Fasig Tipton

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Is Horse Of The Year Clear?

2019-09-10T18:58:34-05:00September 10th, 2019|

Is Horse Of The Year Clear?   Midnight Bisou noses out Elate at the wire in the Personal Ensign Stakes (Grade 1) on August 24th, 2019. Photo: Steve Heuertz       After the rocky Triple Crown and the first half of the racing calendar concluded front runners [...]

Colonial Downs and Virginia Racing History

2019-09-07T12:42:25-05:00September 7th, 2019|

Since the early 18th century when horse thieves were punished by hanging, and winning purses came in the form of shillings or saddles, the competition between fast horses has been an important part of Virginia history. Courses were often quarter mile straightaways in the countryside, horses competing in heats, their [...]

Fasig Tipton Gulfstream

2019-03-28T05:53:14-05:00March 28th, 2019|

    Magnier Stars at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale by Nicolle Neulist   Six horses topped the million-dollar mark in an active Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in training.  M. V. Magnier, of Irish breeding and racing powerhouse Coolmore, was the star of the show: his name appeared on four [...]

Bisphosphonate Concerns

2019-03-27T17:59:14-05:00March 27th, 2019|

  Amid Bone Strength Concerns, Sales Companies Announce Bisphosphonate Policies for Young Horses by Nicolle Neulist   In light of rising concerns about the effects of off-label use of a group of drugs called bisphosphonates on bone development of young Thoroughbreds, leading sales companies Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc., and [...]

Reputations and Radiographs by Kate Richards

2019-02-14T12:18:27-05:00February 14th, 2019|

  Reputations and Radiographs by Kate Richards When reading about a contentious issue or a tragedy, it is easy to think of racing’s worst-case scenarios. And about the impact of deception and the inevitable pageant of the blame. Investors model risk purchases as a normative, while sales attendees may believe [...]

Catch Up On Fasig Tipton Saratoga

2017-08-09T08:05:40-05:00August 9th, 2017|

Sales time at Saratoga can be as much fun to watch as the races. Get caught up on what's happening at the sales below. There is plenty of big money being spent and the hopes and dreams are in the air. It's odd how with so many of these pricey [...]