Colts by Central Kentucky sires Exchange Rate, Quality Road, and Blame brought the top three highest prices at the Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale May 1 in Newmarket.
A colt by War Front sold for 850,000 guineas (just more than US$1.3 million) on the second night of the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up sale April 16 in Newmarket, England.
A yearling son of Holy Bull topped the Minnesota Thoroughbred Association's yearling and mixed sale, bringing $56,000 Aug. 11 at Canterbury Park. The price was a record for the auction.
The Goffs ready to run sale at Kempton in Ireland April 3 enjoyed a 10% increase in gross from a year ago and had a clearance rate of 83%. But the average price and median price declined 6.8% and 10%, respectively.
A Mr. Greeley filly sells for 540,000 guineas at the Craven breeze-up auction.
Memorette, a grade II-winning mare for Betty Currin, was retired following her third-place effort in the Jan. 26 Sunshine Millions Distaff Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Goffs managing director Matt Mitchell expressed pleasure as the Irish bloodstock company's first Kempton Park Racecourse breeze-up sale generated over £2 million (pounds) in business with an average of £31,908.
The world's biggest Thoroughbred auction got even bigger Saturday as the record-setting gross for the Keeneland September yearling sale grew to $321,224,800 during the 12th session.
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