For a man whose work depends on pedigree, consignor Marshall Silverman is living proof that bloodlines aren’t everything.
Standing on the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sales grounds last Sunday, outside the empty stalls that housed his Saratoga consignment of New York-breds, Silverman wore jeans, a blue, red, and white checked shirt, and a Maryland Horse Breeders Association hat.
The offspring of one haberdasher, the grandson of another, the brother of a third, Silverman eschews the sartorial inclinations of his connections.
“I wouldn’t say I’m a rogue,” commented Silverman, “but I’m not the fancy khaki kind of guy.”
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Featured image: Hip 310, Tizway filly out of Free as Tristan, half-sister to Amberjack and Associate