Ten broodmares at a Texas livestock auction that is frequented by kill buyers were shipped there by Keith Asmussen's Asmussen Horse Center July 7.
Littleexpectations, a stakes-winning son of Valid Appeal, has been purchased by Keith and Marilyn Asmussen to stand their Asmussen Horse Center near Laredo, TX.
Seneca Jones, a 21-year-old son of Alydar, died of an apparent heart attack Aug. 1 while in his paddock at the Asmussen Horse Center near Laredo, Tex.
The performance of the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training March 31 exceeded expectations when the average price held steady amidst tumbling figures at juvenile auctions across the country. The sale was held at Lone Star Park.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 355 horses for its 2007 Texas Two-Year-Olds in training sale at Lone Star Park, in Grand Prairie, on April 3. The sale will be held in a continuous, single session beginning at 10 a.m. The under-tack show, over the main track at Lone Star, will be held on Sunday, April 1, from 10 a.m.
A Keeneland official said an active contingent of buyers from South America and South Korea contributed to double-digit gains during the Nov. 15 session of the November Breeding Stock Sale.
A Swiss Yodeler colt and fillies bySalt Lake and Gibson County were among the standouts Monday during the second and final under tack show prior to Tuesday's Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Ana's Lady Bird blazed an eighth of a mile in :9.9 Friday during the second session of the under tack show for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
A Roar colt named Western Roar zipped an eighth of a mile in :10 Sunday at Lone Star Park to lead the way during the second under tack show for the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training.
A Grand Slam filly zipped a quarter mile in :20 4/5, turning in the fastest time for the distance Monday during the final under tack show for Keeneland's April juvenile auction.
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