horse auctions

Oxbow Gelding Tops CTHS Alberta Yearling Sale

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Division) Yearling Sale saw across-the-board declines during its 2019 renewal, and it was topped by an Oxbow gelding who changed hands for $48,000 (Canadian). The single-day auction took place Sept. 11 at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta, with 69 yearlings bringing a combined $463,300. That marked a 37 […]

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Big Day For Winter Quarter Farm Closes Out Book 2 Of Keeneland September Sale

It’s been a productive season for the Winter Quarter Farm consignment. In August, the operation of Don Robinson made history when it handled the highest-priced horse ever offered at the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale, a $775,000 Malibu Moon filly that sold to Larry Best’s OXO Equine. That momentum carried into the Keeneland September Yearling […]

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Seven-Figure Union Rags Colt Tops Fourth Session Of Keeneland September Sale

After the glitzy prices and pedigrees of Book 1 and the auction’s traditional “Dark Day” to give everyone time to catch their breath and catch up on inspections, the heart of the trade in the Keeneland September Yearling Sale started beating on Friday with the start of Book 2. At the section’s halfway point, the […]

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Pope Secures Record-Priced American Pharoah Filly, Half to Beholder, Into Mischief, Mendelssohn, For $8.2 Million

Everything has to go right for a horse to command a record price at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, and the filly wearing the Hip 498 sticker on Wednesday was the perfect storm to make that happen. On the top side of her page was Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, a stallion defying all rules […]

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Street Sense Colts Tops Minnesota Yearling Sale For $82,000

The Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale concluded a steady renewal on Sept. 8, led by an $82,000 colt by Street Sense. A total of 44 yearlings changed hands during the auction for revenues of $548,000, up 31 percent from last year when 33 horses sold for $416,900. The average sale price fell one percent to […]

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Godolphin Outbids Coolmore On $4.1-Million Curlin Colt At Keeneland September Sale

It was just like the old days. In the blue corner was Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the Godolphin operation, which had been flexing its financial muscles with impunity during the first two days of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. In the slightly darker blue corner were the Irish lads of the Coolmore […]

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Banner Day For Hinkle Farms Highlights Opening Session Of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Selling a pair of seven-figure horses is a fine way for any operation to kick off the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, but it was a true financial and statistical windfall for Hinkle Farms. The Paris, Ky., operation will send 17 yearlings to market from its own breeding program during this year’s sale, meaning having a […]

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Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average

The Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale average jumped 50 percent, setting a record increase in average and median sale prices and the lowest buyback rate in the sale’s history. The sale was held Sept. 1 at the OKC State Fairgrounds Sales Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla.. The average sale price was $10,858 and the […]

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Record-Priced Liaison Filly Powers Gains At Iowa Fall Sale

The 2019 renewal of the Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Fall Sale was among the strongest in its history, posting an all-time high average sale price propelled by the highest-priced offering in the auction’s history. A total of 38 yearlings changed hands on Thursday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, for […]

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OBS October Yearling Sale Catalog Draws 597 Entries

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and […]

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