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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Sometimes, the Hammer Falls Softly

If the first few days of the season’s November breeding stock sales demonstrated anything (besides an economic revival for the industry), it was that racing, and even auctions, are not all about dollars and cents. When 5-year-old Groupie Doll, sporting a sticker reading “Hip 350” left the barns at Keeneland on Wednesday, she was accompanied […]

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‘Mind Boggling’ 24 Million-Dollar-Plus Mares Boost FT November Sale

“The statistics are, frankly, mind-boggling.” So said Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning at the end of Monday night’s November Sale at the company’s auction pavilion in Lexington, Ky. There were no individual prices to match the record $14 million Better Than Honour brought at this sale in 2008 or even the $10 million Horse of the […]

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Havre de Grace in Foal to Tapit

Horse of the Year Havre de Grace has been confirmed in foal to leading sire Tapit, it was reported by the Daily Racing Form. The 6-year-old mare by St. Liam got in foal on one cover, Gainesway’s director of sales Michael Hernon said in the DRF. Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm purchased Havre de Grace […]

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Havre de Grace: a cool $10 mil

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre De Grace lit up the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Sale ring Monday night, with an international array of bidders driving her hammer price up to a cool $10 million – the third-highest amount ever paid for a broodmare or broodmare prospect. The daughter of Saint Liam out of Easter Bunnette, by […]

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