Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Tartan Bearer is heading to stud in Turkey after being purchased for 50,000 guineas.

    Tattersalls Mare Sale Up 28%

    The Tattersalls December Sale sees the fourth-highest gross in the history of the auction after completing its fourth and final session.

  • Jacqueline Quest topped the third day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale at 600,000 guineas.

    Rises Across The Board At Tattersalls

    Gross, average, and median were all up significantly on day three of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale, continuing the upward trend since the auction began.

  • Miss Keller, lot number 1435.

    Miss Keller Tops Tattersalls Opening Day

    All indices rose on the first day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale led by Miss Keller, who brought 625,000 guineas from Waratah Thoroughbreds' Paul Fudge.

  • Michael Hernon with Rhumb Line, dam of Zazu.

    Hernon and Zazu: Track and Sales Successes

    As director of sales at Gainesway Farm near Lexington, Michael Hernon works hard to make sure the nursery and its clients enjoy success with their horses. But this year, he had some notable achievements of his own to savor.

  • Exceed and Excel Colt Shines at Goffs

    An Exceed and Excel colt topped the second session of the Goffs November foal sale, bringing €90,000 ($122,201 in U.S. funds). Julie Wood purchased the chestnut weanling from Oghill House Stud Nov. 16 in Ireland.

  • Shamardal Colt Shines at Arqana Sale

    Arqana's revamped autumn sale ended its two-day run Nov. 15 in Deauville, France with a session of yearlings. The session replaced the December yearling sale, which had followed the company's breeding stock auction.

  • Keeneland November Sale

    Street Sense Colt Tops Keeneland Session

    A weanling colt by champion 2-year-old and classic winner Street Sense out of Richbabe topped the sixth session at Keeneland Nov. 12, selling for $250,000 to Vail Equine. He was consigned by Dapple Stud, agent.

  • Royal Delta was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million to conclude the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Besilu Buys Royal Delta for $8.5 Million

    Likely Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million at the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Love Me Only sold for $2.1 million during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Love Me Only Brings $2.1 Million at Keeneland

    Frank and Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm paid $2.1 million for the Sadler's Wells mare Love Me Only, consigned as Hip No. 383 by Eaton Sales, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Delta Princess sold for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 8. Her Smart Strike weanling filly brought $1.6 million.

    Delta Princess, Daughter Light Up Sale Ring

    Frank Stronach went to $2.6 million to purchase Delta Princess (by A.P. Indy) and Besilu Stables acquired her Smart Strike weanling filly for $1.6 million in back-to-back sales at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 8.

  • Camargue was purchased for $1,650,000 during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

    Camargue Second Mare to Bring Seven Figures

    Prominent owner-breeder Frank Stronach went to $1,650,000 to purchase Camargue, an unraced Mineshaft mare in foal to Street Sense, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Blind Luck, hip 210, sold for $2.5 Million dollars.

    Dedomenico Buys Blind Luck for $2.5 Million

    Champion Blind Luck brought $2.5 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The multiple grade I-winning daughter of Pollard's Vision was consigned as Hip No. 210A by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

  • Dance Quietly, hip 92, sold at the Keeneland November Sale for $2 Million dollars.

    Half to Saint Liam Commands $2 Million

    Stakes winner Dance Quietly, a 3-year-old daughter of A.P. Indy and a half sister to champion Saint Liam (by Saint Ballado), brought $2 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Buster's Ready, hip 63, sold at the Keeneland November Sale for $2.4 million.

    Buster's Ready Brings $2.4 Million

    Buster's Ready, a 3-year-old grade I-winning daughter of More Than Ready, fetched $2.4 million, the top price thus far at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 7.