2-year-old auctions

Ask Your Insurer: Protecting Your Investment During A Breeze Show

In our Ask Your Insurer series, equine insurance experts answer your questions about insuring Thoroughbreds for the breeding and auction realms. Email us at [email protected] if you have a question for an insurer. QUESTION: How can I best protect my investment in a horse in the event he or she is scratched from a sale […]

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Uncle Mo Colt Fastest At OBS June Under Tack Show’s First Session

Hip No. 41, Mo Mississippi, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, worked three eighths in :32 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and […]

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OBS June Under Tack Show Begins Thursday, Catalogue Supplement Available

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Thursday, June 7th and continues through Sunday, June 10th.  All four sessions begin at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will breeze on Thursday, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 go on Friday, Hip […]

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Scat Daddy, Shanghai Bobby Fillies Turn In :9 4/5 Furlongs At OBS March Breeze Show

Fillies by Scat Daddy and Shanghai Bobby breezed eighths in :9 4/5 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. Hip No. 132, a dark bay or brown filly […]

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Veterinarians Launch Four-Year Study To Track Progress, Relevance Of Yearling Radiographic Abnormalities

A large study led by Drs. Wayne McIlwraith, Frances Peat and Chris Kawcak from the Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University, working with Dr. Jeff Berk from Lexington, Ky., was commenced at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale this year. This study will look at two issues that are typically the most-discussed findings by buyers, […]

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Buyer Beware: Recognizing Problem Hooves And Cosmetic Alterations At Auction

Whether a prospective buyer is looking at a horse on the sale grounds or at a private farm, one of the key inspection points should be the horse’s feet. “I prefer a well-balanced and fairly large foot over a small foot. It just makes physical sense that that foot will be able to disperse more […]

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Four Horses Tie For Fastest Quarter At Thursday OBS Under Tack Show With Time Of :21 1/5

Four youngsters sped quarters in :21 1/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. Hip No. 916, Pappagallo, is a dark bay or […]

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‘My Sanctuary’: Anatomy Of A Two-Year-Old Sale With Gary Contessa

It’s easy to skip over five-figure sales when skimming through the list of results at Thoroughbred auctions like the recent OBS Spring Sale. A closer look reveals that even deals in the middle of the market are as drama-packed as those topping the sessions. This morning was supposed to be a quiet one for trainer […]

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Twelve Things I Learned At The OBS Spring Sale

After a Thoroughbred auction, most news stories focus on the horses that brought the highest prices in the sales ring (and, in the case of 2-year-old sales, the ones that carried themselves over a furlong the fastest). But the majority of buyers don’t take their seat outside the sales ring, prepared to sign over millions […]

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Shackleford Son Goes A Quarter Fastest, Posting :20 2/5 At OBS Under Tack Show

Hip No. 790, Chief Ruling, a son of Shackleford consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, sped a quarter in :20 2/5, the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 Spring  Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay […]

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