Keyword: Mike Ryan

  • Mike Ryan

    Ryan Buys a 'Very Special' Cairo Prince Colt

    Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4.

  • Mike Ryan

    TOBA June Member of the Month

    Recently, horseman Mike Ryan's dreams have come up classic: He co-bred May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming and bought May 20 Preakness (G1) victor Cloud Computing as a yearling.

  • Hip 388, an Uncle Mo yearling, brought $370,000

    Ryan Says Uncle Mo Colt Reminds Him of Nyquist

    If Mike Ryan’s instincts are correct, an Uncle Mo short yearling the agent selected for $370,000 on behalf of Key Palm Stable at the Jan. 10 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale will prove to be a bargain.

  • Juvenile Fillies Turf winner New Money Honey

    Another Breeders' Cup Success for Mike Ryan

    Mike Ryan has been associated with six Breeders’ Cup winners, but the hard-working Kentucky agent says the most recent, New Money Honey’s victory in the Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. I) was the most satisfying because of the filly’s ownership.

  • Session-topping Majestic Warrior colt.

    Keeneland's Book 4 Ends on Upward Note

    The Sept. 21 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale saw 274 yearlings sell for $11,120,100, up 4.1% from the same session a year ago; the average rose 6.4% from $38,158 to $40,584, while the median jumped 20% from $25,000 to $30,000.

  • Hip 1928, a son of Bernardini from the female family of Frosted, topped the session Sept. 19

    Bernardini Colt Tops Solid Keeneland Session

    A Bernardini colt from the family of top handicap horse Frosted was purchased by Ben Glass on behalf of Gary and Mary West for $600,000 to top the Sept. 19 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in which numbers dipped slightly.

  • Hip 845, a Curlin colt out of Glinda the Good was a $1 million dollar purchase by

    Bull Market Continues at Keeneland Sale

    Topped by a $1 million Curlin colt, the Keeneland September yearling sale continued on a strong note Sept. 16 as the marathon auction didn’t miss a beat moving into Book 2 after a strong three-day Book 1.

  • Hip 747, a colt by Paynter, brought $520,000.

    Paynter Colt Sells for $520,000 at Keeneland

    A colt from the first crop of grade I winner Paynter sold for $520,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 16, becoming the fourth session's highest-priced horse a bit more than a quarter of the way into the session.

  • Hip 564, a colt by Gemologist, was the sale topper April 20 at $550,000.

    Big Day for Freshman Sires at OBS

    Offspring of freshman sires Gemologist and Overdriven topped the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April 2-year-olds in training sale April 20 during a session in which gross, average, and median prices declined from the comparable sale date a year ago.

  • Hip 578, Roan Inish, brought $500,000 to lead the session.

    Kee Day 2 Sees Gains in Average, Median

    $500,000 broodmare Roan Inish led gains in average and median at the Keeneland January mixed sale's second session, which sellers continued to describe as selective and buyers described fierce competition for top lots.

  • Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased for $460,000.

    Ryan Wins Bidding Battle for Veracity

    Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent, for $460,000 during the late stages of Keeneland's January horses of all ages second session.

  • Fasig-Tipton October Sale Session 1 Wrap

    Ian Tapp reviews the numbers from the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale's opening session. Watch interviews with Dave Anderson, Mike Ryan, and Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Gross, Average Rise at New York-Bred Auction

    The economic indicators for the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred preferred yearling sale aren't shooting through the roof like they had been, but sale officials couldn't argue with increases in gross and average.

  • The 2014 Thoroughbred Ownership Conference

    Horse Auctions, Trainer Relations Explored

    Two panel sessions at Thoroughbred Ownership Conference focused on buying horses at auction and trainer selection and communication. Penny Chenery made a special appearance at the conference Oct. 14.

  • The Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Curlin Colt Tops Strong Keeneland Session

    Topped by a Curlin colt with a strong female family, the Sept. 15 seventh session of the Keeneland September yearling sale saw increases comparable to those generated during the first six sessions.

  • Evans Dispersal Horses Shine at Keeneland

    Mike Ryan, acting as agent on behalf of an unnamed client, purchased a Medaglia d'Oro colt for $470,000, the highest priced colt so far during the Sept. 13 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hard Spun Colt Tops Barretts May Sale

    George Bolton buys the Barretts May Sale topper, going to $220,000 for a son of Hard Spun. The sale's average increases 2.5% over last year's figures as the buy-back rate tumbles to 19.1%.

  • 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.

  • Chace at OBS: It's Time to Buy

    Prices were down significantly at the first major auction of the selling season for 2-year-olds in training Feb. 17 in Central Florida. Read what one buyer and several consignors had to say about the market at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. February auction.

  • Hip#675; Vestrey Lady, who is in foal to Broken Vow, was the $300,000 session topper for the 2nd day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

    Downward Spiral Continues at Keeneland

    The Keeneland January horses of all ages sale continued its scary downward spiral during the second session of its six-day run in Lexington. The gross revenue Jan. 13 dropped 66.2% from a year ago while the average price fell 61.6%. The median price plunged 55.8% while the number of horses sold was down least of all, 12.1%.

  • Laragh winning the Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I)on Dec. 13.

    Laragh Should Be Dangerous in '09

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P>Laragh's victories, most recently in the grade I Hollywood Starlet Stakes Dec. 13, have helped seal her sire Tapit's position as the leading freshman sire and juvenile sire of 2008. Laragh has won on synthetic surfaces and turf and could be equally dangerous as a sophomore on dirt in 2009.

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    Laragh Lassoes Hollywood Starlet

    With Edgar Prado at the controls, Laragh dictated the pace to score a one-length victory Dec. 13 in the $429,500 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies.

  • Laragh goes gate-to-wire in the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes.

    Laragh Earns Final Automatic BC Berth

    Golden Goose Enterprise and IEAH Stables' Laragh took an early lead and never let it go, romping home to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes Oct. 9 on the Keeneland turf.

  • Trainer Mark Casse

    Mark Casse Celebrates 1,000th Win

    Trainer Mark Casse celebrated his 1,000th victory Aug. 9 when the 2-year-old filly Laragh won the first race at Woodbine.

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    Belmont Profile: Denis of Cork

    Denis of Cork went from last to third in the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), and it is that bid that has led many to think he will enjoy the extra quarter-mile he will have to run in the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 7.

  • Broken Vow colt, brought top price at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

    Median Sets Record at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training ended its two-day run Tuesday in Maryland with an auction record median price. But the average price suffered a small setback from 2006, and the gross revenue declined to a greater degree with fewer horses sold.