Saratoga Sale to Feature One Maclean’s Music Hip

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There will be one and only one Maclean’s Music yearling available for purchase at this year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale. The yearling will be sold by Taylor Made and is Hip 76 out of stakes winning/grade two-placing Is It True mare Sweet Problem. Each four of her racing-age foals are winners.

“He’s a horse we’ve always really liked back on the farm. The original plan was to probably bring him to (Keeneland) September (yearling sale), but Maclean’s Music started having some fireworks, and then Cloud Computing won the Preakness, so we decided to bring him up here and showcase him,” said Mark Taylor, who is the Vice-President of Marketing and Public Sales for Taylor Made.

“He’s got a great physical, and we wanted to give him the chance to be up here and have as many people see him as possible versus possibly getting lost in the shuffle at September.”

Maclean’s Music is the son of Distorted Humor, and has two racing-age crops, with one led by 2017 Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Cloud Computing. Maclean’s Music is third on the second-crop sires list, and is first on the list of black-type stakes wins and winners. That list includes six horses that have combined to win seven stakes races. According to the Jockey Club,

Maclean’s Music was recorded having 64 live foals in 2016. He currently stands at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms close to Lexington, Kentucky. His 2017 fee was $8,500.