Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 175 entries for its flagship Florida 2-year-olds in training sale that will be held March 4 at Gulfstream Park for the first time.
With an increase in catalog size, more horses were sold and the gross increased at the Jan. 26 Barretts January mixed sale, which experienced declines in average and median.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. predicts a solid start to its 2015 auction season during the Jan. 28-29 winter mixed sale, which will offer a consignor preferred session, open session, and horses of racing age section.
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The Midlantic fall yearling sale, previously scheduled for Sept. 29, will now be held Oct. 6, while the Saratoga fall sale, earlier scheduled for Oct. 6, will be held Oct. 26, Fasig-Tipton said.
Topped by the sale of the massive triptych "Hercules" for $149,500, the second Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland Nov. 19 grossed $2.25 million.
Ria Antonia and Rosalind, a pair of 3-year-old fillies, each sold for seven figures Nov. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.
Two-time grade I winner Fashion Plate was the first offering to top the $1 million mark at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 3 when she sold for $1.2 million to Katsumi Yoshida.
Two-time grade I winner Stopchargingmaria will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, owner Mike Repole said Sept. 30.
The first 2-year-olds in training sale of 2015 will be conducted by Barretts on Monday, Feb. 23, at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., with the training preview scheduled for Feb. 20.
Keeneland has made some improvements for its September yearling sale, including amenities for clients and special marketing in Lexington.
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In what could be an indicator of the strength of the market for New York-breds, a first-time buyer at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale made his first dive a deep one by purchasing the session-topper for $250,000.
A new horses of racing age section will be added to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2014 fall mixed sale scheduled for Oct. 14-16.
Offspring of two-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact sold for six of the top 10 highest prices at the yearling session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale July 14.
American sale companies say they have been at the forefront of banning steroid use. Testing of U.S. sale yearlings and 2-year-olds in training began in 2008.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2014 June sale of 2-year-old and horses of racing age begins a four-day run June 17.
Beulah Park, which ended live horse racing for good May 3, has partnered with Jennings Auction Group to sell the assets of its Grove City, Ohio, property.
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Equine Sales Co. of Louisiana has announced that the catalog for the inaugural 2-year-olds in training sale will be held on April 28 is now online.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 135 entries for its Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale to be held April 1 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 66 supplemental entries to its upcoming Kentucky winter mixed sale to be held Feb. 9-10 at the sales company's Lexington headquarters.
As part of its educational mission, the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association will hold its first symposium at Keeneland Feb. 4.
Buyers attending the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's winter mixed sale Jan. 22-24 in Ocala, Fla., can count on moderate temperatures and a sale catalog featuring more than 800 prospects of all ages.
Topped by multiple stakes winner Mystic Love, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale posted across-the-board increases in gross, average, and median for the one-day auction held Dec. 9 in Timonium, Md.
Breeding seasons to more than 140 stallions from 20 states will be up for bid in an online auction for the ITBOA Stallion Stakes Dec. 7-14.
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society-Ontario Division has cataloged 97 offerings for its inaugural online winter mixed sale that began Nov. 25 and continues to Dec. 9.
Secret Circle's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) win helped his dam sell for $675,000 at Keeneland Nov. 8.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic has cataloged 210 entries for its mixed sale Dec. 9 in Timonium, Md.
A $250,000 Harlan's Holiday colt set the bar Oct. 21 as Fasig-Tipton's October yearling sale opened its three-day run and continued the yearling market's upward trend.
Equine Sales Company has announced that the catalog is now online for its open yearling and mixed sale. The auction is set for Oct. 28 beginning at noon at the Equine Sales Thoroughbred Auction Facility in Opelousas, La.
Three Chimneys Sales has added three high-profile broodmares or broodmare prospects to its Fasig-Tipton November consignment.
Bunt joins Select Sales after working as the membership and education coordinator for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and as the sales coordinator for VanMeter Sales.
Fasig-Tipton announced Oct. 11 the addition of three entries to the November Sale, including Mo Chuisle, the dam of this year's multiple grade I-winning sprinter Points Offthebench.
A flashy gray colt by The Pamplemousse impressed trainers and pinhookers at the Barretts Sales & Racing October yearling sale, with Bob Baffert going to $160,000 to buy the top-priced offering at the Oct. 8 sale.
Taylor Made Sales Agency announced Oct. 7 that graded stakes-winning sprinter Baby J will be offered at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale.
Fasig-Tipton announced Oct. 7 that Golden Artemis, the dam of impressive Darley Alcibiades (gr. I) winner My Conquestadory, will be offered at Fasig-Tipton's November Sale, along with her weanling filly by Desert Party.
A chestnut yearling colt by Awesome Again out of Clear Sailing by Empire Maker brought $210,000 to top the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana yearling auction Sept. 24.
Percentage of yearlings sold skyrockets at first three major sales
The 12-day Keeneland September yearling sale continued to show strength at the top Sept. 17 as it rolled through its eighth day at a session that seemed to gain strength as it went.
The Keeneland September sale's second Book 1 session Sept. 10 proved as bullish as the previous day's opener as far as $1 million horses were concerned, with four seven-figure horses exiting the ring again.
A $1.5 million Medaglia d'Oro filly from the Gainesway consignment led lively trade Sept. 9 at the Keeneland September yearling sale's opening session.
Equine Sales Company said its recent consignor select yearling auction produced a $140,000 sale-topper.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 279 head for its fall mixed sale at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Monday, Oct. 7. Included in the offerings are 110 weanlings, 103 in-foal mares, and 59 horses of racing age and/or broodmare prospects.
Carter Sales Company reported record increases at the OKC Summer Thoroughbred Sale held at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds Aug. 19.
Judging by the large number of potential buyers braving temperatures in the 90s on the eve of the select session of the Ocala Breeders' Sale Co. August sale of yearlings Aug. 20-22, OBS seems poised for success.
- By Claire Novak
A daughter of Tapit consigned by Gainesway is purchased for $430,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton New York preferred yearling sale early in the night Aug. 11. watch video
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