Fasig-Tipton’s Bayne Welker Comments on Tuesday’s July Yearling Sales

Gene McLean interviews Sr. Vice President of Sales Bayne Welker of Fasiq-Tipton.

 

Statistics for 7/10/2018 Sale
DateSoldTotalAverageNot SoldMedianStatus
7/10/2018196$19,762,500$100,82986$75,000Completed
TOTALS196$19,762,500$100,82986$75,000Completed

Statistics for previous 7/11/2017 Sale

DateSoldTotalAverageNot SoldMedian
7/11/2017172$16,107,000$93,64572$70,000
TOTALS172$16,107,000$93,64572$70,000

Quote from Fasig-Tipton executive Bayne Welker about Tuesday’s  Select Yearling Sale in Lexington:

“Very vibrant trade and a good start to the yearling season,” said Welker on Tuesday night. “Should bode well for the remainder of the year and the upper end of the yearling market.”

 

Telekinesis was purchased for $470,000 at the Keeneland November Sale in 2015 and is out of Intentional Cry, whose mother is six-time graded stakes winner Gold Mover. He has been stabled at Casse’s barn on the Fair Grounds backstretch under the supervision of David Carroll all winter long and has turned in some noticeable works in doing so. Such moves include a bullet work on Jan. 6 where he drilled a half-mile in 47 flat.

“He’s a horse we like a lot,” Carroll said. “He’s a beautiful looking colt that’s real well-bred and owned by great people. He’s a two-turn horse and that will be his end game. We’re looking forward to getting him started and just running well and moving forward from there.”

Telekinesis will be piloted by Florent Geroux.

David Carroll, who will saddle the highly regarded 3YO colt Telekinesis for the barn of Mark Casse at the Fair Grounds this Thursday. This son of Ghostzapper may soon join the ranks of those on the Road to the Kentucky Derby
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