Talk Veuve to Me (Violence) left little to doubt as her connections will pop the champagne upon her dominating graduation and being named the newest ‘TDN Rising Star’ at Fair Grounds Sunday.
Go Noni Go, trying synthetics for the first time in her career, earned her first stakes win in Saturday’s GIII Bourbonette S. at Turfway Park. The dark bay filly angled in from her outside post and settled at the back of the field early. She began picking off rivals down the backstretch and charged into contention nearing the stretch, surging past In the Mood with a furlong to run en route to a confident tally.
Fresh off a victory in her stakes debut, Startwithsilver will go for her second in a row and fourth consecutive overall victory in headlining a field of 10 older fillies and mares in the 78th running of the $100,000 Correction on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Holiday Disguise, off since annexing the Bouwerie S. at Belmont back in May, picked up right where she left off with a comfortable score covering the longest distance she’d been asked to go.
A Four Star Sales-consigned filly by Pioneerof the Nile brought $825,000 from Mick Ruis’ Ruis Racing during the mid-point of the Sept. 13 second session of Book 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
Consigned by Four Star Sales as Hip 181, the Orb filly is out of the Forest Wildcat mare Fashion Cat, who is a half sister to grade 1 winner Peace Rules and stakes winner Wild Fashion.
The operation’s purchases were topped by Hip 163, a $700,000 son of Spendthrift stallion Malibu Moon. Offered by Four Star Sales, the Pennsylvania-bred bay is out of the Street Cry mare Cloud Jumper.
The Orb colt out of Extra Sharp was a $170k Four Star Sales October Yearling Graduate.
Longtime Four Star Employee Carlos Estrada is now branching out on his own.
With short yearlings a hot commodity at winter mixed sales, it’s not surprising that the catalog for the Feb. 6-7 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky auction includes offspring of fashionable sires such as Uncle Mo, Curlin, and Dialed In.
But the stallion with the greatest number of yearlings in the catalog is the more obscure San Pablo, a 9-year-old son of Jump Start represented by seven foals of 2016. The horse, who stands at Phoenix Farm near Paris, Ky. for a $6,500 live foal fee, entered stud in New York in 2014 and his first foals are 2-year-olds of 2017.