Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Hip 65, Chicken Hawk, a son of J P's Gusto topped the sale at $230,000.

    Barretts' First Del Mar Sale Sees Increase

    Worries about moving the Barretts sales from Fairplex Park to Del Mar turned out to unfounded, as the 2-year-old sale May 28 increased 38.5% in gross and 5.4% in average over 2014's edition in Pomona, Calif.

  • 2-Year-Olds Prep for Barretts Del Mar Sale

    Six 2-year-olds breezed the fastest furlong in :10 in the first Barretts under-tack preview the company has held at Del Mar Race Course, the California sales company's first sale since moving to Del Mar will be May 28.

  • Record Average at MM Weanling Sale

    Average price reached an auction record Aus$60,000 (US$46,958) on the final day of the Magic Millions National weanling sale May 25, when a Snitzel filly was purchased for a session-topping $310,000 ($242,620).

  • Medaglia d'Oro Colt Leads MM Weanling Session

    A colt and a filly by Central Kentucky-based sire Medaglia d'Oro were among the top three highest prices at the opening session of the Magic Million National weanling sale May 24, with the colt bringing the day's top price

  • Love Me Only was carrying Storm The Stars when she was purchased at the 2011 Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Love Me Only's First Foal a Stakes Winner

    Storm the Stars, the first foal produced from Love Me Only, whose buyers attempted to have their $2.1 million purchase of the mare rescinded by a court last year, has become a stakes winner in England.

  • Hip 366, a bay filly by First Samurai, topped the second session, selling for $475,000.

    F-T Midlantic Sale Ends With Record Average

    A day after a Smart Strike filly sold for a Maryland public auction record $1.25 million, the marketplace remained competitive for the second and final session of Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale May 19.

  • Al Shaqab Dominates Top of Market at Arqana

    Arqana reported record returns of its annual breeze-up auction May 9 at Saint-Cloud, where sales were led by an Oasis Dream colt who sold to Sheikh Joann's Al Shaqab Racing for €600,000 (US$672,283).

  • Chinese Buyer Lands Top Two Mares at Inglis

    Chinese-based Yu Long Investments continued to spend at the top of the market at the Inglis sale in Australia on May 4, securing the top two highest-priced horses at the select broodmare session.

  • Medaglia d'Oro Weanling Tops Inglis Sale

    Kentucky-based horseman Roderick Wachman secured a Medaglia d'Oro colt for $230,000 (US$180,276), the highest price at the platinum session for weanlings at the Inglis Australian broodmare and weanling sale May 3.

  • Record-Breaking SAf National Sale Concludes

    While the aggregate of the National yearling sale dropped slight from last year, there was an overall sense of satisfaction following the auction's conclusion the evening of April 24 in Germison, South Africa.

  • Gill Laiz

    Rider Gil Laiz Breezing Along at OBS

    Gil Laiz is most comfortable in the saddle. It's a good thing. The 60-year-old exercise rider breezed 76 2-year-olds during the recent under tack preview ahead of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale April 21-24.

  • Hip 439 at the OBS Spring Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale.

    Second OBS Session Features Fireworks

    Following an opening session with relatively few highlights, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training picked up the pace April 22 on day two of the four-day auction in Ocala, Fla.

  • Dynasty Dominates Day 1 of SAf Yearling Sale

    While the overall aggregate was down slightly on the previous year's prices, the stock of South African leading sire Dynasty could not have been any higher April 22, the first day of the National yearling sale in Germiston.

  • Hip 161, a colt by Flatter, sold for $280,000 to top the opening session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training.

    Median Rises at OBS Spring Sale Opener

    An Ohio-bred colt by Flatter sold to Carrol Castille's Whispering Oaks Farm for $280,000 to top the opening session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 21 in Ocala, Fla.

  • South Africa's National Sale Starts April 22

    South Africa's oldest yearling sale, the 2015 National yearling sale, is scheduled to get under way April 22 at the Thoroughbred Breeders Association complex just outside Johannesburg.

  • Hip 608, a filly by Big Drama, worked quarter of a mile in :20 3/5 to top the fourth under tack preview ahead of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale.

    First-Crop Big Drama Filly Speedy at OBS

    A Florida-bred daughter from the first crop of Big Drama ripped a quarter of a mile in :20 3/5 at Ocala Training Center April 16 to top the fourth under tack preview ahead of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale.