Auctions / Thoroughbred Sales

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Couple of Mares at Keeneland Day 3

As we settle in to the marathon Keeneland breeding stock sale, I will occasionally comment on hips that are of special interest to me. Here are a couple of Book Two mares that I'd love to add to my little herd. Who are you watching during the big sale?... Read More

Fasig-Tipton Catalog Updates -- Nice!

Fasig-Tipton includes a useful tool to keep its November Selected catalog pages up to date. (Even if you're not impressed by that, take a look at the sample page I've cited -- think Sea the Stars' family and Rachel Alexandra's sire.)... Read More

$14,000 is Today's Price for a Nice Thoroughbred Mare

Grade III-placed winner of over $200,000, in foal to a nice $15,000 sire. A proven producer... by a solid sire... out of a successful black type family. The type of mare many breeders aspire to add to their broodmare herd. Only 10 years old, and a real looker, to boot. Her low bid price did not reflect her true value.... Read More

Broodmarathon -- Dam of Eight Belles

Normally, the dam of a popular graded stakes winner -- carrying her full sibling, nonetheless -- would garner only positive attention at the breeding stock sales. In the case of Eight Belles' dam, though, some of the talk is about whether the repeat mating was the best idea.... Read More

Broodmarathon -- Forever Jamie at OBS

The OBS Fall Mixed Sale is quickly approaching. Florida has one of the strongest Thoroughbred breeding programs in the country, and this sale features a number of nice mares. This one comes from the family of Winning Colors.... Read More

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