Keyword: Mandy Pope

  • Songbird at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November sale

    Songbird to be Bred to Arrogate in 2018

    Mating options for nine-time graded 1 winner Songbird are plentiful, but after evaluation of pedigree and consideration of various sires' physicals and types, it was champion 3-year-old colt Arrogate that was the best fit for her first breeding.

  • 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 49, a Tapit colt, sells for $2.6 million at the Keeneland September sale

    Pope Lands Tapit Colt for $2.6 Million

    Mandy Pope, who has made several splashes in the sales pavilion buying high-priced mares, added a stallion prospect to her roster when she landed a Tapit colt for $2.6 million during the Book 1 session of the Keeneland September sale Sept. 11.

  • An Astrology filly sold for $300,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales 2-year-olds and horses in training sale June 14

    Astrology Filly Closes Out Strong OBS Sale

    After a session topped by an Astrology filly bought by Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm for $300,000, the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2-year-olds in training sale ended June 14 with double-digit increases in average and median prices.

  • 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.

  • Keeneland's Book 1 Closes on Strong Note

    Topped by Unrivaled Belle at $3.8 million, the Nov. 9 second session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale brought Book 1 to a close with average and median prices up over 2015 as the gross declined with considerably fewer head sold.

  • The new sale topper, a Tapit colt out of the grade I winner Hooh Why, brought $1.2 million.

    New Sale Topper, High-Priced RNA at Keeneland

    The Keeneland September yearling sale's second session offered plenty of excitement: a new sale topper, an expensive buy-back that turned out to be a mistake, two high-priced yearlings sold by Airdrie Stud, and a continued uptick in prices.

  • Havre de Grace's Son Tops Day 2 Prospects

    A War Front colt produced from Havre de Grace and a Bernardini colt who is a half brother to the Horse of the Year are among the top horses to watch during the Sept. 13 second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from John Sikura, Mandy Pope, and Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell.

  • Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from John Sikura, Mandy Pope, and Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell.

  • Inside the September 19, 2015 Issue

    War Front-Betterbetterbetter filly kicks off Keeneland September sale and more in the September 19, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Hip 614 sells for $2.1 million

    Whisper Hill Farm Lands $2.1M Tapit Colt

    Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm went to $2.1 million to land a Tapit colt about midway through the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 16 in Lexington, the highest price paid so far at the sale.

  • 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.

  • Groupie Doll's First Foal's Homecoming

    On a beautiful sunny day in Central Kentucky, Cathy Sweezey and Mandy Pope drove to Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and brought home Groupie Doll's first foal. Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://cs.bloodhorse

  • A dozen people who stood out this year for leaving their mark on the industry.

    2014 Newsmakers

    Achievement and retirement. Shame and success. Low points and comebacks. 2014 offered a taste of just about everything. Here are a dozen people who stood out this year for leaving their mark on the industry.

  • Keeneland November 2014: Day 3 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 3 of the 2014 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from Brian Graves of Gainesway Sales, Alex Solis, Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, and Mandy Pope.

  • Keeneland November 2014: Day 2 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 2 of the 2014 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from Pat Costello of Paramount Sales, consigner of Aloof, who was purchased by Mandy Pope for $3.9 million.

  • Keeneland November Sale 2014 - Hip 246 Aloof

    Hip 246, Aloof, in foal to War Front, was purchased by Mandy Pope for $3.9 million on the second day of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Video Courtesy Keeneland.

  • Keeneland September Sale: Day 2 Wrap

    Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including the numbers and the top sellers, as well as comments from Mandy Pope, who purchased the session-topper. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Groupie Doll wins the Hurricane Bertie Stakes.
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    Groupie Doll Roars Out in Hurricane Bertie

    Two-time champion Groupie Doll provided a satisfying conclusion to her stellar career with an eye-catching last-to-first romp in the $200,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.

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    Mucho Macho Man, Groupie Doll Breeze

    Mucho Macho Man breezed sharply Jan. 11 for his scheduled 2014 debut in the $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic on Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park, while top female sprinter Groupie Doll was also on the tab.