The Longer Game Extends Foal Demand

NEWMARKET, UK—Both the quality and the quantity were hiked, but the energy remained pretty seamless on the second day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale. Once again business far surpassed the equivalent session last year, no surprise by this stage despite the unexpected resilience of that market, and measured up pretty closely to the tempo

Racing Together Launches Third Webinar of Series

A webinar titled “The power of sport to help people: what did we learn from racing's response to Covid-19 in support of communities?” was launched by Racing Together on Thursday. The upcoming program, which is hosted in partnership with Racing2Learn, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. Hosted by Hayley Moore, the panelists

ThoroughBid to Offer P2P Bonus

The Point2Rules Bonus was launched by ThoroughBid on Thursday. A new incentive for point-to-point graduates in the 2021/22 season, the bonus applies to 4-, 5-, and 6-year olds sold by the company with the first applicable sale the Dec. 19 Christmas Sale. If they win for their new connections in their first start under rules,

Djelo Tops Auctav November Sale

The winning 3-year-old gelding Djelo (Fr) (Montmartre {Fr}) brought a sale-topping €140,000 from bloodstock agent Guy Petit during the Auctav November Sale on Wednesday. Offered as lot 1bis by Ecurie Augustin de Boisbrunet, the bay won at Nancy and is going to trainer Venetia Williams. Petit was also in action for lot 3bis, Zopito (Fr)

Epiphaneia Leads Shadai 2022 Roster

Following more Classic success, this time with his son Efforia (Jpn) in 2021, Epiphaneia (Jpn) (Symboli Kris S)'s fee has increased to ¥18,000,000 (£117,174/€139,172/$156,021), tops of the Shadai Stallion Station 2022 roster. The 11-year-old also celebrated group winners Aristoteles (Jpn) and Circle of Life (Jpn). Lord Kanaloa (Jpn) (King Kamehameha {Jpn}), the sire of Japanese

Catman's Nine Lives…and Counting

During the best of times, racing can be a rollercoaster. And for Wayne Catalano, like most other horsemen and women in the sport, that tumultuous lifestyle quickly becomes a way of life. However, despite facing several challenges–both professionally and personally–over the past decade, including a showdown with his own mortality after teetering scarily close to

Nov. 26 Insights

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency PRICEY UNIFIED DEBUTS IN NOLA 7th-FG, $45K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f, 5:11 p.m. Spendthrift Farm's $400,000 OBSMAR purchase UNDERHILL'S TAB (Unified) makes his career bow in this spot for trainer Al Stall. A $10,000 KEENOV weanling and $19,000 FTKOCT yearling, the dark bay breezed in a snappy :9 4/5 at

Grocer Jack And Chipotle Join Haggas

Three horses who recently changed hands for six-figure sums at the Tattersalls Horses-in-Training Sale have joined William Haggas's stable for Prince Faisal Bin Khaled's Najd Stud. The trio is led by sale-topper and dual Group 3 winner Grocer Jack (Ger) (Oasis Dream {GB}), who was bought for 700,000gns from owner/breeder Dr Christoph Berglar. “His second

One Last Go for Maxfield in Clark

Godolphin homebred Maxfield (Street Sense) will look to take one more trip to the Churchill Downs winner's circle in Friday's GI Clark H. before he joins Darley's stallion roster for next year. The Grade I winner boasts a perfect four-for-four record under the Twin Spires, having most recently dominated the GII Stephen Foster S. over

From Camp Hope to Hollywood Derby

Camp Hope, a 3-year-old son of Summer Front who made it to the winner's circle on both opening day and closing day of Keeneland's fall meet, will take on Grade I company in Saturday's Hollywood Derby at Del Mar. The Kenny McPeek trainee carries the silks of owner Walking L Thoroughbreds, but his earnings go

Caravaggio Colt Added to Vente d'Elevage

The Christophe Ferland-trained Inuit (Fr) (Caravaggio), a two-time winner from three trips to the races, has been added as lot 240bis to the upcoming Arqana Vente d'Elevage Sale Dec. 4. A debut second on turf at Bourdeaux Le Bouscat Sept. 19, the gray colt has since put them back-to-back, winning his maiden by three lengths

Q Bar J's Adams Found Dead

John “Quincy” Adams, who consigned at the 2-year-old sales under his and his wife Jennifer's Q Bar J Thoroughbreds banner, was reportedly found dead last week at the age of 51. His family had filed a missing person report with the Levy County Sheriff's Office after having not seen him since Oct. 24 and not

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