Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Harlan's Holiday Filly Sells for $270,000

    A gray or roan filly by Harlan's Holiday (hip #107) sold for $270,000 July 15 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale. Ernie D. Semersky signed the ticket on the filly who was consigned by Select Sales, agent.

  • Pulpit Filly Goes to Wests for $250,000

    Currently campaigning a pair of graded stakes winners by the late sire Pulpit, Gary and Mary West landed a yearling from his second-last crop Monday, July 15 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.

  • Hip 51, a filly by Desert Party out of Lil Cozette sold for $460,000.

    Rea Lands Desert Party Filly for $460,000

    Nat Rea's Regis Farms struck early at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale by landing a Desert Party filly for $460,000, through noon July 15 the highest-priced yearling at the sale and highest since 2006.

  • Fasig-Tipton Kentucky: Horses to Watch

    While several buyers and consignors noted that it seemed difficult to guess where upper-end prices will fall at the July 15 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale, here's six they figure to be keeping a close eye on.

  • Nervous Optimism at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky

    After a strong 2-year-old sales season, Fasig-Tipton Kentucky hopes to build on last year's July sale that saw a 16.3% increase in average price to $81,291 and a 15.1% spike in gross to $15,364,000.

  • The top-priced horse on closing day was 2-year-old No Such Zone.

    Market Demand Drives Tattersalls July Gains

    Eight horses sold for six figures at the Tattersalls July mixed sale, which ended its three-day run July 12 with advances for all major indicators and an 86.4% clearance rate that signified strong demand.

  • New TAA Donation Opportunity at Sales

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has enacted a plan for both buyers and consignors at Thoroughbred auctions to automatically contribute a small portion of their respective purchases or gross sales to the organization.

  • Undefeated Champion and Sire Fasliyev Dies

    Fasliyev, European champion 2-year-old and sire of five champions and 32 graded stakes winners, died July 8 at Yushun Stallion Company in Japan. He was 16.

  • Fasig-Tipton's New Sale Gains Momentum

    Fasig-Tipton's new horses of all ages sale that is utilizing new technology in the way horses are cataloged and information is disseminated is gaining momentum. A dozen horses have been added recently for the July 15 event.

  • Hip 338 was the Japan Racing Horse Association's foal session sale topper.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2624590598&k=NW3skJM">Order This Photo</a>

    Azeri Foal by Deep Impact Tops JRHA Sale

    A Deep Impact colt out of U.S. Horse of the Year Azeri topped the Japan Racing Horse Association's foal session at 240,000,000 ($2,374,011 in U.S. funds) July 9 at Northern Horse Park in Hokkaido.

  • Lot 71, a Fastnet Rock colt out of Promptness, by Eddington, was the highest priced weanling at Aust$240,000.

    Demand Pushes Inglis Clearance Rate to 89%

    Offspring of Coolmore's Fastnet Rock and Darley's Exceed And Excel headlined the two-day Inglis Australian weanling and broodmare sale, which concluded June 25 in Sydney with a robust clearance rate of 89%.

  • Palace Malice and Cot Campbell

    Dogwood, Eclipse to Officially Merge July 1

    When the working relationship between Dogwood Stable and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners becomes an official merger July 1, Eclipse will take over all purchasing duties and management of the Eclipse-Dogwood stable.

  • Hip No. 492 topped the sale at $525,000.

    Records Fall at OBS June Sale of 2-Year-Olds

    Given the results of its two previous auctions this year and the booming market, it's no surprise that OBS closed out the lucrative juvenile sale season with a June record top-priced horse and across-the-board benchmarks.

  • First OBS Session Shows Strong Gains

    Buyers of 2-year-olds in training continued to demonstrate an appetite for race-ready youngsters during the opening session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s June sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age.

  • Optimism Going into OBS June Sale

    Sales officials and consignors are understandably optimistic heading into the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. June sale of 2-year-olds and horses of racing age June 18-19 in Ocala.

  • Plenty to Like at Final OBS Under Tack Show

    Fillies by Afleet Alex and Graeme Hall breezed the fastest quarters at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2013 June sale of 2-year-olds and horses of racing age.

  • Red Giant Filly Tops in OBS Under Tack Show

    Two youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5, posting the fastest at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.

  • More Than Ready Colt Zips at OBSC Show

    A colt by More Than Ready and a filly by Even the Score worked quarter miles in :21 flat to post the fastest moves at the distance during the first session of the under tack show for the upcoming OBSC June sale.

  • OBS Makes Aftercare Contribution

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has received $39,000 from the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training, representing combined contributions from buyers and consignors and OBS.

  • Fasig-Tipton July Sale Catalog Available

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 258 selected yearlings for The July Sale, which will be held in Lexington July 15. The 2013 catalog may now be viewed at Fasig-Tipton's website and will be available from the company's offices.

  • Lot 1529, a filly by Manduro, sold for the highest price at the Magic Millions National yearling sale on the Gold Coast in Queensland June 4.

    Manduro Filly Tops Day One at Magic Millions

    A filly by Darley sire Manduro and from the family of undefeated European champion Frankel sold for the highest price of Aust$500,000 ($482,259) at the opening session of the Magic Millions National yearling sale June 4.

  • Belmont Charity Auction Adds Frankel Halter

    The June 6 Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration hosted at Bobby Flay's Bar Americain will feature an auction to benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

  • 'Spectacular' Results at Magic Millions

    The winning Canny Lad mare Our Pride and Joy topped trading on the final day of the select portion of the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, which saw overall total receipts soar and an unprecedented clearance rate.

  • Nechita, Lot 590, a filly by Fastnet Rock.

    Patinack Sparks 'Epic' Day at Magic Millions

    The Magic Millions National broodmare sale was off to a rousing start May 29 on the Gold Coast, paced by a pair of seven-figure horses from the dispersal of embattled Australian coal magnate Norman Tinkler's Patinack Farm.