Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Consignors Embrace Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Changes

    If pre-sale interest is any indication, changes in Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic winter mixed sale that takes place Dec. 5 are resonating with buyers and sellers. Held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md., the sale begins at 11 a.m. ET.

  • This daughter of Iffraaj brought a session-topping 110,000 guineas (US$155,671) on the final day of the Tattersalls December foal sale

    Tattersalls December Foal Sale Concludes With Gains

    A strong renewal of the Tattersalls December foal sale closed Dec. 2 in Newmarket with a pair of six-figure lots led by a 110,000 guineas (US$155,671) daughter of Iffraaj (GB) who provided a fine return for her breeder Overbury Stud.

  • A half sister to Jack Hobbs topped the Dec. 1 session of the Tattersalls December foal sale

    Half Sister to Jack Hobbs Delivers at Tattersalls

    A Dubawi half sister to Jack Hobbs offered by Willie Carson's Minster Stud claimed top billing at the Dec. 1 session of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale after John Gosden, acting on behalf of Godolphin, purchased her for 750,000gns.

  • Lot 463, a Farhh colt, who topped the sale Nov. 29 when selling for 160,000 guineas

    Tattersalls December Foal Sale Brings Record Trade

    A record-breaking opening session of the Tattersalls December foal sale took place in Newmarket Nov. 29 and a son of Darley's Farhh (IRE) made the biggest impression on buyers when fetching 160,000 guineas (US$224,096) from Yeomanstown Stud.

  • Beyond Intensity, offered as Lot 1238, topped the second session of the Goffs November breeding stock sale

    Goffs Day 2 Numbers Decline but Sale Positive Overall

    Taken as a whole, the two days recorded a decline from last year's overall trading figures despite a number of high-profile sales Nov. 23 including Inca Princess, dam of group 1 winner and Melbourne Cup runner-up Johannes Vermeer, for €1.9 million.

  • Lot 541, a filly by Galileo, sells for €1.1 million Nov. 22

    Galileo Filly Tops Goffs November Foal Sale

    The third lot into the ring Nov. 22, the feature day of the Goffs November foal sale, provided the highlight to three days of foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.

  • Proceeds from Dicey Flats' purchase were pledged to Lexington Catholic High School's tuition assistance program

    Bloom Purchases Mare to Help Good Cause

    When Jeff Bloom came to Kentucky to shop the Keeneland November sale, he didn't expect to be leaving with Hip 1742, a Flatter mare named Dicey Flats. But Bloom ended up privately purchasing the mare, who came with an added incentive.

  • Long On Value at Woodbine in September

    Long On Value, Airoforce Among Sale Prospects

    Horses of racing age will step up to the plate at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 13-14, with graded stakes winning horses and colts, and a few geldings, scheduled to go through the ring. 

  • Katie Taylor, who manages Bloodstock Investments, went to $200,000 for Hip 1810

    Bloodstock Investments Acquires Carpe Diem Colt

    Bloodstock Investments continued to add to its portfolio of pinhook prospects, going to $200,000 to acquire a colt from the first crop of Carpe Diem during the sixth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Adrian Regan of Hunter Valley Farm

    Reasonable Reserves Boost Hunter Valley Consignment

    Hunter Valley Farm has had a successful Keeneland November breeding stock sale, ostensibly due to the ability of the Versailles, Ky., nursery to establish reserves that enable the large consignment to have a high turnover rate.

  • Hip 1460, a filly from the first crop of Lea, sells for $230,000 at the Keeneland November sale

    Lea Weanlings Off to Strong Start for Value Sire

    The first crop of Claiborne Farm's Lea made a splash when going through the sales ring for the first time at the Keeneland November sale, with a filly bringing the top price for a weanling during the Nov. 11 session.

  • All proceeds from Dicey Flat's sale Nov. 12 at Keeneland will to go Lexington Catholic's tuition assistance program

    Taylor Made Offers Mare for Charity at Keeneland

    When Hip 1742 goes through the ring at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 12, Taylor Made Sales Agency isn't just offering a nice mare named Dicey Flats in foal to Verrazano, but the chance to donate to a good cause as well.

  • 2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 4 Recap

    2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 4 Recap

    Claire Novak recaps day 4 of the Keeneland November sale with a look at the top hips of the day, as well as comments from John Sikura, Matt Lyons, and Michael Hernon. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Woodford Thoroughbreds' Matt Lyons.

    Tension Tops Keeneland's Fourth Session

    It was the total package: Tension, a young daughter of leading sire Tapit in foal to prominent sire Curlin lit up the Keeneland November breeding stock bid board, going for $750,000 to the account of Woodford Thoroughbreds.

  • 2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 3 Recap

    2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 3 Recap

    Claire Novak recaps day 3 of the Keeneland November sale with a look at the top hips of the day and comments Chris Richardson, Managing Director of Cheveley Park Stud and Yukio Shimokobe of Shimokobe Farm. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Jockeys and Jeans Stallion Season Auction Scheduled

    On Dec. 1, the all volunteer group founded by former jockeys Jockeys and Jeans will hold its third annual stallion season auction, this year at Fasig-Tipton’s Seattle Slew Room in Lexington, to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.

  • Fools In Love brings seven figures during the first session of Book 2 at Keeneland

    $1 Million Bid Secures Fools in Love

    Fools In Love, the dam of recent group 2 winner Seahenge, was knocked down for $1 million to Cheveley Park Stud, the highest price early during the Nov. 9 third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • 2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

    2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

    Claire Novak recaps the second day of the Keeneland November sale with a look at the top hips and comments from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud, Jane Lyon of Summer Wind Farm, and Fernando Diaz-Valdes. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency.