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Sale Catalogs to Show Foreign Earnings

Sale Catalogs to Show Foreign Earnings

The North American members of the Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers May 16 announced future North American sales catalogs will present foreign earnings from most major racing nations in native currency, followed by a total earnings line converted to U.S. dollars.

Reminder: Black-Type Minimum Increasing in 2008

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The North American members of the Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers remind that the minimum purse value for North American black-type races will increase from $45,000 to $50,000 beginning Jan. 1, 2008.

Japan Part I

By Ray Paulick - The Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers is employing a classic carrot and stick approach with the Japan Racing Association, acknowledging through official recognition of 60 graded stakes that the JRA's racing quality is high, but warning the organization that no further advancements will be recognized until non-Japanese owners are licensed to compete in that country.

Black-Type Minimum Rising to $35,000

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At a meeting earlier this week in London, members of the Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers ratified a recommendation to raise the minimum purse necessary for a race to receive black type.

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