Several promising yearlings bred and raised by Sallusto & Albina for Newton Anner Stud are being offered at the annual Fasig-Tipton October sale.
Filly/Tale of the Cat – Samsational by Unbridled’s Song
Unbridled’s Song has emerged as an important broodmare sire, his daugthers have produced 13 Group/Grade 1 winners around the world. 14% of the starters by Tale of the Cat out of Unbridled’s Song dams are blacktype winners.
Filly/Curlin – Spoken Softly by Notebook
By super-sire Curlin out of a winning full sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Spoken Fur. This filly is a half sister to stakes winner Street Strategy, an earner of nearly $300,000.
Filly/Cairo Prince – That’s OK by Not For Love
This filly’s dam has already produced unbeaten stakes winner Mirai and daughters of Not For Love are responsible for other good ones like champion California Chrome. The Pioneerof the Nile son Cairo Prince has become a commerical darling and ranks as the #1 First Crop Yearling sire of 2017.
Filly/Take Charge Indy – War Secret by War Front
A daughter of the Grade 1-winning A. P. Indy son Take Charge Indy, out of a daughter of one of the world’s leading sires War Front. The A. P. Indy/Danzig cross has produced over 40 stakes winners.
Colt/Bodemeister – Alina by Came Home
A colt by the sire of 2017 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and a half brother to the versatile Nemoralia, a Group 3 winner in Europe and Grade 1-placed on dirt and turf in North America.
Filly/Violence – Blush by Menifee
By the El Prado grandson Violence, one of the most promising young sires in North America. This filly’s dam has already produced a pair stakes winners to the cover of the El Prado stallion Kittens Joy.
Colt/Street Sense – Call Me Swift by Bernardini
A colt by Kentucky Derby hero/leading sire Street Sense from a deep female family. His dam is sister to a quintet of stakes winners and/or producers and a little further back is the dam of the important sire Storm Bird.
Colt/Verrazano – Esher by King of Kings
A colt out of a close relative of European champion St Nicholas Abbey. He’s by the promising More Than Ready stallion Verrazano. The More Than Ready/Sadler’s Wells cross has produced at least six Group/Graded winners, two of them at the highest level.
Filly/Trappe Shot – Fashion Forward by Elusive Quality
By one of the first good Tapit sons to stud out of a mare by champion sire Elusive Quality. This filly hails from the family of Alabama Stakes (G1) heroine Island Fashion, an earner of over $2 million.
Colt/Sidney’s Candy – I Am Iron Woman by Any Given Saturday
By Candy Ride’s Santa Anita Derby winner Sidney’s Candy, the sire of Group/Graded winners in both hemispheres. This colt’s dam is a half-sister to the Grade 1-winnning millionaire Jeranimo.
Filly/Data Link – Isis Song by Singspiel
A filly by the Grade 1-winning Data Link, a rising son of War Front. She’s out of the winning mare Isis Song, by the Sadler’s Wells grandson Singspiel. Isis Song is a full siser to the Grade 1 winner Singhalese the dam of no less than four blacktype winners.
Colt/Flatter – Lady Aphrodite by Giant’s Causeway
A colt by Flatter, the sire of such top class colts as 2017 Travers S. (G1) winner West Coast, Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) hero Flat Out and the speedy millionaire multiple Graded winner Kobe’s Back.
Filly/Union Rags – Magical Cat by Giant’s Causeway
By the white-hot Union Rags, the #1 Second Crop sire of blacktype winners. This well-bred filly is out of a mare by Storm Cat’s three-time champion sire Giant’s Causeway. The first three Grade 1 winners by Union Rags are out of Storm Cat-line dams, including his 2017 Breeders’ Futurity (G1) winner Free Drop Billy who’s out of a mare by Giant’s Causeway.