07/11/2016 8:40AM

Hips to watch at the Fasig-Tipton July sale of horses of racing age


Hip No. 408, Namaskara, dk. b. or br. m., 2008, Giant’s Causeway—Surya, by Unbridled, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for The Dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

A stakes-placed broodmare selling in foal to Hard Spun, which would be her second foal. She is a daughter of Grade 2 winner Surya, whose seven foals to race are all winners, including Grade 1 winner Aruna and Grade 2 winner Hoop of Colour. French classic-placed Honoured Guest can be found in the extended family.

Hip No. 415, dk. b. or br. f., 2015, Speightstown—Namaskara, by Giant’s Causeway, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for The Dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

The first foal out of Hip 408, the stakes-placed Namaskara.

Hip No. 419, First Kiss, b. f., 2014, Smart Strike—Bridge Game, by Giant’s Causeway, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for The Dispersal of Eutrophia Farm.

An unraced 2-year-old out of the Grade 3 winner Bridge Game. She is from the family of Cee’s Song, who was the pivot point for runners including Horse of the Year Tiznow, Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow, and Grade 1 winner Paynter, among many others.

Hip No. 426, Sheikh of Sheikhs, b. c., 2013, Discreetly Mine—Homesteader, by Pioneering, consigned by Lane’s End, agent.

A Grade 3-placed stakes winner out of the stakes-placed Homesteader, whose five foals to race are all winners. The Florida-bred is a half-brother to Grade 2 winner Conquest Two Step.

Hip No. 430, Stormy Lucy, b. m., 2009, Stormy Atlantic—Here Comes Lucinda, by Dixieland Band, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

This broodmare prospect’s notable wins include the Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes, Grade 2 Santa Ana Stakes, and Grade 3 Santa Barbara Handicap, all on turf. She is from the family of Grade 3 winner Moonwalk, Grade 2-placed Atswhatimtalkinbout, and Grade 3-placed stakes winner Thatswhatimean.

Hip No. 435, The Great War, b. c. 2012, War Front—Guide, by Pulpit, consigned by Kingswood Farm, agent.

After selling to the Coolmore partnership for $1 million at the 2013 Keeneland September yearling sale, The Great War went on to become a stakes winner in Ireland and a Grade 3-placed stakes winner in the U.S. His page includes Grade 1 winner Zensational, Grade 2 winner Departing, and Grade 3 winner Trip.

Hip No. 440, Twizz, b. c., 2013, Twirling Candy—Lively Ballad, by Saint Ballado, consigned by Warner Thoroughbreds, agent.

From the first crop of sire Twirling Candy, this colt is a maiden winner who has finished worse than third just twice in eight career starts, most recently finishing third in a Churchill Downs optional claimer June 19. His page includes English and Irish champion Forest Flower, Canadian Horse of the Year Catch a Glimpse, leading Canadian sire Old Forester, and multiple Grade 1 winner High Yield.

Hip No. 441 War Envoy, b. c., War Front—La Conseillante, by Elusive Quality, consigned by Kingswood Farm, agent.

A Group 2-placed stakes winner in Europe out of stakes-placed La Conseillante. His third dam is Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors, and his extended family includes champions Chris Evert and Chief’s Crown.

Hip No. 467, Dynamic Impact, b. h., 2011, Tiznow—Featherbed, by Smart Strike, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

The winner of the Grade 3 Illinois Derby in 2014 who ran in that year’s Preakness Stakes. He is out of the Grade 1-placed stakes winner Featherbed, from the family of Grade 1 winner Trumpet’s Blare and Albert the Great, Grade 2 winner James Street, and Grade 3 winners Passing Vice and Ask Me No Secrets.

Hip No. 478, Let’s Meet in Rio, dk. b. or br. c., 2013, Flatter—Rio Carnival, by Storm Cat, consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent.

The runner-up in this year’s Grade 3 Sham Stakes who raced as a Juddmonte Farms homebred. His page is highlighted by Group 1 winners Zenda, Kingman, Oasis Dream, and Wemyss Bright, and Beat Hollow.

Hip No. 503, ch. c., 2014, Tapit—Tempting Note, by Editor’s Note, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Solitary Oak Farm & Safari Bloodstock to Dissolve a Partnership.

A full brother to Grade 1 winner Dance Card and Grade 2-placed Tempted to Tapit.

Hip No. 508, Donegal Moon, ch. c., 2013, Malibu Moon—Perfect Cause, by Giant’s Causeway, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Donegal Racing.

A supplemental entry who comes into the sale off a win in the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes on June 19 at Monmouth Park. His second dam is champion Possibly Perfect, with extended family including Grade 1 winners Coil, Chiropractor, and Eddington and Grade/Group 3 winners Promontory Gold and Makhlab.

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