Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Smart Missile Colt Leads Way at MM Sale

    A colt by first-season sire Smart Missile sold for $220,000 (US$169,605) at the Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale March 9 in Morphettville, highlighting an opening session that saw declines in gross, average, and median.

  • Hip No. 130, a chestnut colt by Scat Daddy -- Alittlebitearly, by Thunder Gulch brought $1.4 million.

    Scat Daddy Colt Tops Sale at F-T Florida

    Judging by the final results of Fasig-Tipton's Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training at Gulfstream Park March 4, the sales company's decision to return its select offering to South Florida was clearly a winning one.

  • Consignors Upbeat Ahead of F-T Florida Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida sale has produced a pipeline of stakes-winning graduates, and consignors hope those successes will boost this year's sale of pedigree-rich select 2-year-olds in training March 4 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Records Fall at Inglis Premier Yearling Sale

    Records in gross, average, and median were realized on day three of the Inglis premier yearling sale March 3 in Melbourne, with trading led by a pair of fillies each sold for the day's top price.

  • Strong Beginning for Inglis Premier Sale

    A filly by Snitzel sold for $560,000 (US$437,849) at the Inglis premier yearling sale March 1 in Melbourne, topping the first day of trading, which saw across-the-board increases in gross, average, and median.

  • Gulfstream Park

    Gulfstream, F-T Bonus Tied to Sale, FL Derby

    Gulfstream Park and Fasig-Tipton have announced a $1 million bonus to the owner of the 2016 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner if that horse is a graduate of this year's 2015 Fasig-Tipton Florida 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Hip 39 sold for $400,000 at the Barretts selected sale of 2-year-olds in training.

    Twirling Candy Colt Tops Barretts Auction

    With no seven-figure horses this year, the numbers declined at the 2015 Barretts selected sale of 2-year-olds in training Feb. 23 in Pomona, Calif., with a $400,000 son of Twirling Candy topping the one-day auction.

  • F-T, Gulfstream to Host Poker Tournament

    Fasig-Tipton, in conjunction with Gulfstream Park, will host a charity poker tournament to benefit New Vocations and the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund in advance of the company's Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Beneteau Colt Brightens Up MM Perth Sale

    A colt by Australia's current leading freshman Beneteau sold Feb. 17 for $340,000 (US$266,048), the highest price in eight years at the Magic Millions Perth yearling sale, but key market indicators were down.

  • Dreaming Of Rubies, lot 446, was the day 2 session topper.

    Goffs February Sale Up Across the Board

    Dreaming of Rubies, an Oasis Dream mare believed in foal to Dawn Approach, was purchased by BBA Ireland for $248,838 in U.S. funds to top the Feb. 12 second and final session of the Goffs February sale.

  • Fasig-Tipton to Sponsor Gulfstream's Swale

    Gulfstream Park has entered a partnership establishing sales company Fasig-Tipton as title sponsor of the $200,000 Swale Stakes (gr. II), to be run Feb. 28.

  • OBS Adopting Model Medication Rules

    The sale company will follow the uniform medication model rules adopted for racing by the Association of Racing Commissioners International. Medication rule changes will begin in March.

  • Records Fall at Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

    Paced by a sale-topping Per Incanto colt on opening day, the Inglis Classic yearling summer sale posted record returns at the auction's conclusion Feb. 10, with year-over-year increases in average, median, and gross.

  • Rose to Gold, hip 614, brought the sale's top price of $450,000.

    Rose to Gold Gets the Green at Fasig-Tipton

    They saved the best for last at the two-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale as Rose to Gold, in the ring as the third horse from the end of the auction, brought the sale's top price of $450,000, going to WinStar Farm.

  • Inglis Sale Strong Through First Two Days

    A son of I Am Invincible sold for the highest price of $300,000 ($US234,577) at the second session of the Inglis classic yearling summer sale Feb. 9 as robust trading continued in Sydney, Australia.

  • Shanon Nicole, Hip 348, was purchased by Edmond Hudon for $220,000.

    Shanon Nicole Tops Early at F-T Session

    Shanon Nicole, a stakes-winning filly who has won or placed in 11 of 15 starts to date, was purchased by Edmond Hudon for $220,000 during the Feb. 9 second session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale.

  • Irish Presence, Hip 164, was purchased by Forging Oaks for $310,000.

    Forging Oaks Acquires Irish Presence

    Irish Presence, a stakes-winning daughter of Midnight Lute, was purchased by Forging Oaks for $310,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale Feb. 8 in Lexington.

  • Gamay Noir, hip 112, was purchased by agent Justin Casse for $375,000.

    Agent Casse Goes to $375,000 for Gamay Noir

    Multiple graded stakes winner Gamay Noir was purchased by agent Justin Casse for $375,000 to be the topped-priced offering midway through the Feb. 8 first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington.

  • Fasig-Tipton Ky Winter Mixed Sale Preview

    Ian Tapp previews the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, including comments from Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency and Boyd Browning, president and chief executive officer of Fasig-Tipton.

  • Hip 405, Euro Exchange, an unraced 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate out of the Rahy mare Merciful, brought $90,000 to top the second and final day of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 29.

    Euro Exchange Tops Finale at OBS Winter Sale

    Euro Exchange, an unraced 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate, fetched $90,000 from Justin Casse, agent for Jim Stackpoole, to top the second and final day of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 29 in Ocala, Fla.

  • PA Breeders Offering Stallion Season Auction

    The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association stallion season auction will be conducted Jan. 29-31, with proceeds to benefit the organization's political action committee and Turning For Home, a racehorse aftercare program.

  • Hip 105, a yearling filly by The Factor, brought $190,000 to top the consignor preferred session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale.

    Filly by The Factor Tops OBS Winter Opener

    On a bid of $190,000 from George Bolton and Peter Leidel, a yearling filly from the first crop of multiple grade I winner The Factor topped the consignor preferred session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale.