Brookdale Sales

Coolmore, Godolphin Drive Upper Market In Keeneland September’s Second Session

Throwing back to the pre-recession days of Coolmore and Godolphin slugging it out for seven-figure horses, the two entities have been economic drivers at the top of the market as the Keeneland September Yearling Sale hit its halfway point for Book 1, with Coolmore landing the biggest blow so far on Tuesday when it bought […]

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Joe Seitz To Serve As President of Consignors And Commercial Breeders Association

The new Board for the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) was installed this week at its most recent Board meeting. Joe Seitz of Brookdale Sales will serve as president, taking the reins from outgoing president Craig Bandoroff. Other officers include Jody Huckabay, of Elm Tree Farm as Vice President; Matt Lyons of Woodford Thoroughbreds as Secretary; and […]

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I Spent It Heads Supplemental Entries To Fasig-Tipton November Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added five additional supplemental entries to the catalogue for the 2015 November Sale to be held on Sunday, November 1st in Lexington, Kentucky. These supplemental entries are catalogued as hips 196-200: MURKY WATERS (Hip 196): Murky Waters is the dam of G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile hopeful Red Vine. Since being switched to […]

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Tapit Colt Tops Fasig October; RNA Rate Increases With Catalogue Size

A colt by megastar sire Tapit brought $410,000 to top both the session and the auction at Fasig-Tipton on Thursday, as the company concluded its Kentucky Fall Yearling Sale. Hip 1363, a gray colt out of stakes-placed Smart Strike mare Apple Charlotte, went to John Oxley. He was consigned by Brookdale Sales, agent for Jack Swain. The colt […]

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European Model Makes Foray Into Thoroughbred Breeding Scene

America’s Best Racing (ABR), a multi-media fan development and awareness-building platform created and funded by The Jockey Club, today released episode 2 of an ABRFilms original, four-episode video series, “After the Runway: Esther de Jong’s Story.” The series chronicles de Jong’s debut inside the Thoroughbred world as she seeks to launch a career beyond the […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Kicking Off Racing’s ‘Second Season’

The start of the summer meets at Del Mar and Saratoga signal the beginning of what many consider racing’s “second season.” The summer and fall graded stakes docket is filled with important races that will help determine Breeders’ Cup contenders and decide year-end championships. Arlington Park played host to four graded stakes last weekend, all […]

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Brookdale Expanding Focus to ‘Cleaner’ European Pedigrees

In a recent interview with Talk of the Track, Fred Seitz, Jr. of Brookdale Farm said that his operation is expanding its focus to acquiring more European pedigrees. “There’s a stigma that we use a lot of drugs in racing … so we’ve adapted a little bit and added a little niche,” said Seitz. Not […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Three Years of Ray Paulick

A few weeks and three years ago, I chose to take a leap of faith and agreed to partner with a guy I didn’t know working in an industry that had about a half of one percent of my annual attention. The journey officially began three years ago yesterday. And it has been one of […]

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