Bloodstock

Gran Premio UNIRE L - Don Ramiro

Filed on 31 Dec 2008 @ 09:47

GRAN PREMIO U.N.I.R.E.-Listed

€36,000, Naples, 12-30, 3yo/up, 11f 55ydsT, time: n/a, gd.

1--DON RAMIRO (ITY)

Stallions with increased fees in 2009

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:25

Stallions with increased fees in 2009

US stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:15

US stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

UK stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:13

UK stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

Ireland stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:09

Ireland stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

European stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:06

European stallion nomination fees 2009, by fee

European stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 16:03

European stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

US stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 15:59

US stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Ireland stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 15:56

Ireland stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

UK stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Filed on 30 Dec 2008 @ 15:52

UK stallion nomination fees 2009, by stallion

Sires of European Stakes winners 2007

Filed on 20 Dec 2008 @ 15:38

Sires of European Stakes winners, 2007

Sires of the winners of Group and Listed races in Europe.

Group Ones of 2007

Filed on 20 Dec 2008 @ 15:36

2007 saw 84 Group One races run in Europe, with 62 individual winners, headed by Peeping Fawn and Dylan Thomas with four wins apiece.

Aidan O'Brien was the most successful trainer, with eight horses winning 15 races, and Danehill the most successful sire, with five winners of 11 races.

Sadler's Wells was the most successful broodmare sire with three individuals winning six races.

Five winners were out of Group One-winning mares, and 11 have Group One-winning siblings.

28 of the 62 were sold as yearlings at public auction, at an average price of 106,000 guineas, with Tattersalls supplying 10 winners. Allegretto was the most expensive at 415,000 guineas and Turfrose the least at 10,000 guineas.

Sires of European Stakes winners 2008

Filed on 20 Dec 2008 @ 15:35

Sires of European Stakes winners, 2008

Sires of the winners of Group and Listed races in Europe in 2008. To 31 October 2008.

Quebec Stakes L - Dansant

Filed on 20 Dec 2008 @ 15:25

QUEBEC S.-Listed

£40,000, Lingfield, 12-20, 3yo/up,1 1/4m (AWT), 2:01.63, stn.

1--DANSANT (GB)

December Sale tops stronger session at Doncaster

Filed on 19 Dec 2008 @ 09:32

December Sale closes with a stronger session

Trade picked up on the second and final day of the DBS December Sales that saw 213 horses sell for a total of £1,124,150 at an average of £5,277.

Sunbury Stakes L - Duff

Filed on 18 Dec 2008 @ 09:42

SUNBURY S.-Listed

£40,000, Kempton Park, 12-17, 3yo/up, 7f (AWT), 1:24.74, stn.

1--DUFF (IRE)

Half sister to Battlecry tops selective session at Doncaster

Filed on 18 Dec 2008 @ 09:33

An unraced daughter of ALFLORA topped a selective day's trading on the first day of the DBS December Sales when selling to Louise Kemble for £20,000. The four year old is out MISS ORCHESTRA, winner of the Grade Three Midlands Grand National at Uttoxeter and is a half brother to BATTLECRY, who was sold at the DBS NH Breeze-Up Sales before winning the Grade Two River Don Novice Hurdle and being placed in the Grade One Royal & SunAlliance Chase at the Cheltenham Festival this year. There was plenty of interest for the long term breeding prospect, but it was Nick Sarson who made the final bid for the filly, who was consigned by Shamrock Bloodstock and has been bought by the TBA Chief Executive for her Elms Stud.

Premio Andred L - Cottonmouth

Filed on 15 Dec 2008 @ 09:47

PREMIO ANDRED-Listed

€36,000, Pisa, 12-14, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 3/8mT, time: n/a, gd.

1--COTTONMOUTH (IRE)

Criterium di Pisa L - Varese

Filed on 15 Dec 2008 @ 09:45

CRITERIUM DI PISA-Listed

€36,000, Pisa, 12-14, 2yo, 7 1/2fT, time: n/a, gd.

1--VARESE (IRE)

Redoute's Choice colt tops HK International Sale

Filed on 13 Dec 2008 @ 09:57

Hong Kong, 13 December 2008

Average declines 34% from 2007 sale

A brown colt by the champion Australian sire Redoute's Choice and closely related to outstanding sire Zabeel on the distaff side, fetched the highest bid at HK$5.5m at the Hong Kong International Sale on Saturday.

Prix Lyphard L - Without A Prayer

Filed on 12 Dec 2008 @ 09:50

PRIX LYPHARD-Listed

€52,000, Deauville, 12-11, 3yo/up, 1 3/16m (AWT), 1:55.80, stn.

1--WITHOUT A PRAYER (IRE)

Good trade at Inglis December Sale

Filed on 12 Dec 2008 @ 09:48

Australia, 12 December 2008

There was strong demand for tried horses at the Inglis December Thoroughbred Sale at Oaklands on Friday, which closed with a clearance rate of better than 95%.

23% clearance rate at Goffs December Flat Sale

Filed on 12 Dec 2008 @ 09:41

An Oratorio colt foal out of an own sister to Grade One Santa Anita Handicap winner Urgent Request (Lot 671) topped a low key renewal of the Goffs December Flat Sale on Thursday when sold by Confey Stud to Louise Walshe for €18,000.

Prix Petite Etoile L - Rainbow Crossing

Filed on 11 Dec 2008 @ 09:18

PRIX PETITE ETOILE-Listed

55,000, Deauville, 12-10, 3yo, f, 1 3/16m (AWT), 1:57.80, stn.

1--RAINBOW CROSSING (GB)

Selective market at Goffs NH Sale

Filed on 11 Dec 2008 @ 09:13

Clearance rate only 34% in selective market

A son of Milan from the family of Grade One placed Daraheen Chief topped the Goffs December National Hunt, when the John Bourke consigned foal (Lot 430) was sold to Richard Rohan for €32,000.