Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • An Astrology filly, Hip 631, worked in : 20 4/5 on the last day of the OBS June under tack show

    Two Fillies Fastest Workers in OBS Under Tack Finale

    A filly from the first crop of sprinter Poseidon’s Warrior and an Astrology filly posted bullet works June 10 as Ocala Breeders’ Sales concluded its under tack show in preparation for next week’s 2-year-olds and horses in training sale.

  • Hip 491, an Into Mischief colt, breezes a quarter-mile at OBS

    Into Mischief Colt Tops OBS Under Tack Session

    For the second day in a row, one of the fastest workers during the June 9 Ocala Breeders' Sales 2-year-olds and horses in training sale under tack show session came from Jaime Mejia's Thoroughbred Champions Training Center.

  • Hip 354, a Midshipman colt, breezes a quarter-mile in :20 3/5 at OBS

    Midnight Lute, Midshipman Colts Work Fastest at OBS

    A Midnight Lute colt and a son of Midshipman turned in the fastest eighth-mile and quarter-mile works June 8, during the second session of the under tack show for the June 13-14 Ocala Breeders' Sales 2-year-old and horses in training sale.

  • Javier Castellano and Graham Motion in the winner's circle after Happy Mesa won the 45th Running of the Hilltop Stakes at Pimlico on May 19, 2017.

    Elite Sales to Offer Happy Mesa at Fasig-Tipton Sale

    Bradley Weisbord and Liz Crow's newly formed sales agency Elite Sales will offer multiple stakes winner Happy Mesa in their upcoming consignment at Fasig-Tipton's July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale on July 10 in Lexington, Kentucky.

  • OBS June Under Tack Show Begins June 7

    The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2017 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Wednesday, June 7, and continues through Saturday, June 10.

  • OBS June Supplemental Catalog Now Available

    The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2017 June Sale of 2-year-olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company's website at obssales.com.

  • Hip 373, a colt by Orb

    Agent O'Neill Bullish on Stallion Orb

    Agent Dennis O'Neill has high regard for Orb, whose progeny have been in high demand at 2-year-olds in training sales this year, purchasing one of the Claiborne Farm stallion's 2-year-olds for $710,000.

  • Hip 516, a colt by Ghostzapper, brought $800,000

    Ghostzapper Colt Acquired by Chu for $800,000

    A chestnut son of Ghostzapper from the consignment of Cary Frommer was purchased by Susan and Charles Chu for $800,000 late during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • The Orb colt sold for $710,000 to agent Dennis O'Neill

    Orb Colt Lives Up to Buzz Selling For $710,000

    A son of Orb who was one of the buzz horses during the second session of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic's 2-year-olds in training sale lived up to expectations when he was purchased by Dennis O'Neill, agent for Amr Zedan, for $710,000.

  • Hip 79, a Smart Strike filly, was the session topper at $525,000

    Smart Strike Filly Leads the Way at Midlantic Sale

    Led by a Smart Strike filly sold for $525,000, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training got off to a solid start May 22 with across-the-board gains in a market that continued the trends seen earlier in the juvenile auction season.

  • Wes Carter with the Into Mischief filly

    Into Mischief Filly Scores for Carter, Vogel

    When an Into Mischief filly with no stakes horses in her first two dams left the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale ring on a final bid of $425,000, it represented a major score for consignor Wes Carter and his client, Carolyn Vogel.

  • Speedy Smart Strike Filly Brings $525,000

    A Smart Strike filly, who was one of the fastest workers during the under tack show, was bought by Chris Brothers' Xavier International Bloodstock for $525,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • The shedrow at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale in Maryland

    Midlantic Sale Forecast: More of the Same

    The bull market seen in the previous 2-year-old in training sales is expected to continue at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale, with high hopes that the strong top-end market will have a trickle-down effect on the middle and bottom price points.

  • Mike Ryan

    Agent Ryan Not Surprised by Cloud Computing's Win

    The sale grounds at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic were abuzz the morning of May 21 about the previous day's racing at Pimlico Race Course highlighted by the Preakness Stakes (G1) victory of Seth Klarman and William Lawrence's Cloud Computing.

  • Consignors Liz Crow and Paul Sharp with trainer Jeff Mullins

    Sharp's Pinhooking Group Remains Grounded

    Despite knocking it out of the park with a modestly-priced colt sold at public auction for seven figures, a pinhook partnership put together by Paul Sharp and Liz Crow will remain grounded and not get too carried away with its instant success.

  • Hip 264, a colt by Flat Out, was one of seven that posted a furlong in :10

    Heat Is On at Fasig-Tipton Under Tack Show

    With near-record temperatures May 17, many consignors of horses entered in next week's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale praised the sale company's decision a year ago to spread the under tack show breezes over three days.

  • Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale begins  May 22

    Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Under Tack Show Kicks Off

    A filly from the first crop of Take Charge Indy and a Cape Blanco filly each breezed an eighth-mile in :10, the fastest time at the distance during the under tack show in preparation for the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Lot 35, a Street Sense colt purchased by Kerri Radcliffe for Phoenix Thoroughbreds

    Street Sense Colt Major Pinhook Score at Arqana

    A Street Sense colt purchased at last year's Keeneland September yearling sale for $15,000 lit up the bid board during the May 12 Arqana breeze up sale in France, selling for a sale record €1.4 million (US$1,521,660).

  • OBS June Catalog Now Online

    The catalog for Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2017 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com.

  • Eight Share Fastest Breeze Time for Louisiana Sale

    The breeze show for the Equine Sales Company's 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale was held Sunday in Opelousas, Louisiana, and eight horses posted a clocking of :10 1/5 to tie for the fastest time at the eighth-mile distance.