Auction is now open for the “Flash Sale at will”, a Fasig-Tipton Digital horse auction by Breeders’ Cup 2020 champion Juvenile Turf (G1T) fire at will . 5 year old son of Declaration of war consigned by Bluewater Sales as a prospective stallion.
Bidding will end next Wednesday, January 11, at 2 p.m. ET.
Fire At Will broke his maidenhood at 2 in the holdings in With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga. Next, the foal scored a two-legged victory in Pilgrim Stakes (G2T) on Belmont Parkof the inner turf.
In just the fourth start of his career, Fire At Will won the Breeders’ Cup for Underage (G1T) on a stacked field of 13 other highly regarded minors. from all over the world. After sticking to his pace the whole time, he took the lead at the start of the stretch and then won by three races — the biggest gap in race history.
The three-time winner at 2, Fire At Will is the 1st place winner and the grasscourt multi-stakes and the ground bets winner. He made $675,932 with trainer Michael Maker for the owner of Three Diamonds Ranch. The Wycoff family purchased the foal at Keeneland’s September Sale in 2019 for $97,000 from Select Sales, who consigned the foal on behalf of its breeder, Troy Rankin.
From the Danzig sire line, Fire At Will also comes from a notable sire-producing family that has its roots in the green hen producer Rough Shod II. More than 70 descendants of Rough Shod II have bred winners, including Sadler’s Wells, Nureyev, Fairy King, Stormy Atlantic, and Error .
Renowned genealogist Alan Porter said: “This is probably the most powerful stallion family in the world today.
Leif Aaron, digital sales manager for Fasig-Tipton, added: “Fire At Will has the qualifications to be a successful stud in the US or abroad. It’s a Breeders award-winning hatchling’ Cup from an elite line of stallions and from one of the top sire-producing families in the book on masculinity. Above all, he is a physically outstanding individual. around the world should give him a serious look.”
Fire At Will is available to watch starting this Saturday, January 7, at Bluewater Ranch in Lexington.
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