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  • Saint Anddan Sires First Foal

    The first foal by grade II winner Saint Anddan is a filly born Jan. 11 at Equitor Farm near Citra, Fla.

  • 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.

  • Hip 1987; colt; Macho Uno - Bag Lady Jane by Devil's Bag, was the top seller on Day 6 with a final bid of $400,000.

    Sale Trend Continues; Macho Uno Tops

    A Macho Uno colt brought $400,000 to top the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a session that saw the trend of decreases in the major sale indices continue.

  • Hip 1592; colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Game Trick by Clever Trick was the top seller on day 5 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, bringing a final bid of $500,000.

    Keeneland Average, Gross, Median Decline

    Zayat Stables paid $500,000 for a colt by Medaglia d'Oro to top the Sept. 13 session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale. Consigned by Eaton Sales, agent, the colt is out of the unraced Clever Trick mare Game Trick, and from the family of champion sprinter and sire Langfuhr.

  • B. Wayne Hughes purchased hip#45, a son of Aldebaran out of the Storm Cat mare Propriety for $675,000.

    At Keeneland: Good Horses = Good Money

    The opening session of the two-night Keeneland April 2-year-old in training sale got off to a rough start April 8 at the Central Kentucky auction house with the number of horses not sold (30, or 46.9%) almost equaling the reserve not attained rate of last year's one-day sale (47.1%).

  • Keeneland concluded its January Horses of All Ages sale Jan. 13 with double-digit increases in median and average prices.

    Jan. Sale: Strength in Right Places

    As Keeneland Association concluded its January Horses of All Ages sale Jan. 13 with double-digit increases in median (12.7%) and average (20.6%) prices, sales company officials continued to sound warning signals about the overall health of the breeding industry.

  • Session 13 of Keeneland's November mixed breeding stock saw a double-digit rise in gross, average, and median.

    Keeneland Posts Double Digit Gains

    Session 13 of Keeneland's November mixed breeding stock sale Nov. 17 saw a double-digit rise in gross, average, and median as the marathon sale drew close to its end.

  • The Nov. 10 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale saw declines in gross, average, and median.

    Keeneland Day Six: Market Softens

    The Nov. 10 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale saw declines in gross, average, and median as a changeover of buyers from around the world created a softer market.

  • Upbeat mood continues at yearling sale.

    Figures Soar at Keeneland's 13th Session

    Topped by a Victory Gallop filly sold for $95,000, Sunday's 13th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale followed the pattern of the 10 previous sessions as the gross receipts and average and median prices soared.

  • Crunching the Numbers in Decision-Making

    Breaking down the price categories that are strongest at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale should help breeders in their decisions on how much to pay for stud fees and how much total investment to make in production costs of a yearling.

  • Wednesday's one-for-six puts Russell Baze a win away from the record.

    Baze Pulls Within One of Pincay

    Russell Baze had to wait through dark days Monday and Tuesday, and now he will have to wait at least one more day in his quest to become racing's all-time winningest rider.

  • Bid spotter works the crowd at Keeneland sale.

    Well-Bred Fillies in Demand at Keeneland Sale

    A 2-year-old daughter of Storm Cat and a 3-year-old Unbridled filly were both bought by Arch Bloodstock to top Tuesday's session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The session average was up 36.7% and the median rose 50% over the comparable day one year ago.

  • Action continues at Keeneland's record-setting November sale.

    Still Plenty of Steam in Keeneland November Sale

    As the high-powered Keeneland November breeding stock sale moved into the fourth of seven books Sunday, the market for breeding stock and weanling prospects showed it still has plenty of steam. Seventeen lots in the session brought final bids in the six-figure range, led by a pair of $200,000 broodmares and a $210,000 weanling.

  • Keeneland's Fourth Session Holds Its Own

    The fourth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale saw the prices of first three days come down slightly from the stratosphere. However the final figures show a market strength that continues to impress industry insiders.

  • Sale sets all-time record with three days to go.

    Keeneland September Sale Breaks All-Time Record

    Day 11 of the Keeneland September yearling sale saw buyers spend $5,783,200, which was good enough to push the sale's total to more than $318 million, topping the all-time mark for a single sale. There is little rest for the happy yet weary Keeneland sales crew; the marathon 14-day sale still has three more sessions to go.

  • Yearlings waiting to be sold at Keeneland.

    Keeneland Sale Continues on Torrid Pace; All-Time Record in Sight

    The marathon Keeneland September yearling sale continued on a torrid pace Thursday, with the gross, average, and median prices up 34.5%, 47.9%, and 68.2%, respectively, over the same session one year ago and the sale is on course to be the biggest grossing sale in Keeneland history.

  • Yearling being prepared to sell at Keeneland.

    At Mid-Point, Keeneland Sale Surpasses 2003 Total

    By the end of the Monday's session of the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale, the gross of $285,579,700 through seven days of selling surpassed the total receipts of $274,125,300 for all 12 sessions in 2003 and was already the second-highest in sale history.

  • Casting Call for New Horse Movie

    "Dreamer", a new movie starring Kurt Russell that will begin filming the Lexington, Ky. area in September, is seeking extras to appear in various roles, including horseback riders.

  • Lane's End Not Selling at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    Lane's End Farm, a perennial leader at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sales, will not have a consignment at this year's sale held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Aug. 10-12. Instead, the sales agency of the Woodford County farm will focus its yearling prospects to Keeneland's September yearling sale in Kentucky, to be held Sept. 13-25.

  • Callaway Named Scholarship Winner

    Christopher Fielding Callaway was named today the 2004 Fred Russell-Grantland Rice TRA Sports Writing Scholarship winner to Vanderbilt.

  • Equine Surgery Fund Established in Memory of John Russell

    An equine surgery fund has been established in the name of the late trainer John W. Russell for the Tranquility Farm, a California-based retirement facility, has established an equine surgery fund in the name of the late trainer John W. Russell.

  • Services Set March 8 for John Russell

    Memorial services for trainer John Russell are scheduled for March 8 at noon at Church of the Ascension on Laurel St. in Sierra Madre, Calif.

  • Beckys Shirt, brought top price at Keeneland January sale.

    Keeneland Sale Concludes With Large Increases in Gross, Average, Median

    The 2004 equine auction season got a quick jump out of the gate this week as the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale continued the bull market seen during September and November. The five-day sale that ended Friday resulted in a 58% increase in gross, a 49% gain in average price, and a 30% rise in median when compared with the 2003 auction.

  • Keeneland sales director Geoffrey Russell: "There is great exuberance from buyers."

    Bull Market Continues at Keeneland Sale

    The bullish bloodstock auction market continued at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale in Lexington, Ky. on Thursday as the gross receipts and average and median prices soared over the comparable session one year ago.

  • Keeneland Makes Changes to September Sale Format

    Keeneland is changing the format of the September yearling sale's "selected sessions" so they mirror the July select yearling sale. The sale, which was 13 days last year, also will take a break the Friday of the first week.