Keyword: Yearling sales

  • 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.

  • Agents See Continuation of 'Adjustment' at Keeneland Sale

    The market adjustment that has resulted in declines at most major equine yearling sales is expected to continue at the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale, according to three prominent bloodstock agents. The sale in Lexington begins Monday and continues through Sept. 25.

  • OBS Sales

    OBSC Select Sale Not Kind to Pinhookers

    Although there were some home runs among pinhooked horses sold at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Aug. 20 select sale, the one-day event was not particularly kind to pinhookers.

  • Lion Heart

    Another Victory for Lion Heart

    At the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's select yearling sale Monday, Lion Heart emerged as the leading first-crop sire, his second victory in that category at a major yearling sale this year.

  • Sky Mesa filly tops opening session at $1.15 million.

    Two Yearlings Hit $1M at Saratoga; Hot Market for Fillies

    The opening session of the 86th annual Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale was one for the ladies, as a strong market for fillies led the way Tuesday evening in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Three of the eight highest-priced yearlings that sold for $500,000 or more were fillies, including the session topper -- a $1,150,000 daughter of first-year sire Sky Mesa. A colt by Distorted Humor later sold for $1 million.

  • Goffs Orby Sale Shows Gains from 2004

    The lure of valuable sale races helped Ireland's premier yearling auction put a couple of disappointing recent renewals behind itself with a hugely successful revamped Goffs Orby Million Sale Sept. 26-28.

  • Two-Day NYBSC Sale Grosses $1.25 Million

    The New York Breeders' Sales Co.'s inaugural yearling sale at the Yaddo show grounds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. came to a close Friday evening, with 112 yearlings being reported as sold over the two-evening run for a gross of $1,254,800, good for an average of $11,204.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus Filly Tops Keeneland Session

    A chestnut filly by 2000 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus brought a top price of $260,000 during Wednesday's session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale.

  • Tattersalls, Goffs Resolve Sale Dates Issues

    Following discussions between the two Europea auction companies, Goffs and Tattersalls (Ireland) have agreed to swap the sales dates for the 2003 Goffs Orby and Challenge sale and the Tattersalls (Ireland) September yearling sale.

  • Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky, Saratoga Sale Dates Unchanged

    Three days after rival Keeneland announced a one-year hiatus for its select yearling sale in July due to the effects of mare reproductive loss syndrome on the pool of early maturing foals of 2002, Fasig-Tipton Company said it was sticking to its traditional sale dates for Lexington in July and Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in August.

  • Deauville Sale Enters Home Stretch

    The Agence Fraincais August yearling sale at Deauville, France entered its final two days Tuesday with the gross and average down from last year's sale.

  • Storm Cat colt topped the Keeneland July yearling sale at $3.1-million.

    Keeneland Rebounds in Second Session, But Overall Average Down 31.4%

    Unlike Monday's opener, in which only two horses were sold in excess of seven figures, the second session of Keeneland's July Selected Yearling Sale was strong from start to finish. For the entire two-day sale, Keeneland reported 87 yearlings were sold for a total of $42,385,000. The sale average of $487,184 represented a decline of 31.4% from 2001 when 89 horses were sold for a total of $63,212,000 and an average price of $710,247.

  • Desert Prince colt topped Houhgton sale.

    Record Median Recorded at Houghton Sale

    The three-day Tattersalls Houghton Yearling Sale ended Thursday, with the British auction sale company reporting the second-highest average price in the history of the sale. Tattersalls reported 1130 yearlings sold for a total of 28,563,000 guineas, with an average price of 219,715 and a median of 160,000 guineas.

  • Hip 356, $6.8 million colt by Storm Cat out of Hum Along.

    Lane's End Boosts Keeneland Sale to Record Levels

    Boosted by competitive bidding between Sheikh Mohammed, Coolmore Stud interests, and clients of trainer D. Wayne Lukas, the second session of Keeneland's fall yearling sale soared to record levels Tuesday, primarily on the strength of horses consigned by William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm. Among the highlights were the sale of a Storm Cat colt for $6.8 million--the highest price paid for a yearling sold at auction in North America since 1985--and two apparently world record prices for yearling fillies.

  • Bertrando

    Bertrando Colt Tops Del Mar Sale

    For the second consecutive year, a Bertrando foal produced from the stakes-placed Skip Trial mare When topped the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's yearling sale at Del Mar Racecourse.