Thoroughbred Sales

Previews, results and analysis for Thoroughbred public sales

  • Hip 154, a colt by Lion Heart, stopped the timer in :21 2/5 during the March 4 preview show for Barrett's Select Sale of 2-year-olds March 12.

    Lion Heart Colt, Others Top Workouts

    A colt by Lion Heart posted the fastest quarter-mile work during the March 4 preview show for juveniles consigned to the March 12 Barretts Select Sale of 2-Year-Olds. The workouts were conducted at Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.

  • Adena Under Tack Show Rescheduled

    Due to weather conditions, the first Adena Springs 2-year-old in training under tack show has been rescheduled for March 6.

  • Record Price for Exceed and Excel Colt

    A new record price for a yearling sold in Melbourne was set March 4 when Darley Australia paid Aus$750,000 for a smashing bay colt by Exceed And Excel out of Lowland Stakes (Aus-III) winner Gentle Call. The sale eclipses the previous best of Aus$600,000 for the Inglis Premier sale.

  • Filly Tops Second Session at Inglis

    A daughter of Encosta de Lago brought Aus$490,000 to lead all lots sold in the Inglis Premier Sale March 3 at the Oaklands Junction complex in Melbourne, Australia.

  • No Steroid Positives at OBS Sale

    Twenty-one horses sold during the Ocala Breeder's Sales Co. February select juvenile auction were tested for anabolic steroids at the request of their buyers, and there were no positive results.

  • The inaugural  Dubai International Racing Carnival Sale is one of the activites leading up to the March 29 Dubai World Cup.

    Dubai Carnival Sale Set for Tuesday

    The inaugural Dubai International Racing Carnival sale, part of the revamped annual Emirates Racing Authority Horse in Training auction, will be held March 4 at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Inglis Premier Sale Begins Strong

    The Inglis Premier Sale, conducted annually in Melbourne at the Oaklands Junction complex, began March 2 where Karaka in New Zealand left off last month -- with a bang.

  • Hip #55 (colt; Street Cry - Sage Cat by Tabasco Cat) brings $2.1 Million.

    Street Cry Colt Brings $2.1 Million

    A strapping son of Street Cry was the early standout Tuesday at the Fasig-Tipton Calder select sale of 2-year-olds in training, bringing $2.1 million from Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager John Ferguson at Calder Race Course.

  • Saturday's AJC Gimcrack Stakes in Australia is sponsored by Keeneland.

    Keeneland Race in Australia

    Saturday's listed AJC Gimcrack Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Royal Randwick in Australia on Saturday will be sponsored by the Keeneland Association.

  • Irish Cherry's $2.7-million price leads the way as gross and average rise at Keeneland.

    Keeneland Catalogues 191 for April

    Keeneland has cataloged 191 horses for its upcoming April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which this year will span two evening sessions, April 8-9. Sessions begin at 7 p.m. ET each day.

  • Easter Sale Has Broodmare Dispersal

    With entries for the William Inglis & Son Easter broodmare sale closing Feb. 22, Inglis confirmed the auction will feature the complete unreserved dispersal of the Swettenham Stud broodmare band.

  • Goffs' Sale Posts Declines

    The 2008 Goffs' February Sale concluded Thursday with steep declines in total and average prices when compared with the same sale in 2007.

  • FT Texas Sale Has Sire Power

    Tim Boyce, director of sales for Fasig-Tipton's Texas division, recently announced that the company has cataloged 303 entries for its 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale on April 1 at Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Hip #1, Silver Deputy - Daisy Dukes by Ghazi, brought $520,000 to top the auction.

    OBS Sale Posts Record Average

    The market for young horses sizzled as the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. kicked off the selling season for 2-year-olds in training Tuesday in Central Florida with its February select auction, which attracted a large, diverse group of enthusiastic shoppers.

  • FTK Posts Gains Across the Board

    As a snowfall befitting a winter sale began to whiten the ground at the Newtown paddocks in Lexington, the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale concluded Monday, Feb. 11, with solid gains in every category.

  • Fasig-Tipton Sale Posts Gains

    Although fewer horses were sold, the two-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale posted increases in gross, average, and median during its opening session Feb. 10 at the sale company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington.

  • Six Norfields Horses in FTK Sale

    Six horses from Joanne Nor's Norfields Farm have been added to the Feb. 11-12 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale in Lexington. The Norfields horses are consigned as hip numbers 504-509.

  • Dates Set for La. Yearling Sale

    The annual Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana yearling sale sponsored by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will be held Sept. 29-30 at the Ike Hamilton Equine Exposition Center located in West Monroe, La.

  • House In Wood (FR), Woodman - Housatonic by Riverman, brought 450,000gns at Tattersalls February Sale.

    'Tango Dam Tops Tattersall's Sale

    House In Wood (Fr), dam of the grade I Garden City Stakes winner Alexander Tango (Ire), topped yesterday's one-day Tattersalls February Sale in Newmarket.

  • Hip #20, Hold That Tiger - French Factor, worked a quarter in :20 4/5.

    Times Fast at OBS Show

    Times were sizzling Sunday in Central Florida as the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. held its first under tack show for a juvenile auction over its new Safetrack synthetic surface.

  • Karaka Select Sale Sets New Records

    And so the record setting continues. As the fourth day of the New Zealand National Yearling Sale at Karaka ended, bringing down the curtain on day two of the Select portion of the sale, records fell in all categories yet again. Leading the charge was the top price paid for a colt by freshman sire Scaredee Cat, a troubled but powerful sprinter on his day who won in Australia up to group 11 level, who now stands at Waikato Stud.

  • Villa Margurite Tops Barretts

    Villa Margurite, an unraced full sister to multiple stakes winner Hugh Hefner, sold for $120,000, the highest price of the Barretts January mixed sale, held Jan. 22-23 at Fairplex Park in Pomona. Offered third from the end of the second session Jan. 23, the 5-year-old daughter of Bertrando was the only six-figure price over the two days.

  • OBS Median Same, Average Drops

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale, which ended its three-day run Jan. 18 in Central Florida, generated a median price of $5,500 that was the same as last year's comparable figure. In addition, the buy-back/no bid rate dropped from 43.9% in 2006 to 38.4%, indicating greater consignor satisfaction with the prices.