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Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Day-1: US$1.1 Million Empire Maker Colt
Eleven lots later Stonestreet Stable & George Bolton went to US$1.1 million to secure Lot 91, a colt by Gr1 Belmont Stakes-winning Juddmonte Farms stallion Empire Maker (sire of boom US 3YO Bodemeister). Consigned by Denali Stud (on behalf of Guy & Diane Snowden) the colt is out of Sluice (Seeking The Gold-Lakeway, by Seattle Slew) who has already produced Gr1 Keeneland Spinter Stakes winner Mushka. Grand dam Lakeway won 4 Gr1s including the Santa Anita Oaks, Hollywood Oaks, Belmont Mother Goose Stakes & Santa Anita Las Virgenes Stakes.