The second day of Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Part Two did even better in percentage increases than the first day.
Enduring Legacy, a half-sister to grade I winner Star Over the Bay sold for $215,000 out of the Four Horsemen's Ranch dispersal Tuesday to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale.
The opening session of the Tattersalls October yearling sale Part Two in England on Tuesday returned very strong figures.
A Yes It's True weanling filly named Truely Genuine sold for $200,000 to top all prices in the opening day of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale, asession which produced across the board increases over last year
Part one of the Tattersalls October yearling ended its four-day run in England Friday with an average price of 119,509 guineas that was up 16% from a year ago. The median price remained the same at 70,000 guineas.
The magic seven-figure mark was breached at the Tattersalls October yearling sale Thursday in Newmarket, England.
A son of leading freshman sire Songandaprayer topped Wednesday's third and final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling at Timonium, Md., helping the sales company realize increases in gross, average, and the number of horses sold.
Prices at the top level were not so high on the second day of Europe's premier yearling sale, Tattersalls October yearling (part 1), Wednesday at Newmarket, England.
Symphonic Movement, a colt from the first crop of High Demand, lived up to his sire's name and was so in demand with buyers that he topped the California October yearling sale Tuesday at Barretts. The muscular bay brought $290,000.
A son of Touch Gold topped day two of the three-day Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling sale at Timonium, Md when Wensleydale Farm purchased the Maryland-bred colt, named Master Stroke, out of the Thornmar consignment.
Europe's premier yearling auction, the Tattersalls October yearling sale (part 1), enjoyed an excellent start in Newmarket, England, on Tuesday.
Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 189 horses for its fall select mixed sale in Lexington.
Texan Jim McIngvale went to $275,000 to acquire a Forestry colt to top Monday's first session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling sale in Timonium, Maryland.
Megahertz, who notched her 14th career win in 33 starts and upped her earnings to $2,261,594 by winning Saturday's Yellow Ribbon (gr. IT), will be sold at public auction on Monday, Nov. 7.
Michael Bello's multiple grade I winner Megahertz will be sold as part of Taylor Made's consignment to the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
The lure of valuable sale races helped Ireland's premier yearling auction put a couple of disappointing recent renewals behind itself with a hugely successful revamped Goffs Orby Million Sale Sept. 26-28.
Bloodstock agent Mark Reid has purchased 100% of Pennsylvania-based Walnut Green Bloodstock from brothers Russell and Richard Jones.
Barretts and the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA), competitors for years in the commercial marketplace, are uniting for the first time to put on a sale.
The Maktoum brothers may not currently be purchasing the progeny of Coolmore stallions, but an eclectic group of buyers helped that Irish stud supply all the top lots during Wednesday's final session of a highly-successful revamped Goffs Orby Million yearling sale in Ireland.
Sheikh Hamdan again led the way on the middle day of Goffs' Orby Million Sale in Co Kildare, Ireland, Tuesday when paying 1.8 million euros for a U.S.-bred son of Kingmambo consigned via Ciaran Conroy's Co Tipperary-based Glenvale Stud.
Keeneland, which just completed its record-breaking September yearling sale, will catalog 4,477 lots (including three stallion shares) for its November breeding stock sale.
Sheikh Mohammed's Darley organization has donated a season to its successful stallion Elusive Quality to the American Red Cross "Katrina Relief" fund.
Sheikh Hamdan, attending in person, led the way on day one of Goffs' Orby Million sale in Ireland on Monday when paying 550,000 euros for a yearling colt by his stallion Alhaarth.
The Keeneland September yearling auction -- also known as the biggest Thoroughbred sale on earth -- closed out its 14-session run Monday afternoon with gross revenue of $384,349,900 for the 3,545 hips sold.
The mixed sale will be held Oct. 24 and 25 in Southern California.
The penultimate session of the 2005 Keeneland September yearling sale ended Sunday with both average prices and the total gross down slightly --while the median stayed the same and the buyback rate improved-- from last year's figures for the same day.
Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale entered its final three days on Saturday and registered across-the-board gains for the 10th time in the first 12 sessions of the 14-day auction.
With only three days remaining in its 14-day run, the 2005 Keeneland September yearling sale is showing no signs of slowing down despite taking a slight hit in average price during today's session. Overall, the numbers remain up across the board.
The juggernaut that is the Keeneland September yearling sale continues to motor along at a high speed.
With only five days to go, the Keeneland yearling sale is showing no signs of winding down. Wednesday's session nine saw double-digit gains in all categories compared to the same session last year.
Tuesday's eighth session of the Keeneland September sale brought the auction house past the halfway point of its 14-day yearling showcase. Buttressed by continued high buyer demand, market strength was again on display with increases in all categories when compared to the same session last year.
The marathon Keeneland September yearling sale set a record for gross receipts at any equine auction when Bruno de Berdt signed the ticket early in the session Monday for an Officer colt bought for $45,000 from the consignment of Peter O'Callaghan's Woods Edge Farm.
After a dazzling start to the second phase of Keeneland's September yearling sale Saturday, the trend continued Sunday as numbers eclipsed last year's figures in all categories.
Keeneland sales officials could not have hoped for a better start to the second phase of the marathon September Yearling Sale as the gross, average, and median prices all soared during Saturday's session that followed a one-day break Friday.
Day four of Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale "might have been a little softer in spots," according to director of sales Geoffrey Russell, but business was still plenty good Thursday in Lexington, Ky. as the world's largest yearling sale rolled on. Overall, the gross revenue for the first four days is up 17.3% from last year's record sale.
Jess Jackson went to $900,000 for a son of Distorted Humor during the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Thursday.
Day four of the Keeneland September sale was just underway for about an hour when a colt by Unbridled's Song sold for $700,000.
Demand for offspring of top stallion Storm Cat coupled with the strong buying power of the Maktoum family pushed Tuesday's second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale to record levels.
A day after the third-highest price ever recorded for a yearling sold at public auction, things were much calmer at Wednesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. But there was a $1-million horse sold and the gross and average were up.
There was a huge run on the market for sons and daughters of Storm Cat by the ultimate high-end buyers at the select sessions of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Leading the charge, of course, was the fall sale record $9.7 million bid by Sheikh Mohammed for a dark bay or brown colt by Storm Cat out of multiple grade I winner Tranquility Lake.
Here's a review of the top priced ($1 million or more) sellers during session 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will conduct an auction seminar at Keeneland Sept. 16, a dark day for the September yearling sale.
Top-priced horses ($1 million or more) during session 1 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
The marathon Keeneland September yearling sale got a quick start out of the gate Monday with a strong session in which the gross, average, and median prices were well above figures for the comparable session one year ago.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA), which was formed in Central Kentucky earlier this year, has published a 20-page pamphlet about the pre-sale endoscopic evaluation of the throats of horses offered at public auction.
Even though buyers were praising the quality of the horses, some consignors were worried that the supply might exceed the demand, even in the two select sessions that open the Keeneland September auction.
The select sessions of the Keeneland September yearling sale are a lot like the Keeneland July auction used to be, featuring many of the very best yearlings that consignors have to offer. Following are some of the horses in Monday's select session that are attracting the attention of consignors and buyers.
Tuesday's action at Keeneland features the second and final session of the September sale's select yearlings. Here are some of the horses consignors and buyers think have the potential to bring big prices.
Keeneland's September sale, which starts its 14-session run on Monday in Lexington, will test the yearling marketplace at every level.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has catalogued 1,519 horses for its fall mixed sale.
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