Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Naples Bay brought $3.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Naples Bay New Sale-Topper at $3.6 Million

    Naples Bay, one of the most highly touted offerings at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, lived up to expectations when she became the new sale-topper Nov. 4 when bought by Coolmore Stud interests for $3.6 million.

  • Stanwyck sold for $2.4 million at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Young Goes to $2.4 Million for Stanwyck

    Stanwyck, an Empire Maker mare who is a half sister to 2005 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo, was bought by agent Steven A. Young for $2.4 million at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million.

    Egg Drop Sells for $1.9 Million at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million from Bridlewood Farm during the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Princess of Sylmar, Hip 125, sells for $3.1 million at the F-T November Sale.

    Princess of Sylmar Sold to Shadai for $3.1M

    King of Prussia Stable's Princess of Sylmar, a four-time grade I winner, sold for $3.1 million Nov. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. Her dam, Storm Dixie, brought $1.9 million not long after.

  • Callaghan Purchases Speedy Taris for $2.35M

    Taris, blowout winner of the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland in October, was sold to Simon Callaghan for $2.35 million Nov. 3 as the next-to-last horse in the ring at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

  • Wine Princess, hip 161, brought $3 million.

    DATTT Farm Gets Wine Princess for $3M at F-T

    Wine Princess, a multiple graded-stakes winner by 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper out of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, brought $3 million from DATTT Farm at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 3 in Lexington.

  • La Cloche, Hip 97, sold for $2.4 million at the F-T November Sale.

    La Cloche to Don Alberto Corp. for $2.4M

    La Cloche, a 7-year-old mare by Ghostzapper out of the Silver Hawk mare Memories of Silver, was sold to Don Alberto Corp. for $2.4 million Nov. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

  • Keeneland November Sale: 2014 Preview

    Ian Tapp previews the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, including comments from Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell about the sale, and from Ernie Marinez DVM regarding his role at the sale.

  • Producer brought 250,000 guineas ($424,047) on the second day of the Tattersalls autumn horses-in-training sale.

    Producer Tops Second Tattersalls Session

    The action stepped up a notch on the second day of the Tattersalls autumn horses-in-training sale Oct. 28, with 19 lots selling for 100,000 guineas ($169,619 in United States funds) or more and a 90% clearance rate.

  • Beholder

    Beholder Scratched from F-T November Sale

    Spendthrift Farm's two-time champion Beholder has been scratched from the Fasig-Tipton November sale in Lexington to continue her recovery from an illness that knocked her out of the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).

  • Love Me Only sold for $2.1 million at the 2011 Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Ashford Execs Testify in Love Me Only Trial

    Executives of Coolmore Stud and its U.S. entity Ashford Stud were on the witness stand Oct. 23 during the fourth day of a trial over the disputed sale of the broodmare Love Me Only in 2011.

  • Hip 984, a filly by Tapit, brought $410,000 to top the October yearling sale.

    Tapit Filly Tops Record F-T October Sale

    Led by a $410,000 Tapit half sister to graded winner and sire Desert Party, the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale set records for gross, average, and median as pinhookers and end-users battled for choice prospects.

  • Shamardal Colt Tops Arqana Book 2 Opener

    Qatari Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani went to 150,000 euros ($190,851 in United States funds) for a Sharmadal colt to acquire the Oct. 21 session topper at the Arqana October yearling sale in Deauville, France.

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    Grade I Winner Alterite to Arqana Sale

    French-bred Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) winner Alterite has been consigned to the Arqana December sale that takes place Dec. 6-9 in Deauville, France. She will be part of the Haras des Capucines consignment.