Keyword: weanlings

  • Smile for Daddy

    The upcoming mixed sales in Kentucky will be the first time we will be able to see a cornucopia of weanlings from stallions that entered stud in 2015.

  • Promotional Feature: Proper Care, Welfare

    Aside from the personal attention horses get at Forever Spring Farm, owners have the added benefit of an in-house nutritionist who stays on top of the changing needs of broodmares, weanlings, and yearlings.

  • 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.

  • Trade Zone: Baby Boot Camp-Prepping Yearlings

    Anyone who's watched scruffy, awkward weanlings playing in a pasture may wonder how they ever turn out to be the pristine, polished yearlings seen heading to sales rings across the country.

  • Through The Lens: In the Summer Time...

    Late summer means weaning time at many farms so I'm photographing the youngsters as they transition from foals to weanlings. Plans are to photograph the weaning process sometime in August.

  • OBS Fall Mixed Sale Has 688 Horses

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 688 horses for its two-day fall mixed sale in Central Florida. There will be a consignor preferred session Oct. 12 with 290 lots, and it will be followed by an open session Oct. 13. Selling will begin on both days at 10:30 a.m. (EDT).

  • F-T Texas Mixed Sale Has 221 Horses

    The Texas division of Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 221 horses for its mixed sale at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie Dec. 14. There are 142 in-foal mares or broodmare prospects, 44 weanlings, and 35 yearlings or horses of racing age listed in the book.

  • CBA Seeks Sale Horse Info Standards

    The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has developed a series of questionnaires that are designed to help standardize the pre-sale information that consignors gather from horse owners or their representatives.

  • Exceed and Excel Colt Sets Pace

    A colt by Exceed and Excel topped the second session of the Magic Millions national weanling sale on Australia's Gold Coast Wednesday.

  • The highest-priced weanling sold at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. A Pulpit filly out of Madcap Escapade (by Hennessy) that brought $1.7 million.

    Demand for Weanlings Shapes Market

    High demand put several weanlings at the high end of the Keeneland November market. The highest-priced weanling sold was a Pulpit filly that brought $1.7 million. The only two Kingmambo weanlings in the sale brought the second- and third-highest prices of $950,000 (the top weanling colt) and $850,000.

  • Vinery Australia Sells Foals to Arrowfield and Partner

    In a stunning multi-million dollar development overnight, Australia's most progressive stud farm, Arrowfield, has entered into an agreement with a silent partner to purchase all of Vinery Stud's Australian weanlings.

  • Buyers and sellers gather for record Keeneland sale of breeding stock.

    Early Ventures: Jump Start, Explicit shine among first-year weanling sires

    The weanling market exhibited strength throughout the Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November breeding stock sales, and that strength was not just concentrated at the top. As has been the trend the last few years, there was a premium attached to all levels of the younger sires, and that seemed to be more pronounced this season. That was good news for sellers loaded with weanlings from first-year sires.

  • From the Print Edition: First Crop Weanling Report

    Most commercial breeders peering into a crystal ball in 1999 saw nothing but blue skies. However, as are the rules, planning out two or three years ahead can prove to be a tricky game. Breeders selling weanlings from first-crop sires in 2001 have experienced more than a little turbulence from the time they planned their 2000 matings to when they brought their crop to market at last month's major breeding stock sales.

  • From the Print Edition: First Crop Weanling Report

    Most commercial breeders peering into a crystal ball in 1999 saw nothing but blue skies. However, as are the rules, planning out two or three years ahead can prove to be a tricky game. Breeders selling weanlings from first-crop sires in 2001 have experienced more than a little turbulence from the time they planned their 2000 matings to when they brought their crop to market at last month's major breeding stock sales.

  • November Sale Coverage From the Magazine: Predictable Downturn

    The Keeneland November breeding stock sale used to be one of the Thoroughbred marketplace's strongest performers. Two years ago, the auction established a world record for gross revenue and sold more horses than ever before. Last year, it offered the largest catalogue in its history, set a new November standard for average price, and erased all existing Keeneland marks for single session gross and the number of horses sold for seven-figure prices. But those days of glory are over now.