Champion Caledonia Road to be offered at auction in November

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August 28, 2018 11:02am

Caledonia Road, reigning Eclipse Champion Two-Year-Old Filly, will be offered at this year’s Fasig-Tipton November Sale by Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent, it was announced Tuesday. Blake-Albina will consign the Champion filly as a racing/broodmare prospect on behalf of owners Zoom and Fish Stable Inc., Charlie Spiring, and Newtown Anner Stud.

A 3-year-old daughter of leading sire Quality Road, out of the Dixie Union mare Come a Callin, Caledonia Road captured last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) in authoritative fashion in just her third career start.

A winner of three of five lifetime starts, she took her debut as a 2-year-old at Saratoga by nearly three lengths going seven furlongs. She immediately tackled Grade 1 company in her next start, finishing a game second in the Frizette S. (G1) when stretching out to a mile.

Regally bred, Caledonia Road descends from a prolific Janney female family that includes Grade 1 winners Hymn Book and Data Link. 

“It is very rare that a filly with Caledonia Road’s credentials comes to public auction,” said consignor Hanzly Albina of Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services. “She is an Eclipse Champion, Breeders’ Cup Champion, and hails from a classic family. She should have broad appeal to leading racing and breeding programs around the globe.”

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale will be held on Sunday, November 4, in Lexington, Kentucky.

“Caledonia Road is a true collector’s item,” added Fasig-Tipton The Fasig-Tipton November Sale will be held on Sunday, November 4, in Lexington, Kentucky.

“Caledonia Road is a true collector’s item,” added Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. “We look forward to showcasing her to the world at our November Sale.”

 

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