A Duke of Marmalade colt sold for 145,000 euros ($199,858 in United States funds) Oct. 22 to lead a second day of strong trade at the Arqana October yearling sale in Deauville.
While the biggest wagering card of the year saw a 1% decline in handle, U.S. racing managed to register a strong month of May as pari-mutuel handle was up 3.57% compared with the same month last year.
Barretts has cataloged 116 horses for its May sale of 2-year-olds in training. The auction will be held May 14 at Barretts' Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Southern California, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (PDT).
A Henny Hughes--Unlimited Pleasure colt, which is a half brother to grade III winner Jardin, is among the 15 horses that have been supplemented to the Barretts May select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Barretts has cataloged 108 horses for its May sale of 2-year-olds in training and older horses of racing age. The auction will be held May 16 in Southern California.
Consigned to the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training, she works a quarter mile in :21 3/5.
She posts the quickest time at an eighth of a mile, covering the distance in :9 4/5 during the under tack show for the May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
The auction will be held May 10 at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
While some Florida consignors bypassed this year's Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training, most of the major players have returned in force for the company's May juvenile auction.
A Songandaprayer colt worked a quarter mile in :21, turning in the fastest time for the distance May 7 at Fairplex Park in Southern California during the under tack show for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Barretts has cataloged 250 horses for its May sale of 2-year-olds in training. The auction will be held May 11, beginning at 1 p.m. (PDT), in the Hinds Pavilion, which is located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Southern California.
The Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training will be broadcast live on HorseRacing TV (HRTV). The auction, which has a catalog of 406 horses, is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, beginning at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) and will also be streamed live at www.barretts.com.
Stakes winner Iroquois Park has been relocated to Jacob and Angie Graves' Three Boys Stable near Lavaca, Ark.
Don Litz looked over the crowd and then looked over the valley. He took a deep breath. Finally, his dream was realized.
Retired horseman and artist Newton Mayo died April 25
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