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“Always take your wife’s call.”
Owner/breeder (and husband) John Price, grabbing his phone at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic’s Eastern Fall Yearling Sale in Timonium

“I don’t think he was bidding–a good imitation though.”
Fasig-Tipton auctioneer Tom Biederman, about a would-be yearling buyer

“It doesn’t take an economist to figure out, it’s all you really need to know in the world?–?supply and demand.”
Sales consignor?–?and would-be fiscal guru?–?Rick Abbott

“Chicken or feathers.” Seller’s lament at a horse sale (always)

“I really thought I was going to be able to get your colt for 15 (thousand).” Trainer Tim Keefe, to breeder Carol Kaye at Fasig-Tipton’s Eastern Fall Yearling Sale

“I’m really glad you couldn’t.” Kaye, whose Phlash Phelps brought $85,000

“Man, you’d buy some funny-looking yearlings from this angle.” Would-be buyer, who sat too close to the sales ring in Timonium (she moved)

“And Michael’s is across the road. . .” Consignor Pat Costello, a fan of a certain restaurant, with yet another reason to come to Fasig-Tipton’s sales at Timonium

“We’re looking for the one that’s going to change our lives?–?we’re buying lottery tickets just like everybody else.” Sagamore Farm’s bloodstock agent Bob Feld, on shopping for horses 

“He talked to you longer than he’s ever talked to me?–?and we’ve been married 35 years.” Tammy Wolfendale, as her husband  Howard gave an interview at the Maryland Million

“Wow, that gave me chills.” Maryland Million’s Cricket Goodall, after getting autographs from jockeys Jean Cruguet and Steve Cauthen 

“I obviously don’t get to do this too much.” Jockey Nick Petro, who fell up the steps while heading to an HRTV interview after the Maryland Million Classic

“I guess we can’t go in that one anymore.” Owner Edmund Baxter, on Keep Momma Happy’s entry in a maiden race a few days after the Maryland Million (the first-time starter won the Nursery)

“A night like tonight means everything for a stallion.” Breeder/owner/trainer John McKee at the West Virginia Breeders Classics after he and partner Cyndy O’Bannon sent out offspring by their young stallions Fiber Sonde and Footnotes to fill four of the top six spots in the two juvenile stakes


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