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2012 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Set To Begin On Monday Night

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2012 Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags is a graduate of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale.
2012 Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags is a graduate of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale.

The 2012 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale begins today, Monday, August 6th at 7:00pm Eastern. You can view the entire sale on the Fasig-Tipton website via the link below. You can also find the sale catalog, auction analysis, and results at the website.The website also features Fasig-Tipton TV, which allows you to visually inspect the hips prior to the start of the sale.

The first 94 hips will go into the ring on Monday, with the remaining hips on Tuesday.

2012 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Live Video

The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale has featured some excellent graduates over the past eight years, including Grade 1 winners Awesome Gem, Corinthian, Da' Tara, Dialed In, Plum Pretty and Union Rags.

Bernardini leads the stallion parade at this year's sale with 13 hips in the catalog. The sale is dominated by the usual states - Kentucky, with some Florida, New York and Pennsylvania thrown in for good measure - but also includes at least one horse bred in Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, California, Ireland and Ontario.