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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]