Keyword: Keeneland September yearling sale

  • 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.

  • Awesome Again Colt Sells for $510,000

    Bluegrass Hall Farm purchased an Awesome Again-Tizso, by Cee's Tizzy, colt (Hip No. 426) for $510,000 from the Taylor Made Sales Agency consignment during the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13.

  • Hip #307, filly; Bernardini - Silk n' Sapphire by Smart Strike brings $1.2 million at the Keeneland September sale on Sept. 13.

    Leon Pays $1.2 Million for Bernardini Filly

    Benjamin Leon Jr.'s Besilu Stable went to $1.2 million to acquire a Bernardini filly (Hip No. 307, consigned by Valkyre Stud) produced from the Smart Strike mare Silk n' Sapphire at Keeneland's September yearling sale.

  • Hip 147 sold for $750,000 during session 2 of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Irish Agent McCormack Buys Street Cry Colt

    A Street Cry colt from the family of Horse of the Year Zenyatta was purchased by Irish bloodstock John McCormack for $750,000 during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip 116 sold for $1 Million dollars during session 2 of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Unbridled's Song Filly Brings $1 Million

    It did not take long for the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale to reach the seven-figure mark, with Mandy Pope paying $1 million for a gray/roan filly by Unbridled's Song out of Silvery Swan.

  • Hip 55 sold for $650,000 during the Keeneland September Sale.

    Ferguson Buys Street Sense Filly for $650,000

    One of the top-priced horses sold at the Sept. 11 opening session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a Street Sense filly sold for $650,000, came from the dispersal of the late Prince Saud bin Khaled.

  • Keeneland Sept Interview: Chris Baker

    Esther Marr talks with Chris Baker, Spring Hill Farm Manager, about the Edward P. Evans Dispersal, including thoughts of some of the top yearlings offered.

  • Spring Hill Farm manager Chris Baker

    Evans Dispersal Evokes Good Memories

    Spring Hill Farm manager Chris Baker talked about the standouts in the Estate of Edward P. Evans dispersal, as well as his bittersweet emotions leading up to the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Soldat: How the TC Candidate Was Bought

    Soldat, who captured the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 26 and the With Anticipation Stakes (gr. III) last year, is a $180,000 graduate of the 2009 Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • And They're Off: Sept 22, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Breeders' Cup turf races, the Keeneland September Sale, and more. Plus, the Top 10 Predictions for the remainder of 2010.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    Tapit Colt Tops Keeneland Sale Session

    A Tapit colt produced from the stakes-winning mare Victory Road was purchased by Ron Winchell for $450,000 to top the Sept. 20 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Through The Lens: Stars from the Sale

    There are some popular names in the bloodlines of a number of the yearlings being sold at the most recent Keeneland September Yearling sale. I have been fortunate to photograph a number of them over the years.

  • Hip 116 Distorted Humor-Angel's Nest Sold for $2,050,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales

    Distorted Humor Colt Brings $2.050 Million

    A strapping son of Distorted Humor was hammered down for $2,050,000 during at the Sept. 13 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Bought by agent Mike Ryan, the colt was consigned by Lane's End, agent.

  • Nov. Overbrook Dispersal Has Rich Offerings

    With the Keeneland September yearling sale behind him, Ric Waldman of Overbrook Farm is concentrating all his efforts on promoting the 157 mares, weanlings, racing, and stallion prospects that will go through the ring Nov. 10-11 as part the operation's final dispersal at Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.

  • Keeneland Sale Ends With Major Declines

    The marathon Keeneland September yearling sale drew to a close Sept. 28 with some of the biggest declines in key statistical categories in recent history as the gross receipts fell 41.5%, the average was down 33.2%, and the median was off 40.5% for the 14 sessions.

  • RNA Rate of 16.7% is Keeneland Bright Spot

    While the gross, average, and median prices continued to be well below levels of 2008, the Sept. 27 penultimate session of Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale produced the lowest buyback rate of the 13 sessions to date, as only 16.7% of the horses through the ring did not bring their reserve prices.

  • At Keeneland, a Shrouded Silver Lining?

    The Keeneland September yearling sale continued Sept. 25 with decreases in all major indices, though some participants see a shrouded silver lining: bargains for those with some cash and an increase in the value of yearlings in a couple of years.

  • Keeneland's Session 10: Fillies Rule

    Market conditions remained the same at the Keeneland September yearling sale Thursday, Sept. 24 as major indices continued their decline over a last year's figures. Four horses, however, broke through the six-figure barrier on the day, with the top three prices coming for fillies.

  • Keeneland Books 3 & 4: Less Is...Less

    The "blowback" moment came during Books One and Two of Keeneland's September yearling sale. Friday, Sept. 18, offered a bit of a respite, but consignors were busy sizing up the market and showing yearlings from Saturday and Sunday's Book Three.

  • Depressed Keeneland Yearling Market Continues

    During the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 17, very little changed from the results seen during the first three days of the marathon sale.

  • Candy Ride Colt Brings $630,000 at Keeneland

    Kevin Scatuorchio and Bryan Sullivan's Let's Go Racing Stable went to $630,000 to purchase a Candy Ride colt from Padraig Campion's Blandford Stud during the Sept. 17 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Storm Cat Filly Tops Early Thursday Session

    A filly from the last full crop sired by leading stallion Storm Cat was purchased by Westrock Stables for $675,000 to top the early portion of the Thursday, Sept. 17, Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip #570; filly, Medaglia d'Oro - Beaties for Real by Unreal Zeal brought $1.3 million on day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sept. Sale Market Still Merciless

    The Keeneland September yearling auction continued its merciless battering of commercial breeders and consigners, posting results that fell far short of last year's figures for the third consecutive day.

  • Hip #570; filly, Medaglia d'Oro - Beaties for Real by Unreal Zeal brought $1.3 million on day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Medaglia d'Oro Filly Brings $1.3 Million

    A striking filly by Medaglia d'Oro was purchased by Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Plantation for $1.3 million to highlight the Sept. 16 third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly was consigned by Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck's Summerfield.

  • RNA Sale to be Held at Three Chimneys

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm will once again host its annual September RNA Showcase sale Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Hip #342; Storm 'n Indian, colt, Storm Cat - Fleet Indian by Indian Charlie, brought $2,050,000 to top the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sale Continues Downward Spiral

    Three seven-figure horses pumped up the excitement on the second day of the Keeneland September yearling sale, but they didn't provide a big enough boost to end the discouraging slump in the auction's key business figures.

  • Hip# 342; colt; Storm Cat - Fleet Indian by Indian Charlie brought $2,050,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Storm Cat-Fleet Indian Colt Brings $2,050,000

    Agent John Ferguson bought Hip No. 342, a Storm Cat colt of champion mare Fleet Indian, for $2,050,000, the highest price so far during the first two days of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The colt was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

  • Hip 245, an Unbridled's Song filly became the first seven-figure offering of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Unbridled's Song Filly Brings $1 Million

    An Unbridled's Song filly consigned by Stone Farm, agent, became the first seven-figure offering of the Keeneland September yearling sale when she was purchased by agent John Ferguson for $1 million during the early portion of the Sept. 15 second session.

  • Hip 141, a half-brother to dual champion Ashado, was bought by agent Demi O'Byrne for $925,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September sale.

    Unbridled's Song Colt Sells for $925,000

    A half-brother to dual champion Ashado was bought by agent Demi O'Byrne for $925,000, top price during the first session of the Keeneland sale Sept. 14.

  • A filly by Giant's Causeway produced from Horse of the Year Azeri brought a top price of $800,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Azeri's Filly Sells for $800,000 at Keeneland

    A filly by Giant's Causeway produced from Horse of the Year Azeri brought a top price of $800,000 from Robert and Lawana Low during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip No. 39, a Speightstown colt consigned by Dromoland Farm, sold for $700,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Speightstown Yearling Colt Brings $700,000

    Agent John Ferguson, accompanied by client Sheikh Mohammed, went to $700,000 to purchase Hip No. 39, a Speightstown colt consigned by Dromoland Farm, at the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14.

  • Hip No. 27, a colt by Storm Cat, went for $450,000 at the Keeneland September Sale.

    'Bargain' Storm Cat Colt Brings $450,000

    Calling it a bargain, Wyoming horse owner William J. Sims went to $450,000 to acquire a colt by Storm Cat to highlight the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14.

  • Ric Waldman, Overbrook's advisor and manager of stallion operations.

    Waldman Reflects on Overbrook's Yearlings

    While the Thoroughbred market has been in a continual slump over the last year due to the downturn of the overall economy, the royally bred horses in Overbrook Farm's yearling dispersal could boost business at this year's Keeneland September sale.

  • Wayne Lukas will send out Be Smart in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Oct. 24.

    Lukas, VanMeter Looking 'Smart'

    There's a certain feeling of deja vu around Barn 38 on the backstretch of Santa Anita Park. If Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and owner Tom VanMeter II have the funny feeling they've been here before, they're right.

  • Zero Steroid Positives at Keeneland Sale

    Buyers of 94 of the 3,605 yearlings sold during the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale requested tests for exogenous anabolic steroids during the 15-session auction which ran from Sept. 8-23 in Central Kentucky. Keeneland reported all tests were returned negative.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    Keeneland Day 14: More of the Same

    As the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale entered the stretch, the penultimate session Sept. 22 mirrored the rest of the sale: double-digit declines in gross, average, and median prices.

  • Keeneland: Market for Good Horses

    With the second week of the Keeneland September yearling sale drawing to a close, numbers continue to be down, though buyers and consignors are still claiming it's a strong market for a quality horse.

  • Hip 3238; filly; Tiznow - Katz Me If You Can by Storm Cat, topped day 9 of the Keeneland September yearling sale with a final bid of $400,000.

    Consignors: Business Down, But Not Out

    After its ninth day, which produced a session-topper of $400,000, the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale business-wise remained down. But given recent developments on Wall Street, overall economic stagnation, and the aftermath of hurricanes, things could be much worse, consignors said.