08/27/2009 11:00PM

Fasig-Tipton sale at Lone Star starts Monday


The Fasig-Tipton Texas yearling sale will take place Monday at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Tex., with a smaller catalog than last year.

The 2009 catalog has 370 horses, down from last year's 506, and will take place in one day instead of two. In 2008, the two-session auction grossed $3,369,700 for 281 yearlings, with an average price of $11,992 and a median of $4,500. The gross climbed 3 percent, but average and median fell 12 percent and 27 percent.

The sale's 2009 edition will start at 10 a.m. A pre-sale party is set for Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion at Lone Star Park.