Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • A sloppy track at Timonium forced officials to move the final Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale under tack show to May 20

    Fasig-Tipton Sellers, Buyers Adapt to Schedule Change

    Safety first. That was the takeaway by buyers and sellers following the decision by Fasig-Tipton to reschedule the final session of workouts in preparation for next week's Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale from May 17 to Sunday, May 20.

  • F-T Postpones Under Tack Session; Shifts Sale Start

    Because of current and expected weather conditions in Timonium, Md., the third session of the Midlantic 2-year-olds sale under tack show has shifted to Sunday. To allow buyers ample time, the sale's start of 11 a.m. May 21-22 has been moved to 2 p.m.

  • Hip 278, a Mucho Macho Man colt, breezes a quarter-mile in :21 1/5 after rains fell May 16

    Mucho Macho Man Colt Flashes Speed in Sale Workout

    Despite intermittent rain, the May 16 workouts in preparation for the May 21-22 auction at the Maryland State Fairgrounds near Timonium went off without a hitch, and the track seemed a little zippier as a result of the additional moisture.

  • Watching the under tack show at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale

    Into Mischief Filly Sets Herself Apart in F-T Breeze

    There were no sizzling workout times May 15 when the under tack show in preparation for next week's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale got underway, but one Into Mischief filly set herself apart, breezing a quarter-mile in :21 3/5,

  • A Scat Daddy colt consigned as Lot 165 topped the May 12 Arqana breeze-up sale in Deauville

    Scat Daddy Offspring in High Demand at Arqana

    Scarcity has clearly focused the bloodstock world's collective mind when it comes to the progeny of the late Scat Daddy, and several of his 2-year-olds clearly caught buyer's imaginations May 12 during a buoyant renewal of the Arqana breeze-up sale.

  • Liz Crow May 4 at Churchill Downs

    Kentucky Oaks Winner Puts Crow in Spotlight

    When Liz Crow went shopping at the 2016 Keeneland yearling sale, she latched onto an attractive daughter of Tapizar that she eventually purchased for $100,000. The price looks like a bargain after Monomoy Girl won the Kentucky Oaks.

  • Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. logo

    OBS Changes Dates for June Sale

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2018 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age is now scheduled for three days beginning Wednesday, June 13 and ending on Friday, June 15.

  • Kentucky Oaks favorite Monomoy Girl gallops April 28 at Churchill Downs

    Gainesway Well-Represented in Kentucky Oaks

    When 14 fillies break out of the gate in the Kentucky Oaks, Gainesway Farm will be represented as a co-owner and breeder of Eskimo Kisses as well as two horses the Lexington nursery's sales arm sold as yearlings in Monomoy Girl and My Miss Lilly.

  • Equine Sales Company Juvenile Sale May 7

    Equine Sales Company will present its 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Opelousas, La., Monday, May 7, with a catalog of 73 that includes several recent supplements.

  • Tapit at Gainesway

    Tapit Leading Sire at OBS By Average Price

    Gainesway's Tapit emerged as the leading sire by average and median with two or more sold at the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale that began April 24 and concluded April 27.

  • Hip 888, a son of War Front, tops day 3 of the OBS April sale at $725,000

    'Good Money for Good Horses' at Positive OBS Sale

    The first three sessions' gross sales are tracking 7.9% ahead of 2017 at $51,550,500, and the average price of $96,718 is 8.1% higher than at this point in 2017 More significantly, the collective median is tracking 22% ahead of last year at $55,000.

  • Hip 888, a colt by War Front, brought $725,000

    War Front Colt Tops OBS Day Three at $725,000

    Katsumi Yoshida bought the colt out of grade 1-placed, group winner River Belle, who is the dam of three black-type runners. The colt worked in :21.1 during the Ocala Breeders' Sales April 2-year-olds in training sale under tack show.

  • A Tapit colt consigned as Hip 352 tops the April 25 session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales April 2-year-olds in training sale

    OBS Sets Record as Lows Buy Session-Topper

    Robert and Lawana Low, who campaign undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) contender Magnum Moon, spent $750,000 on their next two-turn hopeful April 25 and topped the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales April 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Peter Fluor of Speedway Stables at the Ocala Breeders' Sales

    Malibu Moon Filly Goes to Peter Fluor for $700,000

    Bloodstock agent Marette Farrell signed the ticket on Fluor's behalf for the striking dark bay daughter of Malibu Moon out of Just Joyful, a half sister to champion and grade 1 winner Boston Harbor and black-type winner Cloudburst.

  • Flameaway at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, where he was purchased by John Oxley for $400,000

    Flameaway a Pinhooking Success for Partnership

    Flameaway, who has gone on to win five stakes and is a leading contender for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), was a successful yearling pinhook for Taylor Made Sales partnership entity.

  • Hip 936, a colt by first-crop sire Shakin It Up, equaled the fastest quarter-mile breeze in :21 3/5

    Fastest OBS Under Tack Show Times Equaled

    A colt by Shakin It Up breezed a quarter-mile in :21 3/5 and colts by Flatter and Mark Valeski worked an eighth-mile in :09 4/5 during the April 20 under tack show session for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Hip 636, a Shanghai Bobby filly, ran the fastest eighth-mile during the OBS April under tack show

    Shanghai Bobby Filly Fastest in OBS Workout

    A Shanghai Bobby filly breezed the fastest eighth-mile in :09 4/5 during the April 19 session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale, tying the best workout time for the distance.

  • A Scat Daddy colt consigned as Lot 71 brought the top price of the first session of the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up sale

    Scat Daddy Colt Tops Craven Breeze-Up Sale Opener

    American sires played a prominent role on the opening day of the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up sale April 17 in Newmarket, England with a colt by the late Ashford Stud stallion Scat Daddy topping the session at 800,000 guineas (US$1,204,392).

  • A Street Boss filly consigned as Hip 370 works an eighth in :09 4/5 during the under tack show at the OBS April sale

    Street Boss Filly, Alpha Colt Fastest in OBS Works

    A Street Boss filly and a New York-bred colt from the first crop of Alpha posted the fastest work times during the April 17 under tack show session in preparation for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • 600 Cataloged for Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 600 entries for its Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale, to be held Monday and Tuesday, May 21-22, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md.

  • Australasia's Crown Jewel Inglis Easter Sale

    Though supplanted as Australia's highest-grossing yearling sale by Magic Millions' week-long Gold Coast yearling sale in Queensland in January, the Inglis Easter yearling sale is still the crown jewel of the vibrant Australasian yearling market.

  • Gypsy Diamond, a three-time stakes-winning mare sold as Lot 67, brought the highest price at the Inglis Chairman sale of breeding prospects

    Group 1-Placed Gypsy Diamond Tops Chairman's Sale

    Group 1-placed mare Gypsy Diamond was sold for AU$1,350,000 (US$ $1,047,060) to top the Inglis Bloodstock Chairman's sale of breeding prospects at Riverside Stables in Australia.