Fasig-Tipton adds the Turf Showcase to its sales calendar
The auction will take place in Kentucky in September
Fasig-Tipton has added a new select yearling sale for 2017.
Called the Turf Showcase, the sale will consist of yearlings suited for the turf and will take place on September 10 at the company's Newtown Paddocks in Kentucky.
Boyd Browning, president of Fasig-Tipton, said: "This is an exciting addition to the sales calendar for Fasig-Tipton, and provides a great opportunity for buyers from around the globe to shop for yearlings with turf appeal. The performance of American-bred horses at Royal Ascot last year clearly demonstrated the quality of turf performers bred and raised in the United States.
"In addition, more than 40 per cent of 2017 graded stakes races in the United States will be turf races, and we're seeing North American racing and breeding programmes investing in high class grass performers at an increasing rate.
"The Turf Showcase will offer a concentration of quality yearlings in a single session, and should interest buyers from both North America and abroad."