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Fasig-Tipton Select Catalogue Numbers Up 21%

Friday, 3rd July 2009

US sales company Fasig-Tipton has launched the catalogue for its prestigious Saratoga Selected Sale with a 21% increase in numbers catalogued over the same sale in 2008. The sale, which will be held on August 10 & 11, includes 235 yearlings. Among their numbers, according to racingpost.com, are "siblings to Group/Grade 1 winners Elusive Quality, Invasor, Stardom Bound, Whipper and Divine Proportions, Maids Causeway, Visionaire, Spain, Roman Ruler and El Corredor, Sugar Shake, Sky Diva, Octave, Lost In The Fog, My Trusty Cat, In Summation, Honey Ryder, Stevie Wonderboy, Tough Tiz's Sis, I Want Revenge, Tout Charmant and Aragorn." Fasig-Tipton's president Boyd Browning commented: "We have beaten down doors in recruiting for Saratoga this year, resulting in a catalogue which is 21 per cent bigger than 2008 and the highest number catalogued in more than a decade," however he also observed: "But more important than bigger is better, and this is an outstanding group of yearlings. Our traditional consignors have supported us strongly."

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