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Carrie Brogden of Select Sales analyzes the Keeneland January Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. watch video
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Ian Tapp reviews the days results and catches up with Pope McLean Jr., director, business manager for Crestwood Farm and Bayne Welker, Fasig-Tipton vice president of sales. watch video
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. watch video
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment follows horses as they are shown to prospective buyers and sold at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition watch video
Growth in the median is the Keeneland sale's best news. read blog
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Lyn Burleson discusses the $1.6 million yearling sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. watch video
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Craig Bandoroff discusses his War Front colt that sold for $1.3 million and the overall market. watch video
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Peter O'Callaghan of Woods Edge Farm talks about the yearling sale so far. watch video
A filly by Curlin sold for $1.1 million at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. watch video
A colt by Tapit sold for $900,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. watch video
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. Behavior counts, whether you are looking to increase a young horse's tractability or to subtly improve his or her performance in front of prospective buyers. watch video
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment considers the roles that equine swimming, automatic walkers, pasture turnout, and handwalking all can play in building fitness.
Keeneland September yearlings by third-crop sires have posted the best ROI from 2002-11. read blog
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment covers components of a sales-prep feeding program, including supplements and how they promote development. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrion. watch video
Boyd Browning recaps day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton New York Bred Yearling Sale. watch video
Select Sales' Carrie Brogden talks about the first night of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York Bred Yearling Sale August 10, 2014. watch video
Consignor Marshall Silverman on the first night of the Fasig-Tipton New York Bred Yearling Sale and the $250,000 filly he sold August 10, 2014. watch video
Fasig-Tipton will add another component to its Oct. 7 fall mixed sale at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., with an open session of New York-bred yearlings.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2014 June sale of 2-year-old and horses of racing age begins a four-day run June 17.
The sale comprises 545 broodmares, 154 racing or broodmare prospects, 615 yearlings, 272 horses of racing age, and four stallions. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. EST each day.
The most expensive Breeders' Cup World Championship winners as determined by their auction prices were sold as yearlings.
Percentage of yearlings sold skyrockets at first three major sales
Beginning with the 2014 breeding season, all foals by stallions who are nominated to the New York Stallion Stakes Series will be automatically eligible for all of the series races without a nomination fee.
Both Fasig-Tipton officials and consignors have high hopes for the 2013 New York-bred yearling sale Aug. 10-11 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., which has been on a tremendous upswing.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 152 selected yearlings for its 93rd Saratoga sale, to be held in upstate New York Monday and Tuesday evenings, Aug. 5 and 6.
Veterinarians from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital presented information about radiographic images of joints, endoscopic videos of throats, and changes in conditions of sale during an educational forum on sale yearlings.
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, which is based in Lexington, will conduct an educational forum on veterinary issues in sale yearlings July 18 at Fasig-Tipton's Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 189 yearlings for its 92nd Saratoga sale to be held Aug. 6-7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The 2012 numbers represent an increase of 18% from last year's catalog.
Shari Eisaman talks about what she sees in young horses that indicates they will do well at the racetrack read blog
The series of November sales conducted by Goffs ended a five-day run in Ireland Nov. 19 with increases for the combined figures of 42% in gross, 31% in average price, and 25% in median price from a year ago.
Stories about Thoroughbred auctions focus a lot on key business figures such as gross, average price, and median price. But for sellers, the most important numbers are the ones that show whether or not they made a profit.
In today's sales arena, commercial breeders find they need to be more nimble, find alternatives
In 2011, there are several reasons why the outlook for buyers and sellers of yearlings should be more positive even though America's economy continues to struggle.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 160 horses for its Saratoga select yearling sale. The number is down 20.8% from last year's total of 202. The 91st edition of the auction will be held Aug. 8 and 9 in New York.
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.
A daughter of More Than Ready was the most expensive horse sold during the second session of the Magic Millions national yearling sale, commanding Aust$190,000 ($203,509 in U.S. funds) June 6 in Australia.
The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 240 yearlings and 228 foals for its July select sale at the Northern Horse Park on the island of Hokkaido.
Looking inside the 2010 yearling average numbers
Even though there were widespread stud fee reductions in 2009 and 2010, consignors and their clients still are struggling to make money.
The sale is scheduled for Feb. 7 in Lexington and will begin at 10 a.m. (EST).
The auction will be held Aug. 7-8 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Many will rely on the same buying strategies they used in 2009 and will continue to proceed with caution.
There is some bad news for the sellers of young Thoroughbreds that have suffered from Lawsonia intracellularis (LI) infection, according to Dr. Michele Frazer.
The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 161 yearlings and 336 foals for its July select sale. The auction will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the island of Hokkaido, with the yearlings being offered July 13 and the foals being offered July 14-15.
John Sykes and Tony Ferguson's Woodford Thoroughbreds will offer its first consignment at the Fasig-Tipton July select yearling auction in Lexington. The operation also will sell horses at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select and Keeneland September yearling sales.
With prices tumbling at the early select sales of 2-year-olds in training, pinhookers, who provide most of the stock for the auctions, already are thinking about how they are going to approach their next buying-and-selling cycle. It's not good news for yearling consignors because, in general, pinhookers plan to be much less aggressive when buying young horses later this year.
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.
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