Esther Marr talks with Case Clay, president of Three Chimneys Farm, about Big Brown's yearlings. Case also discusses his predictions for the Keeneland September sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. watch video
Esther Marr dissects the Keeneland September Sale day 1 results and interviews Keeneland's director of sales Geoffrey Russell. watch video
Esther Marr dissects the Keeneland September Sale day 1 results and interviews Keeneland's director of sales Geoffrey Russell.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Esther Marr talks with Duncan Taylor, president of Taylor Made about the current market. They also discuss the new format of the Keeneland September sales and Duncan mentions the Taylor Made catalog with several stand outs. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Esther Marr talks with Chris Baker, Spring Hill Farm Manager, about the Edward P. Evans Dispersal, including thoughts of some of the top yearlings offered.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Esther Marr talks to Geoffrey Russell, Keeneland Director of Sales, about expectations and predictions for the sale.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Nancy Dillman of Stonegate Farm discusses her good fortune to breed grade I winner Havre de Grace and that runner's half brother, which brought $1.2 million at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale read blog
David Ingordo explains what he looks for in a horse's conformation as a yearling. Plus the DVD includes a special feature on how he discovered Zenyatta. watch video
What did David Ingordo see in Zenyatta as a yearling sale prospect? Learn this and more as industry experts explain what they look for in yearling conformation. watch video
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale, and overall results from the 2-day auction. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency
Eric Mitchell talks with Buzz Chace about the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale. Buzz provides insight on how the sale will be productive and when you will see action.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Eric Mitchell discusses the strong first day of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Eric Mitchell discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale with Kitty Taylor and David Hanley. David is presenting a Raven's Pass yearling this year. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
Eric Mitchell asks Craig Bandoroff about his Raven's Pass filly in this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Eric Mitchell discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale with Kitty Taylor and David Hanley. David is presenting a Raven's Pass yearling this year.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Eric Mitchell talks with Frank Taylor at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale. What will the sale hold in comparison with the Kentucky July sale?Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Eric Mitchell talks with Boyd Browning, President/CEO of Fasig-Tipton, about the expectations for the Fasig-Tipton sale.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
In 2005, when only 153 horses were cataloged, the Saratoga select yearling sale enjoyed a rebound Read Blog
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 772 yearlings for its August yearling sale. The number is down 14.3% from 2010's total of 901.
Esther Marr recaps the Fasig-Tipton July Select Yearling Sale and the first phase of the Heiligbrodt dispersal.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Esther Marr talks with Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt about their horse dispersal.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales explains the importance of the Fasig-Tipton Select Sale in July.Mark also explains the history of Taylor Made's 35th anniversary to Esther Marr. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Esther Marr talks with Boyd Browning, president of Fasig-Tipton, about the July sale.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
A Shamardal colt brought Aust$180,000 ($192,798 in U.S. funds) June 5 to top the first session of the Magic Millions national yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 303 horses for its Kentucky July select yearling sale. The number is down 25.6% from last year's total of 407.
A half sister to Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty is entered in the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Timonium, Md., May 23 and 24.
When Mike Lauffer and partner Bill Cubbedge bought back a Forestry colt at the 2009 Keeneland September yearling sale, they thought long and hard before naming the newest member of their racing stable. Read Blog
The William Inglis & Son Easter yearling sale's first session ended its three-day run April 7 in Australia with an average price of Aust$239,484 ($248,642 in U.S. funds) that was up 8.6% from a year ago.
A half brother to group I winner Black Caviar brought Aust$1.025 million ($1,059,110 in U.S. funds) topped the second session of the William Inglis & Son Easter yearling sale April 6 in Australia.
Looking inside the 2010 yearling average numbers
Changes to Keeneland's September yearling sale aside, it's hard to get a good angle on the yearling market as the first week of the auction went into the books. Has it been a good sale to this point, or a bad one? Read Blog
Important Australian yearling auction will begin Jan. 12.
Half-brother to Lookin At Lucky also scratched from Central Kentucky auction.
With the weak economy continuing to have a negative impact on all sorts of businesses, Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. executive Tom Ventura has modest expectations for the auction firm's August yearling sale in Central Florida.
The California Cup yearling sale has 282 yearlings in its catalog. The auction, which is a joint venture between Barretts and the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, will be held Oct. 5 in the Hinds Pavlion at Barretts, which is located at Fairplex Park in Southern California. The sale will start at 11 a.m. (PDT).
A Choisir-Strawberry Mirn colt brought Aust$68,000 (approximately $51,893 in U.S. funds) to top the 60th annual HTBA William Inglis & Son Scone yearling sale in Australia May 14. Trainer Paul Perry purchased the colt from Broad Crossing.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale isn't glamorous. It comes at the end of the yearling selling season, so it generally doesn't attract the best of the available stock. But, in recent years, it has become a prime source of Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brand (gr. I) winners.
A Statue of Liberty -- Saloon Bar Girl colt brought Aust$54,000 (approximately $39,031 in U.S. funds) to top the opening session of the William Inglis & Son Melbourne autumn yearling sale April 26 in Australia. Mark Young Racing purchased the colt from Tetrarch Park Stud.
The inaugural Magic Millions QTIS 600 yearling sale ended its two-day run March 30 in Australia with a gross of Aust$6,135,500 (approximately $4,261,166 in U.S. funds) for the 333 horses sold. The average price was Aust$18,424 ($12,796), and the clearance rate was 81%.
A Lion Heart colt topped the opening session of the inaugural Magic Millions QTIS 600 yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast March 29. Len Wheeler purchased the colt for Aust$130,000 (approximately $90,302 in U.S. funds) from Lyndhurst Stud, agent.
The Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale ended its three-session run March 12 in Australia with a gross of Aust$5,291,250 (approximately $3,422,433 in U.S. funds) that was up from last year's total of Aust$5,258,000. The clearance rose from 76% compared to 72% in 2008.
William Inglis & Son's Sydney classic yearling sale opened Feb. 8 in Australia with a session in which 83 horses sold for Aust$2,104,500 (approximately $1,421,022 in U.S. funds). The average price was Aust$25,355 ($17,121), and the median price was Aust$20,000 ($13,505). The clearance rate was 78%.
New Zealand Bloodstock's three-day select yearling sale experienced big downturns in business during its opening session at Karaka Jan. 28.
A Redoute's Choice - Bal Des Sirenes colt was the top seller Jan. 8 during the second session of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling auction on Australia's Gold Coast. He brought Aust$620,000 (approximately $446,549 in U.S. funds) from trainer Kris Lees, who purchased the colt from Amarina Farm, which was the agent for his Victoria-based breeder, Wood Nook Farm.
With a yearling auction season all but over, and one that delivered a sharp dose of economic reality, industry eyes will be fixed on the upcoming Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. fall mixed sale, the unofficial annual kick-off to the campaign of selling of broodmares and weanlings.
A day after the stock market dropped more than 700 points, California held its major yearling sale of 2008, making a tough market even more difficult.
Tattersalls Ireland's two-day yearling sale ended significantly down at the close of business Sept. 24.
Doncaster's two-part St Leger festival sale concluded Sept. 11 with figures below those of the 2007 numbers.
Keeneland director of sales Geoffrey Russell is taking two straight days of declines in the 2008 September yearling sale in stride by saying it is just a factor of the economic world we are living in today. "This establishes what the market is," Russell said at the close of the Sept. 9 session. "Everybody is here and they have now set the table. This is what the world is today, and they have established the value of these horses."
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling sale ended its four-day run Aug. 21 with figures more in line with last year's, as compared to the previous sessions, which had brought numbers considerably lower than 2007's comparable sessions.
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