2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale

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Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:43 pm

Honor Code wrote:Imgur.com works really well with less ads and less annoyances.

Anyway, between F-T November and the Keeneland November books, I'm expecting some real fireworks! (IF you can, throw in more photos of the Honor Code filly? ;) )
I got to check that out- I thought I was being smart backing up to photobucket.
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Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:47 pm

Who's the dam of the Uncle Mo? Are you paying full price on Tapit's fee, or do they do foal shares since mom is a GSW producer? Just curious, I've heard Tapit is hard to get into.
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Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:30 pm

Ioya Two wrote:Are you paying full price on Tapit's fee, or do they do foal shares since mom is a GSW producer? Just curious, I've heard Tapit is hard to get into.
Yes; Tapit's book is full of mares who've produced GSW, so maybe there's a foal share or two in there, I don't know. Nobody offered or suggested one to us, but we're not interested. Yes, he's very hard to get to, which is why everybody wants to breed to him.
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Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:12 pm

That's awesome Horsebagger, you got into the hardest book in America with a great mare. Fingers crossed for a successful pregnancy. Is it LFG or s/n? Who is mom, I'm curious to look her up. Yay a Tapit. Love him.
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Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:30 pm

Thanks for sharing the pics, HB! Love the colt, he's very balanced, and the fillies are cuties! :mrgreen:
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Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:38 pm

That’s a fine crop you have HB! I hope that Uncle Mo does big things for you. Partial to the little Elusive Quality colt.
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Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:05 pm

Lovely babies HB, I particularly like the hip on that Uncle Mo filly, which she seems to have gotten from her mama based on that picture ;)
A filly named Ruffian...

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Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:06 pm

Songbird's enhanced catalogue page was added :)
I'm curious, who do you think she goes to? I would assume Banke will pull out the big wallet and try to get her. It'd make sense given she has no plans to breed RA again and Songbird is on the same cross. But I can imagine Coolmore wanting her too. I hope she stays in North America.
Regardless, I'm really looking forward to the fireworks.
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Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:35 am

Treve wrote:Songbird's enhanced catalogue page was added :)
I'm curious, who do you think she goes to? I would assume Banke will pull out the big wallet and try to get her. It'd make sense given she has no plans to breed RA again and Songbird is on the same cross. But I can imagine Coolmore wanting her too. I hope she stays in North America.
Regardless, I'm really looking forward to the fireworks.
I hope Mandy Pope wants to add to her 'collection' as well. I bet Songbird would look lovely in that paddock with Grace and PP. My guess would be $5-6M? Probably too low.
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Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:07 pm

Fasig-Tipton adds two supplemental entries to November sale
---Edited Press Release---

Fasig-Tipton has added an additional two supplemental entries to the catalog for the 2017 November Sale to be held on Monday, Nov. 6 in Lexington, Ky. These new supplemental entries are catalogd as Hips 202-203, and bring the total number of entries in the supplement to 11. These latest entries are:

DIAMOND DONA (Hip 202): Five-year-old mare by champion Bernardini is out of another champion – Maryfield. Maryfield won the Grade 1 Ballerina Stakes and Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint on her way to an Eclipse Award. DIAMOND DONA is offered carrying a foal from the first crop of Tapit's multiple Grade 1-winning son, Frosted. Consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent.

LIBBY’S TAIL (Hip 203): Three-year-old daughter of Tiz Wonderful was second, beaten a head, in last year’s Grade 1 Spinaway Stakes. Multiple stakes placed, she also won her debut at Belmont at two. She hails from a prolific female family, with her first four dams all being stakes producers. Consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

Fasig-Tipton will continue to accept approved November Sale entries up until the Breeders’ Cup.
http://live.drf.com/nuggets/39385-fasig ... ember-sale
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:33 pm

I'll be curious to see if Songbird's conformation effects her price any.

Frankly amazed she stayed as sound as she did given how horribly over at the knees she is.

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Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:57 pm

That's unfortunate, as she's just excellent in every other way. The November sales are a master class in how talent comes in every shape and size.
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:53 pm

Holy wow, you weren't kidding. :shock: Amazing indeed!
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:57 pm

This is a photo of Songbird as a yearling. She wasn't over at the knee then. Perhaps this more recent photo just caught her as she was moving, taking a step and putting her foot down. That's the problem with judging a horse just from a single photo. We can't know what happened the moment before and after the photo was taken.

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Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:23 pm

I dunno. She looks over at the knee in every recent photo I've seen. I'm not so quick to judge from one image.
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:26 pm

She's still over at the knee in her yearling photo
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:22 pm

Northport wrote:She's still over at the knee in her yearling photo
Definitely, and you can't get your knee to bend like that even with a weird step. Her knee even bends in. Yikes.

She's impeccably bred and her less than stellar knees didn't effect her ability, so I wonder what she brings, too. I find these November sales to be fascinating.
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Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:20 am

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Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:42 am

https://www.horseracingnation.com/blogs ... an_Day_123

Here are several photos from the recent fan day. She is most definitely not a study in conformation through those front knees/legs, but it obviously didn't deter her from being a top class mare.
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Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:03 am

The Fox Hill Farm folks do, I think, an extremely good job buying horses with good conformation, so they must not have been too concerned with her being over at the knee. IIRC, over at the knee is better than being back at the knee. It shouldn't affect her price at all at auction.
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