Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Stuart Morris and clients bypassed the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale and chose OBS for their Flatter pinhook

    Flatter Colt Tops OBS Pinhook Prospects

    When Stuart Morris and his clients were deciding on venues for their yearlings being offered for sale, they chose the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s August sale for a son of Flatter, bypassing the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale

  • Hip 458 was the sale topper at $450,000

    Uncle Mo Colt Sets F-T New York-Bred Record

    Mo Diddley, a son of Uncle Mo from the family of champion Bear Now, became the highest-priced yearling ever sold at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred sale Aug. 14 when he was bought by Everett Dobson's Cheyenne Stables for $450,000.

  • Lot 92 by Frankel at the Arqana August Yearling Sale 2016

    Shadwell, Zayats Land Frankel Colts at Arqana

    Opening night of the Arqana August yearling sale Aug. 14 saw solid trade from a broad international buying bench that included the U.S.-based Zayat family, who purchased their first horse at the Deauville auction, a son of Frankel.

  • Hip 490 sold for $335,000

    Upstart's Half Brother to Trainer Rice

    Trainer Linda Rice continued her bullish buying at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred yearling sale Aug. 14, this time taking down a Mineshaft colt who is a half brother to millionaire Upstart for $335,000.

  • Hip 458 sells for $450,000

    Dobson Acquires Uncle Mo Colt for $450,000

    Mo Diddley, a son of Uncle Mo from the family of champion Bear Now, was bought by Everett Dobson's Cheyenne Stables for $450,000 to become the new sale-topper at the midpoint of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred yearling sale.

  • Hip 385 sold for $375,000

    City Zip Colt Brings $375,000 at NY-Bred Sale

    A City Zip colt from the Indian Creek consignment was purchased by Linda Rice on behalf of Sheila Rosenblum for $375,000 to become the top-priced offering at the Aug. 14 Fasig-Tipton sale of New York-bred yearlings.

  • Tree on roof of Barn 4.

    Sale Buzz About the Storm, Postponement

    The buzz around the barn area for the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred yearling sale the morning of Aug. 14 was all about the developments the previous day when the sale’s first session was rescheduled following a major thunderstorm.

  • A tree falls in a storm at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga.

    Storm Postpones Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Sale

    Due to a horrific storm that moved through upstate New York Aug. 13, the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale was postponed for the evening and is rescheduled to Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. EDT for one continuous session.

  • 472 Cataloged for Goffs Orby sale

    The catalog for the 2016 Goffs Orby sale is now online and features a world-class selection of 472 yearlings by sires such as Galileo, Dubawi, Shamardal, Redoute's Choice, Sea The Stars, Kitten's Joy, and Frankel to name only a few.

  • Sales barn at the Fasig-Tipton NY-bred sale in Saratoga

    New York-Bred Yearling Sale on a Roll

    With the higher-profile Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale now in the history books, many of the same consignors who had horses in that sale are gearing up for the New York-bred yearling sale.

  • The Fasig-Tipton sale of New York-bred yearlings begins Aug. 13

    Hips to Watch in New York-Bred Sale Day 1

    A son of The Factor purchased as a weanling for $190,000 is among the top horses to watch for during the Aug. 13 first session of the Fasig-Tipton sale of New York-bred yearlings in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Hip 191, a filly by Medaglia d'Oro, topped the sale at $1.45 million.

    F-T Saratoga Sale Posts Modest Declines

    The opportunity to buy a well-bred filly from the stock of Josephine Abercrombie proved irresistible to Mandy Pope, who bought a Medaglia d’Oro filly from the breeder for $1.45 million to top the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale Aug. 9.

  • Hip 164, a half brother to Princess of Sylmar, brought $800,000

    Another Tapit Brings Big Number at F-T

    The appetite for Tapit yearlings continued Aug. 9 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale when a half brother to four-time grade I winner Princess of Sylmar was sold to China Horse Club for $800,000.

  • Hip 140, a colt by Tapit, brought $1.25 million.

    Tapit Colt Rocks Fasig-Tipton Sales Ring

    On what promises to be a big night for Gainesway stallion Tapit, one of his sons was the first to seven figures during the Aug. 9 session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale when bought by Stonestreet and Coolmore for $1.25 million.

  • Sales Spotlight with Claire Novak - Saratoga Sale Recap Day 1

    Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Day 1 Recap

    Claire Novak recaps day 1 of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Watch the top hips in the ring as Claire provides numbers and analysis of the session's action. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Hip 111 was the day 1 sale topper

    Powerhouse Owners Team Up on F-T Topper

    Powerhouse owners Stonestreet Stables and Coolmore Stud joined forces to buy a Pioneerof the Nile colt for $950,000 to top the Aug. 8 first day of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Hip 111 sold for $950,000

    Pioneerof the Nile Colt New Sale Topper

    A Pioneerof the Nile colt who was one of the last horses through the ring was sold for $950,000 to become the top-priced offering at the Aug. 8 first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Hip 61 sold for $800,000

    Songbird's Half Sister Sells for $800,000

    A Ghostzapper filly who is a half sister to superstar Songbird was purchased by Tom Haughey's PTK Racing for $800,000 during the Aug. 8 first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale

  • Consignor Andrew Motion

    Motion Thrilled to be at F-T Saratoga Sale

    Andrew Motion’s life has come full circle. Motion, who has a one-horse consignment to the Saratoga selected yearling sale, worked on the Fasig-Tipton muck crew when he was young and accompanied his father, agent Michael Motion, to the auction.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale begins Aug. 8

    Animal Kingdom Filly Among Hips to Watch

    An Animal Kingdom filly, a daughter of Frankel, Songbird's half sister, and the only colt by War Front in the sale highlight the potential top sellers at the Aug. 8 session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    Recent Trends Expected to Continue at F-T

    Fasig-Tipton doled out the hospitality for buyers and sellers over the weekend as a lead-up to the week's Saratoga selected yearling sale in which recent the recent trend of polarization between the top and bottom is expected to continue.

  • Stellar Wind (outside) edges Beholder in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

    Stellar Wind a F-T Saratoga Success Story

    For John Stuart, the champion filly Stellar Wind, sold at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale for $40,000, epitomizes how the super-selectivity of yearling sales buyers can end up costing them the opportunity to purchase a future champion.

  • Dilger: Saratoga Sale 'A Different Ballgame'

    When Gerry Dilger takes his Dromoland Farm consignment to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale, he emphasizes quality over quantity. If last year’s results are any indication, there is something to be said for having a boutique group in a boutique sale.

  • The "beautifully balanced" A.P. Indy, a $2.9 million purchase, became a classic winner, Horse of the Year, and leading sire

    BH 100: Keeneland July Yearling Sale-Toppers

    Yearling sales have long been integral elements of the Thoroughbred industry, and over its 100 years of relating the business and pleasure of racing and breeding, The Blood-Horse’s coverage of these sales grew exponentially as the times changed.

  • Stormy Lucy, to be bred to Frankel

    F-T Sale-Topper Stormy Lucy to Frankel

    Grade I winner Stormy Lucy, who topped the Fasig-Tipton July selected horses of racing age sale July 11 when she sold for $575,000, will be bred to Frankel on Southern Hemisphere breeding time this year.

  • Curlin colt tops Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale.

    Strong Demand at Top at F-T; Numbers Decline

    There were no surprises July 19 when Fasig-Tipton kicked off the yearling season with its selected sale as the auction mirrored results seen at most North American sales the last two years.

  • Hip 389 by Deep Impact out of Malpensa

    Deep Impact Rules JRHA Foal Sale

    A pair of foals by Deep Impact each sold for $2,718,447, the overall highest price of the two-day JRHA select sale, which closed July 12 with records in overall gross and average price.

  • Hip 222, a Curlin colt, brought $475,000.

    Curlin Colt Lights Up F-T Bid Board

    A beautiful son of Curlin lit up the bid board at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July selected yearling sale when he was purchased by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds for $475,000.