Keyword: John Ferguson

  • Thunder Snow (outside) and Epicharis duel to the wire in the UAE Derby

    Thunder Snow Gets Up in UAE Derby

    Thunder Snow, only days after being made a late nominee to the U.S. Triple Crown series, justified the investment with a hard-fought victory March 25 in the UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • 2016 Keeneland November Sale

    Keeneland's November Opening Session Soars

    With buyers showing an insatiable appetite for quality fillies and mares and 2016 foals, the Keeneland November breeding stock sale opened Nov. 8 with key figures that soared well beyond the gross, average and median prices for the same 2015 session.

  • Secret Gesture brought $3.5 million

    Ferguson to $3.5 Million for Secret Gesture

    Secret Gesture, a group II-winning daughter of world-class sire Galileo in foal to War Front, was bought by John Ferguson for $3.5 million to top the early portion of the Nov. 8 first session of Keeneland’s November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

  • Session-topping Dubawi colt at Tattersalls

    Dubawi Tops Again at Tattersalls

    Dubawi had just the one representative in Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale, and demand for the sire's progeny remained high.

  • 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.

  • Hip 166 sold for $900,000 at Keeneland Sept.

    Ferguson to $900,000 for War Front Filly

    A War Front filly who is from the family of recent group I winner Churchill became the second-highest-priced offering at the Keeneland September yearling sale when agent John Ferguson went to $900,000.

  • Hawkbill Posts Group I Win for Kitten's Joy

    North America's leading turf sire Kitten's Joy got his first European group I winner July 2 when Kentucky-bred Hawkbill edged favorite The Gurkha by a half length in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.

  • New Award for Horse Racing's Top Employees

    Godolphin announced May 3 the launch of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, in partnership with the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, and The Jockey Club.

  • Hanky Panky, Lot 2011, sold for 2.7 million guineas (US$4,268,376) Dec. 1.

    Hanky Panky Tops Tattersalls at 2.7M Guineas

    Hanky Panky, a group III-placed half sister to Central Kentucky sire Giant's Causeway, sold for 2.7 million guineas (US$4,268,376) Dec. 1 the top price on the second day of Tattersalls December breeding stock sale.

  • Lot 161, an Oasis Dream colt, brought €290,000.

    Oasis Dream Colt Leads Day 1 Trade at Arqana

    Anne and Etienne Drionne's Coulonces Consignment sold the day's highest-priced yearling at the opening session of the Arqana October sale Oct. 20, an Oasis Dream colt to Voute Sales.

  • Keeneland September Sale 2015: Session 1

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Keeneland September Sale session 1. Also hear thoughts on the market and book 1 format from Geoffrey Russell. Mandy Pope and John Ferguson also share thoughts. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency

  • Keeneland September Sale 2015: Session 1

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Keeneland September Sale session 1. Also hear thoughts on the market and book 1 format from Geoffrey Russell. Mandy Pope shares thoughts on the challenges in selling and John Ferguson comments on his purchases. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency

  • Mandy Pope following session one of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Pope Becomes Seven-Figure Seller

    Mandy Pope switches roles from buyer to seller of million-dollar sales, selling a War Front--Betterbetterbetter filly for $1.45 million on opening day of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Lot 119 by Dubawi out of Pacifique set a sale record-price.

    Record-Breaking Arqana Sale Concludes

    The Arqana Deauville August sale concluded Aug. 17 with records in total receipts, average, and median for the three-day auction, which launched Europe's yearling sale season.

  • Lot 119 by Dubawi out of Pacifique.

    Dubawi Colt Brings Arqana August Record Price

    A colt by Dubawi out of French group III winner Pacifique brought a sale record price of €2.6 million (US$2,890,232) at the Arqana Deauville yearling sale Aug. 16.

  • Lot 89, a Shamardal colt sold for the highest price of €720,000 at the opening session of the Arqana Deauville yearling sale.

    Shamardal Colt Leads Arqana Opener

    A Shamardal colt sold for the highest price of 720,000 euros (U.S. $799,919) at the opening session of the Arqana Deauville yearling sale, launching Europe's yearling auction season Aug. 15.

  • The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

    Major Gains for Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

    The two-night Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale concluded Aug. 11 with healthy gains in gross, average, and median. The auction produced a $2 million colt and two others that topped $1 million.

  • Lot 671, a Shamardal colt, sold for 370,000 guineas on Oct. 13.

    Tattersalls' Book 2 Opens With Robust Trade

    Following last week's record-breaking Book 1 sale, Tattersalls' Book 2 portion of its October yearling sale started Oct. 13 with robust trading, topped by a Shamardal colt for 370,000 guineas ($624,552 in United States funds)

  • Lot 214, a Shamardal colt, sold for 1,700,000 guineas on Oct. 8 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale.

    More Records at Second Tattersalls Session

    Day two of Book 1 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale saw single-day records for a European yearling sale tumble in three key market indicators Oct. 8.

  • Lot 97, an Oasis Dream colt, sold for 775,0000 guineas on October 7.

    Record Opening-Day Median at Tattersalls

    A record median was posted on opening day for the elite Book 1 portion of Tattersalls' October yearling sale Oct. 7, with an Oasis Dream colt leading sales at 775,0000 guineas ($1,309,556 in United States funds).

  • Keeneland September Sale Wrap - Day 1

    Eric Mitchell provides final sale numbers, details on the sale toppers, and more. Hear reactions from Geoffrey Russell, John Ferguson, and George Isaacs.

  • Keeneland September Yearling Sale Wrap - Day 1

    Eric Mitchell provides final sale numbers, details on the sale toppers, and more. Hear reactions from Geoffrey Russell, John Ferguson, Bloodstock Agent for Sheikh Mohammed, and George Isaacs, General Manager of Bridlewood Farm.

  • Hip 105, a filly by Bernardini, sold for $1.2 million at the Keeneland September Sale.

    Sheikh Mohammed Lands $1.2M Bernardini Filly

    A Pennsylvania-bred daughter of Bernardini brought a winning bid of $1.2-million from Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager John Ferguson, making her the top-priced yearling to this point at the 2014 sale.

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas.

    Tattersalls Ends Year With Soaring Figures

    Unrelenting demand for quality horses led to record revenues for Tattersalls' 2013 sales season, which ended with a four-day mare sale that saw financials soaring across the board at its conclusion Dec. 5.

  • Dancing Rain sold in foal to undefeated European champion Frankel for 4 million guineas ($6,869,080 in United States funds).

    Dancing Rain Dazzles at Tattersalls Mare Sale

    Dual Oaks winner Dancing Rain sold in foal to undefeated European champion Frankel for 4 million guineas ($6,869,080 in United States funds) on opening day of the Tattersalls mare sale Dec. 2 in Newmarket.