Keyword: November

  • Wagering Up More Than 4% in November

    Buoyed by an 11% increase in total commingled pari-mutul handle for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, wagering on U.S. races improved 4.37% in November compared with the same month last year.

  • Keeneland Sale Softens on Day Nine

    On heels of some strong days, the Keeneland November breeding stock sale hit a soft spot Nov. 14. The average price on day nine of the 11-day sale dropped 33% to $11,308 and the median fell 30% to $7,000.

  • Tell It, a 15-year-old broodmare, was the day's most expensive offering, bringing $540,000 in Lexington Nov. 8.

    Keeneland Day 3: Picky Buyers Shop Carefully

    While the young and beautiful have generated most of the financial fireworks at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale so far, the third session turned out to be the time for an older horse to sparkle.

  • Seven-year-old Pure Clan is the highest-priced horse in the auction so far.

    Young, Beautiful Shine on Keeneland Day 2

    Wealthy buyers' enthusiasm for the young and the beautiful fueled the market again during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Samantha Nicole, a yearling full sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra sold for $700,000 Nov. 7 in Lexington.

    Stonestreet Buys Rachel's Full Sister

    Samantha Nicole, a full sister to 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has found a fitting new home with Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stables during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Michael Pender

    Double the Pleasure: Michael Pender (blog)

    Apparently trainer Michael Pender felt it took too long for Jeranimo and Ultimate Eagle to win graded stakes a week apart in October, so he sent them both back out to take graded events on consecutive days in November.

  • Exceed and Excel Colt Shines at Goffs

    An Exceed and Excel colt topped the second session of the Goffs November foal sale, bringing €90,000 ($122,201 in U.S. funds). Julie Wood purchased the chestnut weanling from Oghill House Stud Nov. 16 in Ireland.

  • Funny Moon, hip 105, sold for $2.3 Million during the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Market Surges at F-T November Mixed Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale enjoyed a tidal wave-like surge in business. The gross revenue rose 17% from a year ago even though the number of lots sold declined 11.2%. The average price increased 31.8%.

  • Funny Moon

    Funny Moon Sells for $2.3 Million at F-T

    Grade I winner Funny Moon, who is foal to Indian Charlie and carrying her first offspring, shot into the price lead at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale around 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 6, bringing $2.3 million.

  • Bonnie Blue Flag Brings $1.5 Million at F-T

    Bonnie Blue Flag, a stakes-winning 4-year-old in foal to Medaglia d'Oro, was the most expensive horse sold during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale as of 6:30 p.m. (EST). She commanded $1.5 million Nov. 6.

  • Pachattack jogging at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup, sold for $1.2 Million at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Pachattack Sells for $1.2 Million at F-T

    Pachattack, who finished third in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, commanded $1.2 million early in the first session of the Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale in Lexington.

  • Blink Luck is one of the horses scheduled to sell at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Important Dispersals Highlight Keeneland Sale

    The Keeneland November breeding stock sale has two major attractions to tempt buyers, with the dispersals of well-bred horses owned by the late Edward P. "Ned" Evans and the late Prince Saud bin Khaled's Palides Investments.

  • QR Code

    F-T November Catalog Contains QR Codes

    The 2011 Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale print catalog contains "QR Code Enhanced Pedigrees." It is the first Thoroughbred sale catalog to ever offer this technology, according to Fasig-Tipton.

  • Fasig-Tipton November Sale

    F-T Kentucky November Sale Has 155 Lots

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 155 lots for its November select breeding stock sale. The auction will be held Nov. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. (EST), at Fasig-Tipton's Newtown Paddocks complex in Lexington.

  • Arqana Creates November Yearling Sale

    Arqana officials have created a new yearling sale for 2011 that will be held Nov. 15. It will follow the stores and horses in training portions of the November mixed sale that are set for Nov. 14.

  • Crisp in the Santa Anita Oaks.

    Racing Post: F-T Awaiting Payment on Crisp

    Fasig-Tipton has not received payment for grade I winner Crisp and the broodmares Little Bonnet and Sky Mom, who were sold for more than $1.9 million combined during the 2010 Kentucky November select mixed sale.

  • Blas Ceoil Leads the Way at Goffs

    Blas Ceoil, who is in foal to 2009 Horse of the Year Sea The Stars, topped the opening session of the Goffs November breeding stock sale, bringing 300,000 euros ($407,946 in U.S. funds) Nov. 19 in Ireland.

  • Get Rich Quick, Weanling Shine at Keeneland

    Get Rich Quick, a stakes-winning son of Seeking the Gold sold as a stallion prospect, and a weanling colt by Ready's Image each brought $37,000 to top the 12th session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.