Keyword: J.B. McKathan

  • Get to know Kevin and J.B. McKathan, their farm manager Chris Alexander and the 200-acre McKathan Brothers Training Center in Citra, Fla. Sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.

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    Triple Crown Training: The McKathan Brothers

    Act II, Presented by Fasig-Tipton: Get to know brothers Kevin and J.B. McKathan, farm manager Chris Alexander and the 200-acre McKathan Brothers Training Center. More at

  • American Pharoah captured Triple Crown with Belmont victory

    'Pharoah' Developers Honored in Florida

    A Florida senator has filed a resolution honoring J.B. and Kevin McKathan, who played a major role in the early development of Triple Crown winner and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) favorite American Pharoah.

  • 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.

  • Hip 155, a filly by Scat Daddy, worked an eighth of a mile in :09 3/5.

    Scat Daddy Filly Turns Heads With OBS Breeze

    Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. held the first of three under-tack previews for its March 2-year-olds in training sale with hip No.'s 1-203 breezing Wednesday, March 11, on the Ocala Training Center's SafeTrack synthetic surface.

  • Consignors Upbeat Ahead of F-T Florida Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida sale has produced a pipeline of stakes-winning graduates, and consignors hope those successes will boost this year's sale of pedigree-rich select 2-year-olds in training March 4 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Workout Times Slow Down at F-T Sale

    The fastest times were slower than they were a year ago during the under tack show for the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training. But the auction firm's officials and consignors said they weren't surprised or disappointed for a couple of reasons.

  • Consignors Added to McIngvale Lawsuit

    Racehorse owner James McIngvale has expanded his high-profile lawsuit against three horsemen to include several consignors allegedly involved in claimed fraudulent public auction transactions.

  • Furniture tycoon and Thoroughbred owner James McIngvale files suit alleging kickbacks and secret commissions.

    McIngvale Suit Charges Kickbacks to Trainer and Agents

    Prominent racing owner James McIngvale on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit in Texas that in part charged trainer Bob Baffert and Florida-based sales agents J.B. McKathan and Kevin McKathan with receiving secret commissions and kickbacks on "various Thoroughbred racehorses" the Houston furniture industrialist purchased at public auction.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus filly tops opening day at Fasig-Tipton.

    Fu Peg Filly Tops Fasig-Tipton Opener

    A filly sired by Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus and produced from the Peruvian champion La Chaposa was purchased by Stan Fulton's Fleetwood/New Wave for $800,000 as the top-priced offering at Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Kentucky summer yearling sale.

  • Hennessy colt, sold for $1.1 million at Keeneland.

    Hennessy Colt Sells for $1.1 Million at Keeneland

    A Hennessy colt produced from the unraced Alydar mare Altair was purchased for $1.1 million on behalf of Coolmore Stud interests to top Thursday's session of the Keeneland September yearling sale

  • Halo's Image Colt Tops Early Part of OBSC Selected Sale

    Acting as agent for Texas owner James McIngvale, J. B. McKathan went to $200,000 to acquire a son of Halo's Image during the early part of Monday's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's selected yearling sale in Ocala, Florida.

  • OBS Calder Auction Ends With Record Average

    A sale record was established for average price at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's select juvenile auction at Calder Race Course Tuesday. In addition, the median price increased dramatically from a year ago, rising to the second-highest level in the South Florida sale's history.

  • More of the Same at Keeneland's Juvenile Sale

    Sale records were established for average and median during Keeneland's April auction of 2-year-olds in training. But those results didn't tell the whole story about what happened on a cold and snowy spring day in Central Kentucky. The buy-back rate inched upward to a sale-record high. The number sold plunged to a sale-record low. And consignors complained often about buyers who were too picky and too few in numbers. In other words, the auction experienced many of the same problems that afflicted earlier juvenile sales this year in Florida and California.

  • Keeneland sale topper, a Dixieland Band filly, during her pre-sale workout.

    Keeneland April Sale Sets Records For Average And Median

    After a slow start, Keeneland's April auction of 2-year-olds in training closed with a flurry of bidding Tuesday that helped establish sale records for both average price and median price. The 91 horses sold grossed $14,898,000 and averaged $163,714. The median was $125,000. Compared to a year ago, the number sold plunged by 26.0%, and the gross dropped by 19.5%. However, the average and median enjoyed increases of 8.8% and 19.0%, respectively.

  • Average Up at Scaled-Back Texas Sale; Buy-Backs Stabilize

    The Fasig-Tipton Texas 2-year-olds in training sale at Lone Star Park concluded Tuesday, with the sales company reporting a total of 193 horses sold for $4,494,900. The sale's average price of $23,290 represented a 3.8% gain over the $22,431 average the previous year when 262 horses grossed $5,876,800. After an opening-session buy-back rate of 50.6%, the percentage of horses not sold stabilized Tuesday. For the sale overall, FT reported a buy-back rate of 44.2%.

  • High Buy-Back Rate at Fasig-Tipton Texas

    A high buy-back rate and only one break-out horse were the key points Monday during the first session of the two-day Fasig-Tipton Texas 2-year-olds in training sale at Lone Star Park.