Sales News

YESTERDAY September 24, 2016
The polarization of the marketplace became more apparent as the Keeneland September yearling sale moved into Book 6 on Saturday, with comparable figures at the top of the marketplace but declines in overall returns and a much higher buyback rate.
September 23, 2016
Following an impressive showing through the first four books of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a new setup for Book 5 was a factor in the declines from that portion of the catalog.
There was little fanfare when Phipps Stable made its return to the buying bench during Book 1 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, landing a Malibu Moon filly for $675,000 and a Tapit filly for $430,000.
September 22, 2016
The Keeneland September yearling sale began its run into its homestretch on Thursday with a solid Book 5 opener, with average prices remaining fairly even from the comparable portion of the sale in 2015.
September 21, 2016
Book 4 of the Keeneland September yearling sale successfully carried the auction’s upward momentum into its second half with two days of improved trade.
The catalog for the 2016 Equine Sales Co. of Louisiana open yearling and mixed sale is now available online, with 193 horses on offer.
The Keeneland September yearling sale is the latest location where Sheikh Mohammed Al-Maktoum’s Godolphin operation is working to cut back some of its massive worldwide bloodstock holdings.
Dr. Gary Knapp’s Monticule, the owner and breeder of champion Big Brown’s yearling half-brother by Temple City, will keep the colt to race after he finished under his reserve with a final bid of $200,000 on Monday at the Keeneland September yearling sale.
September 20, 2016
The middle market continued to flex its muscles heading into Book 4 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, with another session of increased average and median sale prices, highlighted by a pair of $300,000 colts.
September 19, 2016
While forecasts for the middle market were mixed at best heading into the Keeneland September yearling sale, the auction’s Book 3 saw solid improvement across the measurables.