Keyword: Demi O'Byrne

  • Lot 175 by Lope de Vega (IRE) out of Princess Serena (USA).

    Lope de Vega Colt Leads Tattersalls Trading

    A Lope de Vega colt from the family of English and Irish group I winner Rizeena topped the Tattersalls December yearling sale Nov. 24, bringing 325,000 guineas ($535,921 in United States funds).

  • Hip 104 by Giant's Causeway was the Barretts March sale topper.

    Giant's Causeway Colt Tops Barretts 2YO Sale

    A son of Giant's Causeway who breezed a furlong in :09 4/5 topped the Barretts March 2-year-old sale at $1,150,000. He and three others sold for more than $500,000 to push up the average by 23.9% to $177,750 for the sale

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    Saratoga Special Winner Corfu Retired

    Corfu, who set a stakes record in the 2013 Saratoga Special (gr. II), has been retired from racing and will stand the 2014 breeding season at John & Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla.

  • Lot 32 is a colt by Mastercraftsman and sold for €320,000 ($437,728 in United States funds).

    Mastercraftsman Son Top Price at Arqana

    Shifting from Newmarket to Deauville, Coolmore and the Qatari royal family continue to spend for quality horses and helped drive a 22% rise in revenue on opening day of the Arqana October yearling sale Oct. 21

  • Undefeated Champion and Sire Fasliyev Dies

    Fasliyev, European champion 2-year-old and sire of five champions and 32 graded stakes winners, died July 8 at Yushun Stallion Company in Japan. He was 16.

  • Hip 27, a colt by Malibu Moon -- Fashion Cat, by Forest Wildcat, was the sale topper.

    Business Booms at Barretts 2YO Sale

    Business boomed at the March 4 Barretts March selected 2-year-olds in training sale where the average price jumped 31.1%, the median rose 17.6%, and the gross was up nearly 4% despite fewer horses being sold than in 2012.

  • Keeneland September Sale Day 3 Wrap

    Esther Marr talks about Day 3 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, including the top seller, a Bernardini colt that brought $1,550,000. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • The third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington was led by Hip #469, who sold for $1.55 million.

    Prices Surge on Third Day of September Sale

    Boosted by a $1.55 million son of Bernardini, the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington enjoyed an upbeat third session. The gross, average price, and median price all rose.

  • Hip #645, colt; Big Brown - Cold Awakening, by Dehere, brought $825,000 on Sept 12.

    Big Brown Colt Commands $825,000 at Keeneland

    A colt by 2008 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Big Brown commanded $825,000 from Demi O'Byrne during the third session of the Keeneland September sale. He was consigned by Warrendale Sales, agent.

  • Hip 213, a colt by Giant's Causeway, was sold for $550,000 during the 2nd session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

    Giant's Causeway Colt Tops Early at Keeneland

    Maverick Racing went to $550,000 to acquire a Giant's Causeway colt from the Gainesway consignment, the highest price early during the Sept. 11 second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington.

  • Kinz Funky Monkey

    The Green Monkey Sires First Winner

    The Green Monkey, the most expensive Thoroughbred sold at public auction, was represented by his first winner when his 2-year-old daughter Kinz Funky Monkey won at Del Mar Sept. 1.

  • WV-Bred Colt Now Holds Two Auction Records

    A War Front colt that last year set the record of $190,000 for a West Virginia-bred weanling purchased at auction set another standard when he was sold again for $675,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Hip 51, by Tapit, was one of three juveniles that brought $1 million or more during the Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale.

    Average, Median Rise at F-T Florida Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training lived up to its high risk/high reward reputation March 26. For the lucky consignors who hit the jackpot, the riches were greater than they had been in 2011.

  • Hip 149, by Big Brown, sold for $1.3 million dollars at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale.

    Big Brown Colt Commands $1.3 Million at F-T

    A bay son of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Big Brown became the new sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds when he fetched $1.3 million from Demi O'Byrne

  • Fastnet Rock Colt Sets Pace at Melbourne Sale

    A Fastnet Rock colt became the highest-priced horse sold so far at William Inglis & Son's Melbourne premier yearling sale, commanding Aust$500,000 ($534,930 in U.S. funds) during the second session of the auction Feb. 28.

  • Hip 43 sold for $875,000 at the Keeneland September Sale.

    Coolmore Buys Bernardini Colt for $875,000

    A Bernardini colt was purchased by the Coolmore Stud camp for $875,000 from the Bluewater Sales consignment to highlight the first half of the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Gross Soars 55.1% at Tattersalls Foal Sale

    Business boomed on the third day of the Tattersalls December foal sale Nov. 27 in England. The gross revenue rose 55.1% from a year ago while the average price and median price increased 21.7% and 14.3%, respectively. Thirty weanlings sold for 100,000 guineas ($173,000 in U.S. funds) or more apiece, and seven each brought 200,000 guineas ($346,000) or more.

  • Hip #342; Storm 'n Indian, colt, Storm Cat - Fleet Indian by Indian Charlie, brought $2,050,000 to top the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sale Continues Downward Spiral

    Three seven-figure horses pumped up the excitement on the second day of the Keeneland September yearling sale, but they didn't provide a big enough boost to end the discouraging slump in the auction's key business figures.

  • Hip 141, a half-brother to dual champion Ashado, was bought by agent Demi O'Byrne for $925,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September sale.

    Unbridled's Song Colt Sells for $925,000

    A half-brother to dual champion Ashado was bought by agent Demi O'Byrne for $925,000, top price during the first session of the Keeneland sale Sept. 14.

  • Ferguson Buys Arqana Sale Session Topper

    Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferugson, who was the biggest spender at the recent Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction, was busy again Aug. 14 during the opening session of the Arqana's Deauville August yearling sale in France. He bought the session-topping Storm Cat colt for 900,000 Euros ($1,282,860 in U.S. funds) from Etreham.

  • LOT 1434: Holy Roman Emperor colt brought 425,000 guineas Nov 29 in Tattersalls' five-day December foal.

    Prices Fall for Tattersalls Foals

    Tattersalls' five-day December foal ended in England Nov. 29 with figures sharply down from 2007's results. The 14,549,100-guinea gross fell 49% while the 25,888-guinea average price declined 29%. The 8,750-guinea median price dropped 56%. Sixty percent of the weanlings offered found new homes.

  • Tatts Book 2 Ends With Record Prices

    The Tattersalls' Book 2 October yearling auction's record for the most expensive horse sold was exceeded twice by progeny of Danehill Dancer during a lively closing session Oct. 15 in England. A son of the Coolmore stallion brought 420,000 guineas and a daughter sold for 400,000 guineas.

  • Goffs Million Sale's Gross Plunges

    Ireland's premier yearling auction, the Goffs Million sale, recorded its lowest turnover for over 10 years by the time selling concluded at the Co. Kildare, Ireland, vendue Oct. 1.