An In Excess filly was among the standout performers Saturday during the second session of the under tack show for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
A Lite the Fuse colt turned in the fastest quarter-mile work Friday during the first session of the under tack show for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
The juvenile selling action moves to Southern California Tuesday for the Barretts May auction at Fairplex Park.
Catalogue includes the offspring of Chief Seattle, Fusaichi Pegasus, and Distorted Humor.
The market for 2-year-olds in training continued to build on this year's gains when the action moved to Barretts in Southern California Tuesday. A daughter of Awesome Again brought $2 million, breaking the world record for a juvenile filly sold at public auction.
Cat Fighter, winner of the La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita on Feb. 14, was purchased by John Sikura for $1.3-million to top the dispersal of horses of racing age owned by The Thoroughbred Corp. that preceded the Barretts March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training Tuesday in Pomona, Calif.
The Thoroughbred Corp. is finished as a racing operation, according to its president, Richard Mulhall.
A Lord Carson filly blazed an eighth of a mile in 9.7 seconds Monday at Fairplex Park in preparation for the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. The time is believed to be a North American record, and possibly a world record, for a juvenile auction work.
To sell well, 2-year-olds in training need to perform well. But the horses in Tuesday's Barretts select auction have faced some significant disruptions in their preparation.
Who are the hot horses at Barretts? Because of wet weather, drag racing, and the delays in the under tack shows, it's difficult to tell. But keep an eye on Sequel's Tiger Ridge colt.
The under tack show for the Barretts March Sale select sale of 2-year-olds in training has been postponed from Sunday to Monday. It will begin at 9:30 a.m. (PST).
There has been "real solid interest" from prospective buyers in the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training, according to the company's president Jerry McMahon.
A Gentlemen colt from the consignment of Donna M. Wormser had the fastest eighth-mile work when he scorched the recently dull Fariplex track in 10.00 during Tuesday's training preview for horses consigned to Barretts sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Due to weather and track conditions at Fairplex, the training previews scheduled for Monday for horses consigned to the Barretts March sale of 2-year-olds in training and The Thoroughbred Corp. dispersal has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. (PT) Tuesday.
Barretts has catalogued 175 horses for the regular portion of its March sale of 2-year-olds in training in Southern California. In addition, the auction will offer 53 head (including five juveniles) in a dispersal of horses of racing age by The Thoroughbred Corp.
Barretts' January mixed sale ended its two-day run Tuesday with moderate declines.
Taste of Paradise, winner of the 2003 San Diego Handicap (gr. II), brought a Barretts Equine Ltd. January sale record price of $425,000 when purchased by David Bloom Monday during the first of two sessions at the sales company's Hinds Pavilion in Pomona, California.
In an effort to better accommodate the training schedules of California horsemen, Barretts has added a sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age to its schedule in 2004.
The Barretts 2004 January mixed sale has its largest catalogue ever, with 714 horses listed.
The racing and breeding stock owned by Lakeview Farm near Lakeview, Calif., will be dispersed during the 2004 Barretts January mixed sale.
Carl and Olivia Cannata, owners of Lakeview Farm in California, will offer a complete dispersal of their racing and breeding stock at the Barretts January mixed sale in Pomona, Calif. Jan 26-27.
The National Association of 2-Year-Old Consignors (NATC) has backed off its effort, for now, to reduce the number of under tack shows at major juvenile auctions from two to one.
The Barretts October mixed sale ended its two-day run Tuesday in Southern California with a 10% decline in gross revenue even though the number of horses sold increased significantly.
Nanogram, a 6-year-old daughter of Quiet American, brought $72,000 Monday to top the opening session of the Barretts October mixed sale at Fairplex Park in Southern California. Sheila O'Callaghan purchased the bay mare from Mary Knight, agent.
A California-bred filly by millionaire Event of the Year, out of the unraced Storm Cat mare Stormy Regina, brought a final bid of $160,000 to top the Barretts October preferred yearling sale Tuesday in Pomona, Calif.
The Barretts October mixed sale will be the largest in the Southern California sale company's history with 782 horses catalogued.
Barretts Equine Limited has reached an agreement with Live Global Bid to offer online interactive bidding for Barretts' fall mixed sale on October 27 and 28 and Barretts' winter mixed sale, scheduled for Jan. 20 and 21 of 2004 in Southern California.
The Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded it's two-day run Tuesday by recording its highest prices ever for a filly and a colt.
A Gentlemen filly brought $135,000 Monday to top the first session of the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training in California.
A Gentleman filly brought $135,000 Monday to top the first session of the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training in California.
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.
Iflookscouldkill, a daughter of Wild Escapade, worked an eighth of a mile in :10.1 Thursday, posting the fastest time for the distance during the first session of the under tack show for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Barretts has catalogued 414 horses for its May sale of 2-year-olds in training. The number is the highest ever for a juvenile auction conducted by the company.
Barretts shattered a world record Tuesday when it sold a flashy chestnut son of Sea of Secrets for $2.7 million at its March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. But the Southern California auction lost some of its luster when nearly half of the horses it offered failed to find new homes.
The death of major buyer Ahmed Salman makes it difficult for Barretts president Jerry McMahon to predict how the market will perform at the company's March select sale of 2-year-olds in training Tuesday.
Fillies by first crop sires Anet and Tactical Cat were the fastest workers Sunday during the second and final under tack show for the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
HorseRacing TV (HRTV), a 24-hour cable television network providing live Thoroughbred racing from the United States and Canada, is televising training previews for the Barretts March sale of select 2-year-olds in training, which will be held on Tuesday, March 4.
Barretts has catalogued 208 horses for its March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. The total represents a 24.6% increase from 2002, when 167 horses were listed.
The simmering dispute that took some of the joy out of Azeri's Horse of the Year announcement at the 32nd annual Eclipse Awards dinner has been settled.
The two-day Winter Mixed Sale conducted by Barretts Equine Ltd. concluded Wednesday with 524 horses selling for $4,431,000 averaging $8,456 with a median of $4,000.
The Thoroughbred Corporation's Regiment, a 4-year-old son of Outflanker, was purchased by agent Bruno De Berdt for $100,000 to top Tuesday's opening session of the Barretts Equine Ltd.'s winter mixed sale.
The list of horses included in the Allen E. Paulson Living Trust Dispersal to be held Tuesday, March 4 in conjunction with the 14th annual Barretts Equine Ltd. March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training has been posted on the sales company's Web site.
The most dramatic development in North America's Thoroughbred auction arena in 2002 was the decline at the top of the yearling market, where the horses with the fanciest pedigrees were offered.
The catalogue for Barretts' 2003 January mixed sale is the largest in the auction's history, with 681 horses listed. The sale will be conducted at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Pomona California on Jan. 21 and 22. Each session will begin at 11 a.m. (PST).
The Barretts October mixed sale ended Tuesday in Southern California with big increases in gross revenue and average price. The number of horses sold and the median price also rose significantly.
The Barretts fall mixed sale posted significant across-the-board increases in its key business figures during the opening session Monday at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
Humorous Lady, Boston Bull find the slop to their liking in Astarita, Cowdin.
Beeper Alarm, a bay filly by General Meeting, brought the top price of $165,000 during the Barretts October preferred yearling sale Tuesday at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
The Barretts October mixed sale has 630 horses in its catalogue. The auction will be conducted Oct. 28 and 29 in Southern California.
Atlantic Ocean, a record $1.9 million filly purchase at the March Barretts' sale for 2-year-olds, broke her maiden in her third attempt Thursday at Del Mar, defeating a field of seven opponents going a mile.
Most Popular Stories
- Stanford Among Seven for Curlin Stakes
- Belmont Average Handle, Attendance Decline
- Curalina Gets CCA Oaks After 'Chatterbox' DQ
- Track Defends Trainer Suspended for Positive
- Wild Dude Stuns Masochistic in Bing Crosby
- ABR Releases Another Digital Video Ad
- Lenny's Place: Hall of Fame Edition
- French Bloodstock Agent Moquet Dies at Age 46
- Reports of Mares Bred Due by Aug. 1.
- Durkin Named TCA Honored Guest