Hilda's Passion, winner of the Aug. 27 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I), will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale even though she has suffered an injury
The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Sale Co. has cataloged 221 horses for its summer mixed auction. The sale is scheduled for Aug. 8.
Fasig-Tipton has not received payment for grade I winner Crisp and the broodmares Little Bonnet and Sky Mom, who were sold for more than $1.9 million combined during the 2010 Kentucky November select mixed sale.
The clearance rate improved at the Arqana February mixed sale at Saint-Cloud in France, rising to 68% this year from 58.3% in 2010, and the number sold increased to 166 from 127.
The Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale improved its performance from a year ago in two key areas Feb. 7 in Lexington. The median price rose 7% and the buy-back rate dropped to 22.3% from 28.9% in 2010
A striking Indian Charlie yearling filly became the most expensive horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington when she commanded $245,000 during the auction's second hour Feb. 7.
Broodmares and broodmare prospects are among the horses that will be offered as the breeding season approaches.
The Tattersalls February mixed sale posted a 68.9% gain in its gross revenue and a 51.2% increase in its average price. The median price rose 28.6% Feb. 3 in England.
The sale is scheduled for Feb. 7 in Lexington and will begin at 10 a.m. (EST).
There are 522 horses cataloged for the Central Florida auction.
Keeneland will introduce a new member of its management team and a new technological innovation designed to aid buyers during its January horses of all ages sale, which begins its five-day run in Lexington Jan. 10.
New Zealand Bloodstock has added a new session dedicated to horses in training to its 2011 national weanling, broodmare, and mixed bloodstock sale, which is scheduled for May 2-4.
Barretts has cataloged 392 horses for its 2011 January mixed sale. The auction will be held Jan. 24 at the Hinds Pavilion on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Southern California. It will begin at 10 a.m. (PST).
Canadian champion Too Late Now brought $50,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton Texas December mixed sale, which posted increases of 25.5% and 22.2% in its gross revenue and average price, respectively, from a year ago.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 349 horses for its Midlantic December mixed sale and 125 horses for its Texas December mixed sale.
Broodmare prospect Carribean Sunset, a group III winner in Ireland and a stakes winner in this country, brought $1 million Nov. 8 during the opening session in the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.
Broodmare Society Selection was the first horse to crack the seven-figure price barrier at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, bringing $1.85 million early in the auction's opening session Nov. 8 in Lexington.
Dubai Majesty was in the news again, two days after she won the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Boosted by quality offerings in the dispersal of Al and Nora Figliolia's Westbury Stables, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. fall mixed sale enjoyed major upswings in gross of 48.3% and average price of 27.8% from a year ago.
The gross revenue rose 75.3% while the average price grew 41.9%. The median price was up 25%.
The market for yearlings this year showed signs of stability after big setbacks in 2009. But was that enough to boost the demand for breeding stock?
The auction is scheduled for Oct. 16 at Lamar-Dixon in Gonzales, La.
English group I winner Serious Attitude will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale in Kentucky.
The auction will be held Nov. 7 in Lexington, beginning at 4 p.m. (EST).
The total for the breeding stock auction is about the same as it was for the 2009 edition of the sale.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 677 horses for its fall mixed sale, which will be held Oct. 19-20 in Central Florida.
Todd and Shawn Hansen purchased English Channel yearling filly for $80,000 from Griffin Place, agent.
Better Than Honour, the 2007 Kentucky Broodmare of the Year, produced "an incredible" Street Cry filly earlier this year and she is back in foal to Street Cry and carrying another filly.
Fasig-Tipton planning to sell a group of mares in foal on Southern Hemisphere covers during the Kentucky November select mixed auction.
She and a Lydgate filly top the auction, each bringing $8,000.
The Tattersalls July mixed sale ended in England with a gross that was up 5.2% from a year ago. But the average price fell 3% while the median price declined 7.7%.
A 3-year-old son of Invincible Spirit, the colt sells for 460,000 guineas ($731,784 in U.S. funds) in England.
The 2-year=old colt sells for 115,000 guineas ($183,183 in U.S. funds) while prices fall from 2009.
Gross rises 14% while average price increases 11.1% in Ireland.
Median price holds steady during the auction, which was held Feb. 8 in Lexington.
Sale company officials hopeful the market has stabilized after big downturns in 2009.
Gross rises 40.2% while average price increases 3% from a year ago.
Auction, which is scheduled for Feb. 8 in Lexington, has 115 yearlings among its offerings.
Florida mixed auction's gross declines 22.5% while average drops 7.9%.
Winter mixed sale opens with a 13.2% increase in average and a 24.4% rise in median.
There are 496 horses in the catalog for the auction.
Declines in gross and median are less steep than they were in 2009.
Conditions were brutal at Keeneland Jan. 9, two days before the start of the Central Kentucky company's horses of all ages sale.
Keeneland officials hoping demand is solid for short yearlings in January sale.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed auction will be held Jan. 19-20, 2010, in Central Florida.
Auction will be held Jan. 25 and 26 at the Hinds Pavilion on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Southern California.
Median price increases 38.9% from a year ago while buy-back rate falls. Gross drops 21.7%
A Smarty Jones weanling and six mares have been added to the Fasig-Tipton Texas December mixed sale, which will be held Dec. 14 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 105 horses for the Texas December mixed sale, which will be held at Lone Star Park Dec. 14. The auction will start at noon (CST).
This year, without as much star power, the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale suffered sharp downturns of 59.4% in gross revenue, 52.7% in average price, and 32% in median price Nov. 10.
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