Falling Sky, a 3-year-old colt by Lion Heart, sold for a session-topping $425,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale. Gross and average up during consignor preferred and the horses of racing age segments.
Read what buyers and consignors had to say about the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale.
Here is what some horsemen had to say about the juvenile market in general and the Keeneland juvenile auction in particular.
Improvements included wood paneled walls, theater-style seating, and a warm color scheme.
Veteran agents Barry Berkelhammer and Bob Feld team to form new bloodstock business.
Paul Saylor said "I nearly fell out of my chair" while watching the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) on television. Like a lot of people, he was surprised by Mine That Bird's huge upset. But what really knocked Saylor for a loop was the realization that a juvenile Yonaguska colt he owned suddenly had become a half-brother to a classic winner.
Bloodstock agent Barry Berkelhammer and Starlight Stables have agreed to part ways.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select auction got the yearling selling season off to a sobering start in Central Kentucky. The buy-back rate rose while the number of horses sold, gross revenue, average price, and median price all declined.
Buyers have different routines when looking at yearlings, and consignors keep those individual preferences in mind when showing horses.
Starlight Stables is offering partnership opportunities "to a small number investors" in the horses it is purchasing this year at the yearling sales through Florida horseman Barry Berkelhammer, according to a press release issued Friday.
A Red Bullet filly brought $60,000 Thursday to top the third open session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling sale in Central Florida.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale ended Friday in Central Florida with increases in gross revenue and average price.
A racy-looking bay filly by North America's leading first-crop sire, Songandaprayer, sold for $190,000 Monday to top the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s August yearling auction in Central Florida.
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