EQUINE ACCOMODATIONS NEARLY COMPLETE AS SANTA ANITA READIES FOR INAUGURAL FASIG-TIPTON 2-YEAR-OLD IN TRAINING SALE ON JUNE 5 UNDER-TACK PREVIEW TO BE HELD MONDAY, JUNE 3 AT 10 A.M. ON SANTA ANITA MAIN TRACKARCADIA, Calif. (May 15, 2019)–With stabling accommodations nearly complete, Santa Anita Park is readying for its first-ever Fasig-Tipton 2-year-old in Training Sale here on Wednesday, June 5, at 1 p.m. PT.A total of 169 well-pedigreed juveniles have been catalogued and many are now on the grounds and in training. Two weeks prior to the sale, all horses will be stabled in temporary quarters adjacent to Santa Anita’s seven furlong chute, which provides ready access to those wishing to more closely inspect individual horses.“It’s great to be able to partner with an Industry leader like Fasig-Tipton,” said Tim Ritvo, COO for The Stronach Group. “We’ve enjoyed tremendous success with Fasig-Tipton in Florida and we’re looking forward to building upon that relationship here at Santa Anita.“As everyone knows, our 2-year-olds are the stars of tomorrow–which will be here before we know it. We’re already getting positive feedback from consignors and horsemen and we’re anxious to welcome everyone that’s coming to buy, sell and participate here on June 5. Moving forward, we see this sale as an important component to our overall business plan.”Prior to the June 5 sale, an under-tack preview will take place on Monday, June 3, at 10 a.m. Each catalogued individual will be assigned a hip number and will either breeze or gallop on the main track. This under-tack preview is open the public, but for those prospective buyers that cannot be here, each horse will be videotaped and available for viewing at FasigTipton.com.“There is a good mix of quality and sire power, both nationally and from California, being offered by prominent consignors from coast to coast,” said Fasig-Tipton California Representative Michael Machowsky. “The auction’s June sale date also gives buyers the convenience of sending their purchases straight to the racetrack from the sale to be readied for their summer debuts.”The Santa Anita Fasig-Tipton 2-year-old in Training Sale catalogue is now available in the Santa Anita Racing office and online at fasigtipton.com.
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