Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Fasig-Tipton November Sale Recap

    Fasig-Tipton November Sale Recap

    Claire Novak recaps the best and brightest of the Fasig-Tipton November Sale, including a look at Songbird, Tepin, and Quidura (GB). Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Horses wait to go through the sales ring outside the crowded Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion

    Considerable Strength Below Top at Fasig-Tipton

    The blockbuster Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6 yielded not only some big-ticket mares, but several others just below the top that could have been sale-toppers in many other venues, including champion female sprinter Finest City.

  • Catch a Glimpse brings a final bid of $3 million Nov. 6 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale

    Japanese Buyers Go to $3 Million for Catch a Glimpse

    Canadian Horse of the Year and millionaire daughter of City Zip sold for $3 million to K I Farm in Japan at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. Catch a Glimpse won seven graded stakes, including two grade 1s, and retired with $1,853,615 in earnings.

  • Miss Temple City with breeder Bob Feld at the Fasig-Tipton November sale

    Miss Temple City Hammers for $2.5 Million

    Agent Steve Young went to $2.5 million for multiple grade 1 winner Miss Temple City at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. Young did not disclose the buyer. The daughter of Temple City retired with more than $1.6 million in earnings.

  • Hip 96 Mesa Fresca if War Front
Horses at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale on Nov. 6, 2017 Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, KY.

    Mesa Fresca in Foal to War Front Goes for $2M

    Mesa Fresca, a big bay daughter of Sky Mesa in foal to Claiborne Farm's top international sire War Front, sold for $2 million as Hip 96 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. She is the dam of grade 1 winner Harmonize, winner of the Del Mar Oaks.

  • Songbird admires her sale display at Fasig-Tipton

    Quality on Offer at Fasig-Tipton November Sale

    It's impossible to traverse the barn area of the Fasig-Tipton November sale without feeling a sense of awe with the broodmares, racehorses, and well-bred weanlings that will be offered during the Nov. 6 sale in Lexington that begins at 4 p.m. ET.

  • Buyers inspect horses ahead of the Fasig-Tipton November sale

    Fasig-Tipton Buzzing Over Breeders' Cup Friday Results

    As buyers and consignors went about the business of inspecting and showing horses that will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, there was a buzz over the events at Del Mar during the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Keeneland November Sale Preview

    Keeneland November Sale Preview

    Claire Novak previews the Keeneland November Sale featuring the first foals of American Pharoah available at public auction, including comments from Scott Calder of Ashford Stud. Other horses of note in the sale include Stellar Wind and Lady Eli.

  • Keeneland Sale Graduates in Breeders' Cup Races

    Eighty-nine Keeneland sales graduates are entered in North American graded stakes this weekend, with 66 of those alumni highlight the $28 million Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar.

  • Collected

    Collected Heads OBS Grads in Breeders' Cup

    Speedway Stable LLC's Collected heads a contingent of 25 OBS graduates entered in the 2017 Breeders' Cup, set for Friday and Saturday, November 3 & 4 at Del Mar.

  • Keeneland Begins November Breeding Stock Sale Nov. 7

    Keeneland has cataloged 4,147 horses for its 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world's largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov. 7-18. The sale's first two sessions on Nov. 7-8 comprise the premier Book 1 catalog.

  • Long On Value - Woodbine, September 15, 2017

    Long On Value Supplemented to Keeneland November Sale

    Multiple graded stakes winner Long On Value, third in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) in September, has been supplemented to the horses of racing age portion of Keeneland's 2017 November breeding stock sale.

  • 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale Recap Day 3

    Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale Recap Day 3

    Claire Novak recaps day 3 of the Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale, including comments from Chris Baccari, Donato Lanni and Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • A Sky Mesa colt consigned as Hip 886 sells for $270,000 at Fasig-Tipton

    Heavenly Love's Half Brother to Farmer for $270,000

    On Oct. 6, Mark Casse-trained Heavenly Love won the Darley Alcibiades Stakes (G1) for Debby Oxley. Nineteen days later, Casse signed the sales ticket on the Malibu Moon filly's half brother for $270,000 on behalf of Kentucky owner Tracy Farmer.

  • 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale

    Five to Watch at Fasig-Tipton October Sale

    Three colts and two fillies are among the horses to watch during the Oct. 26 fourth and final session of the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale, based on observations from buyers and consignors.

  • Hip 736, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro out of Broadway Gold, brought $700,000 during the Oct. 25 third session of the Fasig-Tipton October sale

    Casse Strikes Early to Get Colt for $700,000

    Acting on behalf of a partnership group, trainer Mark Casse went to $700,000 to buy a Medaglia d'Oro colt early during the Oct. 25 penultimate session of the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale, becoming the top-priced individual at the sale.

  • 2017 Fasig-Tipton October Sale Recap Day 2

    Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale Recap Day 2

    Claire Novak recaps day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale, including comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning, Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales, and trainer Mark Casse. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Hip 383, a Medaglia d'Oro half brother to Miss Ella, brought $250,000

    Wilsons Acquire Well-Related Medaglia d'Oro Colt

    A Medaglia d'Oro colt who is a half brother to multiple graded stakes winner Miss Ella was one of the stars during the Oct. 24 second session of the Fasig-Tipton October sale when bought by David and Holly Wilson for $250,000.

  • Hip 506 is an Into Mischief half brother to grade 2 winner Kobe's Back

    Frommer Acquires Colt With 'Stallion's Pedigree'

    Like many pinhookers, Cary Frommer and partners are buying at the top of a polarized market with the hope they will be selling at the top of the 2-year-old market next spring, and she hopes an Into Mischief colt bought for $270,000 fits the bill.