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Trade dips as Keeneland January continues

Filed on 15 Jan 2015 @ 09:23

Keeneland, 15 January 2015

Average dips 30% as Into Mishief colt tops trade at €150,000

A yearling colt by Into Mischief sold for $150,000 on Wednesday to top the third session of the 57th annual Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. J. S. B. Stable purchased the colt, the first foal of the winning Cherokee Run mare Cayala and from the family of Grade One winners Albertus Maximus and Daredevil. He was consigned by Kingswood Farm, agent.

Classic-placed Up sells for €2.2m at Keeneland

Filed on 14 Jan 2015 @ 08:19

Keeneland, 14 January 2015

Galileo half sister to Dutch Art tops second session

The sale of Group Two winner and classic-placed Up (IRE), a six-year-old daughter of Galileo (IRE) in foal to War Front, for $2.2 million and her first foal, a yearling filly by War Front, for $800,000 highlighted Tuesday’s second session of the 57th annual Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.

Footstepsinthesand mare tops steady Keeneland January opener

Filed on 13 Jan 2015 @ 08:34

Keeneland, 13 January 2014

Median steady as Horses of all Ages sale opens

Stakes winner Premier Steps (IRE) sold for $400,000 to lead Monday’s opening session of the 57th annual Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. Shadai Farm of Japan purchased the five-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand.

Coppa d'Oro di Siracusa L - Ottawa

Filed on 12 Jan 2015 @ 08:03


€41,800, Siracusa, 1-11, 4yo/up, 11.5fT, time n/a , gd

1--OTTAWA (FR), 124, g, 5
Celtic Swing (GB)--Olympic Skater (Ire), by Loup Solitaire

$1.2m Sepoy colt sets Australian first crop yearling record

Filed on 11 Jan 2015 @ 10:15

Australia, 10 January 2014

Average rises 18.5% at Gold Coast Yearling Sale

A colt by Sepoy sold for $1.2 million on Saturday to top the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale and in doing so set an Australian record price for a first season sire representative sold at auction in the country.

Fastnet Rock filly fetches $1.05m at MM day three

Filed on 10 Jan 2015 @ 10:49

Australia, 9 January 2014

A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock topped Friday's third session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale after passing through the magical seven figure barrier to sell for $1.05 million. Offered for sale by Newgate Farm, the filly from multiple Group One winner Response, was knocked down to Michael Wallace on behalf of the China Horse Club after a bidding battle with the team from Kentucky's Spendthrift Farm.

The weaker Australian dollar has had a massive impact on the upper level of the sale

Wallace was delighted to be able to purchase the star filly and in doing so set a new top seller for the auction after he paid $850,000 for the Sepoy-Celebrity Girl filly on Wednesday.

"She's a quality filly by a champion sire from a Group One winning mare," Wallace said. "She's got a good depth of pedigree and a lovely type."

"She's got a great head on her, easy movement - she has a lot of quality."

Redoute's Choice yearlings to the fore on the Gold Coast

Filed on 8 Jan 2015 @ 17:02

Australia, 8 January 2014

Strong trade continues at Magic Millions

Two youngsters by Redoute's Choice shared top billing during a top class day of selling at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Thursday. The pair of youngsters, a colt and a filly, both sold for $720,000 and helped push the cumulative sale gross to over $50 million.

Sepoy filly tops MM Gold Coast opener at $850,000

Filed on 7 Jan 2015 @ 15:28

Australia, 7 January 2014

China Horse Club buys top lot as day one average rises 18%

A filly by Sepoy sold for $850,000 to top the opening day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Wednesday. New Zealand based bloodstock agent Michael Wallace secured the filly from the draft of South Australia's Mill Park for the China Horse Club.

Aga Khan mare from family of Clodovil tops Monday's session at Deauville

Filed on 9 Dec 2014 @ 08:51

Average rises 33% at third session of breeding stock sale

At the end of the third day of the Breeding Stock Sale at Deauville on Monday, the average was up by nearly 33% compared to last year at €11,444, while the median was €8,000 compared to €7,000 last year. 75.8% of the horses on offer found new homes, generating a turnover of €2,196,500, up by 19%.

Turnover rises 16% as Deauville Breeding Stock Sale continues

Filed on 8 Dec 2014 @ 08:53

Sunday's second session of the Arqana Breeding Stock Sale witnessed dynamic trade throughout the day as 227 of the 288 mares and foals to go through the ring changed hands, representing a remarkable clearance rate of nearly 79%. The average of €27,848 increased by nearly 16% compared to last year, while the turnover reached €6,321,500, also an increase of nearly 16%.

Alterite sells to Japan for €1.1m at Arqana Breeding Stock sale opener

Filed on 7 Dec 2014 @ 09:50

Sale consolidates 2013 gains with new record median

The Arqana Deauville Breeding Stock Sale got underway on Saturday with 158 of the 206 mares, fillies and foals on offer finding new homes at a 76.7% clearance rate. The turnover of €16,927,500 was the second highest to date for a breeding stock session. The median witnessed a remarkable increase, reaching €71,000 compared to €50,000 on the same day in 2013, reflecting a genuine strength in depth in the market. The average reached €107,136.

Tattersalls Mare Sale concludes with declines

Filed on 5 Dec 2014 @ 09:14

Tattersalls posts record annual turnover for 2014

The Tattersalls year concluded with a competitive final session of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale that saw 141 lots sold for 1,055,900 guineas at an average of 7,489 guineas and a median of 5,700 guineas. The four-day December Mare Sale saw 685 lots sell for 48,290,695 guineas, down from 62,985,000 guineas last year, at an average of 70,497 guineas (down 19% from last year's levels) and a median of 26,000 guineas, down from 28,000 guineas in 2013. The two-week December Sale as a whole saw turnover of 84,975,295 guineas. Turnover at Tattersalls for 2014 was a record 263,411,173 guineas, up 6% on last year’s record turnover.

Sister to Midday sells for 625,000 gns at Tattersalls

Filed on 4 Dec 2014 @ 09:05

Juddmonte draft in demand, realising 43% of the day 3 aggregate

Posset, the own-sister to the multiple Group One winner Midday was the highlight of the third day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale when selling for 625,000 guineas. The third day saw a total of 182 lots sell for 6,773,700 guineas at an average of 37,218 guineas and a median of 20,000 guineas.

Sheikh Fahad goes to 4.5m gns to retain Just The Judge

Filed on 3 Dec 2014 @ 08:18

Classic-winning filly to race on after Sangster family bought out

The Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Just The Judge became the highest priced filly in British auction history when selling to Sheikh Fahad and the China Horse Club for 4,500,000 guineas. The second day saw a total of 173 lots sell for 29,188,595 guineas, down 15% from last year, at an average of 168,720 guineas - a 7% drop - and a median of 70,000 guineas.

Esentepe tops December Mare Sale opener

Filed on 2 Dec 2014 @ 08:42

Median stable though aggregate falls as only one lot fetches over 500,000 gns

Esentepe was the star attraction on the opening day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale that saw 189 lots sold for 11,272,500 guineas at an average of 59,643 guineas and a median of 40,000 guineas. One lot fetched in excess of 500,000 gns, compaered with six in last year's opening session, leading to a 40% fall in aggregate. The median was stable.

Sea The Stars colt fetches 450,000 gns at Tattersalls

Filed on 29 Nov 2014 @ 16:22

Only one of three Frankel foals offered changes hands

A colt by Sea The Stars topped trade on Friday's third day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale at 450,000 guineas on a day that saw nine lots sell for 300,000 guineas or more. A total of 195 lots were sold for a total of 16,717,000 guineas at an average of 85,728 guineas and a median of 65,000 guineas.

Nathaniel filly sells for 300,000 gns at Tattersalls

Filed on 28 Nov 2014 @ 09:14

Aggregate rises 21%, though with 236 lots sold average rises just 3%

A filly from the first crop of Newsells Park Stud’s Natahniel sold for 300,000 guineas on the second day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale on Thursday. Trade stepped up a level from yesterday with 236 lots selling for 8,226,200 guineas, a rise of 21% on the Thursday session last year. The average of 34,857 guineas was a rise of 3% whilst the median fell narrowly to 26,000 guineas.

Bated Breath colt tops Tattersalls Foal opener

Filed on 27 Nov 2014 @ 10:37

Average rises 11% as December Sale foal sessions begin

The Tattersalls December Foal Sale got off to a positive start on Wednesday with rises across the board and a top price of 65,000 guineas for a colt by Bated Breath. The opening session saw 204 lots sell for 2,504,100 guineas at an average of 12,275 guineas and a median of 9,250 guineas which represented rises of 17%, 11% and 32% respectively on the corresponding session last year.

Lope De Vega colt tops Tattersalls December Yearlings

Filed on 25 Nov 2014 @ 10:11

Highest price since 2006 as average rises 15%

The Lope De Vega three-parts brother to top class Australian stayer Puissance De Lune topped the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale on Monday at 325,000 guineas, the highest price at the sale since 2006 when subsequent Group One Irish Oaks winner Moonstone topped the sale. Turnover of 4,573,700 guineas for the 161 lots sold was up 28% and was the highest since 2006 whilst the average and median rose 15% and 20% to 28,408 guineas and 18,000 guineas respectively. There were also seven lots that sold for 100,000 guineas or more, the most since 2007.

Prix Zeddaan L - Biraaj

Filed on 21 Nov 2014 @ 10:29


€55,000, Fontainebleau, 11-20, 2yo, 6fT, 1:12, vsf

1--BIRAAJ (IRE), 123, c, 2
Iffraaj (GB)--Annie the Doc (GB), by Nayef

Prix Ceres L - Kalsa

Filed on 21 Nov 2014 @ 10:26


€55,000, Fontainebleau, 11-20, 3yo, f, 7fT, 1:32.70, vsf

1--KALSA (IRE), 126, f, 3
Whipper--Sovana (Ire), by Desert King (Ire)

Prix Contessina L - Inspiriter

Filed on 21 Nov 2014 @ 10:05


€52,000, Fontainebleau, 11-20, 3yo/up, 6fT, 1:11.80, vsf

1--INSPIRITER (GB), 120, f, 3
Invincible Spirit (Ire)-- Floristry (GB), by Fasliyev

Frankel filly ex Finsceal Beo sells for €1.8m

Filed on 21 Nov 2014 @ 09:16

Foal Sale concludes with 41% rise in average

There were fireworks at the Goffs November Foal Sale on Thursday as a first crop foal from champion Frankel out of dual Guineas winner Finsceal Beo sold for €1.8m.

Hyde Stakes L - Sloane Avenue

Filed on 20 Nov 2014 @ 09:58


£40,000, Kempton, 11-19, 3yo/up, 8f (AWT), 1:36.34, ft

1--SLOANE AVENUE (USA), 126, c, 3
Candy Ride (Arg)-- Apt, by A.P. Indy

An $85,000 Keeneland yearling purchase, Sloane Avenue is a half brother to US graded stakes winner and Grade One placegetter Carve and stakes winner Apropos. The dam is an AP Indy half sister to Breeders' Cup Classic winner Blame, out of a stakes-placed half sister to Archipenko. Sloane Avenue becomes the first European stakes winner for Candy Ride.