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March 2010 - Posts

Taking a Shot With Imperialism

John Moynihan purchased a $225,000 Imperialism colt for Stonestreet Stables that the bloodstock agent said he has received just as many comments about as the $2.3 million Distorted Humor colt that Stonestreet also bought. Here's why Moynihan and Stonestreet paid a big price and took a chance on a 2-year-old by a somewhat obscure sire that stands for $5,000.... Read More

OBS March Sale Delivers What We Wanted and Needed

The Thoroughbred auction business finally got what it wanted and needed with the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. Like previous juvenile auctions this year, the sale showed increased strength at the top of the market, but it also delivered what the others didn't - enthusiastic buyer demand at all levels of the market. The average and median prices both rose from... Read More

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