Songbird and Tepin Sold in Fasig-Tipton November Sale
Hip 120, the incomparable multiple Champion Songbird sold for $9,500,000 at The November Sale. Offered as a broodmare prospect, the Medaglia d’Oro filly was purchased by Whisper Hill Farm from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Fox Hill Farm.
Campaigned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, Songbird was a nine-time Grade 1 winner and Eclipse Champion at two and three. She won 13 of 15 starts and earned $4,692,0000, racing almost exclusively in graded stakes winning company.
Hip 130, multiple Champion Tepin in foal to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin sold for $8,000,000 at The November Sale. The exceptional mare was purchased by MV Magnier from the consignment of ELiTE, agent for Robert Masterson.
Tepin was Eclipse Champion Turf Female at four and five. At four, she won three Grade 1’s, capping off her season with a win over males in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1). At five, she won G1’s in three countries last year at five, capturing the Queen Anne S. (G1) at Royal Ascot, Woodbine Mile (G1) in Canada, and Jenny Wiley S. (G1) in the U.S.
Tepin was campaigned by owner Robert Masterson and trainer Mark Casse, for whom she earned $4,437,918.