Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update
Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale
Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining and Shaman Ghost.
Jay Em Ess Stable paid the session’s top price of $275,000 for Hip 96, a daughter of Ghostzapper out of a Birdstone half-sister to stakes winners Silent Bird and A Brilliant Idea. The dark bay or brown filly, the second foal of her dam, was consigned by Legacy Bloodstock.
Hip 63, the session’s top colt, also by Ghostzapper, went for $180,000 to Superfine Farm. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, is out of a half-sister to graded stakes winner La Traviata, the dam of Group 1 winners Seventh Heaven (IRE) and Crusade.