A City Zip filly consigned by Old South Farm, agent, went an eighth of a mile in :9 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2013 spring sale.
Keeneland's September sale tweaks benefit everyone. read blog
Adrian Todd, COO of Cape Thoroughbred Sales, talks about the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Yearling Sale. It's a Lifestyle watch video
New faces, new roles for '13 emerge at the Keeneland January sale.
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association Political Action Committee will hold its third annual online stallion season auction Jan. 24, 25, and 26 to benefit the PAC and the racehorse retirement program Turning For Home.
The broodmare market, a driving force in the industry, holds promise. read blog
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings Sale watch live
Esther Marr talks about 5 horses who sold for over a million dollars and recaps the select session of the Keeneland September Sale. watch video
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Esther Marr talks with Starlight Racing's Frankie Brothers and Jack Wolf watch video
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Esther Marr recaps day 1 of the Saratoga Yearling Sale. watch video
The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction could close out its two-night run Aug. 7 in New York with a bang, based on the positive reviews for many of the horses on offer.
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Esther Marr talks with Tom VanMeter of VanMeter Sales and Pat Costello of Paramount Sales about their Galileo yearlings. watch video
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Esther Marr interviews Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning on the Saratoga Yearling Sale. watch video
The plunging foal crop size should result in higher auction yearling prices as supply comes back more in line with demand. read blog
Deauville, France is more than a racecourse. view slideshow
Trainer Ken McPeek discusses the sales market and what his clients are looking for this year. watch video
Mark Taylor explains what he foresees during the Fasig-Tipton July Sale. Mark also highlights a few stand out horses. watch video
The Irish-born veterinarian from Dundalk admits he never imagined years ago that he would find both success and happiness in the faraway land of Japan read blog
Seattle Slew and I'll Have Another didn't generate much buyer enthusiasm as young horses when sold at public auction. But Seattle Slew became Thoroughbred racing's 10th Triple Crown winner & I'll Have Another could become 12 read blog
The rate of return for pinhookers on select juveniles rose in 2012 read blog
Black Witch, a daughter of Majestic Warrior, was purchased by Hill 'n' Dale Sales for $400,000, the co-highest price at the Keeneland April sale of 2-year-olds in training.
More Optimism Than Pessimism As Select 2YO Selling Season Approaches read blog
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There have been some positive developments at this year's yearling sales, but the upswing is far from robust. read blog
Esther Marr talks with Tom Thornbury, Associate Director of Keeneland Sales, about the non select sessions of the 2011 Keeneland September Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency watch video
Esther Marr dissects the Keeneland September Sale day 1 results and interviews Keeneland's director of sales Geoffrey Russell. watch video
With the values for stallions falling, yearling buyers won't be rewarded nearly as much as they were in the past when a purchase develops into a major runner. Read Blog
Esther Marr talks with Boyd Browning, president of Fasig-Tipton, about the July Select sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Watch Video
Takes contrarian view at last year's sales; winds up with dam of Dialed In. Bloodstock & Markets
The Buy-Back Dilemma: Can Anything Be Done to Get More Select 2-Year-Olds Sold? The high buy-back rate for select 2-year-olds is a big concern. Read Blog
The guardianship of well-known equine photographer Tony Leonard will auction off a variety of his personal items Feb. 27 to help defer long-term care and medical costs.
Looking inside the 2010 yearling average numbers
Even though it's still early in the new millennium, the Thoroughbred auction business already has had to struggle through two downturns.
Many rely on our funding for basic horse care needs, while others may use the grants to build new pastures so they can expand their facilities. Read Blog
Alan Greenspan says a sustained stock market rally would be the best thing for the American economy and it also would help the Thoroughbred auction business as well. Read Blog
Once we can find the glass, we'd like to see it as half full heading into Keeneland's September yearling sale. Read Blog
Harrah's Entertainment has ended up with Thistledown after all, but at a greatly reduced price.
MI Developments intends to offer Thistledown, the Ohio racetrack near Cleveland, for sale during a May 25 auction in New York.
ReRun's spring auction of Moneigh paintings created by equine stars such as Zenyatta runs through Sun., May 2 on eBay to benefit retired Thoroughbres.
Club educates people about the Thoroughbred industry and is designed to attract new participants to the horse business.
The Barretts January mixed sale will include 44 horses as part of the reduction of the Craig Family Trust, many of which are by or in foal to Candy Ride, a leading young sire who raced for Jenny and the late Sid Craig.
The gross and average declined but the median rose during the second session of the Tattersalls autumn horses in training sale in England.
Keeneland announced Oct. 5 that 4,702 horses have been cataloged for its November breeding stock sale, a decline of 17.6% from the record 5,709 cataloged for the Lexington sale in 2008.
Steve Castagnola, the director of client development at Taylor Made Sales Agency in Kentucky, is leaving his position to begin his own bloodstock agency, it was announced Aug. 4.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has announced grants of $879,547 have been awarded to 86 Thoroughbred industry-related non-profits.
Just days before its first yearling sale of 2009, Fasig-Tipton announced it has rejoined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA).
What will the yearling selling season of 2009 be like? A story with comments from a variety of auction participants appeared in the June 27 edition of The Blood-Horse and also was published on the magazine's Web site: www.bloodhorse.com. Now, two more people, Lincoln Collins and Craig Bandoroff, weigh in on the subject.
In keeping with most other sales this year of 2-year-olds in training, the Ocala Breeders' Sale Co. ended its two day June sale June 17 with decreases in all major indices.
Six 2-year-olds breezed an eighth of a mile in :10 flat May 8, the second workout day for the May 11 Barretts sale in Southern California.
A colt by Sky Mesa and a colt by Five Star Day each worked an eighth of a mile in 9 4/5 May 7, the fastest times at the first preview day for the May 11 Barretts sale of 2-year-olds in training in California.