A Tapit filly purchased for $550,000 as a weanling was briefly the star on the first night of Fasig-Tipton’s Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 4 before she was upstaged several hips later by another Tapit filly, who topped trading at $1.15 million.
Hip 81, a Tapit filly out of champion She Be Wild grabbed headlines late in the sale when she brought the evening’s highest price from Solis/Litt Bloodstock.
Offered by Bluewater Sales, agent, the gray or roan filly is the second foal from She Be Wild, champion 2-year-old filly of 2009. The first foal from the daughter of Offlee Wild, Shebealittlewild, is a 2-year-old–also by Tapit—who has not started yet.
Mike and Nancy Mazzoni, who bred, raised and raced She Be Wild, bred the top-selling filly in Kentucky.
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Featured image: Hip #81, Tapit filly out of She Be Wild, $1.15 million sale. Courtesy of Fasig-Tipton.