Keyword: Barbara Vanlangendonck

  • Hip 264, by Lion Heart, brought $70,000 dollars at the OBS Fall mixed sale.

    Lion Heart Mare Tops Open OBS Mixed Session

    Because I Like It, a mare by Lion Heart in foal to High Cotton, and a weanling filly by Wilburn each brought $70,000 to share top honors at the open session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s Fall mixed sale Oct. 16 in Florida.

  • Hip #570; filly, Medaglia d'Oro - Beaties for Real by Unreal Zeal brought $1.3 million on day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sept. Sale Market Still Merciless

    The Keeneland September yearling auction continued its merciless battering of commercial breeders and consigners, posting results that fell far short of last year's figures for the third consecutive day.

  • Stardom Bound is one of the grade I winners to be offered at the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select sale.

    Confidence High at FT November Sale

    A small catalogue of boutique offerings combined with a dash of confidence from sale company officials and consignors could be the just the right recipe for the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select sale. The one-day auction begins at 3 p.m. at the sale company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington.

  • Reflecting on a Tough OBS Yearling Sale

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. August yearling produced some discouraging results, but they weren't really surprising considering the slumping American economy and the mixed bag of returns at other yearling auctions.

  • Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck and Nora Figliolia.

    Figliolias Breed Derby, Oaks Starters

    Breeders Alfonso and Nora Figliolia of Westbury Stables had seven foals in their crop of 2005. From that small group emerged two horses that are scheduled to run this weekend in Churchill Downs' premier races.

  • 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.

  • Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Ends With Downturns

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale ended its two-day run Monday in Maryland with declines in gross revenue, average price, and median price. The buy-back rate was up sharply, increasing from 21.1% last year to 31.8% this year.