Keyword: Dede Biles

  • Hammer Time: Good News, Bad News

    It's good news (I think) that Fasig-Tipton is moving its Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training to Palm Meadows, but it's bad news that Walt Robertson is retiring. I'll miss him.

  • Hammer Time Blog: Market Rally

    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.

  • When Baby Mamas and Their Babies Are Sold

    Is it necessary for a mare and just born foal to go to the sale ring! Can the mare just go alone or can both be offered in absentia? Read to see what a sale company official and a consignor think.

  • Hammer Time: Clubbing With Fasig-Tipton

    Fasig-Tipton is a sale company, but it's going racing in an effort to attract new participants for the Thoroughbred business. It's a good idea, and in the long run, it won't just benefit Fasig-Tipton.

  • Rachel Alexandra at Churchill Downs on April 30, 2009.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Derby Never Really an Option for 'Rachel'

    In the opinion of her breeder and co-owner, Dolphus Morrison, Kentucky Oaks morning-line favorite Rachel Alexandra "could have been competitive" in the Run for the Roses, but he said he "didn't have a fleeting thought" of running her against the boys.

  • Ford and Westrock Rocking 2yo Market

    Westrock Stables' Scott Ford, a former president and chief executive officer of Alltel, hasn't been in the Thoroughbred business for long, but he was a major player at the Ocala Breeders'Sales Co. select sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Chace at OBS: It's Time to Buy

    Prices were down significantly at the first major auction of the selling season for 2-year-olds in training Feb. 17 in Central Florida. Read what one buyer and several consignors had to say about the market at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. February auction.