Keyword: Four Star Sales

  • Hip 467, a War Front colt, brought $1.3 million

    War Front Colt Goes for $1.3M at Keeneland

    A War Front colt produced from the two-time grade I-winning A.P. Indy mare Love and Pride became the second seven-figure yearling Sept. 13 at the Keeneland September yearling sale when purchased by Shadwell Estate Co. for $1.3 million.

  • Hip 70, a Tapit colt out of the Galileo mare Dress Rehearsal, topped the session at $2 million.

    Gross, Average Increase at First F-T Session

    Bolstered by two Tapit colts that sold for $2 million and $1.2 million, the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale registered gains in gross and average compared with the comparable session in 2014.

  • Keeneland January: Up and Kerry Cauthen

    Kerry Cauthen of Four Star Sales talks about his Keeneland consignment that includes group winner Up. Up is by international star Galileo and is in foal to War Front.

  • The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings.

    F-T Saratoga: Session I Hot Horses (Updated)

    Potential buyers have flocked to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to examine the 152 horses cataloged in this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings Aug. 5 and 6. Following are some first session horses turning heads.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    Positive Signs for Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    The Whitney Invitational Handicap and the pleasant 70-degree temperatures were hot conversation topics as potential buyers kept consignors busy in the days leading up to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings.

  • Barbara Hunter

    Hunter's Legacy Continues at Keeneland Sale

    The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.

  • Snow Top Mountain brought $950,000 during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

    Snow Top Mountain Brings $950,000

    Graded stakes winner Snow Top Mountain brought an impressive price of $950,000 from Audley Farm during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8.

  • Keertana brought $1 million during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

    Top Turf Mare Keertana Sells for $1 Million

    Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.

  • Hip #807, Giant's Causeway colt, brought $750,000 on Sept. 13 during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale's fourth session.

    Giant's Causeway Colt Sells for $750,000

    Trainer Todd Pletcher went to $750,000 Sept. 13 to acquire an attractive son of Giant's Causeway as the top-priced offering during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale's fourth session.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    Keeneland Sale Delivers Growth and Stability

    Buyers and sellers were encouraged by the 6.7% growth in the Keeneland September yearling sale's overall average price and an increase of 13.6% in the median. The positive results are a good omen for the November sale.

  • Last Song Bought Back for $750,000

    A mare who had brought $1.75 and $1 million at past sales, failed to meet her reserve when the bidding stopped at $775,000 at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 12.

  • Keeneland's Gross Sales Up Again

    Gross sales rose for a third consecutive day on Friday at Keeneland's November breeding stock sale, led by the sale of Dancing Shoes, in foal to Unbridled's Song, for $400,000.

  • Keeneland's Session 10: Fillies Rule

    Market conditions remained the same at the Keeneland September yearling sale Thursday, Sept. 24 as major indices continued their decline over a last year's figures. Four horses, however, broke through the six-figure barrier on the day, with the top three prices coming for fillies.

  • Lacy New Representative for Arqana

    Tony Lacy of Four Star Sales is the new North American representative for Arqana, a Thoroughbred auction firm that is based in France.

  • Keeneland Sale Faces Economic Hurdles

    Consignors are steeling themselves and their clients for a significant downturn in the market at Keeneland's breeding stock sale, which starts Nov. 3 in Lexington and runs for 15 days. But they also are hoping that the drop in prices will bring out the bargain hunters, who could help reduce the severity of the setbacks, which seem inevitable during the current global financial crisis and Thoroughbred auction slump.

  • Unwanted Horses: A Challenge for Sellers

    With the economy struggling and the buy-back/no bid rates at Thoroughbred auctions rising, the issue of unwanted horses is a growing concern. Antony Beck, president of Gainesway Farm in Lexington, decided to try to do something about by sponsoring an adoption service on the Web site of The Blood-Horse's sister publication, The Horse (www.TheHorse.com).

  • Panty Raid, winner of the Grade I Spinster at Keeneland, will be sold at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale.

    Honey Ryder, Panty Raid In F-T Sale

    Grade I winners Panty Raid and Honey Ryder, along with La Comete, the dam of grade I-placed Munnings, will be offered during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky select mixed sale Nov. 2 in Lexington.

  • Big Brown, half brother to My Chestnut Girl.

    Lacy's Tickets Have Derby Connections

    When Tony Lacy was signing sale tickets for yearlings last year, the Kentucky-based bloodstock agent and Four Star Sales consultant didn't know that two of the horses would distinguish themselves by having siblings running in this year's Kentucky Presented By Yum Brands (gr. I).

  • Dam of Lawyer Ron to be Offered at Fasig-Tipton November Sale

    Donation, the dam of Lawyer Ron, along with her weanling colt by Smarty Jones, will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky selected mixed sale Nov. 4. Donation and her foal will be consigned by Four Star Sales for Bobby Trussell.

  • Buyers look at horses offered at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

    Mare in Foal to Johannesburg Tops Fasig-Tipton Opening Session

    An Irish-bred mare in foal to Johannesburg topped the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale Feb. 13 at the sales company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington, Ky. Robert Lail went to $160,000 to acquire grade III winner Dancal from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.