Bloodstock

Keeneland Breeze-Up Sale closes with declines

Filed on 8 Apr 2009 @ 08:30

Keeneland, 8 April 2009

66 lots sell for an average 15.5% below last year

A colt by Smart Strike brought a final bid of $475,000 from trainer Bob Baffert to top the second and final session of Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale.

Inglis Easter Yearling Sale closes 35% down

Filed on 7 Apr 2009 @ 11:05

Australia, 7 April 2009

Excellent clearance rate as average tops $241,000

The 2009 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale has drawn to a conclusion with the average of $241,355 35.2% down on the record figure of $372,712 recorded at last year's sale. The aggregate declined by 36.8% to $89,060,000. An encouraging factor was the clearance rate which, with post sale transactions, was above 83%.

Prix Right Royal L - Pointilliste

Filed on 7 Apr 2009 @ 08:45

PRIX RIGHT ROYAL-Listed

€52,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 4-6, 4yo/up, 1 15/16mT, 3:20.12, gd.

1--POINTILLISTE, 128, h, 6
Giant's Causeway--Peinture Bleue by Alydar.

Prix Jacques Laffitte L - Putney Bridge

Filed on 7 Apr 2009 @ 08:42

PRIX JACQUES LAFFITTE-Listed

€52,000, Maisons- Laffitte, 4-6, 4yo/up, 1 1/8mT, 1:48.10, gd.

1--PUTNEY BRIDGE, 123, g, 4
Mizzen Mast--Valentine Band, by Dixieland Band.

Azeri's AP Indy colt tops first session at Keeneland

Filed on 7 Apr 2009 @ 08:34

Keeneland, 7 April 2009

Average rises in session with low clearance rate

Trainer Bob Baffert signed the ticket for $1.9 million for Vallenzeri on opening night of Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. It is the highest price paid for a juvenile at public auction in 2009.

Encosta de Lago colt tops second session at Inglis

Filed on 6 Apr 2009 @ 11:19

Australia, 6 April 2009

Easter sale average rises substantially from day one

The 2009 Inglis Australian Yearling Sale saw an increase in trade from the opening session on Monday with 166 horses selling for a total of $45.28million, with the sale now boasting 17 yearlings to have made $700,000 or more.

Grand Prix Aufgalopp G3 - Ostland

Filed on 6 Apr 2009 @ 08:25

GRAND PRIX AUFGALOPP-G3

€50,000, Cologne, 4-5, 4yo/up, 1 3/8mT, 2:22.87, sf.

1--OSTLAND (GER), 126, c, 4
Lando (Ger)--Ost Tycoon (Ger), by Last Tycoon (Ire)

Alleged Stakes L - Baron de'L

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 15:49

ALLEGED S.-Listed

€45,000, Curragh, 4-5, 4yo/up, 1 1/4mT, 2:15.08, yl.

1--BARON DE'L (IRE), 127, g, 6
In The Wings (GB)--Lightstorm (Ire), by Darshaan (GB).

Premio Daumier L - Libano

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 15:45

PREMIO DAUMIER-Listed

€50,400, Rome, 4-5, 3yo, c/g, 7 1/2fT, time: n/a, sf.

1--LIBANO (IRE), 123, c, 3
Indian Ridge (Ire)--Daniela Grassi (GB), by Bound for Honour

Prix Finlande L - Denomination

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 15:40

PRIX FINLANDE-Listed

€55,000, Longchamp, 4-5, 3yo, f, 1 1/8mT, 1:51.34, gd.

1--DENOMINATION, 123, f, 3
Smart Strike--Dreamlike, by Storm Cat

Gladness Stakes G3 - Mad About You

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 15:32

GLADNESS S.-G3

€65,000, Curragh, 4-5, 4yo/up, 7fT, 1:27.59, yl/sf.

1--MAD ABOUT YOU (IRE), 123, f, 4
Indian Ridge (Ire)--Irresistible Jewel (Ire), by Danehill

Prix Noailles G2 - Grandcamp

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 14:32

PRIX NOAILLES-G2

€130,000, Longchamp, 4-5, 3yo, c/f, 1 5/16mT, 2:10.77, gd.

1--GRANDCAMP (FR), 128, c, 3
Platini (Ger)--Gaudera (Ger), by Big Shuffle

Loughbrown Stakes L - Vocalised

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 14:27

LOUGHBROWN S.-Listed

€45,000, Curragh, 4-5, 3yo, 7fT, 1:30.76, yl/sf.

1--VOCALISED, 127, c, 3
Vindication--Serena's Tune, by Mr. Prospector

Prix d'Harcourt G2 - Trincot

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 14:21

PRIX D'HARCOURT-G2

€130,000, Longchamp, 4-5, 4yo/up, 1 1/4mT, 2:02.88, gd.

1--TRINCOT (FR), 127, c, 4
Peintre Celebre--Royal Lights (Fr), by Royal Academy

Makybe Diva's Galileo colt tops Inglis Easter opener

Filed on 5 Apr 2009 @ 14:19

Australia, 5 April 2009

Average down 33% as Easter Yearling Sale opens

The first foal from legendary mare Makybe Diva highlighted proceedings on Day 1 of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, with Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien securing the Galileo colt for $1.5million.

Premio Gardone L - Apro Lunare

Filed on 4 Apr 2009 @ 15:07

PREMIO GARDONE-Listed

€50,400, Milan, 4-4, 3yo, c/g, 1mT, 1:42.80, hy.

1--APRO LUNARE (IRE), 128, c, 3
Orpen--My Filly (Fr), by Last Tycoon (Ire)

International Trial Stakes L - Ocean's Minstrel

Filed on 4 Apr 2009 @ 14:52

INTERNATIONAL TRIAL S.-Listed

£40,000, Lingfield, 4-4, 3yo, 1m (AWT), 1:36.04, stn.

1--OCEAN'S MINSTREL (GB), 126, c, 3
Pivotal (GB)--Minstrel's Dance, by Pleasant Colony

Billyford tops strong DBS Lincoln Sale

Filed on 2 Apr 2009 @ 08:58

Strong gains in average and median at horses in training sale

A strong day's trade at the DBS Lincoln Handicap Sales was topped by Billyford, who sold to David Sheriff for £92,000. The four year old son of Lil's Boy was consigned by Churn Stables and had won on four occasions before coming under the hammer. He attracted plenty of interest from around the ring before the hammer came down in favour of Sheriff, who is likely to place him in training with Liam Burke.

Average holds up at F-T Texas breeze-up

Filed on 1 Apr 2009 @ 08:39

Texas, 1 April 2009

The Fasig-Tipton Texas two-year-olds in training sale on Tuesday at Lone Star Park saw the average price for the 145 horses sold decline by only 0.2% from last year to $17,129. The median, however, was down by 36.7% to $9,500 from $15,000. The aggregate of $2,483,700 was down by 13.9% from 2008, 168 two-year-olds were sold. The buy-back rate improved to 30% from 35.4% last year.

Prix Cor de Chasse L - Tiza

Filed on 30 Mar 2009 @ 14:43

PRIX COR DE CHASSE-Listed

€52,000, Fontainebleau, 3-30, 3yo/up, 5 1/2fT, 1:01.90, vsf.

1--TIZA (SAF), 139, g, 7
Goldkeeper--Mamushka (SAf), by Elliodor (Fr).

119th Premio Pisa L - Ad Honores

Filed on 30 Mar 2009 @ 08:45

119th PREMIO PISA - Listed

€72,900, Pisa, 3-29, 3yo, 7 1/2fT, 1:32.00, hy.

1--AD HONORES, 123, c, 3
Tejano Run--Mad on Me, by Proud Birdie

1000 Guineas Trial Stakes G3 - Maoineach

Filed on 29 Mar 2009 @ 15:14

LEOPARDSTOWN 1,000 GUINEAS TRIAL S.-G3

€65,000, Leopardstown, 3-29, 3yo, f, 7fT, 1:27.96, gd/fm.

1--MAOINEACH, 126, f, 3
Congaree--Trepidation, by Seeking the Gold

Prix Francois Mathet L - Allybar

Filed on 29 Mar 2009 @ 14:54

PRIX FRANCOIS MATHET-Listed

€55,000, Saint- Cloud, 3-29, 3yo, c/g, 1 1/4mT, 2:12.80, sf.

1--ALLYBAR (IRE), 123, c, 3
King's Best--Irika, by Irish River (Fr)

Preis der Dreijahrigen L - Sabantuy

Filed on 29 Mar 2009 @ 14:51

WETTENLEIP DUSSELDORF-PREIS DER DREIJAHRIGEN - Listed

€20,000, Dusseldorf, 3-29, 3yo, 7 1/2fT, 1:40.86, vhy.

1--SABANTUY (GER), 128, c, 3
Mujahid--Sabanila (Ger), by In the Wings (GB)

2000 Guineas Trial Stakes G3 - Recharge

Filed on 29 Mar 2009 @ 14:46

LEOPARDSTOWN 2000 GUINEAS TRIAL S.-G3

€65,000, Leopardstown, 3-29, 3yo, c/g, 1mT,1:40.65, gd/fm.

1--RECHARGE (IRE), 126, c, 3
Cape Cross (Ire)--Rebelline (Ire), by Robellino