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Breeders' Cup Dominates Breeding Season Calendar

The Breeders' Cup dominates many owners' and trainers' calendars throughout the year, with many top runners being prepped all year for the biggest weekend of racing in the U.S. But Breeders' Cup also has a carryover influence on the Thoroughbred breeding calendar....... 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

If At First You Don't Succeed...

... buy, buy again! Or, that's what Keeneland is hoping you'll do, at least. The Thoroughbred sales company has opened up RNAs from its premier yearling sale to an electronic re-bid program. ... 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

FYI: Free Download for Keeneland April

Last week, I talked about a few of my favorite pedigrees in the Keeneland April sale of 2-year-olds in training. For anyone interested in that sale (or just fascinated by sire lists and anything data-related), The Blood-Horse is offering a free download of the Data Digest for this sale. ... Read More

Free Preview: Data Digest

The Blood-Horse Auctions Data Digest comes out about a week before major sales and gives buyers useful information about the horses being sold. It includes lists of sires represented in the sale, plus broodmare sires, leading consignors, breeders, and buyers, and other important statistical charts. For 2YOIT sales, there's also a chart of the official work times for each hip, and a bonus chart of TrueNicks "A++" and "A+" rated hips.... Read More

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