Keyword: Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency

  • Twirl was a $3.1 million RNA at the Keeneland November sale

    Twirl a Pricey Buy-Back at Keeneland

    Twirl (IRE), the final horse through the ring during the Nov. 8 second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale represented a large buy-back, failing to sell on a final bid of $3.1 million.

  • Leggy Tapit Filly Sells for $675,000

    Michael Levy bought the filly on behalf of Skara Glen Stables, which intends to race her. She is the fourth foal out of millionaire Mushka, who won the 2009 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes (G1).

  • The Keeneland September session topper Sept. 20, a daughter of first-crop sire Atreides

    Sept. 20 Session Topper Brings $175,000

    A racy gray/roan filly from the first crop of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms’ Atreides topped the ninth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly, Hip 3077, brought $175,000 Sept. 20, the first session of Book 5.

  • Hip 618, a War Front filly out of Siren Serenade, brought $1 million.

    Another Seven-Figure Yearling for War Front

    Sire War Front continued to thrive at the Keeneland September yearling sale when David Ingordo, agent, went to $1 million to land one of his progeny in the third session Sept. 16 in Lexington.

  • Star Billing, Hip 241, was purchased for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November Sale.

    Star Billing Sells for $2.6 Million

    With buyers showing strong interest in young mares, grade I winner Star Billing was purchased for $2.6 million by Greg Goodman in the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6.

  • Hip 760, a Smart Strike filly, was purchased for $800,000 on October 23.

    Smart Strike Filly New F-T Sale Topper

    A Smart Strike filly consigned by Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency was purchased by Torrealba Holdings for $800,000 to become the new sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.

  • Inglorious

    Canadian Champion Filly Inglorious Retires

    Inglorious, the 2011 recipient of Canada's Sovereign Award for champion 3-year-old filly has been retired. She is one of only five fillies to capture both the Woodbine Oaks and the Queen's Plate.

  • Seven-year-old Pure Clan is the highest-priced horse in the auction so far.

    Young, Beautiful Shine on Keeneland Day 2

    Wealthy buyers' enthusiasm for the young and the beautiful fueled the market again during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Changing Skies brought $4.2 million during the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Changing Skies Brings $4.2M at Keeneland

    Royally bred Changing Skies, a graded stakes-winning daughter of Sadler's Wells, brought $4.2 million during the Nov. 7 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale from Mandore International Agency.

  • Cry and Catch Me Brings $3.5 Million at F-T

    Cry and Catch Me fetched $3.5 million from Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud at the Nov. 5 Fasig-Tipton November sale. The Street Cry mare was consigned by John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent.

  • Topliner, hip 198, at the Keeneland January Sale.

    Topliner Brings $1.4 Million at Keeneland

    Topliner, a half sister to two grade I winners and a grade I producer, commanded $1.4 million to establish a new high price during the first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 9.

  • Hip #469, colt; Medaglia d'Oro -- Violent Beauty, by Gone West, brought $600,000 during the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13.

    Medaglia d'Oro Colt Brings $600,000

    A Medaglia d'Oro -- Violent Beauty, by Gone West, colt (Hip No. 469) was purchased by Black Rock Stable for $600,000 from the Hill 'n' Dale Sales consignment during the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Keeneland September Sale Day 2

    Increases Modest in September Select Sessions

    Business wasn't as brisk the second evening of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington as it was on opening night. But the select portion of the auction still managed to post increases in its key business figures.

  • 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri brought $2,250,000 to top session one of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction.

    Gross Plunges 45.2% at Keeneland Nov. Opener

    The struggling Thoroughbred marketplace stumbled badly yet again as the Keeneland November breeding stock auction opened its 13-day run in Lexington Nov. 10.

  • Vallenzeri, whose name has been changed to Take Control,  at Keeneland on April 5.

    Azeri in November Sale; Vallenzeri Renamed

    Azeri, who was bought back for $4.4 million at this year's Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, has been entered in the upcoming Keeneland November breeding stock sale, according to John Sikura of Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency and Hill 'n' Dale Farms. Owned by the Allen E. Paulson Living Trust, the 2002 Horse of the Year is in foal to Distorted Humor after producing a Ghostzapper filly this year.

  • Vallenzeri at Keeneland on April 5.

    Vallenzeri: We'll Know His Fate Early

    Will Vallenzeri find a new home this time around? It won't take long to find out because the chestnut colt is Hip No. 22 in the Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training. He probably will go through the sale ring during the first hour of the auction's April 6 opening session, which begins at 7 p.m. (EDT).

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    Azeri, 'Fashion' at Keeneland to Sell

    Azeri and Island Fashion will be in the spotlight as the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale starts its six-day run in Lexington Jan. 12. Azeri was the 2002 Horse of the Year while Island Fashion was a grade I winner.

  • Madcap Escapade brings $3.1 million at Fasig-Tipton on Nov. 2.

    Madcap Escapade Brings $3.1 Million

    Grade I winner Madcap Escapade, in foal to A.P. Indy, sold for $3.1 million Nov. 2 to kick off the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed auction in Lexington. Cataloged as Hip No. 2, Madcap Escapade was the first horse in the sale ring because Hip No. 1, grade I winner Great Hunter, was scratched.

  • Hip 127 did not meet his reserve despite a bid of $7.7 million.

    Azeri's First Foal Fails to Sell

    A colt produced from Horse of the Year Azeri failed to meet his reserve and was bought back for $7.7 million at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale during the opening session Sept. 8.

  • Hip 12, the first foal out of Playful Act

    Keeneland Day One: A Playful Start

    When the Keeneland September yearling sale opens in Lexington, things are going to get very interesting very quickly. Remember Playful Act (by Sadler's Wells), who brought a world record price for a broodmare of $10.5 million last November? Her first foal, a daughter of Giant's Causeway, is Hip No. 12 during auction's first session Sept 8.

  • Numbers Decline at Canadian Sale

    Steady and solid was the theme of the 2008 selected session of the Woodbine yearling sale on Sept. 2, hosted by the Ontario division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society.