Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

Big Payday for Ex-Thoroughbred Times Owner

Norman Ridker, whose Thoroughbred Times owed millions of dollars to creditors when he closed the company through Chapter 7 bankruptcy, secured a large personal payday Feb. 1 by selling his remaining magazines.

Strong Final Numbers for Keeneland January

Strong Final Numbers for Keeneland January

After taking just three days to surpass total sales recorded last year, the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale registered strong gross, average, and median when this year's auction wrapped up Jan. 11 in Lexington.

Keeneland January Loses Bit of Momentum

Keeneland January Loses Bit of Momentum

Strong numbers from first three sessions of Keeneland January will assure improved total sales and average price compared with last year's totals, but the five-day sale saw a slight drop in session four.

Median Spikes in Keeneland Third Session

Median Spikes in Keeneland Third Session

The third day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale saw a Medaglia d'Oro yearling colt make headlines while steady interest in both yearlings and broodmares helped the median nearly double compared with last year.

Medaglia d'Oro Colt Fetches $350,000

Medaglia d'Oro Colt Fetches $350,000

Ben Glass, as agent for Gary and Mary West, signed the ticket for the highest-priced yearling sold on the third day -- through about six hours of the session -- when he went to $350,000 to land a Medaglia d'Oro colt.

Keeneland January Registers Strong Second Day

Keeneland January Registers Strong Second Day

The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.

Stonestreet Purchases Supreme for $800,000

Stonestreet Purchases Supreme for $800,000

The stakes-winning broodmare Supreme may prove to be the star of the Fares Farm dispersal on Jan. 8 at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale after selling to Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings for $800,000.

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