The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s select sale of 2-year-olds in training will be held in Central Florida instead of at Calder Race Course in South Florida this year.
Legacy Bloodstock announced that Mark Toothaker joined the company as a new partner, effective Jan. 1.
A Danehill Dancer colt out of Littleton Arwen brings a sale record price of 190,000 guineas at the Tattersalls February mixed sale Thursday in England.
The gross revenue fell 50.8%, but the average rose 27.9% Monday during the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic winter mixed sale in Maryland.
A Yes It's True colt, a Lightnin N Thunder colt, and a Forest Wildcat filly were the fastest workers at a quarter mile during the first under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. February sale of select 2-year-olds in training.
Barretts will condcut its March select sale of 2-year-olds in training on March 20 at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
Bloodstock agent Michael Steaman was the buyer of a No Excuse Needed colt that set a Select Section record of NZ$230,000 during the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale series.
Lucky Owners colt brings top price when sold for NZ$170,000 (US116,731)to bloodstock agent Kieran Moore.
Self-made millionaire purchases Zabeel colt for $1.4 million from Cambridge Stud.
A son of Stravinsky was sold for US$906,000 during Monday's opening session of New Zealand National Yearling Sale to David Ellis.
Gross, median, and average each grew 20% or more during the Barretts winter mixed sale in Southern California.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association has developed and adopted a new code of conduct that calls for an end to undisclosed dual agency and commissions.
Selvatica, a 6-year-old multiple stakes winning mare by Forestry out of the stakes winning Strawberry Road mare Pareja, set a Barretts January mixed sale record Monday when she sold for $560,000.
The 301 horses in this year's Fasig-Tipton catalog for the Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training represents a slight decline from last year's total of 309.
Improvements to Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky sale pavilion will include new seats.
The Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale had a record gross of Aust124,475,450 ($98,360,541) for its eight sessions.
A yearling filly by Dream Run went to Alton "Bud" Ison for $45,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 Winter Mixed Sale on Jan. 20.
Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland have formed a committee that includes veterinarians and breeders to develop a policy that will involve testing for the inappropriate use of anabolic steroids at their Kentucky sales.
Spencers Storm, a 6-year-old mare by Old Trieste in foal to Victory Gallop, was sold to Over The Top Farm for $57,000 to top the first open session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 Winter Mixed Sale.
The experiment to make session five of the expanding Magic Millions Yearling Sale didn't produce the fireworks expected -- but records still continued to fall.
Coolmore's world famous representative Demi O'Byrne paid the Magic Millions Day 4 top price of (Aus) $900,000 for a colt by Arrowfield Stud current Australian champion sire Redoute's Choice.
The mare Miz United States, carrying a foal by Songandaprayer, brought $260,000 Thursday to top the second consignor preferred session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale in Central Florida.
Tadwiga, a 12-year-old mare by Fairy King in foal to Consolidator, was purchased by Eugenio Colombo, agent, for $170,000 to top the first Consignor Preferred session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 Winter Mixed Sale Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Keeneland closed out its 2007 January horses of all ages sale by establishing a record gross for the first sale of the year while the average and median both fell from last year's comparable numbers.
With considerable participation Sunday from such regional markets as Texas, Florida, and Illinois, gross sales topped the $70 million mark with one day remaining in Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale.
The excitement of seeing two magnificent racing fillies win the two $1 million races at the Magic Millions race day on the Gold Coast Jan. 13 stole much of the excitement out of the crowd. As day three of the sale wound down, the best was bought for $625,000 by Katsumi Yoshida.
Buyers from regional markets were active during Saturday's session of Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale, contributing to strong growth for the day.
The 4-year-old Yes It's True filly Truart brought the day's highest bid of $150,000 from John and Martha Jane Mulholland Jan. 12 as young fillies and mares continued to top Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.
Champion horse trainer Gai Waterhouse completely stunned everyone in the packed auditorium when she opened and closed the bidding on a Sadler's Wells colt at Aust$2million (U.S. $1,560,000) as session two of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale in Australia ended on Friday.
Grade I winner Downthedustyroad brought $1.5 million to top the fourth session of the 2007 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11. For the session, the Central Kentucky auction house registered across the board gains, while the cumulative numbers took a small dip.
The Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale has been a happy hunting ground for South African trainer Charles Laird, who led the buyers during Thursday's first session on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Following a slow start, the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale picked up steam Wednesday during its third session in Lexington. The number sold, gross revenue, average price, and median price all were ahead of last year's figures for the comparable session.
The final bid for Chief Officer at the Keeneland January horses of all ages auction Wednesday was $750,000, but it came from someone working for her owner, Egyptian entrepreneur Ahmed Zayat.
Solvig brought $750,000 to top the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 9 at the Central Kentucky auction house.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company has cataloged 192 juveniles for the February sale that moves to Ocala, Fla. after being held at Calder Race Course for 20 years.
Grade I winner and Eclipse Award finalist Point Ashley brought a final bid of $1.8 million to top the opening session of the 2007 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan.8.
Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale, which begins Monday in Lexington, will be bigger than ever before. The auction's total of 2,933 lots exceeds by 425 the former January record of 2,508, set last year.
HorseRacing TV will take a look back at the memorable Keeneland sales season when it presents "The 2006 Keeneland Sales Review" Jan. 7 at 10:30 p.m. (all times ET).
Magic Millions yearling sale features top horses and will have a celebrity visitor, Tara Reid.
Close to 600 yearlings will be offered at the William Inglis & Son auction.
Braxton Lynch left Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., at the end of 2006 to become more involved in the operation of Royal Oak Farm, which she and her husband, Damian, own.
Because of the recent equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak in Florida, Keeneland officials have issued additional requirements that must be met before horses enter the sale grounds for the January horses of all ages auction.
Fasig-Tipton's sale pavilion in Lexington, Ky., could get a major facelift in 2007.
Barretts has catalogued 580 horses for its 2007 January mixed sale. The auction will be held Jan. 22 and 23 at Fairplex Park in Southern Calif.
Reg Inglis has stepped down as managing director of William Inglis & Son Ltd.
The catalog for the 2007 Barretts January Mixed Sale to be held Jan. 22-23 is now online and will be mailed soon.
Half Ours eked out a victory in an allowance/optional claiming race at Aqueduct Thursday in his first start since being sold for $6.1 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 1,154 horses for its winter mixed sale.
The average and median prices both increased while the buy-back rate dropped Sunday during the Fasig-Tipton Texas December mixed sale at Lone Star Park.
A son of Danehill set a Hong Kong record of HK$7.5 million ($965,873) at the International Sale of 2-year-olds Saturday held at Sha Tin Racecourse. Cheng Keung Fai outbid Wong Wing Keung, the owner of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile (HK-I) entrant Bullish Luck, to obtain the colt.
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