Keyword: Gainesway

  • Funny Moon, hip 105, sold for $2.3 Million during the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Market Surges at F-T November Mixed Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale enjoyed a tidal wave-like surge in business. The gross revenue rose 17% from a year ago even though the number of lots sold declined 11.2%. The average price increased 31.8%.

  • Funny Moon

    Funny Moon Sells for $2.3 Million at F-T

    Grade I winner Funny Moon, who is foal to Indian Charlie and carrying her first offspring, shot into the price lead at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale around 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 6, bringing $2.3 million.

  • Hip #730, colt; Tapit-Don'tellmichelle, by Regal Classic, brought $650,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14.

    Kellys Buy Tapit Colt for $650,000

    Jon and Sarah Kelly went to $650,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14 to purchase a colt by Tapit--Don'tellmichelle, by Regal Classic, from the consignment of Gainesway Farm.

  • Ben Leon Jr. at the Keeneland September Sale.

    September Sale Opens With Upswings

    With domestic buyers, like Benjamin Leon Jr. (shown here), playing aggressively at the top of the market, the Keeneland September yearling sale got off to a promising start Sept. 11 in Lexington.

  • Hip 76, Indian Charlie - Lady's Legacy

    Indian Charlie Filly Sells for $245,000

    A striking Indian Charlie yearling filly became the most expensive horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington when she commanded $245,000 during the auction's second hour Feb. 7.

  • Keeneland January Sale

    Open Houses at Central Kentucky Farms

    Some Central Kentucky farms have scheduled open houses this month to permit inspection of their stallions by those in Lexington for the Keeneland horses of all ages sale that begins Jan. 10.

  • Mr Greeley

    Mr. Greeley Euthanized

    Gainesway Farm stallion Mr. Greeley was euthanized early Nov. 30. The 18-year-old son of Gone West was diagnosed with laminitis several weeks ago. His condition recently deteriorated.

  • Officer

    Officer to Stand in Korea

    The Korean Racing Authority announced Sept. 29 its purchase of grade I winner Officer for an undisclosed price from Taylor Made Stallions in Central Kentucky.

  • Hip 985, colt; Smart Strike - Madame Thor by Deputy Minister brought $550,000 during the Sept. 16 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    $550,000 Smart Strike Colt Leads Session

    A $550,000 Smart Strike colt fetched $550,000 during the Sept. 16 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Bought by Bradley Weisbord, for Ahmed Zayat's Zayat Stables, he was consigned by Gainesway, agent.

  • Distorted Humor Colt Bought for $900,000

    A $900,000 Distorted Humor colt was the second offspring by that sire to bring a significant price at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13. He was consigned by Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings.

  • Beyondallboundarys will be going for her second consecutive stakes triumph in the Victory Ride Stakes.

    Beyondallboundarys Ready for Victory Ride

    Beyondallboundarys will be going for her second consecutive stakes triumph when she takes on eight rivals in the Victory Ride Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga Aug. 28 on the Travers undercard.

  • Quest for Fame Pensioned

    Quest for Fame, an Epsom Derby (Eng-I) winner and prominent Australian sire, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Australia.

  • J Be K to Vinery in Florida

    New York grade II winner J Be K will stand at Tom Simon's Vinery near Summerfield, Fla., for $3,000 stands and nurses.

  • Unbeaten Buddy's Saint arrives at Gulfstream led by his trainer, Bruce Levine.

    Buddy's Saint Arrives in Florida

    Buddy's Saint, one of the winter book favorites for the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), arrived at Gulfstream Park from New York Dec. 23 to prepare for his 3-year-old campaign.

  • Bear's Hard Ten is in control in the Display Stakes.

    Bear's Hard Ten Romps in Display Stakes

    Bear's Hard Ten split rivals while taking over at the quarter pole and never looked back, romping to a 3 3/4-length score in the $155,300 Display Stakes for 2-year-olds Dec. 5 at Woodbine.

  • Birdstone

    Birdstone's Fee Upped to $30,000

    Birdstone, sire of two of the three United States classic winners this year, will stand in 2010 for $30,000, up from $10,000, at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • Careless Jewel leaves the rest behind in the Alabama.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8423111%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Careless Jewel Turns Alabama Into a Laugher

    Though Rachel Alexandra was not in the $600,000 Alabama (gr. I), Donver Stable's Careless Jewel did her best impression of the superstar filly, running away from seven rivals to win by 11 lengths in a breakthrough performance Aug. 22 at Saratoga.

  • Afleet Alex

    First Winner for Afleet Alex

    Afleet Alex got his first winner as a sire July 28, but just barely. His son Kratisto broke his maiden by a head at Delaware Park.

  • Hightap pulls away late in the Iowa Oaks.

    Hightap Adds Iowa Oaks to Growing Resume

    Shipped north to Prairie Meadows for the June 26 Iowa Oaks (gr. III) off a big win in the Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) last month at Churchill Downs, Hightap delivered again, taking the $200,000 race by three-quarters of a length over Sweet Relish.

  • Hightap draws off to victory in the Dogwood.

    Hightap Convincing Dogwood Winner

    Winchell Thoroughbreds and Gainesway Thoroughbreds' Hightap ran right by odds-on favorite Luster in upper stretch and sprinted her way to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $111,500 Dogwood (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs May 30.

  • Broad Brush

    Broad Brush Euthanized at Age 26

    Broad Brush, the leading sire of 1994 in North America who was pensioned from stallion duty at Gainesway Farm in June of 2004, was euthanized May 15 at the Lexington farm. He was 26.

  • Marion Gross

    Stallion Manager Marion Gross Dies

    Marion Gross, stallion manager at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, died Feb. 23 following a brief illness.

  • Inside Track: A True Original

    Attorney Jim Philpott has taken a lot of journeys throughout his life. And though he was casually involved with horses at a young age, he never imagined his career path after law school would eventually revolve around the Thoroughbred world.

  • Corinthian Sires First Foal

    The first foal by grade I winner Corinthian arrived Jan. 11 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, where Corinthian stands.

  • Surf Cat, a millionaire grandson of Storm Cat, has been retired from racing for stallion duty.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4422121%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Millionaire Surf Cat Retired

    Surf Cat, a millionaire grandson of Storm Cat, has been retired from racing for stallion duty

  • Mr. Greeley

    Mr. Greeley's Fee Lowered to $75,000

    Gainesway has lowered the 2009 stud fee for Mr. Greeley from $100,000 to $75,000, payable when a live foal stands and nurses.

  • Tapit

    Tapit's Fee Increased to $35,000

    Tapit, whose daughter Stardom Bound won the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), will stand in 2009 for a fee of $35,000, up from $12,500 in 2008.

  • Hip 197, the sales topper for Day 1

    FT Kentucky Sale Down Across Board

    The 2008 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale suffered across the board declines in its opening session Oct. 20 at the sale company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington.

  • Cozzene

    BC Winner/Sire Cozzene Dead

    Cozzene, a champion and Breeders' Cup winner and sire of two Breeders' Cup winners, was euthanized Oct. 7 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • Keeneland Gross Down 29.7%

    Sunday's session of the Keeneland September yearling sale was similar to Saturday's session in that key indicators were down from last year's comparable figures.

  • Hip 1592; colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Game Trick by Clever Trick was the top seller on day 5 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, bringing a final bid of $500,000.

    Keeneland Average, Gross, Median Decline

    Zayat Stables paid $500,000 for a colt by Medaglia d'Oro to top the Sept. 13 session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale. Consigned by Eaton Sales, agent, the colt is out of the unraced Clever Trick mare Game Trick, and from the family of champion sprinter and sire Langfuhr.

  • Beck, Bell Named to NTRA Board

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) board of directors met Sept. 11 in Lexington and selected two new board members, Antony Beck of Gainesway Farm and Reynolds Bell Jr., chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

  • Hip 712, Mr. Greeley-Chinoe Road by Old Trieste, brought $875,000 to lead the third session of the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Third Session Numbers Solid

    No horses inspired buyers to pay dazzling seven-figure amounts during the third day of the Keeeneland September yearling sale in Lexington. But some of the results for the auction's first open session were encouraging after significant downturns during the two select sessions that kicked off the sale.

  • Hip 12, a daughter of Playful Act (IRE) who sold for $850,000, was one of the highlights of the first morning of the sale.

    Keeneland September Sale Slumps at Start

    Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferguson, had some advice for shoppers during the Keeneland September yearling sale's opening day, which suffered downturns of 16.8% in gross revenue and 7.7% in average price from 2007. "If somebody is thinking of buying a racehorse," he said, "this is a good time to do it because I think there will be value to be had throughout the course of the year. The market is probably a little sticky."