Keyword: M. V. Magnier

  • Second Flight - By Evan Hammonds

    The Pegasus' date on the calendar has a certain appeal. The late January date gives runners plenty of time to recuperate from their efforts in the Breeders' Cup, but allows them time not to miss the year's breeding cycle.

  • Hip 587, a Scat Daddy colt, sells for $1.1 million at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Scat Daddy Colt Brings $1.1 Million

    Moments after a colt by Will Take Charge sold for $975,000, a colt by Scat Daddy brought $1.1 million during a heated early start to Book 2 Sept. 13 at the Keeneland September yearling sale. M.V. Magnier signed the ticket from the back ring.

  • Hip 69, a Tapit filly, sells for $2.7 million to top the Book 1 session Sept. 11

    Strong Demand at Keeneland September Opener

    Fueled by unfettered demand for offspring of leading sires Tapit and War Front and a competitive international buying base, the Keeneland September yearling sale got a fast start out of the gate during the Book 1 Sept. 11 session.

  • Hip 137, a Scat Daddy colt purchased by M. V. Magnier for $300,000

    Magnier Buys Two Scat Daddy Colts at F-T Saratoga

    Two colts from Scat Daddy's final crop brought bids of $300,000 each during the Aug. 8 second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale. Coolmore's M. V. Magnier was listed as the buyer on the ticket for both colts. 

  • Danehill Dancer Euthanized Due to Old Age

    The 24-year-old son of Danehill was champion sire in Britain and Ireland and had a stellar year as a broodmare sire in 2016, having been represented by group 1 winners The Gurkha, Minding, and Alice Springs.

  • Hip 4762 was the final horse into the sales ring at the Keeneland November sale

    Demand for Quality Paces Keeneland Sale

    Keeneland’s 13-day November breeding stock sale that ended Nov. 20 reflected a stable market that mirrored recent trends, in which there is continued demand for quality and buyers' unwillingness to take risks on horses that do not fit their criteria.

  • Hip 408, a colt by War Front, brought $1.45 million

    Magnier Gets War Front Colt for $1.45 Million

    The demand for well-bred weanlings materialized late during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when Coolmore Stud’s M. V. Magnier went to $1.45 million to buy a son of War Front.

  • Beholder

    Beholder to be Bred to Uncle Mo

    The racing days of Beholder have finally drawn to a close, as Spendthrift Farm officially announced the 6-year-old’s retirement Nov. 6, two days after her thrilling victory over Songbird in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (gr. I).

  • 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 561, a colt by Tapit out of Ponche de Leona and Eaton Sales brings $2 million Sept. 14 at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky.

    Tapit, War Front Yearlings Boost Keeneland

    Buyers’ appetites for yearlings by leading sires Tapit and War Front fueled a frenzied Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale topped by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million as Book 1 ended with numbers well ahead of last year.

  • Hip 454, a half brother to champion Beholder and grade I-winning sire Into Mischief, brought $3 million Sept. 14

    Beholder's Half Brother Brings $3 Million

    Clarkland Farm hit another home run at the Keeneland September yearling sale when a half brother to three-time champion Beholder and to grade I winner and sire Into Mischief was purchased by M. V. Magnier for Coolmore interests for $3 million.

  • Hip 48 Medaglia d'Oro colt in the ring

    Magnier Acquires Medaglia d'Oro Colt for $1M

    A Medaglia d'Oro colt became the first seven-figure purchase during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. M. V. Magnier of Coolmore Stud bought the colt for $1 million early during the Sept. 12 session.

  • Hip 389 by Deep Impact out of Malpensa

    Deep Impact Rules JRHA Foal Sale

    A pair of foals by Deep Impact each sold for $2,718,447, the overall highest price of the two-day JRHA select sale, which closed July 12 with records in overall gross and average price.

  • 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.

  • American Pharoah arrived at Coolmore's Ashford Stud Nov. 2.

    American Pharoah Retires to Ashford

    American Pharoah will be the first Triple Crown winner to stand at stud since Affirmed was retired in 1979, and the first available to breeders since Affirmed died in 2001. A stud fee announcement is expected soon.

  • Hip 495, a colt by War Front, brought $1,150,000.

    War Front Colt Gets Keeneland Session Rolling

    A War Front colt helped get things going at the third day of the Keeneland September yearling sale Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Lexington, when M.V. Magnier went to $1,150,000 to land the dark bay or brown colt.

  • Naples Bay brought $3.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Naples Bay New Sale-Topper at $3.6 Million

    Naples Bay, one of the most highly touted offerings at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, lived up to expectations when she became the new sale-topper Nov. 4 when bought by Coolmore Stud interests for $3.6 million.

  • Lot 442, a Galileo colt, sold for 2.6 million guineas on Oct. 9.

    Tattersalls Book 1 Sale Shatters Records

    Closing day of Tattersalls' elite Book 1 sale Oct. 9 saw the highest cumulative aggregate in the history of a European Thoroughbred auction, and a Galileo colt sold for the highest price for a yearling in the world this year.

  • Galileo Colt Leads Strong Goffs Orby Session

    Irish owner, breeder, and trainer Jim Bolger's Remondstown House Stud sold the session topper on day one of the Goffs Orby yearling sale, a Galileo colt for E1.5 million ($1,894,368 in United States funds).

  • Frankel Foal Sells with Dam for $1,952,437

    The first foal by Frankel to be offered at public auction was sold along with his dam, in foal to the undefeated champion, for £1.15 million ($1,952,437 in United States funds) June 16 at the Goffs London sale.

  • Lot 119, a 2-year-old War Front colt sold for 1,150,000 guineas on April 17.

    European Mark Smashed Again at Tattersalls

    Just 24 hours after a High Chaparral colt set a European record for a breeze-up sale, the high water mark was moved again when a 2-year-old War Front colt from Willie Browne's Mocklershill was sold for 1,150,000 guineas.

  • Lot 354 sold for 850,000 guineas on October 10.

    Tattersalls Concludes Record Book 1 Sale

    After hotly contested bidding the two previous days pushed prized pedigrees to record prices, including a world record, Tattersalls enjoyed European records in key financials when its elite Book 1 sale closed Oct. 10.

  • Lot 144, by Galileo out of Shastye, sold late in the day for a European record price of 3.6 million guineas ($6,084,666).

    Record Price for Galileo Son at Tattersalls

    A Galileo colt sold late in the day for a European record price of 3.6 million guineas ($6,084,666) to M.V. Magnier on day one of Tattersalls' elite Book 1 session of its October yearling sale Oct. 8 in Newmarket.

  • Montjeu Son Sells for $3.8 Million at Goffs

    A Montjeu colt out of European champion Finsceal Beo lit up the board at Kildare Paddocks Oct. 3 when selling for €2.85 million ($3,881,536 in United States funds) at the Goffs Orby yearling sale in Ireland.

  • Raven's Pass Filly Tops Goffs Orby Opener

    Shadwell Estate Co. bought a Raven's Pass filly for 520,000 Euros (US$706,454), the highest price at the opening of session of Goffs Orby yearling sale Oct. 2 at Kildare Paddocks in County Kildare, Ireland.

  • Colt by Galileo sold for $1.4 million.

    Coolmore Buys Galileo Colt for $1.4 Million

    A son of Galileo who is a half brother to an Irish champion sold for $1.4 million as the second-highest priced yearling during the first half of the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 11.