Keyword: Tom Thornbury

  • Horses being shown at 2016 Keeneland January sale

    Recent Trends Expected to Continue at Keeneland

    With snow blanketing the ground and an arctic blast dropping temperatures to below freezing, Central Kentucky offered an apt setting for Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale that ushers in the 2017 sale season.

  • 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.

  • Keeneland Plans for Sale Activity During BC

    When Keeneland hosts the Breeders' Cup, it will not only face the challenge posed by having the largest crowd to ever attend the races at the track, but also how to prepare for the mixed sale that begins Nov. 2.

  • Keeneland January Sale Wrap: Day 4

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 4 of the Keeneland January sale, including a look at the numbers, some of the top selling hips, and comments from Tom Thornbury and bloodstock agent Alex Kershaw. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Keeneland January: Lure of the Young Yearling

    Keeneland's Tom Thornbury discusses the appeal of horses that just became yearlings. Tom expands on incentives to buy a yearling, pinhooker influence, resell value, and more! Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Keeneland January: Lure of the Young Yearlings

    Keeneland's Tom Thornbury discusses the appeal of horses that just became yearlings. Tom expands on incentives to buy a yearling, pinhooker influence, resell value, and more! Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Keeneland September Yearling Sale Wrap 2014

    Evan Hammonds recaps the two week Keeneland September yearling sale with numbers, sale toppers, and leading participants. Also, comments from Keeneland's Associate Director of Sales Tom Thornbury. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Craig Bandoroff at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Keeneland Sale: Strong, Competitive Market

    As the Keeneland September yearling sale entered its third session Sept. 10, there was unanimity among the major players that the results so far indicated a strong, competitive auction market.

  • Argentine Farms Partner for Yearling Sale

    A number of Argentina's prominent farms are partnering to present their best yearlings at public auction May 6-8 during the Argentina premier sale at Tattersalls de Palermo.

  • Eblouissante, a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta, sold for $2.1 million on Nov. 5.

    St. George Farm Buys Zenyatta's Half Sister

    Eblouissante, a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta, captivated attendees of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when the daughter of Bernardini commanded a price of $2.1 million Nov. 5.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    First to Last Crops: They're All at Keeneland

    The Keeneland September yearling sale is a tradition. As Saratoga is the "August place to be" so might Keeneland be considered the September hotspot. In another industry it might be considered a convention of sorts.

  • Keeneland September Sale 2013 Preview

    Claire Novak talks with Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud and Tom Thornbury, Keeneland director of sales. Craig describes what he looks for in horses and expectations for the sale. Tom compares last year to this year.

  • Keeneland September 2013 Preview

    Claire Novak talks with Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud and Tom Thornbury, Keeneland Director of Sales. Craig describes what he looks for in horses and expectations for the sale. Tom compares last year to this year. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    Keeneland Sale Registers Significant Gains

    While the eighth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale may have not had as many six-figure fireworks as last week's sessions, there were still plenty of buyers for quality horses.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    Keeneland Yearling Sale Surpasses 2010 Total

    Any questions about whether the Keeneland September yearling sale would have staying power beyond the first week were answered Sept. 19 when the auction's receipts went beyond the entire 2010 sale gross.

  • Keeneland Sept Interview: Tom Thornbury

    Esther Marr talks with Tom Thornbury, Associate Director of Keeneland Sales, about the non select sessions of the 2011 Keeneland September Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency

  • Sheikh Mohammed

    Foreign Influences Felt at Keeneland

    Every year, the Keeneland September yearling sale is saturated with foreign buyers wishing to add some prominent North American bloodlines to their respective racing industries, and this year's auction has been no exception.

  • Tom Thornbury, Keeneland's associate director of sales.

    Keeneland Jan. Sale Could Be 'Pretty Decent'

    Breeders and consignors saw a little light at the end of a long, dark financial tunnel during last November's Keeneland sale, and they're hoping the glimmer will get a little brighter during Keeneland's January auction.

  • 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, who is in foal to 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, is scheduled to be offered during the opening session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages auction.

    Keeneland Opens 2009 With Azeri

    Keeneland kicks off its 2009 selling season on Jan. 12 in Lexington with its January horses of all ages auction. Scheduled to be offered during the opening session of the six-day auction is 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, who is in foal to 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper.

  • Action continues at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Hystericalady's Half-Sis, WinStar Shine

    A soggy, grey Veteran's Day greeted buyers and sellers at Keeneland Tuesday, and the day's business at the breeding stock sale, while down, was actually a tad brighter than most during the 15-day auction.

  • Zero Steroid Positives at Keeneland Sale

    Buyers of 94 of the 3,605 yearlings sold during the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale requested tests for exogenous anabolic steroids during the 15-session auction which ran from Sept. 8-23 in Central Kentucky. Keeneland reported all tests were returned negative.

  • Keeneland: Book 6 Figures Tumble

    Selling yearlings at the Keeneland September sale got a lot tougher during Friday's session in Lexington, as all major indices fell hard against previous year's figures.

  • Keeneland: Market for Good Horses

    With the second week of the Keeneland September yearling sale drawing to a close, numbers continue to be down, though buyers and consignors are still claiming it's a strong market for a quality horse.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Final Wrap

    As the marathon Keeneland November sale concludes, Ron Mitchell discusses factors that made the sale a success and analyzes the overall auction market with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales at Keeneland.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 12 Wrap

    As the Keeneland November sale continued its strong run during the 12th of 15 sessions, Ron Mitchell discusses the auction with Tom Thornbury, associated director of sales.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 10 Wrap

    As Keeneland's record-setting November sale completed its 10th session Wednesday, Nov. 14, Ron Mitchell discusses the auction with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Week 1 Wrap

    As the Keeneland November sale completes week 1 and heads into the second week, Ron Mitchell discusses the auction with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 4 Wrap

    As the Keeneland November sale continues, Ron Mitchell discusses the market with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 3 Wrap

    As the Keeneland November sale continues on a strong note, Ron Mitchell discusses the market with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 2 Wrap

    As the Keeneland November sale continued on a strong note Tuesday, Ron Mitchell discusses the market with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.