TB Memorabilia Auction To Benefit Local KY Youth Sports Team

Several pieces of racing memorabilia will be auctioned off in support of the Georgetown Middle School Football Program in Georgetown, KY. The auction includes authentic leather halters worn by California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit), Olympiad (Speightstown), Liam's Map (Unbridled's Song), and Songbird (Medaglia d'Oro) among others. Also available are behind the scenes private tours of WinStar Farm and Spendthrift Farm, as well as Denali Stud. Bids can be placed here and the auction ends Sept. 16.

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Dettori Memorabilia Auction Led By Signed Oaks Trophy

The online sale of 126 racing items from jockey Frankie Dettori's private collection--offered by Cheffins in Cambridge from July 5 through July 18--was highlighted by a trophy from his victory aboard Soul Sister in last month's Betfred Oaks. Likely his final career Classic victory, the signed trophy brought £5,000 from an undisclosed U.K. buyer. Also sold were a pair of signed boots from a race in Saudi Arabia for £2,800, a signed racing saddle used by Dettori at Epsom for £1,400 and a set of the royal blue Godolphin silks...

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TAA to Auction 2023 Lexitonian Season

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will offer a Lexitonian 2023 breeding season for auction Monday, Feb. 6 from 6-9 PM EST. Donated by Lexitonian's trainer, Jack Sisterson, the offer entails a 2023 No Guarantee Season with a Breed Back. Standing at Lane's End for $7,500 LFSN, the Grade I winner's first foals will arrive this year. "He's a horse who fights," said trainer Jack Sisterson. "He has the talent, the will, and the heart. He's a class act winning and placing second in multiple Grade I races...Lexitonian brought a lot...

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'Countdown to Triple Crown' Auction Goes Live Saturday

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will host a special "Countdown to the Triple Crown" fund-raising event on Saturday. This event, scheduled exactly three months before the 2023 GI Kentucky Derby, will feature hundreds of silent auction items and an online auction of 10 unique items and experience packages to benefit the Museum. Guests can attend the event in person at the Museum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. or bid on special packages online beginning at noon. To purchase tickets, visit here or call (518) 584-0400....

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NYTB Stallion Season Auction Returns in Late Jan.

New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. (NYTB) will conduct its annual Stallion Season Auction from Friday, Jan. 27 to Tuesday, Jan. 31 on The auction raises funds that allow the NYTB to carry on its two-fold mission of promoting New York breeding and racing and protecting the welfare of industry stakeholders. Attracting donated seasons from farms in the Empire State and Kentucky, the auction has included McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, Sequel New York, Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions, Rockridge Stud, Darley, WinStar Farm, Darby Dan Farm, and Gainesway Farm....

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Letter to the Editor: The Dilger Family

The inaugural golf tournament fundraiser for the Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation was held Oct. 10 at Houston Oaks Golf Course and was a tremendous success. On behalf of our board, and the Dilger Family, we would like to extend a warm thank you to everyone who helped to make this first fundraiser happen. It was great to see so many people come out. We had wonderful support from the equine community. A very special thank you to Ashford Stud, Eddie Woods, Fasig Tipton, Garrett O'Rourke, Hagyards Equine Medical Institute,...

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Keeneland November Gets Underway

LEXINGTON, KY--The industry action moves back to Keeneland Monday, just two days after the Lexington oval hosted the Breeders' Cup, for the 10-day Keeneland November Sale, which runs through Nov. 16. The auction opens at 1 p.m. Monday with a single session Book 1, containing 240 head. Thirty minutes prior to that however, Keeneland offers the chance of a lifetime, a 2.5% fractional interest in the undefeated and sensational GI Breeders' Cup Classic winner Flightline (Tapit). It will be part of their first metaverse experience. (Click here for full story)....

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Tapit Filly on Top as Vibrant Trade Continues at Fasig-Tipton October

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, which produced a day of brisk trade during Monday's first session, saw activity tick up another notch during a vibrant day of trade Tuesday in Lexington. "The first horse through the ring this morning brought six figures and the last horse through the ring brought six figures," said Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning. "There was brisk activity and great trade, literally from start to finish today. It was very similar to yesterday." Midway through the four-day auction, 524 yearlings have sold for $28,232,900....

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BC Contender Among Latest FTKNOV Supplements

Two additional horses have been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November Sale, including a Breeders' Cup contender. LADY HOLLYWOOD (GB) (Havana Grey {GB}) (Hip 317): A 2-year-old filly who defeated males in the G3 Prix d'Arenberg at Paris Longchamp Sept. 1. She is also a stakes winner in Ireland and will make her next start in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. She is consigned as a racing/broodmare prospect by St. George Sales, agent. CAKE BABY (Stormy Atlantic) (Hip 318): Stakes placed during her racing career, she is the dam...

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Good Results at CTHS Ontario Mixed Sale

The Oct. 19 CTHS Ontario Mixed Sale saw three individuals share the top price of $35,000. The first was a yearling filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Richard G. Hogan, Agent, second a Kantharos yearling filly consigned by Hill 'N' Dale Sales Agency, Agent and Blurricane (Rebellion {GB}), a stakes-winning broodmare by Rebellion (GB) consigned by Ballycroy Bloodstock, Agent for Ken Lee, Dennis Mitchell and Dan and Gaye Bell. The average selling price of $9,396.00 was up significantly over 2021($4,251.64). The median this year was $6,250.00 versus ($2,000.00) last year....

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Sotheby's To Auction Paintings from The Jockey Club

Some 38 works of art with a combined estimated value of $900,000 to $1.3 million from The Jockey Club will be auctioned off in Sotheby's Sporting Life Sale, with online bidding open from Oct. 14-25. Leading the group is a significant painting by John Frederick Herring Sr., titled: The 1828 Doncaster St. Leger Won by The Colonel, which is estimated to fetch between $400,000 and $600,000. John Frederick Herring Sr.'s series of racing pictures inspired by the 1828 St Leger S. are some of his most highly prized sporting works...

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Dams of BC Contenders Among First FTKNOV Supplements

The dams of four Grade I winners, including a pair of 2-year-olds that will be among the favorites for the juvenile dirt races at the upcoming Breeders' Cup meeting at Keeneland, are among the initial supplemental entries to The November Sale to be held at Fasig-Tipton's Newtown Paddocks Sunday, Nov. 6. Trophy Girl (Warrior's Reward) will be offered by Denali Stud as hip 302. The 9-year-old mare, selling in foal to dual Eclipse Award winner Essential Quality, is the dam of Blazing Sevens (Good Magic), third behind recent GI Claiborne...

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