Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • JRHA Adding Yearlings to July Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) has announced a new format for the July select sale next year that will include yearlings along with foals.

  • Shermeen Leads Way at Tattersalls

    British-born Jamie Lloyd, currently assistant to Patrick Gallagher in California, is set to train the top lot at yesterday's Tattersalls autumn horses in training sale , the 160,000-guinea 2-year-old Shermeen (by Desert Style).

  • Filigree Tops Buck Pond Auction

    Filigree, a stakes-placed daughter of Candi's Gold, brought the top price of $50,000 during a sale of broodmares and weanlings on Oct. 23 at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Tattersalls December Sale to Offer Nearly 3,000 Horses

    The group I-winning duo of Maids Causeway and Donna Blini are among the top horses scheduled to be offered during the Tattersalls December mixed sale Nov. 21- Dec. 1 in England. The catalogue is the auction's largest ever with 2,944 lots, including 1,281 weanlings and 1,383 broodmares and fillies in training.

  • Numbers Tumble at New York Breeders Fall Mixed Sale

    Numbers fell at the second annual New York Breeders' Sales Co.'s Saratoga fall mixed sale, held Oct. 16 at Saratoga Race Course. The 9-year-old stakes winning mare Long Distance topped the one-day sale.

  • OBSC Fall Sale Ends With Mixed Results

    A sale-topping price of $72,000 for the Kayrawan-sired broodmare prospect River Thames was the highlight of the closing session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale, an auction that yielded up and down sales totals.

  • Marks Fall in Tattersalls' Yearling Sale Part 2

    Part two of Tattersalls' October Yearling Sale finished with records all around in Newmarket Friday night with the 16.9 million guineas turnover up 31% on 2004, the 26,711 guineas average up 75% and the 18,000 guineas median up 80%.

  • Florida Consignor Scanlon Dead

    Robert N. Scanlon, a perennial leading 2-year-old sale consignor and operator of the Scanlon Training Center near Williston, Fla., passed away Oct. 13.

  • Predictable Numbers at OBSC Open Session

    After consignor-preferred sessions that produced strong numbers, Thursday's first open session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Fall Mixed Sale saw prices tumble to predictable lower plateaus.

  • Halo Mare Brings $240,000 at OBSC Fall Sale

    Indian Halo, a Halo mare that produced grade III winner Indian Ocean, sold for $240,000 to top all prices Wednesday in the third session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Fall Mixed Sale.

  • Enduring Legacy topped second session of OBSC sale.

    Saint Ballado Mare Tops OBSC Second Session

    Enduring Legacy, a half-sister to grade I winner Star Over the Bay sold for $215,000 out of the Four Horsemen's Ranch dispersal Tuesday to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale.

  • Yes It's True filly, sold for $200,000.

    OBS Mixed Sale Opens With Gains

    A Yes It's True weanling filly named Truely Genuine sold for $200,000 to top all prices in the opening day of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale, asession which produced across the board increases over last year

  • Son of Songandaprayer Tops Fasig-Tipton Final Session

    A son of leading freshman sire Songandaprayer topped Wednesday's third and final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling at Timonium, Md., helping the sales company realize increases in gross, average, and the number of horses sold.

  • Yellow Ribbon winner Megahertz will be sold at Keeneland next month.

    Megahertz to be Sold at Keeneland November Sale

    Megahertz, who notched her 14th career win in 33 starts and upped her earnings to $2,261,594 by winning Saturday's Yellow Ribbon (gr. IT), will be sold at public auction on Monday, Nov. 7.

  • Goffs Orby Sale Shows Gains from 2004

    The lure of valuable sale races helped Ireland's premier yearling auction put a couple of disappointing recent renewals behind itself with a hugely successful revamped Goffs Orby Million Sale Sept. 26-28.

  • Goffs Orby Sale Closes Out Successful Run

    The Maktoum brothers may not currently be purchasing the progeny of Coolmore stallions, but an eclectic group of buyers helped that Irish stud supply all the top lots during Wednesday's final session of a highly-successful revamped Goffs Orby Million yearling sale in Ireland.

  • Sheikh Hamdan Again Tops Goffs Orby Sale Session

    Sheikh Hamdan again led the way on the middle day of Goffs' Orby Million Sale in Co Kildare, Ireland, Tuesday when paying 1.8 million euros for a U.S.-bred son of Kingmambo consigned via Ciaran Conroy's Co Tipperary-based Glenvale Stud.

  • Darley Donates Elusive Quality Season for Katrina Relief

    Sheikh Mohammed's Darley organization has donated a season to its successful stallion <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1396994&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Elusive Quality</a> to the American Red Cross "Katrina Relief" fund.

  • Alhaarth Colt Tops Opening Goffs Session

    Sheikh Hamdan, attending in person, led the way on day one of Goffs' Orby Million sale in Ireland on Monday when paying 550,000 euros for a yearling colt by his stallion Alhaarth.

  • Keeneland: One More Day to Go

    The penultimate session of the 2005 Keeneland September yearling sale ended Sunday with both average prices and the total gross down slightly --while the median stayed the same and the buyback rate improved-- from last year's figures for the same day.

  • Keeneland Day 12: Gross, Average, Median Rise Again

    Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale entered its final three days on Saturday and registered across-the-board gains for the 10th time in the first 12 sessions of the 14-day auction.

  • Average Takes Dip in Keeneland 11th Session

    With only three days remaining in its 14-day run, the 2005 Keeneland September yearling sale is showing no signs of slowing down despite taking a slight hit in average price during today's session. Overall, the numbers remain up across the board.

  • Middle Market 'Alive and Well' at Keeneland

    With only five days to go, the Keeneland yearling sale is showing no signs of winding down. Wednesday's session nine saw double-digit gains in all categories compared to the same session last year.

  • Keeneland Train Rolls On

    Tuesday's eighth session of the Keeneland September sale brought the auction house past the halfway point of its 14-day yearling showcase. Buttressed by continued high buyer demand, market strength was again on display with increases in all categories when compared to the same session last year.

  • Distorted Humor colt brought $900,000 on fourth day of sale.

    Keeneland Day Four: Just a Little off the Top

    Day four of Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale "might have been a little softer in spots," according to director of sales Geoffrey Russell, but business was still plenty good Thursday in Lexington, Ky. as the world's largest yearling sale rolled on. Overall, the gross revenue for the first four days is up 17.3% from last year's record sale.