Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • OBS June Sale Kicks Off With Under Tack Show

    A filly by Exclusive Quality and colts by Bernstein and Unbridled's Song sped eighths in :10 flat, fastest at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2012 June sale.

  • Fasig-Tipton July Sale to Offer 338 Yearlings

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 338 yearlings for the 2012 July Sale of selected yearlings at its Newtown Paddocks headquarters in Lexington, Ky., an increase of nearly 12% over last year's catalog.

  • Becky Maker Joins Eaton Sales Team

    Rebecca (Becky) Maker has accepted a position with Eaton Sales in client services, the Lexington, Ky., company announced June 1. Additionally, she will oversee yearling preparation at Eaton Farms.

  • MM National Weanling Sale Opens Strongly

    The gross and average price each rose 45.6% from the previous year during the opening session of the Magic Millions national weanling sale in Australia May 28. The clearance rate increased to 76% from 66% in 2011.

  • Hip 39 by Scat Daddy, commanded $575,000.

    Average, Median Rise on F-T Sale's 1st Day

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training opened May 21 at Timonium, Md., with increases in a couple of its key business figures. The average price grew 3.6% from a year ago while the median price rose 8%.

  • Hip 39 by Scat Daddy, was top seller at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

    Scat Daddy Colt Brings $575,000 at F-T Sale

    A Scat Daddy colt commanded $575,000 around 11 a.m. (EDT) during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Maryland. He is the highest-priced horse sold so far during the auction.

  • Tattersalls Ireland Restructures Nov. Sale

    Tattersalls Ireland has restructured its November breeders' flat sale to change its focus to yearlings. This year's edition of the auction, which will be known as the November yearling sale, is scheduled for Nov. 17-18.

  • Bob Baffert

    Top Barretts Horses Going to Baffert, O'Neill

    Doug O'Neill and Bob Baffert, who train the one-two finishers in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will also be training several of the high-priced horses out of the Barretts 2-year-old sale May 14.

  • Barretts Juvenile Sale Kicks Off May 14

    Coming off three consecutive 2-year-old auctions with increases in average, Barretts Equine Limited will offer a catalog of 116, plus eight supplemental entries for its May 14 2-year-old sale in Pomona, Calif.

  • High Chaparral Colt Leads Way at NZB Sale

    A weanling son of High Chaparral commanded the highest price of NZ$150,000 ($119,073 in U.S. funds) May 8 on the second day of New Zealand Bloodstock's national weanling, broodmare, and mixed bloodstock sale at Karaka.

  • Barretts May Sale Has 116 Juveniles

    Barretts has cataloged 116 horses for its May sale of 2-year-olds in training. The auction will be held May 14 at Barretts' Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Southern California, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (PDT).

  • First Samuari, sire of the OBS April sale-topper.

    Big Finale Helps Ocala Spring Sale Set Marks

    The Ocala Breeders Sales Co. concluded a record run through its Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training on April 26 with a fourth consecutive session of spirited bidding and a $650,000 sales topper.

  • Orientate Colt Leads OBS Spring Sale Session

    Buoyed by a new sale topper and momentum from a robust juvenile market, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s Spring Sale continued its record pace on April 25 in Ocala, Fla.

  • OBS Continues Strong Gains In 2nd Session

    A Majestic Warrior sold for $400,000, topping the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s April 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale April 24 in Central Florida.

  • OBS Opening Session Posts Solid Gains

    A Medaglia d'Oro filly sold for $400,000, topping a successful opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co's. April Spring Sale of 2-year-olds April 23.

  • OBS Spring Sale Kicks Off April 23

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co's spring sale feature nearly 1,200 2-year-olds over its four sessions in Central Florida.

  • New Format Boosts Easter Broodmare Sale

    The William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale ended April 19 in Sydney in Australia with positive results and feedback for its new format.