SNAPSHOT: Fasig- Tipton July Consignment Offerings
By: Alexis Kolasa
Denali Stud (Craig and Holly Bandoroff), Agent III, is proud to offer six yearling prospects at the 2018 Fasig-Tipton July Sale. Be sure to stop by on the way through to view our selection!
HIP 108, a bay Shanghai Bobby filly out of the Street Cry mare Upstaged. This is the mare’s second foal, with the mare being a half-sister to Grade 1 Personal Ensign Stakes winner Shadow Cast. Shanghai Bobby sired the two-year-old winning filly of the Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot; the impressive Shang Shang Shang, in her second-career start. The sire’s first crop of two-year-olds in 2017 included eight black-type horses, more than any other freshman sire.
HIP 207, a chestnut colt by Will Take Charge out of the Divine Park mare Divine Trick. This is the first foal for the dam who is from the family of Check The Label and multiple Grade 1 winner Include Me Out. Will Take Charge won five graded stakes including the Travers Stakes (G1), and Clark Handicap (G1) and retired to stud with over $3.9 million in earnings. He was three- year- old horse of the year Eclipse Award Champion, with his first crop of two- year- olds to race in 2018.
Hip 208 is a chestnut Speightstown colt out of the Bernstein mare Dream Empress. This colt’s dam was an impressive Grade 1 winner in the Darley Alcibiades at Keeneland. The mare was also Grade 1 placed in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies. Speightstown continues to be an influential top sire, ranking among the top five stallions in his crop each season to date. His listed 2018 Stakes winners include Switzerland- winner of the Maryland Sprint S. (G3), National Flag-winner of the Bay Shore S. (G3), Strike Power- winner of the Swale S. (G3), Wusool- a G3 winner in France, as well as Stakes winners Force The Pass, Almond Roca and Molto Allegro.