Keyword: Fastnet Rock

  • Lot 765 at the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale, a daughter of Fastnet Rock who topped the final Book 1 session

    Fastnet Rock Filly Closes Record Gold Coast Book 1

    A Fastnet Rock filly bred in Australia by Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings was sold to Coolmore Stud's Tom Magnier for Aus$1.2 million to top the final Book 1 session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale Jan. 14.

  • Cover Song, right, outduels favored Danilovna in the Autumn Miss Stakes

    Cover Song Springs Autumn Miss Upset

    Spendthrift Farm's Cover Song had to wait out an extended inquiry, but her connections still got to celebrate her first stakes victory in the Santa Anita Park winner's circle Oct. 29.

  • John Ferguson

    Ferguson Digs Deep for Vale of York Sibling

    There was a sense of deja vu during Day 2 of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale Oct. 11 as Godolphin's John Ferguson, who parted with just under 14 million guineas during Book 1, bought the top lot, a son of Kodiac at 380,000 guineas.

  • 1026—f., Majesticperfection—Undervalued, by Cox’s Ridge

    Fastnet Rock Colt on Offer at OBS Day 4

    A colt by Fastnet Rock has generated a lot of interest leading up to the June 17 final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age, and is one of the top hips to watch during the session.

  • Lot 672, a Fastnet Rock filly, brought Aus$1 million (US$695,300).

    Magic Millions Book 1 Ends With Records

    The Book 1 portion of Magic Million's Gold Coast yearling sale closed Jan. 9 with a Fastnet Rock filly selling for Aus$1 million (US$695,300), bringing number of seven-figures sellers to a record six for the four-day session.

  • A $1,525,000 Distorted Humor colt brought the highest price Tuesday.

    Keeneland Day 2: Distorted Humor Colt Leads

    On a day colts by a range of established sires set the pace, a $1,525,000 Distorted Humor colt bought by Three Chimneys brought the highest price Tuesday at the Keeneland September yearling sale's second session in Lexington.

  • Uchenna and Alan Garcia take the Ontario Matron.

    Uchenna Closes to Ontario Matron Victory

    Triton Racing's Uchenna bided her time at the back of the pack and then pounced with a bold rail move July 25 to win the $150,000 Ontario Matron (Can-III), taking her first graded stakes for trainer Roger Attfield.

  • Record Average at MM Weanling Sale

    Average price reached an auction record Aus$60,000 (US$46,958) on the final day of the Magic Millions National weanling sale May 25, when a Snitzel filly was purchased for a session-topping $310,000 ($242,620).

  • Medaglia d'Oro Colt Leads MM Weanling Session

    A colt and a filly by Central Kentucky-based sire Medaglia d'Oro were among the top three highest prices at the opening session of the Magic Million National weanling sale May 24, with the colt bringing the day's top price

  • Fastnet Rock Filly Paces Inglis Easter Finale

    A filly by sale leading sire Fastnet Rock brought the highest price of $1 million (US$769,872) from Victorian-based trainer John Sadler on the final day of the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale April 9.

  • Snitzel Colt New Easter Sale Topper at $2.2M

    Top of the market buyers continued to spend on day two of the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale April 8 as six horses each broke the seven-figure mark, led by a son of Snitzel for $2.2 million (US$1,695,391).

  • International Buyers Boost Inglis Opener

    The Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale opened is three-day run April 7 topped by a Fastnet Rock filly sold to Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum for $1.6 million (US$1,223,665).

  • Records Fall at Inglis Premier Yearling Sale

    Records in gross, average, and median were realized on day three of the Inglis premier yearling sale March 3 in Melbourne, with trading led by a pair of fillies each sold for the day's top price.

  • A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock sold for Aus$1.05 million ($850,846 in U.S. funds) in the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Jan. 9.

    Fastnet Rock Filly Tops Gold Coast Session

    A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock that sold for Aus$1.05 million ($850,846 in U.S. funds) topped the third session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale in Queensland, Australia on Jan. 9.

  • Mixed Results at MM Select Yearling Session

    A filly by Fastnet Rock out of a Galileo mare sold for the top price of $300,000 ($278,011 in United States funds) June 4 during the first of two select sessions of the Magic Millions National yearling sale.

  • Albany Reunion Prevails in NZ Easter Battle

    A tightly packed group of seven reach the finish line almost simultaneously in the Manco Easter Handicap April 12 at Ellerslie, with Albany Reunion narrowly prevailing in New Zealand's final group I race of the season.

  • Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Closing Day at Inglis

    A Fastnet Rock colt sold to trainer Gerald Ryan for the highest price of $1.3 million ($1,224,972 in United States funds) April 10 before the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale closed its three-day run in Sydney.

  • Moynihan, Spendthrift Active at Inglis Sale

    Kentucky-based bloodstock agent John Moynihan and Spendthrift Farm were among a strong international presence at the Inglis Easter yearling sale on its April 8 opening day, which saw several seven-figure horses.

  • Lot 73 by Fastnet Rock out of Katie Lee

    Fastnet Rock Rules Market at Karaka

    While Fastnet Rock offspring dominated the top of the market, a relatively strong middle market pushed median price into positive territory on opening day of the New Zealand Bloodstock premier yearling sale Jan. 27 at Karaka.

  • Kellys Buy 7-Figure Colt at Magic Millions

    Prominent United States-based owners Jon and Sarah Kelly secured a Redoute's Choice colt in the first seven-figure transaction of this year's Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale Jan. 10 in Queensland.

  • Clearance Rate Pushed High at Magic Millions

    Steady demand for quality horses was reflected by an 88.5% clearance rate through the first two days of Australia's Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale when the second session of six-day auction closed Jan. 9.

  • Magic Millions Opens With Strong Session

    Market indicators were up across the board Jan. 8 on the first day at Australia's Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale, where a colt and a filly tied for the top price of $450,000 ($402,433 in United States funds).

  • Reach the Stars Reaches $850K at Keeneland

    Prices continued to be strong early at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6 in Lexington, led in the first hour by the $850,000 paid by Don Alberto Corp. to land Reach The Stars.

  • Lot 1335, an Irish-bred colt by Australia's current leading sire Fastnet Rock, sold for 180,000 guineas.

    Record Revenue for Tattersalls Book 2

    Strong demand was a consistent theme throughout Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale, which closed Oct. 17 in Newmarket with record total revenue for the third consecutive year.

  • Long John, Atlantic Jewel Star at Caulfield

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum's Long John narrowly held back a storming late run from Divine Calling for a half-length win in the BECK Caulfield Guineas (Aus-I) Oct. 12 at Caulfield.

  • Zoustar, Atlantic Jewel Win in Australia

    Zoustar got up the closing stages to win the lucrative Golden Rose Stakes (Aus-I) at Rosehill Gardens Sept. 14 in Sydney, while rising star Atlantic Jewel kept her unbeaten record intact at Moonee Valley near Melbourne.

  • Lot 71, a Fastnet Rock colt out of Promptness, by Eddington, was the highest priced weanling at Aust$240,000.

    Demand Pushes Inglis Clearance Rate to 89%

    Offspring of Coolmore's Fastnet Rock and Darley's Exceed And Excel headlined the two-day Inglis Australian weanling and broodmare sale, which concluded June 25 in Sydney with a robust clearance rate of 89%.

  • Nechita, Lot 590, a filly by Fastnet Rock.

    Patinack Sparks 'Epic' Day at Magic Millions

    The Magic Millions National broodmare sale was off to a rousing start May 29 on the Gold Coast, paced by a pair of seven-figure horses from the dispersal of embattled Australian coal magnate Norman Tinkler's Patinack Farm.

  • Black Caviar's First Mating

    Today brought the news of Black Caviar's retirement from racing. The big question now is which stallion will have the privilege of serving the great mare in her first season at stud?