Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Keeneland Hopes to Keep Momentum Going at April Juvenile Auction

    Keeneland pumped up the promotion of its April sale of 2-year-olds in training last year, and the effort paid off as the auction enjoyed increases in its gross revenue, average price, and median price, which set a sale record. But can Keeneland keep the momentum going Tuesday, when the latest edition of the sale will be held in Central Kentucky?

  • Mare Brings Australian Record Price at Inglis Sale

    The record price for a Thoroughbred sold at public auction in Australia was shattered today when dual group I winning Virage de Fortune (by Anabaa) was purchased by Darley Australia for AUS$3.4 million (about US$2,835,260) at the The 2007 William Inglis & Son Select Australian Broodmare Sale.

  • Pinhookers Active as Inglis Weanling Sale Begins

    Pinhookers were out in force as day one of the Sydney Inglis Weanling sale unfolded on Sunday in Australia. The top price was paid by Coolmore representative Colm Santry who went to Aus$320,000 (U.S.$266,700) on behalf of a client for a filly by Encosta de Lago from the stakes placed Langfuhr mare Shalang.

  • Rock of Gibraltar Colt Tops Easter Sale's Second Session

    Premier Australian trainer Gai Waterhouse spent $3million (U.S. $2,476,000) for a handsome half-brother to European superstar Holy Roman Emperor during the second session of William Inglis & Son's Australian Easter yearling sale Wednesday night in Sydney.

  • Numbers Down at Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale

    A colt brought $180,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training April 3 as the gross, average, and median all dropped significantly.

  • This Malibu Moon filly brought $400,000 to lead opening session of OBS 2YO sale.

    California Buyers Pace First OBS March Session

    The opening session of the 2007 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s March select 2-year-olds in training sale benefited from the appearance of a large contingent of West Coast trainers and bloodstock agents, with California residents walking away with the session's top-priced colt and filly.

  • Pieces Coming Together for Solid OBS March Sale

    After establishing a record gross, average and median last year, Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's general manager and director of sales Tom Ventura is confident of another stellar sale when the two-day select 2-year-olds in training sale kicks off March 27 at the Central Florida auction house.

  • Hot Horses Drawing Attention at Ocala March Sale

    Trainers and bloodstock agents from across the country converged on the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's grounds March 25 to inspect the 520 horses catalogued for the annual selected 2-year-olds in training sale March 27-28 in Central Florida. Here's a look at some of the leading prospects.

  • This Phone Trick colt turned in impressive work at final OBS under tack show.

    Sons of Phone Trick, Malibu Moon Top OBS Works

    Under near perfect weather conditions, and with a cross-section of East and West Coast trainers and bloodstock agents looking on, the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2-year-old in training sale under tack session March 24 concluded with colts by Phone Trick and Malibu Moon registering the fastest times at their respective distances.

  • Yonaguska Colt, Tactical Cat Filly Fastest at OBS March Under Tack Show

    A colt by Yonaguska and a filly by Tactical Cat breezed quarters in :21 flat to post the fastest times at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training. The two-day sale begins March 27 wiht sessions beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Count the Time Filly Tops 2-Year-Old Sale at Evangeline Downs

    Iknowuthinkimsexy became the sale topper at the March 18 John Franks Memorial 2-year-old in training and paddock sale and the highest-priced horse in the sale's five year history at Evangeline Downs when she fetched a winning bid of $135,000. Though the sale sold more 2-year-olds this year, averages dipped slightly.

  • Tattersalls Sales Funds Three New Sale Races

    Three new Tattersalls-sponsored sales races, restricted to graduates of the 2007 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book One) and carrying a combined minimum total prize fund of £2.2 million, are to be staged at England's Newmarket racecourse starting in 2008/2009.

  • This Menifee filly zipped an eighth in :10 flat at Sunday's second session of the OBS Under Tack Preview.

    Menifee Filly Leads Ocala 2-Year-Old Preview Session

    A filly by Menifee consigned by O & H Bloodstock (Terry Oliver and Bo Hunt) zipped an eighth in :10 flat to post the fastest time at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Preview Sunday for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training.

  • Vindication Colt, Forest Camp Filly Top Ocala Preview

    A colt by Vindication and a filly by Forest Camp worked eighths in :10 flat to post the fastest times at the distance Saturday at the first session of the Under Tack Preview for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training.

  • Barretts March 20 Sale on HRTV

    The 2007 Barretts March Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training on March 20 will be broadcast live on HorseRacing TV from the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., beginning at 2 p.m. (Pacific).

  • Louisiana Sale has 244 Cataloged

    The March 18 John Franks memorial two-year-olds in training and paddock sale at Evangeline Downs will offer 211 juveniles and 33 racing and breeding prospects.

  • 355 Cataloged for FT Texas 2-Year-Old Sale

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 355 horses for its 2007 Texas Two-Year-Olds in training sale at Lone Star Park, in Grand Prairie, on April 3. The sale will be held in a continuous, single session beginning at 10 a.m. The under-tack show, over the main track at Lone Star, will be held on Sunday, April 1, from 10 a.m.

  • TOBA to Offer Auction, Pedigree, and Conformation Clinic

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will conduct an Auction, Pedigree, and Conformation Clinic March 17-18 in Ocala, Fla. The registration fee for the clinic is $250 for TOBA members and $300 for non-members and includes all support materials, admission, and presentations.

  • Inglis Premier Yearling Sale Off to Great Start

    The Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in Victoria, Australia, is always seen as the main preliminary event on the under card to the April Easter Yearling Sale, also conducted by Inglis. If day one of Premier was a precursor of things to come, Easter should be mind blowing.

  • New Sales Agency Formed in Kentucky

    Two veteran horsemen and a former chief operation officer of Magna Entertainment have launched a full-service sales agency in Kentucky that will offer select consignments to major public auctions. Crossroads Sales will offer their initial consignments this year at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July and Keeneland September yearling sales.

  • Storm Cat Colt Died of Aneurysm During Calder Workout

    An autopsy has determined the $900,000 Storm Cat yearling, purchased as a yearling by Florida-based consignors Randy Hartley and Dean De Renzo, died of an aneurysm suffered during a Feb. 25 breeze show for the March 6 Fasig-Tipton Calder sale of 2-year-olds in training .