Keyword: Adrian Nicoll

  • Hip 445, a colt by Frankel out of Our Echezeau.

    Frankel Colt Tops New Zealand Yearling Sale

    The first yearling sired by European Horse of the Year Frankel to be auctioned in the Southern Hemisphere was sold for NZ$1.3 million (US$843,232) during the Jan. 26 final day of the Karaka 2016 Premier Sale.

  • International Buyers Boost Inglis Opener

    The Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale opened is three-day run April 7 topped by a Fastnet Rock filly sold to Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum for $1.6 million (US$1,223,665).

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas.

    Tattersalls Ends Year With Soaring Figures

    Unrelenting demand for quality horses led to record revenues for Tattersalls' 2013 sales season, which ended with a four-day mare sale that saw financials soaring across the board at its conclusion Dec. 5.

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas on December 3.

    Immortal Verse Sells for European Record

    English and French group I winner Immortal Verse sold in foal to Dansili for 4.7 million guineas ($8,090,580 in United States funds), a European record price for a broodmare, at the Tattersalls December mare sale Dec. 3.

  • 'Spectacular' Results at Magic Millions

    The winning Canny Lad mare Our Pride and Joy topped trading on the final day of the select portion of the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, which saw overall total receipts soar and an unprecedented clearance rate.

  • Arqana Figures Already Exceed 2011 Sale

    The Arqana breeding stock sale in Deauville posted powerful results through its first two days of trading Dec. 8-9, with cumulative figures already exceeding overall numbers at the 2011 sale.

  • 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.

  • Encosta de Lago Colt Makes Big Splash

    An Encosta de Lago colt brought the top price of Aust$2million (approximately $1,429,380 in U.S. funds) during the opening session of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale on Australia's Gold Coast January 7. Trainer Gai Waterhouse purchased the full brother to 2006 Australian champion Racing To Win from Coolmore Stud, agent.

  • Wondrous Story Tops Day 2 at Goffs

    Swettenham Stud's winning mare Wondrous Story, bought by Adrian Nicoll of BBA Ireland for 165,000 euros, topped the second day of Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale in Ireland on Nov. 24.

  • Tattersalls' October Sale Reaches Halfway Mark

    Part one of Tattersalls' new-look October Sale realized a total $93.68 million (52,631,500guineas) for 512 head sold at an average of $182,976 (102,795gns) and median of $124,600 (70,000gns). The clearance rate was 72%.