Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • The Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale.

    Fasig-Tipton Sale Average, Median Up

    Fasig-Tipton's Florida Sale at Palm Meadows Training Center in Boynton Beach, Fla., featured plenty of highlights throughout the one-day auction including double-digit gains in average and median.

  • Hip 10, a filly by Medaglia d'Oro -- Maizelle, by Seeking the Gold.

    Hot Prospects Adorn Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale

    Prospective buyers in search of future stakes stars have diligently traversed the barn area of Palm Meadows Training Center in Boynton Beach, Fla., in recent days ahead of Fasig-Tipton's Florida sale on Monday, March 25.

  • Optimism Reigns at Fasig-Tipton Sale Monday

    Move aside college hoops. The Thoroughbred industry has experienced its own run of March Madness this month with the 2-year-olds in training sales thriving in a booming juvenile market.

  • Hip No. 16, filly by Malibu Moon, out of Miz United States, worked an eighth in 10 seconds flat.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/Workouts/Fasig-Tipton-Florida-Sale/28552472_78FLM8#!i=2420931313&k=jF2rxwX">Order This Photo</a>

    Seven Work Fastest Furlong at Fasig-Tipton

    Spendthrift Farm stallion Malibu Moon was represented by two of the seven co-bullet workers who sped an eighth of a mile in 10 seconds flat during Fasig-Tipton's under tack show at Palm Meadows Training Center March 22.

  • Hip No. 333, a Smart Strike colt, sold for $1.8 million.

    Record Smart Strike Colt Brings $1.8M at OBS

    A hush fell over the jam-packed pavilion at Ocala Breeders' Sales Company March 13 when Hip No. 333 entered the auction ring late in the OBS March select 2-year-old sale.

  • Topping the opening session at $480,000 was Hip No. 143, a Flatter colt out of the Well Decorated mare Well.

    Business Brisk During First OBS Session

    The average rose 9.2% and the median was up 23.1% during the first session of the OBS March sale of 2-year-olds March 13 in Ocala. David Ingordo went to $480,000 for the day's topper, a son of Flatter for $480,000.

  • Hip No 93, a filly by Colonel John -- Storm Key, by Storm Cat in the OBS sale preview.

    Horses to Watch at OBS March Sale

    An inside look and consignor comments from some of the top hips for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s March 2-year-old sale March 12-13.

  • OBS Sale

    OBS, Consignors Ready for 2-Year-Old Sale

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s juvenile sale season kicks off on Tuesday, March 12 with the first of two sessions of the March selected sale of 2-year-olds in training in Ocala, Fla.

  • Hip No. 59, a Cowtown Cat filly out of the Saint Ballado mare Sea Saint, was one of those who worked an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5.

    Six Juveniles Share Top Time at OBS Preview

    Six juveniles eclipsed the 10-second mark March 8 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s final under tack show for OBS' Selected Sale of Two Year Olds in Training slated for March 12-13 in Ocala, Fla.

  • Hip No. 93, a Kentucky-bred filly by Colonel John out of the unraced Storm Cat mare Storm Key, worked an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5.

    Three Fillies Breeze Under :10 at OBS March

    Three fillies sizzled an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 March 7 to highlight the first of two under tack previews for the OBS March selected sale of 2-year-olds in training March 12-13 in Ocala.

  • Improved Demand Boosts Sales at Inglis

    Paced by a Holy Roman Emperor colt bought for the top price of $110,000 (US$112,610), the second session of the Inglis Melbourne premier yearling sale closed March 6 with increases in two primary economic indicators.

  • Average Up at Selective Inglis Market

    Cumulative average price at the Inglis Melbourne premier yearling sale showed an 8.6% increase compared with last year at the conclusion of the three-day first session March 5 while total sales and median remained static.

  • Hip 27, a colt by Malibu Moon -- Fashion Cat, by Forest Wildcat, was the sale topper.

    Business Booms at Barretts 2YO Sale

    Business boomed at the March 4 Barretts March selected 2-year-olds in training sale where the average price jumped 31.1%, the median rose 17.6%, and the gross was up nearly 4% despite fewer horses being sold than in 2012.

  • Strong Trade at Inglis 'Blue Riband' Session

    Buyers on day two at the Inglis Melbourne premier yearling sale March 4 opened their pocketbooks for horses bred to go middle and long distances in a new "Blue Riband" session at the Oaklands sales complex in Melbourne.

  • Barretts March Sale Featuring Strong Sires

    A week after Barretts extended its brand to include racing at Fairplex Park, the auction company will host its March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training in Pomona, Calif. The March 4 sale has cataloged 138 youngsters.

  • Hip #67, a colt by Dunkirk, worked in :09 3/5.

    Under-Tack Show Indicates Deep Barretts Sale

    Eleven youngsters shaded 10 seconds for a furlong at the March 1 under-tack preview for the Barretts March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training in Pomona, Calif. Two went in :09 3/5 for the fastest previews.

  • OBS Championship Day Entries Taken March 4

    Entries for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 24th annual Day of Champions will be taken March 4. The four-race card will be run March 11, with first post at 1 p.m. at the Ocala Training Center.

  • Treble Jig Tops Entries to Dubai Sale

    Treble Jig, a group III-winning son of Gone West, heads the list of 131 horses entered in the Emirates Racing Authority horses in training sale March 6 at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Oratorio Colt Tops Solid Final Perth Session

    With overall strength of the re-formatted Magic Millions Perth yearling sale squarely at the top of the market, the auction concluded Feb. 20, paced by an Oratorio colt purchased for $100,000 (US$103,175).

  • Lonhro Filly Tops Perth Sale Opener

    An Australian-bred filly by Darley's Central Kentucky-based Lonhro sold for $200,000 ($269,207 U.S.) to top the first session of the Magic Millions Perth yearling sale Feb. 19 at the Belmont Park sales complex.

  • Candle Lit Tops Goffs Sale at Final Session

    Moyglare Stud's 3-year-old filly Candle Lit was bought for a sale-topping 100,000 euros (US$133,493) at the second and final session of the Goffs February mixed sale Feb. 14 at Kildare Paddocks.