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.”

 

We’ll definitely run Tiz Mischief and Bandito. I’ll also probably enter Free Drop Billy and Hollywood Star, but most likely just one of them will run. The other one I’ll wait a week and send over to Tampa,” said Romans, referring to the Feb. 10 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

Trainer Dale Romans, said he intends to enter as many as four horses in the Grade 2, $350,000 Holy Bull. Entries be will taken on Wednesday
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