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Day 1 of Fasig-Tipton October Sees Higher Prices, More RNAs

The first day of the Fasig-Tipton October sale concluded with gains on Monday, with 21 six figure horses (compared to 12 in last year’s opener). The session total saw a 21.7 percent gain in gross revenue over last year, jumping … Continue reading

G1 Winner Somali Lemonade Retired

The Daily Racing Form reported Monday that Grade 1 winner Somali Lemonade has been retired. Trainer Michael Matz told writer Marty McGee that there wasn’t an optimum spot to run the mare in the coming weeks and “she’s done enough.” Somali Lemonade, … Continue reading

French Star Alterite Headed to Auction in December

Following Samba Brazil, consigned in foal to Dubawi, another celebrity has made it into the catalogue for the Arqana December sales, which will take place from Saturday 6 to Tuesday 9 December in Deauville. The mare in question is the top … Continue reading

E.P. Taylor Winner Just The Judge To Sell at Tattersalls December

Just The Judge, who is to be sold at the forthcoming Tattersalls December Sale (November 24th – December 4th), added a second victory at the highest level when winning the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes at Woodbine yesterday. The daughter … Continue reading

Jury Trial Begins Over Disputed Sale of $2.1 Million Mare

Did Love Me Only have laminitis when Jane Lyon bought the unraced 3-year-old half-sister to leading sire Giant’s Causeway from Eaton Sales, agent, for $2.1 million at the 2011 Keeneland November breeding stock sale? Was Love Me Only given the … Continue reading

Lane’s End Acquires Interest in Classic Winner Tonalist

Lane’s End has purchased an interest in Tonalist (Tapit). A leading three year old in 2014, Tonalist has won three graded stakes including the Belmont (G1) and the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) becoming just the 2nd three year old … Continue reading

White Thoroughbred To Be Offered at F-T October

According to a story by the Daily Racing Form, Painted Patchen will be the 12th registered white Thoroughbred on offer at a North American public auction since 1999 when he goes through the ring at Fasig-Tipton on Wednesday. Painted Patchen, … Continue reading

Any Given Saturday, Tiz Wonderful Headed to Korea

Any Given Saturday, one of the best of an outstanding group of three-year-olds of his year, has been purchased by the Korea Thoroughbred Breeders Association (KTBA) and will relocate to South Korea for the 2015 breeding season. In what was … Continue reading

Social Media Efforts Save Horse From the Lion’s Den — Literally

A 20-year-old arthritic gelding is safe from an unusual fate this week after efforts on social media procured him a safe retirement home. The Arizona Republic reported that the owner of the gelding, whose name is Spencer, had been looking for a new … Continue reading

Spendthrift Announces 2015 Fees; Malibu Moon Unchanged

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farms announced its 2015 stud fees for 26 stallions, both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee will remain at $95,000 S&N. The following are all Spendthrift stallions and their respective … Continue reading