A colt by Exceed and Excel was the top seller March 31 during the sixth session of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast. Consigned by Woodlands Stud, agent, the colt was purchased by Queensland-based buyer Alan Acton for $210,000.
The 171 yearlings sold grossed Aust$5,518,000 March 30 during the fifth session of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast. Their average price was Aust$32,269.
Redoute's Choice colt sells for Aust$1 million during second session.
Redoute's Choice colt brings Aust$725,000 as Magic Millions Sale opens in Australia.
Scaredee Cat colt brings NZ$300,000 at Karaka.
The Tattersalls Ireland September yearling sale will be Sept. 23 and 24.
New Zealand National yearling sale continues its record-setting run.
A filly by One Cool Cat sells for NZ$925,000.
- By Mark Popham
Tattersalls' October yearling sale continued its strength in Book Two, with gains in totals, average, and median.
A $90,000 Repent colt was the most expensive horse sold Monday during the yearling portion of the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana's yearling and mixed auction.
A Gone West colt topped the second session of the Tattersalls October yearling sale Oct. 10, selling for more than $2 million in England.
According to Barretts official Jerry McMahon, optimism in California's racing industry could boost the demand for sale yearlings.
The gross revenue and median price for the Keeneland September yearling sale both were the auction's second-second highest ever, and the number of horses sold established a world Thoroughbred auction record.
Buyers and consignors have mostly good things to say about the Keeneland September yearling sale, which ends Tuesday in Lexington.
A filly from the family of Mr. Greeley and Street Sense topped day 10 of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Tom Gentry, agent, bought the Hold That Tiger filly for $182,000 from Four Star Sales, agent.
The gross revenue and average price increased during the seventh session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Monday, when a Cherokee Run colt sold for $325,000.
Brian Graves, director of public sales for Gainesway, said the market was good through the Keeneland September yearling sale's first four days, and he looks for it to be strong and more consistent over the weekend and early next week.
Doncaster's new St. Leger Festival Yearling Sale concluded Sept. 13. with a gross of 2,050,300 guineas for 143 head sold at a clearance rate of 75.6%.
- By Ryan Conley
Someone wanting to play percentages for yearlings selling for $1 million or more may need to look no further than the broodmare band of husband/wife breeders Aaron U. and Marie D. Jones.
The second and final session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's Woodbine yearling sale -- preferred offerings -- took place Sept. 8, with similar results to the select session: a decrease in average but a steady middle market.
The Keeneland September yearling sale should sort out the mixed messages of the Thoroughbred market.
The median price rose Tuesday during the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders Association summer yearing sale, but the gross revenue and average price suffered setbacks.
The Fasig-Tipton Texas yearling sale posted increases in its gross revenue, median price, and average price.
The Fasig-Tipton Texas yearling sale generated a mixed bag of results during its opening session Monday.
There are more than 400 horses cataloged for the Fasig-Tipton Texas yearling sale Monday and Tuesday at Lone Star Park.
The highlight of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling sale's second open session was a $150,000 son of Macho Uno.
Eddie Martin's goal is to develop a successful stallion, and he's close to achieving his dream with Spanish Steps, whose first foals race next year.
It will be difficult for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling sale to avoid the correction taking place in the Thoroughbred market.
Offspring by City Place, Songandaprayer, Lightnin N Thunder, Lion Heart could make a splash Monday during the select session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. yearling auction.
A daughter of Hawk Wing topped the third session of Arqana's Deauville Sale in France, the country's principal yearling sale, the evening of Aug. 19.
There are 318 yearlings in the catalog for the third annual California yearling sale, which will be held Oct. 2.
Goffs Bloodstock Sales has just released its catalogs for the Million and Sportsman's Yearling Sales catalogues, which have been collectively scaled down to 610 entries from 663 in 2006.
I Got Things to Do, a Lion Hearted Colt, sold for $50,000 while topping the Fasig-Tipton New York open yearling sale Tuesday.
Buyers and sellers look back on a Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale yearling market that suffered declines in gross revenue, average price, and median price.
Prospective buyers, consignors, and Fasig-Tipton officials were cautiously optimistic prior to the Saratoga select yearling sale's starte even though the stock market and the Thoroughbred marketplace in general have lost momentum lately.
At the conclusion of last month's Fasig-Tipton Kentucky yearling sale, there was a consensus that the 11.2% decline in average price did not provide an accurate picture of where the market is in 2007.
Top sires such as Unbridled's Song, A.P. Indy, Distorted Humor have well-regarded yearlings in the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction's opening session Monday.
With wife Beverly and son Jeff at the helm, surviving family members of the late Robert Lewis say they are happily fostering the ebullient owner's passionate flame for racing.
Buyers have different routines when looking at yearlings, and consignors keep those individual preferences in mind when showing horses.
While a larger catalog could help the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling, but overall surplus of horses in the marketplace might be a problem.
The catalog for the Fasig-Tipton Texas summer yearling sale has 417 horses.
Keeneland sets world record by cataloging 5,553 horses for its September yearling sale.
Ready or not, it's time for the yearling selling season to start. Fasig-Tipton is in the leadoff position in Kentucky with its July select auction, which will be held Monday and Tuesday near Lexington. Each session will begin at 10 a.m. (EDT).
Fasig-Tipton officials are optimistic heading into the company's July select yearling auction, but the declining fortunes of yearling-to-juvenile pinhookers could reduce the demand for young horses.
B. Wayne Hughes, owner of Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky, is offering all the 2007 yearlings he bred at public auction.
There are 1,508 horses in the catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling sale, which will be held in Central Florida.
Fasig-Tipton will unveil its newly renovated sale pavilion during the Kentucky July select yearling auction that begins Monday.
A colt by Redoute's Choice sold for Aust$800,000 Tuesday to top the first session of the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale in Australia.
Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky July select yearling sale has a catalog of 582 horses, up 22% from last year's book.
Goffs, the Irish-based bloodstock auction company that is in talks to take over Britain's number two firm, Doncaster Bloodstock Sales, announced on April 30 an extra set of bonuses involving the Goffs Million yearling sale in October.
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