American Pharoah Filly Fastest At Second OBS March Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay […]

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Dilger, Co-Breeder Of Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming, Dies At 61

Gerry Dilger, who co-bred Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and consigned another Derby winner in Nyquist, has died at the age of 61. The owner of Dromoland Farm in Lexington, Ky., was a resident of central Kentucky for four decades, but his roots were based in County Clare, Ireland. He grew up in a part […]

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Alittlebitearly, Dam Of Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Bayern, Dies After Foaling

Alittlebitearly, dam of 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Bayern, died at Helen Alexander’s Middlebrook Farm in Lexington, Ky., after producing a healthy filly by champion juvenile and Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist.   Alittlebitearly was bred by Alexander in partnership with her mother Helen Groves and sister Dorothy Matz. The 18-year-old mare produced five foals to […]

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Nyquist Filly Tops Day Two Of The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale

Day two of the Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale slowed the pace slightly from Monday’s opener, but returns at the auction’s halfway point still held up favorably against last year’s final totals, led on Tuesday by a $325,000 filly from the first crop of Nyquist. Tuesday’s trade finished with 256 horses sold for a combined $9,530,200, […]

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Mosler Filly Tops OBS October Open Yearling Sale At $75,000

Hip No. 401, a daughter of Mosler consigned by Sennebec South Farm, was sold to Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., agent, for $75,000 to top the open session of the 2019 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. October Yearling Sale. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Dominus Effect, by Dominus, a half sister to graded […]

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Keeneland September Sale Produces Near-Record Returns, Record-Priced Filly

The 2019 renewal of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale didn’t keep up with last year’s record-setting edition when it came to the measurables. Even so, the returns from this year’s auction established a steady cruising altitude for the marketplace, showing it’s fully clear of the Great Recession that brought the Thoroughbred industry to a screeching […]

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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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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale: The Story Behind The Sea Hero Statue

The Paulick Report is on the grounds at the two-day Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and is pleased to offer a special print publication for the auction. In this edition of the PR Special, Joe Nevills digs into the tale of how the racehorse Sea Hero came to be the bronzed focal point […]

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‘About What We Expected’: Steady Returns Kick Off Yearling Season At Fasig-Tipton July Sale

There were a wide range of unique forces working for and against a successful renewal of the Fasig-Tipton July Selected Yearling Sale on Tuesday, ranging from the momentum of a record-setting juvenile market this spring to the uncertainty over the state of racing in southern California. When it all shook out, the returns generally came […]

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