Funny Moon brings $2.3 million at Fasig-Tipton


Sunday, November 6, 2011
Five-year-old Funny Moon, Grade 1-winning daughter of Malibu Moon, was the top seller, at $2.3 million, the first evening at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale on Nov. 6. Funny Moon sold in foal to Indian Charlie.

Lincoln Collins, representing Leonard Riggio’s My Meadowview breeding and racing operation, bought Funny Moon, who was cataloged as hip No. 105 and consigned by Gainesway Farm.

“We very much liked the mare,” Collins said. “We only had two or three mares on our list for the sale. She was an extremely good race mare. She’s good-looking, we like Indian Charlie, and she has a very solid pedigree, so what more can I say? At this level, they’re all expensive, but it (her price) was in the ball park of what we thought she would bring.”

Funny Moon captured the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) in 2009 and the Shuvee H. (G2) in 2010 en route to earning $530,900 in her career. She is a half sister to Throng, who won the 2008 Native Dancer S. at Laurel Park and the 2007 Dr. Fager S. at Arlington Park.
View All News

Top Stories

Sunday, December 02, 2018
Following two blowout wins in maiden and allowance company, Maximus Mischief took the step up into stakes company in the Dec. 1 Remsen S. (G2) and came away with another outstanding performance...
Monday, November 26, 2018
Malibu Moon’s Moonlit Promise made it back-to-back victories in the $175,000 Bessarbian Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on Sunday, successfully defending her crown in the seven-furlong event.
Monday, December 10, 2018
Dicey's game stretch run carried the 2-year-old Flat Out filly to her first stakes win in the $75,000 Slide Show S...
Login