Headlines for Monday, September 12, 2011

  • Hip 147 sold for $750,000 during session 2 of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Irish Agent McCormack Buys Street Cry Colt

    A Street Cry colt from the family of Horse of the Year Zenyatta was purchased by Irish bloodstock John McCormack for $750,000 during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip 116 sold for $1 Million dollars during session 2 of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Unbridled's Song Filly Brings $1 Million

    It did not take long for the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale to reach the seven-figure mark, with Mandy Pope paying $1 million for a gray/roan filly by Unbridled's Song out of Silvery Swan.

  • Jerry and Ann Moss

    Mosses to Speak at UK Lecture Series

    Jerry and Ann Moss, owners of 2010 Horse of the Year and three-time champion older mare Zenyatta, will speak at the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative Distinguished Industry Lecture Series Sept. 14.

  • Australian Tries Selling American Style

    Australian Ron Gilbert, owner of Highgrove Stud, a leading commercial Thoroughbred nursery in Queensland, made his initial venture into the American sales market Sept. 12.

  • Hangin' With Haskin: The Fall of '73

    I hope to start a new series remembering fall racing from past years. Some of the stories, such as this one, will be a combination of recycled older columns, with a good deal of new material added

  • Waterman Named Arizona Racing Adviser

    Dr. Scot Waterman, most recently executive director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, has been hired as the first animal medication and welfare adviser for the Arizona Department of Racing.

  • Hip 55 sold for $650,000 during the Keeneland September Sale.

    Ferguson Buys Street Sense Filly for $650,000

    One of the top-priced horses sold at the Sept. 11 opening session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a Street Sense filly sold for $650,000, came from the dispersal of the late Prince Saud bin Khaled.

  • Keeneland Sept Interview: Case Clay

    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.

  • Keeneland Sept Interview: Case Clay

    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.

  • Keeneland Sept Sale Wrap: Day 1

    Esther Marr dissects the Keeneland September Sale day 1 results and interviews Keeneland's director of sales Geoffrey Russell.

  • Keeneland September Sale Wrap: Day 1

    Esther Marr dissects the Keeneland September Sale day 1 results and interviews Keeneland's director of sales Geoffrey Russell.Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Ben Leon Jr. at the Keeneland September Sale.

    September Sale Opens With Upswings

    With domestic buyers, like Benjamin Leon Jr. (shown here), playing aggressively at the top of the market, the Keeneland September yearling sale got off to a promising start Sept. 11 in Lexington.