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Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearlings & OBS October Yearlings Sales to Switch Dates

Fasig-Tipton’s Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale will now be held on Monday and Tuesday, October 5-6, in Timonium, Maryland to coincide with the rescheduled Preakness Stakes in nearby Baltimore.  The Maryland Jockey Club announced this past weekend that the 145th Preakness Stakes will be conducted on Saturday, October 3. More...

Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland Announce Changes in Medication Policies for All Horse Sales

Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland are instating new restrictions on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids and bronchodilators, including Clenbuterol, for all horses sold at sales conducted by the two major Thoroughbred auction houses effective immediately, officials from Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton announced Thursday. More...

Fasig-Tipton Consolidates Selected Yearling Sales Schedule, will conduct "2020 Selected Yearlings Showcase" in Kentucky

Fasig-Tipton will consolidate its July, Saratoga, and New York Bred yearling sales into one selected yearling auction – the 2020 Selected Yearlings Showcase – to be held on Wednesday and Thursday, September 9-10, at its Lexington, Kentucky facility.  The company came to the decision after evaluating the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic for the last several weeks. More...

Fasig-Tipton to Offer Online Bidding at All Future Live Auctions

Fasig-Tipton will offer online bidding at all its future live auctions, the company announced today.  The platform will be available for Fasig-Tipton's next scheduled auction, the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to be held June 29-30 in Timonium, Maryland. More...

Midlantic Two-Year-OIds in Training Sale Rescheduled

Fasig-Tipton announced today the rescheduling of its 2020 May Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which will now be held on Monday and Tuesday, June 29-30, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland.  The sale’s under tack show will be held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, June 24-26. More...

Santa Anita Two-Year-Old Sale Cancelled

Due to current restrictions in place at Santa Anita Park as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as recent changes in the 2020 thoroughbred auction calendar, Fasig-Tipton announced today the cancellation of its 2020 Santa Anita Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale.  The auction had been scheduled for June 3 in Arcadia, California. More...

Updated Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sales Dates

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Fasig-Tipton has adjusted its 2020 Midlantic sales dates. The company's Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will now be held a week later, on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 26-27, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland.  The under tack show will be conducted on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 21-23.  The auction had previously been scheduled for May 18 and 19. More...

The Gulfstream Sale Cancelled Due to COVID-19

"While disappointing, canceling the Gulfstream Sale is the most prudent and responsible decision we can make in light of the rapidly changing circumstances associated with COVID-19," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.  "With the facility closures at Gulfstream, it prevents us from conducting the auction.  The health and welfare of all sale participants, both human and equine, is always our highest priority." More...

Fasig-Tipton & Keeneland to Revise Funding Procedures for Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)

Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc. and Keeneland Association representatives announced today revised procedures to provide funding to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA).  Beginning with the 2020 yearling sales, all sellers/owners will be charged .05% of the sales price (for example, $50 on a $100,000 sale) on each horse sold at public auction with the two companies. More...

Catalogue for The Gulfstream Sale Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 182 entries for The Gulfstream Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, to be held on Wednesday, April 1, in the racetrack's walking ring.  The sale will begin at 2 pm. More...