A companion to the feature published in the 09/28/2013 issue of the Blood-Horse magazine. view slideshow
Percentage of yearlings sold skyrockets at first three major sales
Hip 183, a colt by Malibu Moon out of grade I winner Madcap Escapade. Offered by Hill 'n'; Dale Sales Agency. watch video
Above all, buyers want choices. read blog
- By Claire Novak
Hip 395, a half to millionaire Naughty New Yorker, at the Denali Stud consignment at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Aug. 11. watch video
- By Claire Novak
Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency shares his thoughts on session I results of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency watch video
Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga selected yearling sale underwent a correction during the Aug. 6 second session, but the two-day sale produced results that company officials said were indicative of a healthy marketplace.
Denali Stud's Craig Bandoroff, on outlook for selected yearling sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Claire Novak takes us around the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sales grounds with interviews and insight into this week's sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
Reiley McDonald of Eaton Sales discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale.
Kerry Cauthen of Four Star Sales discusses Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings.
Randy Gullatt of Twin Creeks Racing Stables on the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Esther Marr talks with Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning about the July Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. watch video
John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services on Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
The new sale, which will allow buyers a chance to purchase horses already accomplished on the track, will follow Monday's Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.
Pete Bradley of Bradley Thoroughbreds gives a buyer's perspective of the Fasig Tipton July sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
Carrie Brogden of Select Sales talks about the July Sale, including some of the top horses in her consignment. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.
The digital catalog for Fasig-Tipton's inaugural summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale includes several research and evaluation tools.
The catalog for the Deauville August yearling sale conducted by Arqana Aug. 17-19 is now available online at the French sales company's website.
The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June sale of 2-year-olds and horses of racing age is now available on the company's website at obssales.com.
Fasig-Tipton Texas has cataloged at least 131 head for the April 3 sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.
New faces, new roles for '13 emerge at the Keeneland January sale.
The next generation of de Merics makes its mark on the auction industry.
Foreign buyers taking a little off the top of America's best bloodlines.
'The further we get away from 2008, the better for everybody involved.' read blog
The broodmare market, a driving force in the industry, holds promise. read blog
Michael Tabor talked about what it is like to be an investor in Shanghai Bobby. read blog
When Chad Reed's parents gave him a $5,000 budget to pick out a mare at the 2009 Keeneland November mixed sale at age 12, he never dreamed it would eventually result in a Breeders' Cup starter. read blog
Ragozin figures provide a good way to assess true speed in a sale horse's family.
Esther Marr talks about 5 horses who sold for over a million dollars and recaps the select session of the Keeneland September Sale. watch video
Trainer Ken McPeek discusses the sales market and what his clients are looking for this year. watch video
The strongest asset for the yearling market is racing performance read blog
Seattle Slew and I'll Have Another didn't generate much buyer enthusiasm as young horses when sold at public auction. But Seattle Slew became Thoroughbred racing's 10th Triple Crown winner & I'll Have Another could become 12 read blog
Joe and Fred Seitz, at Brookdale Farm, where Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another was born and raised. watch video
This year's Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) entrants brought a variety of prices when offered at public auction, but none commanded more than $390,000. read blog
Select sale companies need to make sure they have enough juveniles on offer to attract a crowd
Money from a hocked yellow Chevy Camaro started Lynne Boutte in the auction business read blog
When it comes to raising racehorses, their father literally wrote the book. Now the Taylors share their philosophy on prepping horses for sale. Download Feature
The first foals by Big Brown are now ready to run. Enjoy this video produced by Three Chimneys Farm, of them in action. watch video
Everyone has a niche, but Bradley sells horses, seasons; plans matings; pinhooks...and puts together partnerships read blog
Do these monikers suit these six- and seven-figure horses or do they add unnecessary burdens to animals that already are weighed down by high expectations? read blog
More Optimism Than Pessimism As Select 2YO Selling Season Approaches read blog
Shari Eisaman talks about what she sees in young horses that indicates they will do well at the racetrack read blog
With all the cutbacks there is a void in the marketplace, and breeders and yearling sellers are starting to fill it read blog
A.P. Indy and one of his sons, Bernardini, were among the top commercial sires last year as A.P. Indy's stud career was coming to an end read blog
Keeneland director of sales Geoffrey Russell discusses the recovery of the Thoroughbred marketplace and his outlook for the future. read blog
At Central Kentucky's Airdrie Stud, which developed Harlan's Holiday and was the home of Indian Charlie, racing brilliance and physical attractiveness are important. read blog
The Arqana breeding stock sale in Deauville, France concluded Dec. 6 with final figures in line with the same sale a year ago, as the gross and median declined and the average price rose slightly.
Millionaire grade I winner Unrivaled Belle (by Unbridled's Song) was purchased by Betty Moran's Brushwood Stable for $2.8 million from the Eaton Sales consignment Nov. 8 at Keeneland.
There have been some positive developments at this year's yearling sales, but the upswing is far from robust. read blog
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