossed $23,572,500, for an average $77,797 and a $40,000 median. […]