Frank Mitchell’s column reblogged if by chance you missed it.
The following post first appeared earlier this week at Paulick Report.
If you bet the first three home in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Fernando Stakes at Santa Anita according to their sales prices, then you had the trifecta. The winner, Fed Biz (by Giant’s Causeway), was the most expensive of the trio, selling for $950,000 at the 2010 Keeneland September yearling sale. A head behind him came the Tapit colt Tritap, who brought $450,000 at the same sale, and third was Guilt Trip (Pulpit), who was a half-length back of Tritap and sold for $200,000 to Gary and Mary West at the 2010 Saratoga select yearling sale conducted by Fasig-Tipton.
The narrow difference between Kaleem Shah’s winner and Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC’s second-place finisher amounted to more than the $60,000 difference in prize money between first and second. The winner is now a G2 stakes winner at a major track and…
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