The next generation of de Merics makes its mark on the auction industry.
Read what buyers and consignors had to say before the auction started in Lexington.
Leprechaun Racing's Mike Mulligan, who suffered a fractured skull in a fall following the March 3 Fasig-Tipton Florida March select sale of 2-year-olds in training, is fully conscious and spoke to his wife on the phone March 18 during the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Nick and Jaqui de Meric will have a special rooting interest in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Recapturetheglory, who will be running for the roses May 3 at Churchill Downs after capturing the Illinois Derby (gr. II) by four lengths, is a graduate of the couple's Florida-based pinhooking program.
Nick and Jaqui are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their marriage and their joint career as horse sellers.
Some yearling buyers are flexible about how much they spend and where they spend it; others have strict guidelines.
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