Barretts

Corinthian, Hard Spun colts make splash at Barretts under tack show

Colts by Hard Spun and Corinthian both received the fastest time at the under-tack show at the Barretts May two-year-old in training sale in Pomona, CA. Each colt covered the quarter-mile distance in :21.4. The sale begins Monday with 123 horses cataloged.

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Half-sister to California Flag offered Monday at Barretts May sale

A half-sister to 2009 Breeders’Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag is among 123 horses catalogued to the Barretts 2-year-olds in training sale, to be held Monday at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif. Catalogued as Hip No. 63, the bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday–Ultrafleet, by Afleet, is from the consignment of Sam Hendricks, agent. The 2010 […]

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Barretts May sale catalogs 108 horses

Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training and older horse of racing age has cataloged 108 horses. Stallions with offspring include Awesome Again, Candy Ride, Congrats, Corinthian, Distorted Humor, Empire Maker, Hard Spun, Harlan’s Holiday, Medaglia d’Oro, Pomeroy, Stevie Wonderboy, Stormy Atlantic, Unbridled’s Song and War Front.

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Top Barretts seller already in Sadler’s barn

The Rock Hard Ten colt that sold for $210,000, leading Monday’s Barretts sale of two-year-olds in training, has been transferred to the barn of trainer John Sadler at Santa Anita.  The colt was sold to Buzz Chace, agent for the West Point Thoroughbred syndicate. Sadler said he may point the colt toward a first race […]

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Barretts average, median up in one-night sale

Trying for the a nighttime atmosphere for the first time worked for Barretts as its average and median rose 11.1% and 16.7%. The buy-back rate also fell to 23.6% from 31% last year.

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Barretts hopes evening session may add energy to sale

For the first time ever, Barretts will move its March 2-year-olds in training sale to an evening session. “We did that for the yearling sale last year, and it seemed to draw a lot of energy,” said Kim Lloyd, Barretts’ vice president of sales. “It was fun.”

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Japanese buyers show up for Barretts

Barretts’ first ever night sale scheduled for Monday in California got a boost with the arrival of a contingent of buyers from Japan.  Ten people representing four Japanese ownership groups were at the breeze show over the weekend. Naohiro Goda of Toyko, Barretts’ Japanese representative, said that not long after the devastating earthquake that hit […]

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Rock Hard Ten colt has fastest Barretts breeze

A colt by Grade 1 winner Rock Hard Ten breezed a quarter-mile in 21.20, the fastest of six at the distance, as part of the show leading up to the Barretts March sale of selected two-year-olds in training.  The sale is scheduled for Monday night in Pomona, California.

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Barretts to hold first night sale

The Barretts auction house in Pomona, Calif., will host its March select 2-year-old sale on Monday.  For the first time, the single-session sale will be held at night and features a catalog of 105 juveniles.

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Barretts catalogs 105 for March sale

The Barretts sales company has cataloged 105 horses for its March select sale of two-year-olds in training.  The auction will be held March 21 on the grounds of Southern California’s Fairplex Park.

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