Sales News

August 11, 2017
After declines in key categories in 2016, the Northern California yearling and horses of racing age sale on Tuesday at Pleasanton has a smaller look. In 2016, there were 240 horses in the catalog. This year, there were 151 as of Wednesday.
August 10, 2017
Renowned for its homebred program, Juddmonte Farm has been playing the auction game in recent years as well, and the outfit was among the most active buyers at the recently concluded Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.
A handful of New York-breds went through the auction ring against ‘open company' at the elite Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale – and acquitted themselves well.
August 09, 2017
Bloodstock agent Kerri Radcliffe's name has been showing up at the top of buyer lists with greater frequency in 2017, and she made one her biggest splashes yet in the U.S. market on Tuesday when she secured an Orb colt for $1 million. The seven-figure ...
One of the pedigree highlights of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale was a half-brother to Belmont Stakes winner Tapwrit who sold to bloodstock agent Mike Ryan for $250,000. Ryan was unfazed the colt's conformation shortcoming.
The economic challenges of selling a yearling produced on Tapit's $300,000 stud fee became apparent as the stallion's first yearlings conceived at that price point came to auction at this week's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.
August 08, 2017
It’s never a bad time to have an elite yearling at a major auction, but the returns from this year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale proved it’s getting better for the cream of the crop, illustrated by a record median and the ...
The catalog for the bellwether Keeneland September yearling sale was released on Tuesday, with 4,139 yearlings cataloged, led by a strong Book 1 to kick off the sale's new format.
The catalog for the 2017 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Division) Thoroughbred sale is now online, comprising 130 entries.
The Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association Silver Cup yearling sale saw a higher average sale price on Saturday than last year’s renewal, but the auction also closed with a significant spike in the buyback rate.