Abel Tasman

Keeneland January Sale Closes With Record Average, Median

Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale closed Thursday with robust results – the highest gross since 2008, a record average and a record-equaling median – produced by vibrant trade that reflected the continued buyer confidence and demand for quality Thoroughbreds seen during last fall’s September Yearling Sale and November Breeding Stock Sale. Highlighting the […]

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Abel Tasman, ‘Solid All Across The Board’ Sales Guide Keeneland January Opening Day

Abel Tasman was expected to spike the figures during the first session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, and she did that in spades on Monday, tying the record for the highest price in the auction’s history when she sold to the Coolmore partnership for $5 million. Even removing the champion mare, […]

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‘She Had Everything’: Coolmore Lands Champion Abel Tasman For Record-Tying $5 Million

As soon as champion Abel Tasman was announced to be offered at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, it was clear the catalog had its tentpole offering. The only question was how high the price would go. The Coolmore partnership had the final answer for that query, landing the winning bid for $5 […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Narrow Races For Top Consignor, Breeder, Sire In Final 2018 Rankings

The 2018 racing calendar featured a run of dominant individual performances in graded stakes races, but several of the industry’s core positions saw tight finishes in compiled graded wins as the year came to a close, especially in the bloodstock realm. The races for top consignor and breeder by number of graded winners in 2018 […]

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Keeneland’s January Horses Of All Ages Sale Opens Monday

Keeneland’s 2019 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which has cataloged 1,574 horses, including champion Abel Tasman and Grade 1 winner and recent supplement Fatale Bere (FR), starts Monday at 10 a.m. Eastern. The sale, which runs through Thursday, Jan. 10, will be streamed live on Keeneland.com. TVG coverage of the auction will begin Sunday and […]

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Keeneland Catalogs 1,555 Horses For 2019 January Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 1,555 horses, headlined by champion Abel Tasman, for its 61st January Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 7-10, 2019. January Sale catalogs are available online at Keeneland.com. Print catalogs are scheduled to be delivered the week of Dec. 17. The catalog includes 701 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 597 yearlings, 252 horses […]

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Champion Abel Tasman Consigned To 2019 Keeneland January Sale

Champion Abel Tasman, who won the 2017 Kentucky Oaks and five other Grade 1 races while earning nearly $2.8 million in her career, will be offered as a broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency at Keeneland’s 2019 January Horses of All Ages Sale. Cataloged as Hip 288, Abel Tasman will sell Monday, Jan. 7, […]

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RMTC Prepares Online Halter Auction To Benefit Tactical Research

Beginning November 23 and ending November 30, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), an industry 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will auction off halters of famous broodmares, racing and stallion stars on its eBay page. All proceeds from the auction will go toward the RMTC’s grant program to fund critical tactical research into the detection and identification of […]

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Champion Abel Tasman, Vale Dori Retired To Breeding Shed

A pair of Bob Baffert-trained distaffers will be retired to the breeding shed after crossing the line last and second-last in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs, reports drf.com. Vale Dori (Asiatic Boy), who finished 10th, will head to Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm and be bred to Triple Crown winner Justify in the stallion’s first […]

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Monomoy Girl Hand-Ridden To Triumphant Breeders’ Cup Distaff Win

Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl had a lot of questions to answer at the top of the stretch in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, including some late-race antics in her most recent start. After pressing the early pace, the Kentucky Oaks-winning filly was challenged by the Churchill Downs-loving Blue […]

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