Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs

Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the track with a traditional buffet and 7 exciting Stakes races, including up-and-coming Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Participate in the 50/50 Raffle on Friday, November 25th or the Pick 6 Mandatory Payout on Sunday, November 27th and be […]






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore

Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore European Champion 2YO by WAR FRONT The first time since 2001 that any two-year-old has won three European Group 1 races WON Dewhurst Stakes [G1], Newmarket WON Vincent O’Brien National Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Phoenix Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Maiden, Curragh on debut May 24 “the best two-year-old we’ve […]






36th Running of the Japan Cup

36th Running of the Japan Cup






36th Running of the Japan Cup Sunday, 27 November 2016 Distance(surface): 2,400 meters, Turf(about 12 furlongs) Age: 3yo & up Racecource: Tokyo Racecource(Left-handed) Maximum Number of Horses: 18 Weight: 3yo 55kg / 4yo & up 57kg Allowance: Fillies and Mares:2kg Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg Twenty one horses are in line for the big […]






Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale

Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale






Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale Unidentified buyer purchases 4-bedroom apartment at Opera Residences Sales of Sydney’s 20-story, yet-to-be-built luxury development Opera Residences have reportedly kicked off with a record. The four-bedroom penthouse was purchased for A$26-M (US$19-M), an Australian record for an apartment, according to Domain Australia. The unidentified buyer, a […]






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia

Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia Spendthrift Farm is bringing its renowned “Breed Secure” program to Spendthrift Australia for the upcoming 2016 breeding season. “We are pleased to introduce Breed Secure to the Australian breeders,” said Spendthrift’s B. Wayne Hughes. “It is a program that was designed solely to equal the playing field between […]






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News The sale of stakes winner Uptown Twirl, a half-sister to recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and probable 2-year-old champion male Classic Empire, for $1.075-M and the popularity of horses in the Complete Dispersal of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables generated increases in gross, average […]






Keeneland: Moment of Majesty Hammers for $850,000

Keeneland: Moment of Majesty Hammers for $850,000






Keeneland: Moment of Majesty Hammers for $850,000 Moment of Majesty, a 9-year-old stakes-winning daughter of Saint Liam in foal to Curlin, sold for $850,000 to Star Guitar Inc. early during Friday’s 4th session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, consigned Moment of Majesty, out of the AP Indy […]






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London $BID The 1st Chinese firearm with an imperial reign mark ever to be offered at auction sold for $2.5-M, the auction house Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)London announced Wednesday. The gun, a brilliantly designed and exquisitely crafted musket, produced in imperial workshops was created for the Qianlong Emperor […]






Keeneland Yearlings Strong Showing in Breeder’s Cup

Keeneland Yearlings Strong Showing in Breeder’s Cup






Keeneland Yearlings Strong Showing in Breeder’s Cup Arrogate, purchased by owner Juddmonte Farms at Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale for $560,000, defeated California Chrome to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and lead the Keeneland sales alumni who won five of the nine races during Saturday’s second day of the Breeders’ Cup World […]






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup

Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78 set over the same track in 2013. Tourist is Tiznow’s second Breeders’ Cup winner, joining Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner […]






Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted






By Bob Ehalt, special to the Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted There’s little that has avoided California Chrome’s grasp in terms of accomplishments on the racetrack. He’s won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Dubai World Cup and Pacific Classic, to name a few, and has been named Horse of the Year in four […]






Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday

Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday






Keeneland’s globally important November Breeding Stock Sale begins Tuesday, Nov. 8, featuring among the 4,762 horses cataloged a number of Grade 1 stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares, weanling siblings to champions and graded stakes winners, prominent horses of racing age and notable dispersals during its 13-day run through Sunday, Nov. 20. Keeneland will provide […]






Frosted Godolphin’s Big Chance in the Breeders Cup

Frosted Godolphin’s Big Chance in the Breeders Cup






Frosted Godolphin’s Big Chance in the Breeders Cup When Frosted is good, he is very, very good. The glimmering gray flashed his brilliance in winning the Metropolitan Handicap (G1) June 11 and put icing on the cake in the Whitney Handicap (G1) August 6. The victories earned Frosted a fees-paid trip to both the Las […]






California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup

California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup






California Chrome, Arrogate, Beholder, Songbird, Stellar Wind, Tepin and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd […]






Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup

Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup






Seventy-four horses that are graduates of Keeneland sales were pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships being held Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita. (Nine horses – Carina Mia, Catch a Glimpse, Curalina, Midnight Storm, New Money Honey, Om, Photo Call (IRE), War Story and Win the Space – were pre-entered in two races.) Post positions […]






Spendthrift Australia: First Foals by Hampton Court, Jimmy Creed and Warrior’s Reward

Spendthrift Australia: First Foals by Hampton Court, Jimmy Creed and Warrior’s Reward






The highly-anticipated first foals by Spendthrift Australia’s stallions Hampton Court, Jimmy Creed and Warrior’s Reward have arrived, and they are earning high marks from breeders who are raving about their exceptional quality. “From all reports, the first foals by Hampton Court, Jimmy Creed and Warrior’s Reward are receiving high praise, and deservedly so,” said Garry […]






2016 Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale

2016 Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale






2016 Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale catalogue now available The catalogue for the November National Hunt Sale is now available in print and online at www.tattersalls.ie. Accumulating to 1,470 lots, the sale will take place from Sunday 6 November to Friday 11 November and features older horses, two-year-olds, yearlings, foals and broodmares and starts […]






Thoroughbred News: 2017 January Cape Premier Sale

Thoroughbred News: 2017 January Cape Premier Sale






The following was written by Keeneland‘s Associate Director of Sales Development Tom Thornbury, chronicling a recent trip to South Africa. Like much of the world today, South Africa is experiencing challenging times. Politics, socio-economic effects, and as always, climate-related problems, such as the major drought that grips most of the country, make for a tough […]






Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale






Highlighting Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 8, is the 11-horse reduction from Phipps Stable, which offers fillies and mares from some of racing’s most productive families. Consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent, the reduction includes Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Pleasant Home, in foal to Orb; Satisfaction, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner […]






Fillies and Mares Lead the Way at the Saratoga Fall Sale

Fillies and Mares Lead the Way at the Saratoga Fall Sale






A quartet of six-figure fillies and mares highlighted this year’s renewal of the Saratoga Fall Sale held Monday, October 17 in Saratoga Springs, New York. Chester Broman paid top price for Coronation Street (Hip 85), a three-year-old unraced daughter of Street Cry (IRE) who sold for $150,000. Consigned by Sequel New York, Coronation Street is […]






Another Collection of Stars at Fasig-Tipton November Sale

Another Collection of Stars at Fasig-Tipton November Sale






Another Collection of Stars at Fasig-Tipton November Sale Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 160 selected offerings for The November Sale, the company’s premier mixed sale to be held in Lexington, Kentucky on Monday, November 7.  The single-session sale will begin at 5 pm. “Our goal each year for the November Sale is to assemble a catalogue of […]






Keeneland November Sale Opens Nov. 8, Features Exceptional Offerings

Keeneland November Sale Opens Nov. 8, Features Exceptional Offerings






Keeneland November Sale Opens Nov. 8, Features Exceptional Offerings Keeneland has cataloged 4,762 horses for its premier November Breeding Stock Sale, which kicks off Tuesday, Nov. 8 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 20. Among the individuals featured are such Grade 1 stakes-quality mares as champion Stellar Wind, Celestine, Lady Eli, My Conquestadory (in foal to […]






Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Yearling Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Yearling Sale Update






Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 1,250 yearlings for The October Sale, to be held Monday-Wednesday, October 24-26 in Lexington, Kentucky.  The three continuous sessions will begin each morning at 10 am. “Our consignors have supported The October Sale once again with significant numbers and quality, including yearlings by 19 of the current top 20 ranked sires,” said […]






Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale






With the best ever catalogue assembled after following a successful string of breeze up sessions around the country the excitement is building for next month’s Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale. Breeze-up videos complete with breeze-up times, parade videos, photos and a new slow-motion feature are all available now from the online catalogue here, […]






Magic Millions 2017 Gold Coast Yearling Sale Catalogue

Magic Millions 2017 Gold Coast Yearling Sale Catalogue






Magic Millions 2017 Gold Coast Yearling Sale Catalogue Selling Schedule Wed11 January – Sat 14 January – Book 1 Sunday 15 January – Book 2 Tue 17 January – Book 3 Magic Millions is the number one thoroughbred auction house in Australasia by gross sales for the third consecutive year. Not only did Magic Millions […]






Keeneland September Yearling Sale Summary

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Summary






Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Sunday with solid results driven by a competitive market and active participation from the world’s deepest buying bench. The sale produced nine yearlings that commanded $1 million or more, led by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million to be the highest-priced horse sold at public auction anywhere in […]






2014 Keeneland Yearlings Outperform

2014 Keeneland Yearlings Outperform






Graduates of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale were impressive Saturday in the Los Alamitos Derby (G2) and Laurel’s Commonwealth Derby (G2). Accelerate turned in a gritty performance to catch Semper Fortis at the wire to win the Los Alamitos Derby. September Sale alumni finished 1-2-3-4 in the Commonwealth Derby, where Deeply Undervalued came from off […]






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself $TWTR, $GOOGL, $CRM, $VZ, $SQ Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Thus, signaling the beginning of a “slow-rolling” auction of the high-profile, money-losing social media company. For months the company […]






Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar

Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar






Controversy Surrounds Leo DiCaprio and Brando’s Oscar Marlon Brando’s ‘On  the  Waterfront’ Oscar was given as a gift to Leo DiCaprio by his scandal-plagued colleagues at Red Granite Pictures, and the Motion Picture Academy refuses to discuss Leo’s misbegotten award. Nearly 20 years after his 1st best actor nomination in November 2012 he received Marlon […]






Keeneland September Yearling Sale Update






Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale got off to a robust start this week with its premier Book 1, held Sept. 12-14, when competition among the world’s top foreign and domestic buyers spurred significant increases in average and median prices and the sale of eight yearlings for seven figures, led by the $3 million Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier […]






A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M






A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M $BID The art world just witnessed a groundbreaking auction record earlier last May when an untitled piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at Christie’s for $57.3-M. Given Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) “limited” Impressionist and Modern art sale the night before, with 21 out of 62 lots left unsold, there were […]






Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car

Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car






Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car $BID Each and every year since 1971 hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of classic and vintage collector cars find new homes via the world’s prestigious auctions and private treaty transactions. This year sales predictions this year are cautiously optimistic. But, no matter […]






Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale

Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale






Saudi Arabia Engaged HSBC Banker to Manage Bond Sale Fahad Al Saif has become the 2nd HSBC banker to be appointed to a government role in recent months It was reported Tuesday that Saudi Arabia has engaged HSBC Holdings banker Fahad Al Saif to start a debt management office responsible for the Kingdom’s 1st international […]






Shari Redstone To The Paramount Battle

Shari Redstone To The Paramount Battle






Shari Redstone To The Paramount Battle $VIA, $CBS Shari Redstone, is upping pressure on Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Chairman Philippe Dauman, 62 anni, as a board struggle looms and Sumner Redstone’s granddaughter join the family battles. Shari Redstone, 62 anni, has shown she has the stomach for fight, she potentially could do a lot if she flexes […]