Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Keeneland January Sale: Session 2 Wrap

    Lenny Shulman recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including a look at the numbers, and comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Hip 578, Roan Inish, brought $500,000 to lead the session.

    Kee Day 2 Sees Gains in Average, Median

    $500,000 broodmare Roan Inish led gains in average and median at the Keeneland January mixed sale's second session, which sellers continued to describe as selective and buyers described fierce competition for top lots.

  • Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased for $460,000.

    Ryan Wins Bidding Battle for Veracity

    Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent, for $460,000 during the late stages of Keeneland's January horses of all ages second session.

  • Roan Inish brought $500,000 during  the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

    Roan Inish Brings $500,000 at Keeneland

    Canadian Oaks winner Roan Inish, an Elusive Quality mare in foal to Arch, was purchased by Evelyn Benoit for $500,000 during the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

  • Summer Solo, Hip 259, was purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson for $700,000.

    Leigh Dispersal Horses on Top at Keeneland

    Two back-to-back offerings from the partial dispersal of the Estate of Sarah J. Leigh became the new toppers at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11 when they were purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson.

  • Hip 230 by Arch sold for $450,000.

    Arch Filly Second $450,000 Yearling

    A 2015 Arch filly produced from the Seeking the Gold mare Seeking Atlantis was purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson for $450,000 during the opening session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11.

  • Paris Bikini, Hip 177, sold for $425,000.

    WinStar Acquires Paris Bikini for $425,000

    Paris Bikini, a 4-year-old daughter of Bernardini and a half sister to grade III winner America, was purchased by WinStar Farm for $425,000 at the Jan. 11 session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • My Limit, Hip 163, sold for $350,000.

    Castleton Lyons Goes to $350,000 for My Limit

    My Limit, the dam of grade I winner Birdatthewire, was purchased by Castleton Lyons for $350,000 during the Jan. 11 first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Keeneland January Sale Preview

    Glenye Cain Oakford previews the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell, and Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Lot 672, a Fastnet Rock filly, brought Aus$1 million (US$695,300).

    Magic Millions Book 1 Ends With Records

    The Book 1 portion of Magic Million's Gold Coast yearling sale closed Jan. 9 with a Fastnet Rock filly selling for Aus$1 million (US$695,300), bringing number of seven-figures sellers to a record six for the four-day session.

  • Taylor Made Releases Ecatalog

    Taylor Made Farm has released Ecatalog, an online catalog that includes photos, pedigrees, updates, and walking videos of each horse in Taylor Made's consignment at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Peace Burg Withdrawn From Keeneland Sale

    Peace Burg, listed in the catalog as the only mare at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale in foal to leading sire War Front, has been withdrawn after producing a filly from that mating.

  • Lot 430 by Snitzel - Mirror Mirror is the day 2 sale topper.

    Snitzel Colts Power Magic Millions Session

    Two colts by Arrowfield Stud stallion Snitzel brought more than Aus$1 million at the Jan. 7 second session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale, which produced increases in gross, average, and median.

  • Embellishment, Lot 177, was the sale topper.

    Arqana Sale Ends With Slight Declines

    The fourth session of the Arqana breeding stock sale in Deauville, France, Dec. 8 posted a gain of 36% in gross over a year ago as the 2015 auction closed with figures down slightly from the 2014 edition.

  • Embellishment, an unraced Galileo -- Sophisticat mare in foal to Kingman, brought €900,000.

    Malones Continue Spending for Mares

    The U.S. and European breeding operations of American billionaire John Malone dominated the top of the market on opening day of the Arqana December breeding stock sale Dec. 5.

  • Denali to Offer Leigh Dispersal at Keeneland

    The North American dispersal of the Estate for Sara Jane Leigh's bloodstock will be offered by Craig and Holly Bandoroff's Denali Stud as agent during the first session of the upcoming Keeneland January sale on Jan. 11.

  • Hanky Panky, Lot 2011, sold for 2.7 million guineas (US$4,268,376) Dec. 1.

    Hanky Panky Tops Tattersalls at 2.7M Guineas

    Hanky Panky, a group III-placed half sister to Central Kentucky sire Giant's Causeway, sold for 2.7 million guineas (US$4,268,376) Dec. 1 the top price on the second day of Tattersalls December breeding stock sale.

  • Incahoots, Lot 1532, sold for 420,000 guineas ($663,978.

    Average, Median Down at Tattersalls Mare Sale

    Incahoots, a winning Oasis Dream filly, is likely to remain in training following her purchase for 420,000 guineas ($663,978), the highest price on the first day of Tattersalls mare sale Nov. 30.

  • Lot 1407, a colt by Dark Angel, led final-day trading, selling for 170,000 guineas.

    Tattersalls Foal Sale Ends With Record Gross

    Tattersalls reported record total receipts for its December foal sale for the third straight year when the auction ended its five-day run Nov. 28 with aggregate rising 4.5% on last year's sale.

  • Lot 175 by New Approach

    Tattersalls Top Pair to Shadwell Estates

    Tattersalls kicked off its first round of late-season sales Nov. 23 with a one-day yearling auction that saw median rise by a double-digit percentage and Shadwell Estates securing the topped priced colt and filly.

  • Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000.

    Goffs Posts Excellent Gains in Gross, Average

    Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000 (US$ 489,804), the highest price at the opening session of the Goffs November breeding stock sale.