07/13/2014 8:00PM

Fasig-Tipton July: Standout catalog pages, horses of racing age


Note: The six selected horses below were compiled on the afternoon of Sunday, July 13. Fasig-Tipton will accept nominations up to the day of the sale on Monday, July 14.

Hip No. 336, Rousanne, b. f., 2012, by Desert Party—Auntie Soph, by Valiant Nature, consigned by Lane’s End, agent.

A 2-year-old filly from the first crop of sire Desert Party. She broke her maiden by 1 3/4 lengths on May 22 going five furlongs in her debut at Churchill Downs, then followed up with a third-place finish in the Debutante Stakes on June 21 at the same track. Steve Asmussen trains the filly for owner David Ingordo. Bred in Kentucky by Dr. and Mrs. Stuart E. Brown III, Rousanne is out of the winning Valiant Nature mare Auntie Soph, who is the dam of three winners from as many foals to race. Her extended family includes Grade 1 winners Cetewayo and Dynaforce, and Grade/Group 2 winners Raah Algharb, Run Don’t Fly, Willcox Inn and Bowman Mill.

Hip No. 406, Margate Gardens, ch. f., 2012, by Speightstown—Ellesmere, by Tabasco Cat, Property of Melnyk Racing Stables Dispersal, Taylor Made Sales, agent.

A full sister to multiple Grade 3 winner Bridgetown, out of the stakes-placed Tabasco Cat mare Ellesmere. The dam’s five winners from five foals to race also include Grade 3-placed stakes winner Carnacks Choice and stakes winner Clement Rock. A Florida-bred product of the Melnyk program, the unraced juvenile is from the family of Kentucky Derby winner Strike the Gold and Grade 3 winner Greydar.

Hip No. 411, The Crane, dk. b. or br. f., 2012, by Tiznow—Harmony Lodge, by Hennessy, Property of Melnyk Racing Stables Dispersal, Taylor Made Sales, agent.

The unraced 2-year-old daughter of Grade 1 winner Harmony Lodge, who is also the dam of Grade 3 winner Stratford Hill. Bred in Kentucky by Melnyk, The Crane’s page also features Grade 2 winners and sires Graeme Hall and Diligence, as well as Grade 3 winners Win Crafty Lady, Win McCool, and First Passage. Harmony Lodge will sell with her 2014 Speightstown filly during the broodmare and weanling portion of the Melnyk dispersal earlier in the day.

Hip No. 441, Street Girl, b. f., 2010, by Street Hero—Kristy Beethoven, by Kris S., consigned by Hunter Valley Farm, agent.

Street Girl is a multiple Grade 1-placed stakes winner, who is owned by Thomas Berry and trained by Eddie Kenneally. She has won two of 18 starts for earnings of $388,476, with her most notable victory coming in the listed Calder Oaks. She finished second to Midnight Lucky in the Grade 1 Humana Distaff Stakes on May 3 at Churchill Downs and was third in the Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes last year. Bred in Kentucky by James Spence, Street Girl is out of the winning Kris S. mare Kristy Beethoven, who is the dam of three winners from as many runners. Street Girl’s extended family is highlighted by French Derby winner Hernando and French Group 1 winner and Breeders’ Cup Mile runner-up Johann Quatz. Prior to racing for her new connections, Street Girl ran for Rontos Racing Stable and trainer Manuel Azpurua, and she was sold at the 2013 Keeneland November breeding stock sale for $550,000.

Hip No. 446, Lindy, b. f., 2012, by War Front—Dattts Lady Di, By Proud Citizen, consigned by Paramount Sales, agent (to dissolve a partnership).

This 2-year-old War Front filly graduated by 4 1/2 lengths in her debut at Presque Isle Downs on May 13, then followed with a third-place effort in the Astoria Stakes on June 14 at Belmont Park. Wesley Ward trained Lindy and co-owns her along with Kent Spellman, Bret Jones and Wes Welker.  Bret Jones bred Lindy, who is the first foal out of the winning Proud Citizen mare Dattts Lady Di. Lindy is from the family of Grade 2 winner Coin Silver.

Hip No. 448, Tizcano, b. c., 2012, by Tiznow—Westerly Breeze, by Gone West, consigned by Shadybrook Farm, agent.

This juvenile was a first-out winner at Gulfstream Park, winning a 4 1/2 furlong race by 6 1/2 lengths and earning a 94 Beyer Speed Figure. Michael Yates trains and consigns the colt for owner Oscar Diaz. Bred in Kentucky by Cooper Thoroughbred Management, Tizcano is out of the Grade 2-winning Gone West mare Westerly Breeze, who is the dam of two winners from four foals to race. His page also features Grade 3 winners Officer Rocket and Coaxing Chad, as well as Grade 1-placed Ocean View.