keeneland april

Tapit’s Three-Quarter Brother Aldrin Retired To Stand At O’Sullivan Farms

Randy and John Funkhouser are proud to introduce Aldrin, a three-quarter brother to Tapit, America’s champion sire for the last three years.  Aldrin will stand his first season at O’Sullivan Farms, West Virginia’s oldest thoroughbred breeding farm, in Charles Town, WV, in 2018. Aldrin is a winning son of Malibu Moon out of stakes winner […]

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Sky Mesa Colt Works :09 2/5 Furlong Ahead of Keeneland April Sale

Consistently excellent times and a crowd of potential buyers marked today’s Preview Show for the 2014 Keeneland April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The Preview Show enabled potential buyers to watch horses cataloged for Keeneland’s 22nd April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale on Monday, April 7. Hip No. 61, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro who is out […]

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Keeneland Sale: Average and median were solid says sale vice president

Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables and George Bolton paid $700,000 for a colt from the first crop of Majestic Warrior to top Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, held April 9. The juvenile colt is out of the Hennessy mare Counter Cat and from the family of multiple graded stakes winner Pine Tree Lane. He breezed […]

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Keeneland’s April Sale Preview Show has strong performances

Seven juveniles posted fractions of :9.4 for an eighth of a mile – the fastest time of the day at that distance – during Thursday’s Preview Show works, held in advance of Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The April Sale is scheduled for Monday, April 9, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Five colts went […]

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Keeneland April to feature 161 two-year-olds in training

Keeneland officials announced today that 161 juveniles have been cataloged for its 20th annual April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to be held Monday, April 9, at 4 p.m. ET. A Preview Show is scheduled for Thursday, April 5, starting at 10:30 a.m.   The interactive April Sale catalog can be accessed online at www.keeneland.com beginning […]

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Keeneland April numbers down slightly

Press Release Jess Jackson’s Stonestreet Stables purchased the top two highest-priced juveniles at Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, paying $625,000 for an Indian Charlie colt and $485,000 for a colt by War Front. Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent, consigned the Indian Charlie colt, who is out of the A.P. Indy mare Teenage Temper and from the […]

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Follow the Keeneland April sale

Can’t make it to Lexington but want to follow today’s Keeneland April sale starting at 4 pm EST? Then click below to watch live video and flip through their virtual catalog. And for written updates from the Thoroughbred Times on all of the top sellers at the sale, click here.

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Murray Smith hoping to find success with freshmen sires at Keeneland April

Murray Smith sees much promise in the first crop for freshmen sires like Street Sense. A filly by the sire in her consignment wowed spectators with a sub :10 furlong breeze, one of four to go below that mark. “When I first saw her walk out, she was a stunning individual,” Smith said of the […]

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Hip 151 one of the final Storm Cats

Consignor Eddie Woods will have the honor of selling the last Storm Cat at an auction in Hip 151 and as you can imagine, the history of that moment is not lost on him. “It’s a big deal to sell the last of what is a household name in our industry worldwide,” said Florida horseman […]

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Keeneland sale: Focus on the middle market

Consigners, buyers and agents will have their eyes on the middle range prices during Keeneland’s April two-year-olds in training sale set for Monday.  A stout middle market can be the difference between a successful sale and a disappointing one. “We’re all looking for that middle market to be bigger,” said Kip Elser, from Kirkwood Stable, […]

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