Auctions / Thoroughbred Sales

The Five-Cross Files posts tagged "Auctions / Thoroughbred Sales"

$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

7 Tips for the Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Some of the secrets revealed in A Guide to Buying Thoroughbreds at the Keeneland September Sale are tips on how to read what the sales catalog page really says ...why timing can be everything ... who should be on your team of advisors ... and how you can compare the offerings hip-by-hip to determine your top picks.... Read More

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