Keyword: Donato Lanni

  • Hip 79, a Smart Strike filly, was the session topper at $525,000

    Smart Strike Filly Leads the Way at Midlantic Sale

    Led by a Smart Strike filly sold for $525,000, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training got off to a solid start May 22 with across-the-board gains in a market that continued the trends seen earlier in the juvenile auction season.

  • Hip 1214, a Quality Road-Over Andover filly topped the April 22 session at $775,000.

    OBS April Sale Nearly Even With 2015

    Topped by a Quality Road filly sold for $775,000, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded April 22 with a slight decline overall in gross, and record average and median prices.

  • Hip 1127, a Ghostzapper-Mighty Eros filly sold for $720,000.

    Ghostzapper Filly Sells for $720,000

    With Donato Lanni signing the ticket, a Ghostzapper filly was acquired by Susan Chu’s Baoma Corporation for $720,000 at the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 22.

  • Avanzare wins the Del Mar Mile.

    Avanzare Goes Wide to Win Del Mar Mile

    Donato Lanni and John Youngblood's Avanzare shrugged off a nearly seven-month layoff to claim his second straight grade II turf score in the $200,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap Aug. 23.

  • Hip 509, a colt by Into Mischief, worked a quarter of a mile in :20 3/5.

    Into Mischief Colt Tops OBS Breeze Show Three

    A colt by Into Mischief (Hip 509) consigned by Jaime Mejia's Thoroughbred Champions Training Center posted the fastest quarter of a mile breeze of the third under tack preview for the OBS June sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Lenny's Place: Opening Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman reflects on Allen Jerkens, California Chrome, and talks with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni. Lanni, who was buying agent for Dortmund, explains what he looks for at sales. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Lenny's Place: Opening Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman reflects on Allen and Jimmy Jerkens, California Chrome, and talks with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni. Lanni, who was buying agent for Dortmund, explains what he looks for at sales and what working with Bob Baffert is like. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Avanzare (right) holds off the closing Hattaash to win the Washington Park Handicap.

    Avanzare Prevails in Washington Park Thriller

    Avanzare spurted out to lead early and held off strong closing threats from Hattaash and Mister Marti Gras to prevail in a rousing finish to the $150,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 30 at Arlington.

  • Hip 128, a bay colt by Unbridled's Song, attracted a final bid of $330,000 at the Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2YOIT sale.

    Unbridled's Song Colt Tops Midlantic Day 1

    A bay colt by Unbridled's Song consigned by De Meric Sales, agent, attracted a final bid of $330,000 to top the first of two sessions at Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2-year-olds In training sale in Timonium, Md., on May 20.

  • Hip No. 1002, a gray/roan colt by Street Sense topped the final session, bringing $425,000.

    OBS Spring Sale Wraps Up Record Four-Day Run

    Officials of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. understandably exhausted a thesaurus full of superlatives in describing this week's OBS Spring Sale in Ocala, Fla. which concluded its four-day run on April 25.

  • Contested
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    Contested Brings $2.3 Million at F-T Nov

    Contested, a dual grade I-winning daughter of Ghostzapper, brought the highest price during the first two hours of the Nov. 5 Fasig-Tipton November sale when she fetched $2.3 million as Hip No. 41.

  • Hip 39 by Scat Daddy, commanded $575,000.

    Average, Median Rise on F-T Sale's 1st Day

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training opened May 21 at Timonium, Md., with increases in a couple of its key business figures. The average price grew 3.6% from a year ago while the median price rose 8%.

  • Hip 39 by Scat Daddy, was top seller at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

    Scat Daddy Colt Brings $575,000 at F-T Sale

    A Scat Daddy colt commanded $575,000 around 11 a.m. (EDT) during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Maryland. He is the highest-priced horse sold so far during the auction.

  • Hip #180, filly, Ado (Empire Maker - Trip by Lord At War (ARG)) brought $485,000 during the first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.

    Ado Tops Exciting Day at OBS March Sale

    The action-packed first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training ended with a flourish after approximately five hours of enthusiastic bidding from a variety of shoppers.

  • Hip 1049, colt; Macho Uno - La Defense by Wild Again, brought $850,000 to top the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2011 Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training.

    Macho Uno Colt Tops OBS Sale at $825,000

    A Macho Uno colt who was a standout in the crowd lived up to expectations when he was sold for $825,000 to top the record-setting Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2011 Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training.

  • Lookin At Lucky

    Lanni: He Was Lookin' and Got Lucky

    Donato Lanni's is the bloodstock services director for Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington. But he's also the person Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert turns to when he searches for future classic winners.

  • Settlement Terms Reached in McIngvale Lawsuit

    A settlement has been reached in Jim McIngvale's lawsuit against multiple parties, according to a document filed in a Texas federal court May 3, paving the way for an end to the high-profile legal dispute involving alleged sales commission fraud.

  • Hill 'n' Dale Seeks Dismissal from McIngvale Lawsuit

    Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency has filed a motion asking a Texas judge to dismiss it from James McIngvale's fraud lawsuit, the first member of the most recently-added defendants to respond with a filed court answer to the allegations.