A recently-completed University of Kentucky economic study determined that outside visitors to Keeneland race meets and sales delivered a $590 million annual impact on the Lexington economy.
A filly by Any Given Saturday turned heads with a quarter mile breeze in a bullet :20 4/5 April 15, to top the third under tack preview for Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Ron Winchell of Winchell Thoroughbreds talks about buying Tapit as a yearling, his evolving bloodstock strategy, and a potential matchup between Untapable and Beholder. Listen Now
Chad Schumer discusses the offering of a 20% interest in the stallion Curlin, which has a minimum bid price of $2.5 million. Listen Now
Fasig-Tipton's retreat from Texas is more bad news. read blog
This Blood-Horse MarketWatch podcast asks Pete Bradley, of Bradley Thoroughbreds, three questions. Listen Now
Jockey Federico Mata emerged relatively unscathed from a spill he took during the first under tack preview for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s March sale of 2-year-olds in training at the Ocala Training Center on March 11.
Barretts will hold its final sale in Pomona, Calif., Feb. 23 before relocating to Del Mar with its selected 2-year-olds in training sale.
Ian Tapp recaps the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale, including comments from Frank Taylor, Justin Casse, and Mike Recio. watch video
Several sire list improvements arrive with 2015. read blog
Becky Thomas and Justin Casse have announced they will partner to break, train, and sell 2-year-olds for the 2015 season and beyond.
C.R. "Chip" McGaughey has been hired as a sales associate at Keeneland and will begin his new duties Feb. 1, Keeneland officials announced Jan. 9.
Fasig-Tipton has promoted four staff members, the sale company recently announced. Max Hodge, Evan Ferraro, Reed Ringler and Anna Seitz will all begin their new roles effective immediately.
Ian Tapp takes us through the Fasig-Tipton November Breeding Stock Sale numbers. Listen to comments from Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales, Jane Lyon, Brereton Jones, and Ken Ramsey. watch video
Pete Bradley talks about Dayatthespa's racing career and sale on Nov. 3, 2014 at Fasig-Tipton.
Another indication of shifting sire power comes at Tattersalls. read blog
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment follows horses as they are shown to prospective buyers and sold at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition watch video
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment follows horses as they are shown to prospective buyers and sold at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition.
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. Behavior counts, whether you are looking to increase a young horse's tractability or to subtly improve his or her performance in front of prospective buyers. This video covers options such as round pen work to improve the human-horse interaction and also offers a few cues that can make for a smoother presentation of the yearling to prospective buyers at the farm or on the sale grounds. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.
European spending on U.S. yearlings is at its lowest since 1981. read blog
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment considers the roles that equine swimming, automatic walkers, pasture turnout, and handwalking all can play in building fitness. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition. View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.
Keeneland September yearlings by third-crop sires have posted the best ROI from 2002-11. read blog
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment explores how a careful program of monitoring and trimming shortly after a foal’s birth can contribute to better conformation. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition. View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment covers various components of a sales-prep feeding program, including supplements and how they promote development. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.
Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning wraps up the Fasig-Tipton New York Bred Yearling Sale, August 10, 2014.
Consignor Marshall Silverman on the first night of the Fasig-Tipton New York Bred Yearling sale and the $250,000 filly he sold. August 10, 2014
Select Sales' Carrie Brogden talks about the first night of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York Bred Yearling Sale. August 10, 2014
Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning discusses the first night of the New York Bred Preferred Yearlings Sale.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance noted Aug. 1 that it is receiving significant and growing support from the sales sector, with participation from buyers, consignors, and sale companies.
Juveniles that breezed under 10 seconds represented only 1.1% of all 2-year-olds sold, but they easily commanded the highest average sales price. read blog
Evan Hammonds takes us through the days events with sale numbers and comments from industry members. watch video
Phil Hronec of Winding Oaks Farm discusses dispersal of Melnyk Racing Stables.
Alfredo Lichoa of Northwest Stud discusses his purchase of the $550,000 Cowboy Cal colt at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Sale.
Hip 110, a colt by Unbridled's Song, in the ring at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July 2014 Sale. watch video
Hip 110, Unbridled's Song colt in the ring at Fasig-Tipton. The colt sold for $400,000, the top price offering in the during the first half of the yearling portion of the Fasig-Tipon Kentucky July sale in Lexington July 14.
Two-year-old filly, by Speightstown, in the Melnyk Racing Dispersal at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale. She won first time out and is being consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Former Keeneland sales marketing associate Chauncey Morris, now CEO of Aushorse, is promoting the Australian Thoroughbred to the world and with great success. read blog
Craig and Holly Bandoroff's Denali Stud announced Audrey Jarrett has been promoted to director of sales and Beth Bayer has been added to the sales team.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 135 entries for its Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale to be held April 1 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie.
Take a quick tour of the BloodHorse.com sales tab, located in the horizontal navigation mega dropdown. Find out more about the new look of BloodHorse.com at http://www.bloodhorse.com/new.
Weanling market shows greater overall strength than in 2012. read blog
Esther Marr recaps Day 3 of the 2013 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, including comments from Tom Thornberry, Keeneland's Associate Director of Sales. watch video
- By Ron Mitchell
Trackside Farm's Tom Evans talks about the champion mare Groupie Doll. "People have been waiting in line...It's an honor to represent her at the sale." watch video
- By Esther Marr
Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency discusses the weanling and broodmare markets with Esther Marr. Duncan talks about early interest in foals and the growing interest in broodmares at the Keeneland Breeding Stock sale. watch video
- By Ron Mitchell
Paul Tackett talks about My Conquestadory's half sister, Hip 736, whom he is consigning in the Fasig-Tipton October Sale. watch video
Bunt joins Select Sales after working as the membership and education coordinator for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and as the sales coordinator for VanMeter Sales.
A companion to the feature published in the 09/28/2013 issue of the Blood-Horse magazine. view slideshow
Percentage of yearlings sold skyrockets at first three major sales
Hip 183, a colt by Malibu Moon out of grade I winner Madcap Escapade. Offered by Hill 'n'; Dale Sales Agency. watch video
Above all, buyers want choices. read blog
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