Thoroughbred Auctions

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: How Much Do Radiographs Change As A Weanling Ages?

QUESTION: When buyers purchase a weanling, how comfortable can they feel that the radiographs and upper airway scope won’t change significantly over the next year? ROLF EMBERTSON: They should not feel very comfortable. Changes can and do occur. Radiographic abnormalities (RA) noted in weanlings at the November sale can change significantly by the time they […]

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PR Special Keeneland November: The Rise Of Stonerside Farm

The Keeneland November Sale resumes Monday at 10 a.m., and the Paulick Report is happy to offer a print publication available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Natalie Voss takes us inside the Kentucky Farm Time Capsule to learn about the evolution of Stonerside Farm. Joe Nevills shines […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: Gaps In Broodmare Produce Records

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Email us at [email protected] if you have a question for a veterinarian. QUESTION: When a buyer is looking at a broodmare who has a gap in her produce record, how concerned should […]

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PR Special Keeneland November: California Chrome’s First Foals

The Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale begins a 12-day run today in Lexington, Ky., with the first horse scheduled to enter the ring at noon EST. Subsequent sessions begin at 10 a.m. Once again, the Paulick Report is pleased to offer its printed newsletter, the PR Special, distributed on the sale grounds and digitally at […]

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Hagyard Veterinarian Interview Reveals Questions About Manipulated X-Rays, Radiograph Reports

As the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners (KBVE) considers what its next steps will be in the case of a dozen veterinarians who self-reported for modifying dates on radiographs, one surgeon’s testimony before the board raises questions about the practice of vetting horses at sale. Earlier this year, 12 veterinarians at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: The Pitfalls Of Using Radiograph Reports At The Barn

QUESTION: How would you like to see repository radiograph reports used at Thoroughbred auctions? DR. KATHLEEN PAASCH:  As a veterinarian, I would like to see repository reports used within the confines of a veterinary-client relationship.  At public auction, this particular relationship exists when a client has hired a veterinarian to interpret radiographs (or perform other veterinary services) […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton October: Shades Of Gray

The Fasig-Tipton October Fall Yearlings Sale begins its four-day run Monday in Lexington, Ky., and the Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a print publication, available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Paulick Report bloodstock editor Joe Nevills writes about the Alcock Arabian, the stallion through […]

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‘Spectacular’ Fasig-Tipton November Sale Catalogue Available Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 240 entries for The November Sale, the company’s selected mixed sale to be held in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, November 4.  The single-session sale will begin at 3 p.m. “Our November Sale is known for quality, and this year’s catalogue is one of the deepest and most internationally diverse that we have […]

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Should Radiographs Of Hooves Be Part Of Requirement For Auction Repositories?

“No hoof, no horse” is an axiom all horsemen know well. If a horse has a hoof problem, it’s going to affect performance, no matter how fit and healthy the horse. Despite the importance of a horse’s feet, sales companies do not list feet X-rays in their “required views” for the repository. Required views, as […]

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The Golden Rule Has Carried Robertson Far In A Four-Decade Career In Thoroughbred Sales

Getting from place to place in the Keeneland sales pavilion can be tough during the hectic, crowded sessions of Book 1, but it was a good problem for Walt Robertson to have. The retired auctioneer and sale company executive could hardly cover a few tiles on the floor before coming across someone in the Thoroughbred […]

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