Pa-bred tops Fasig-Tipton Oct. mid-Atlantic sale
November 5, 2020
By Staff Writers
TIMONIUM, Md.--A Pa-bred colt by Gun Runner topped Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic Fall Yearlings sale held Oct. 5 and 6 in Timonium, while a number of other Pa-breds also sold well.
Gun Runner colt, hip 371, selling at the Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale at TimoniumThe Midlantic Fall Yearlings sale concluded with figures on par with the 2019 renewal, with eight of the top 10 prices paid for yearlings bred in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York.
Hip 371, a colt from the first crop of G1 World Cup winner Gun Runner, sold for $270,000 during Tuesday's session to top the sale.
The chestnut colt was purchased by Lambe Bloodstock from the consignment of Becky Davis, agent.
Hip 371 is out of Stormy Tak, a daughter of multiple G1 winner and millionaire Lady Tak, making her a half-sister to Melody Lady, dam of this year's G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt winner Volatile, and the colt was bred in Pennsylvania by Jon A Marshall.
The chestnut colt is a half-brother to three winners.
Lady Tak earned $1,160,782 while winning the Test and Ballerina, both Grade 1 sprints at Saratoga, and five other stakes.
The colt is one of three foals bred in Pennsylvania by Marshall out of Stormy Tak, the first her current 2-year-old filly by Point of Entry named Tak E Lady who is unplaced in two starts, and a colt by Cross Traffic foaled this past May.
The Gun Runner yearling went to the sale as Delaware certified, Virginia certified, Breeders’ Cup nominated and a registered Pennsylvania-bred.
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