Birth Year:
Mark Salvaggio 

Why We Bought This Horse

NOTE:  This is not a claim.  We purchased this Pennsylvania-bred colt at the Fasig Tipton 2YO osale in May 2018.   He was Hip #588.  

UPDATE on 5/25/18: The horse has now been gelded.

UPDATE on 6/20/18: We have voted and chosen the name "Fireinthepulpit"!

Why Did We Buy Him:

 -- This Pennsylavania-bred Corinthian colt out of a Thunder Gulch mare had a lovely conformation.  The horse walked correctly and cleanly and vetted cleanly too.  Of all of the horses that we reviewed and put on our short list, this was the most physically sound and conformationally correct.   We are happy to get him.

-- If you watch the video attached above you will see a horse that moves with a long stride and drops his head as he strides out.

-- The horse will be moving to Penn National and be in the hands of veteran trainer Mark Salvaggio as he begins his training for a debut.  As a Pennsylvania bred, he is eligible for all of the PA bred bonusses. 

NOTE on PRICING: As it was not a claim and because the horse will have some months of training before it begins racing, we are including 3 months of estimated training bills ($9,000) to offset the initial cost.  These costs will of course be settled when this horse concludes his racing career with us.  The price also includes the $1,620 in sales tax.

NOTE on NAMING: Although the horse came with a name, Corinthian Town, we are going to run a naming process on the horse. Anyone that becomes a part of this 2 YO will have a vote in the naming of him.   For each .5% you own, you get 1 vote on the name selection from the three final name choices.

Tidbits from the Pedigree

Bloodstock Agent Report from Housantonic Bloodstock:

Corinthian Town (NOTE: current name and we will be changing it) is by Corinthian, winner of the stallion-making Met Mile-G1 and the inaugural Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.  He has sired numerous stakes winners, and is a son of sire-of-sires Pulpit, who is also responsible for Tapit and for California Chrome's sire, Lucky Pulpit.

Corinthian Town is a half-brother to recent stakes winner Tudox Expectations, who was stakes-placed in Pennsylvania-bred company last year at 2-years-old before taking an open company stakes race at Gulfstream Park this April.  He has earned over $140,000.  Corinthian Town's only other sibling is the winner Talkin' Hailey Jo.  Their dam, the Thunder Gulch mare Town Talk, is a half-sister to the multiple stakes-winning Varsity, and the second dam, by champion sprinter Mt. Livermore, won 3-of-5 starts and is a half-sister to a Grade 3-placed stakes winner.

This is a very fast pedigree, with some miler elements to it as well - so it wouldn't be surprising to see Corinthian Town performing up to a mile or so, most likely on dirt.

WVS Stats:

Starts Wins Places Shows Wins % In The Money %
2 0 0 1 0% 50%

Last 3 Races:

Dec 05, 2018
Penn National, PA
Finish: 3
Oct 24, 2018
Penn National, PA
Finish: 8

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