Fasig-Tipton hopes to build on the success of last year's inaugural July horses of racing age sale, which immediately follows the select yearling sale July 14.
The Fasig-Tipton July select sale is where a well-conformed yearling that might not have the very best pedigree can shine. The auction is scheduled for July 10 in Lexington.
There are several reasons to be hopeful about the yearling selling season, which gets started July 10 in Lexington with the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky select yearling sale.
Consignors and buyers discuss the market at the year's first major yearling auction.
Consignors say they have plenty of prospective buyers interested in their yearlings even though the news about the Ameican economy isn't good.
For the second year in a row, Keeneland will not conduct its July select yearling sale, the sale company's officials announced on Friday.
Here's what some buyers and consignors thought about the progeny of first-crop sires that were offered at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale.
Here are some more opinions from buyers and consignors about the market at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale.
Keeneland has been holding discussions with buyers, consignors, and others in the Thoroughbred industry about the future of its July select yearling sale.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's July select yearling sale faces hurdles in trying to continue last year's success when Its average price of $96,671 increased by 26% from 2000, and reached its highest point since 1984.
The yearling selling season kicks off in Kentucky Monday with the opening of the Keeneland July select yearling auction. The average price at the sale has increased for seven consecutive years, and last year's figure of $710,247 was the highest ever recorded at any yearling auction in the world. But keeping up that pace might not be easy in 2002.
The 59th annual Keeneland July select yearling sale gets under way at 7:30 p.m. (EDT) on Monday with 200 horses cataloged for the two-day auction.
For the second consecutive year, TVG will offer live coverage and analysis of the Keeneland July select yearling sale in Lexington. The programs will air from 7-10:30 p.m. (EDT) on July 15 and 16.
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