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Lloyd named GM of Barretts and Fairplex Park

Kim Lloyd has been promoted to general manager of Barretts Equine Sales and Fairplex Park Racing.  Lloyd will oversee the operations of the sales company and the business of Fairplex Park’s live race meet. “Kim really knows the business. We expect him to grow our business and bring more horses to Barretts’ sales,” said James Henwood, […]

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Barretts 2012 March two-year-old sale catalog now on-line

The catalog for the 23rd Annual Barretts March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training is now on-line and will be mailed soon.  This year’s catalog consists of149 two-year-olds which is a 41% percent increase from 2011.  The auction will be held on Monday, March 5 in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex […]

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Barretts January sees upswing in average price

The one-day Barretts January mixed sale produced a 14% increase in average price compared to the same sale a year ago.  Barretts reports selling 162 horses Monday for $982,500 with an average price of $6,065.  Last year’s January sale grossed $1.36 million from the sale of 256 horses with an average price of $5,310. The […]

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Barretts one-day mixed sale catalogs 294

Barretts Equine Ltd. will hold a one-day mixed sale Monday beginning at 11 a.m. PST at Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.  Barretts has cataloged 294 horses, including broodmares, horses of racing age, juveniles and yearlings. Last year’s January sale saw a 32% drop in total sales and a decline in average price of 27%.  The […]

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Barretts October sale concludes with mostly positive indicators

Barretts wrapped up its two-day October yearling sale Wednesday reporting positive trends in overall sales and average and median prices.  During the two sessions, 154 yearlings sold for a gross of $2,599,700 – a 15% increase over 2010.  The average price increased 19.5% while the median saw a gain of 8.3%.  The buyback rate, however, […]

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Barretts sees strong gains in first session of October yearling sale

A pair of colts brought $100,000, helping drive prices considerably higher at the Barretts October Yearling Sale in California Tuesday.  The Blood-Horse reported a 47.15% increase in average price compared to session one of last year’s sale, with the median price of $20,000 being twice what it was in 2010. Session two begins Wednesday at […]

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Barretts kicks off two-day sale with optimism

The news coming out of the sales ring has been relatively promising lately, and Barretts hopes that trend will continue as it opens its October yearling sale Tuesday night in Pomona, California. “I was just talking to some horsemen over at [Santa Anita] and they didn’t get all of the horses that they wanted to […]

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Thoroughbred auction companies discuss ‘out of the blue’ PETA charges

Representatives from Barretts, Fasig-Tipton, Keeneland and Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. held an impromptu meeting Sept. 16 in Lexington to discuss recent criticisms of breezing practices at two-year-olds in training sales by the animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The sales company executives were in Lexington for a meeting of the International […]

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Barretts catalogs 253 yearlings for October sale

Barretts has cataloged 253 horses for its yearling sale to be held Oct. 11 and 12 at the Hinds Pavilion in Pomona, Calif. Representative stallions include Afleet Alex, Bellamy Road, Candy Ride, Discreet Cat, Eddiington, Flashy Bull, Good Journey, Heatseeker, In Excess, Johar, Kafwain and Leroidesanimaux. The catalog can be viewd online at Barretts.

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Barretts May sale set for Monday evening

The Barretts May two-year-olds in training sale is set for Monday, May 16 at 6:30 PM PT at Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.  The auction company has cataloged 122 horses, including a half sister to Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag.  At last year’s May sale, 86 of the 114 two-year-olds on offer sold […]

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