'No bid' rate at January sale a troubling stat
Brehm hopes he has one of 2017's hot new stallions in Texas Red, a millionaire who crushed the 2014 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1).
This month, TVG, America's Horse Racing network, will debut The Starting Gate, a new hour-long show that will air Saturday and Sunday mornings, providing a look at the horse racing industry, emerging prospects, current stars, and personalities.
Grade I winner Strapping Groom, who sustained a career-ending injury at Penn National Race Course in 2014, will begin his stallion career in Panama after selling at the Keeneland January horses of a sale.
Lenny Shulman recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including a look at the numbers, and comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
A total of 1,796 horses have been cataloged to the January horses of all ages sale which runs through Friday, Jan. 15.
Keeneland has cataloged 1,796 horses for its 58th January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will be held Jan. 11-15, 2016.
- By Frank Angst
- Thoroughbred Racing, Thoroughbred Breeding, Triple Crown, Thoroughbred Sales, Kentucky
Jon Jazdzewski landed Far Right, then a short yearling, for $2,500 from the @Nossab LLC consignment, Darby Dan Farm agent, at the 2013 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.
Ian Tapp recaps Day 4 of the Keeneland January sale, including a look at the numbers, some of the top selling hips, and comments from Tom Thornbury and bloodstock agent Alex Kershaw. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale, topped by $2.2 million mare Up, closed Jan. 15 with across-the-board declines in a year that featured no major dispersals.
Ian Tapp recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland January sale, including comments from Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, who consigned the top broodmare prospect of the session. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
The Keeneland January sale posted across-the-board declines at its penultimate session topped by a $150,000 yearling Into Mischief colt, but the buyback rate moderated.
Irish-bred Up and her yearling War Front filly bring $2.2 million and $800,000, respectively, at Keeneland January's second session, where average eked out an increase but median fell.
Hip 537, Up (Galileo - Halland Park Lass, by Spectrum) in foal to War Front, brought $2.2 million during the Jan. 13 second session of the Keeneland horses of all ages sale. Video Courtesy Keeneland.
Hip 238, 2014 filly, War Front - Up brought $800,000 during the Keeneland 2015 January horses of all ages sale. Video Courtesy Keeneland.
Hip 609, Carolyn's Cat (Forestry - People's Princess, by Meadowlake), in foal to Blame, brought $450,000 at the 2015 January Keeneland horses of all ages sale.
Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale opened its four-day run Jan. 12 with mixed results, as gross fell but average gained and median remained level in a market widely described as "fair" by consignors.
A selection of some of the horses offered at the Jan. 13 second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale that have noteworthy catalog pages.
Some horses to watch at the Jan. 12 opening session of Keeneland's January mixed sale.
Ian Tapp previews the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including comments from Geoffrey G. Russell, Director of Sales at Keeneland, and Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales.
Ian Tapp previews the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including comments from Geoffrey G. Russell, Director of Sales at Keeneland, and Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
Keeneland's January sale, featuring champion Blind Luck, is expected to continue the stability and positive momentum seen in the 2014 November breeding stock market.
Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale kicked off with solid trade and a gain in median but few fireworks during the opening session Jan. 6 in Lexington.
Foreign buyers taking a little off the top of America's best bloodlines.
The first portion of the Fares Farm dispersal brought strong prices during the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8, highlighted by stakes winner Supreme, who was bought for $800,000 by Stonestreet.
A Distorted Humor colt fetched the highest price of any newly turned yearling on the first day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 7 in Lexington.
Issam Fares' Fares Farm, breeder of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, will completely disperse its Thoroughbred breeding and racing stock at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.
Overbrook's dispersal is the second-largest in Keeneland history.
Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings in the seventh day of the Keeneland January sale.
Moving into the final catalog book, the focus is now on bargains rather than stars, and because the TrueNicks rating compares like with like, it's able to highlight less expensively bred horses which are the product of a promising cross.
Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings and are entered in the fourth day of the Keeneland January sale.
Grade I winner Downthedustyroad brought $1.5 million to top the fourth session of the 2007 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11. For the session, the Central Kentucky auction house registered across the board gains, while the cumulative numbers took a small dip.
Hill 'n' Dale Farm owner John Sikura said Wednesday Eclipse Award finalist and grade I winner Point Ashley will be bred to leading sire Storm Cat.
Solvig brought $750,000 to top the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 9 at the Central Kentucky auction house.
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