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Magic Millions select portion wraps up with declines

The four-day select portion of Australia’s Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale ended Saturday with small declines in prices and revenue from 2009. The average price fell 3.9% from last year, while gross revenue fell 6.1%. “The sale has gone very much in line with our expectations,” said Magic Millions managing director Stephen Silk. “We […]

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Year’s first OBS sale set for Tuesday

The first Ocala Breeders’ Sale of 2011 will kick off January 18th with a two-day mixed auction.  More than 500 horses are catalogued, with the first day being a preferred session and the second day an open sale.

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Signs of Market Stabilization Continue at Keeneland January Sale

Press Release The encouraging signs of market stabilization realized during last fall’s Keeneland sales carried into the January Horses of All Ages Sale, which concluded Friday with increases in gross and average sales, keen interest among buyers for quality horses and strong international participation. Gross sales for the five-day auction, held January 10-14, totaled $25,250,350 for […]

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Unusual Heat still on top in Cali

Despite a drop in earnings, Unusual Heat extended his streak of annual titles as California’s leading stallion to three years in 2010.

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Redoute’s Choice colt becomes top seller at Magic Millions

The Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale experienced a sale topper of $1.15 million Australian with a Redoute’s Choice colt who is half brother to three-time group I winner More Joyous by More Than Ready.

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Who is the perfect beau for Zenyatta?

Joe Drape of the New York Times gives an expert portrayal of life for Zenyatta after the racetrack. She’s adjusting well to the snow, says the Big Apple scribe, almost as if she’d been there all her life. Of course the big question on everyone’s mind is who the strapping mare will find herself mating […]

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Mark Taylor: The foal market is good for a good foal

It seems that quality is king at Keeneland this January. While it’s been hard to give away mares atthe bottom of the market, good quality product is moving relatively well. And the Japanese influence has had an obvious effect on this year’s sale. “On the higher end, the Japanese kind of dominated everything,” said Taylor […]

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Keeneland January surpasses 2010 totals, though prices down sharply on day four

After four days of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, gross receipts have exceeded the 2010 sale’s final numbers despite a sharp dropoff on Thursday in total receipts, average and median price. The sale ends on Friday, and so far the 2011 average is running slightly ahead of 2010, with the median identical to […]

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Strong third day at Keeneland

With an increase in gross of 12.4%, average of 4.5% and median of 27.3% compared to the third day of the 2010 sale, there is much positive news to report on Wednesday at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. According to Geoffrey Russell, Keeneland’s director of sales, the results come from an increased […]

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Day three at Keeneland struggling to produce six-figure horse

After two encouraging days at the Keeneland January sale, day three has struggled to produce even one six-figure horse with the highest priced offering as of 3:15 at $85,000.

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