Bloodstock

Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte G2 - Smooth Operator

Filed on 4 Nov 2008 @ 16:17

CRITERIUM DE MAISONS-LAFFITTE-G2

€190,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 11-4, 2yo, 6fT, 1:15.30, hy.

1--SMOOTH OPERATOR (GER)

Hystericalady tops first session at Keeneland November

Filed on 4 Nov 2008 @ 09:53

Keeneland, 4 November 2008

Trade down substantially on last year's record figures

Demand for young, quality mares and broodmare prospects continued to be strong on the opening day of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, which was highlighted by the sale of Grade One stakes-winner Hystericalady for $3 million.

Grand Prix du Nord L - Albahri

Filed on 3 Nov 2008 @ 17:46

GRAND PRIX DU NORD-Listed

€55,000, Le Croise-Laroche, 11-3, 3yo, 1 5/16mT, 2:13.40, vsf.

1--ALBAHRI (FR)

Kolner Herbst Stuten Meile L - Magic Eye

Filed on 3 Nov 2008 @ 10:08

KOLNER HERBST-STUTEN-MEILE-Listed

€20,000, Cologne, 11-2, 3yo/up, f/m, 1mT, 1:43.90, hy.

1--MAGIC EYE (IRE)

Better Than Honour fetches $14 million at Fasig-Tipton

Filed on 3 Nov 2008 @ 09:44

Kentucky, 3 November 2008

Broodmare of the Year Better Than Honour stole the show at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky selected fall mixed sale on Sunday, selling to Mike Moreno’s Southern Equine Stable for $14 million, a world record for a broodmare at public auction. The previous record was set here last year when Playful Act sold for $10.5 million.

Knockaire Stakes L - Almass

Filed on 2 Nov 2008 @ 15:15

KNOCKAIRE S.-Listed

€50,000, Leopardstown, 11-2, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:31.12, sf.

1--ALMASS (IRE)

Grosser Preis der Hannover Airport L - Angel Dragon

Filed on 2 Nov 2008 @ 15:09

GROSSER PREIS DES HANNOVER AIRPORT-Listed

€20,000, Hannover, 11-2, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 3/8mT, 2:25.29, gd.

1--ANGEL DRAGON (GER)

Eyrefield Stakes L - Mourayan

Filed on 2 Nov 2008 @ 15:06

EYREFIELD S.-Listed

€50,000, Leopardstown, 11-2, 2yo, 1 1/8mT, 2:02.86, sf.

1--MOURAYAN (IRE)

Prix Perth G3 - Vertigineux

Filed on 2 Nov 2008 @ 15:00

PRIX PERTH-G3

€80,000, Saint-Cloud, 11-2, 3yo/up, 1mT, 1:45.70, hy.

1--VERTIGINEUX (FR)

Criterium International G1 - Zafisio

Filed on 2 Nov 2008 @ 14:58

CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL-G1

€250,000, Saint-Cloud, 11-2, 2yo, c/f, 1mT, 1:46.10, hy.

1--ZAFISIO (IRE)

Ben Marshall Stakes L - Virtual

Filed on 1 Nov 2008 @ 16:18

BET365 BEN MARSHALL S.-Listed

£40,000, Newmarket, 11-1, 3yo/up, 1mT, 1:40.20, gd/sf.

1--VIRTUAL (GB)

James Seymour Stakes L - With Interest

Filed on 1 Nov 2008 @ 15:20

BET365 JAMES SEYMOUR S.-Listed

£40,000, Newmarket, 11-1, 3yo/up, 1 1/4mT, 2:07.00, gd/sf.

1--WITH INTEREST (GB)

Montrose Fillies' Stakes L - Enticement

Filed on 1 Nov 2008 @ 15:17

BET365.COM EBF MONTROSE FILLIES' S.-Listed

£30,000, Newmarket, 11-1, 2yo, f, 1mT, 1:40.49, gd/sf.

1--ENTICEMENT (GB)

Strong trade as MM HIT Sale concludes

Filed on 1 Nov 2008 @ 10:01

Australia, 1 November 2008

The strong buying continued at the Magic Millions National Horses in Training Sale at the Gold Coast Sale on Friday helping push the overall sale gross to almost $9 million.

EBF Bosra Sham Stakes L - Penny's Gift

Filed on 31 Oct 2008 @ 18:00

EBF IGLOOS BOSRA SHAM FILLIES' S.-Listed

£30,000, Newmarket, 10-31, 2yo, f, 6fT, 1:13.23, gd/sf.

1--PENNY'S GIFT (GB)

Strong Tattersalls HIT Sale concludes

Filed on 31 Oct 2008 @ 09:01

The Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale came to a close with 197 lots sold for 1,462,200 guineas, at an average of 7,422 guineas and an average of 3,900 guineas taking the four day total to 935 lots sold for 19,690,300 guineas at an average of 21,059 guineas and a median of 8,000 guineas. The four day sale saw a moderate drop of 15% in turnover from last year, with the average declining by 14% and the median by 27%.

River Eden Fillies' Stakes L - Mischief Making

Filed on 30 Oct 2008 @ 16:31

LADBROKES.COM RIVER EDEN FILLIES' S.-Listed

£40,000, Lingfield, 10-30, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 5/8m (AWT), 2:41.08, stn.

1--MISCHIEF MAKING

Fleur de Lys Fillies' Stakes L - Baharah

Filed on 30 Oct 2008 @ 16:30

EBF PLAY BINGO AT LADBROKES.COM FLEUR DE LYS FILLIES' S.-Listed

£40,000, Lingfield, 10-30, 3yo/up, f/m, 1m (AWT), 1:34.77 (NTR), stn.

1--BAHARAH

Criterium de Vitesse L - Doriana

Filed on 30 Oct 2008 @ 16:22

CRITERIUM DE VITESSE-Listed

€55,000, Longchamp, 10-30, 2yo, 5fT, :59.30, sf.

1--DORIANA (FR)

Top Lock heads third session at Tattersalls

Filed on 30 Oct 2008 @ 09:23

Balding pair attract strong interest as HIT Sale continues

The Andrew Balding trained three-year-olds Top Lock and Kalahari Gold were the star attractions on the third day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale as competition remained strong and trade buoyant in spite of the prevailing economic climate. The third day saw 254 lots sold for 7,024,500 guineas, at an average of 27,656 guineas and a median of 10,000 guineas with the clearance rate a more than respectable 84%.

Grand Prix de Nantes L - Basaltico

Filed on 29 Oct 2008 @ 15:08

GRAND PRIX DE NANTES-Listed

€60,000, Nantes, 10-29, 3yo/up, 1 1/2mT, 2:36.90, vsf.

1--BASALTICO (IRE)

Prix des Sablonnets L - Sokar

Filed on 29 Oct 2008 @ 15:08

PRIX DES SABLONNETS-Listed

€55,000, Nantes, 10-29, 2yo, 1mT, 1:42.43, vsf.

1--SOKAR (FR)

Barretts October Sale concludes down

Filed on 29 Oct 2008 @ 09:40

California, 29 October 2008

The Barretts Equine October mixed sale concluded on Tuesday with steep declines across all indicators. Overall, 243 horses sold from 436 offered for an aggregate of $916,100, a 76% decline from the $3,818,200 realised last year. The average declined by 61.3% to $3,770 and the median was down by 51.4% to $1,700. The buy-back rate was 44.3%, up from 25.9% last year.

Sugar Ray sells for record price

Filed on 29 Oct 2008 @ 09:27

Duke of Edinburgh Stakes winner sold for 600,000 gns to race in Dubai

The European record for a colt or gelding in training was smashed on the second day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale when the Sir Michael Stoute trained Sugar Ray was sold for 600,000 guineas on a day where trade continued in robust fashion. 249 lots were sold for a total of 6,949,300 guineas, at an average of 27,909 guineas and a median of 12,000 guineas and the clearance rate of 85%, a further improvement on yesterday’s figure.

Prix Tantieme L - Runaway

Filed on 28 Oct 2008 @ 16:32

PRIX TANTIEME-Listed

€52,000, Compiegne, 10-28, 3yo/up, 1 1/4mT, 2:11.83, hy.

1--RUNAWAY (GB)