Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • 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.

  • Vino Rosso moves to the lead in the stretch of the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Crupi: Vino Rosso 'Coming Around at the Right Time'

    Prominent bloodstock agent J.J. Crupi and Vinnie Viola had quite an afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack April 7, with a victory in the Carter Handicap (G1) by Army Mule and a Wood Memorial Presented by NYRA Bets (G2) triumph by Vino Rosso.

  • Lot 32, a filly by Snitzel, topped Day 1 of the Inglis Easter yearling sale

    Strong Start to Inglis Easter Yearling Sale

    The Australian Easter yearling sale's new location at Riverside Stables near Melbourne started on a strong note April 9, with seven individual lots selling for seven figures at the auction conducted by Inglis Bloodstock.

  • Hip 66, a son of Curlin out of Lady Alexander, breezes at the Texas 2-year-olds in training sale

    Texas Juvenile Sale Has Momentum This Year

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association will seek to build on momentum generated by last year's 2-year-olds in training sale when the 2018 edition is held April 10 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • ABR Wired: Shopping for Stars with Mark Casse

    ABR Wired: Shopping for Stars with Mark Casse

    Mark Casse is looking for his next big horse at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale. Experience the suspense of trying to buy a star 2-year-old prospect as Casse analyzes, inspects, and bids on racehorses, presented by Fasig-Tipton.

  • Hip 14, the sale-topping Uncle Mo colt, breezes a quarter-mile in :21 1/5

    Uncle Mo Colt Tops Barretts Spring 2-Year-Old Sale

    A California-bred son of Uncle Mo sold for $600,000 to top the April 4 Barretts spring 2-year-old sale at Del Mar. The sale was a combination of horses traditionally offered at Barretts in March and May, as the company merged the two sales.

  • Eric Hamelback (left) addresses panel members Tom DiPasquale, Matt Iuliano, and Ed Martin at the ARCI conference April 4

    Panel Discusses When Racing Regulation Should Begin

    When representatives of The Jockey Club and the National HBPA both advised that a good point to begin regulating race horses may be when a Thoroughbred conducts its first recorded workout, the moment wasn't lost on at least one attendee.

  • ARCI Convention: Panel Raises Bisphosphonate Concerns

    Jeff Blea of the AAEP participated on a panel on the appropriateness of bisphosphonate use in race horses, especially in young horses, during the animal welfare forum April 4 at the ARCI conference on equine welfare and racing integrity.

  • An Orb filly consigned as Hip 54 at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale

    Fast-Working Orb Filly Brings $900,000 from Baoma

    The chestnut Orb filly that worked a quarter-mile in :21, the fastest work since Fasig-Tipton began selling at Gulfstream Park, sold to Baoma Corp. The filly's second dam is grade 1 winner Dream of Summer, the dam of Creative Cause and Destin.

  • A Scat Daddy colt consigned as Hip 31 brings $1M at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale

    Coolmore Strikes for $1M Scat Daddy Colt

    Trainer Todd Pletcher signed the ticket for the colt on behalf of Coolmore. Sold as Hip 31, the colt is out of the stakes winner Risky Rachel and the family of multiple graded stakes winner Say Florida Sandy.

  • A filly by Medaglia d'Oro consigned as Hip 9 brings $1.2M at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale

    Stonestreet Goes to $1.2M for Medaglia d'Oro Filly

    A filly by Medaglia d'Oro, that worked earlier in :10, was bought for $1.2 million by Stonestreet Stables. The filly is out of the stakes-placed Distorted Humor mare Mi Vida and out of the family of grade 1 winner Dream Supreme and Majestic Warrior.

  • A Tapit filly consigned by Cary Frommer as Hip 150 at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale

    Gulfstream Sale Includes Two Hips by Tapit

    Just like any other major 2-year-olds in training sale over the past several years, offspring of Gainesway's leading sire Tapit will be among the "buzz" horses at the March Fasig-Tipton selected sale at Gulfstream Park.

  • Hip 54, a filly by Orb from the Tom McCrocklin consignment, breezes a quarter-mile in :21 flat at the Gulfstream sale

    Orb Filly Tops Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Under Tack Works

    With an Orb filly working the fastest quarter-mile in :21 and a multitude of horses sharing the eighth-mile fastest workout time of :10, the under tack show workouts for the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream selected 2-year-olds in training sale went smoothly.

  • Lone Sailor (outside) is edged by Noble Indy in the Louisiana Derby

    Derby Hopeful Lone Sailor Well Worth Purchase Price

    While Lone Sailor was just denied what would have been an emotional win for his connections in the TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby (G2) March 24 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the $200,000 purse he earned surpasses his purchase price.

  • Kip Elser of Kirkwood Stables watches 2-year-olds train

    Kirkwood Takes Alternative Approach to Sale Workouts

    When the under-tack workouts take place March 26 for horses entered in the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream selected sale of 2-year-olds in training, don't look for any of the entries from Kirkwood Stables to be working fast one-eighth or quarter-miles.

  • Paved is one of the stakes winners that came out of Patrick Hoppel's consignments

    Hoppel to Test Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Market

    When the Fasig-Tipton selected 2-year-olds in training sale gets underway at Gulfstream Park March 28, Hoppel's Horse and Cattle Co. will be among those shipping their stock, tack, and personnel to sell at the venue near Miami.

  • A filly by Spirit of Boom consigned as Lot 384 brings AU$430,000 (US$331,282) at the Magic Millions Gold Coast March sale

    'Boom' Time at Magic Millions Yearling Sale

    The insatiable appetite for the latest crop of youngsters by Australian first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom continued March 20 with the Magic Millions Gold Coast March yearling sale in Queensland, Australia, smashing records across the board.

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    OBS Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Catalog Online

    A total of 1,222 juveniles have been cataloged for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring sale of 2-year-olds in training scheduled for April 24-27. Last year, there were 1,208 entries for the auction in Ocala, Fla.