Breeding Stock Sale

BBAG Spring Sale Catalogue Features Almost 70 Lots

A total of 69 horses have been catalogued for the upcoming BBAG Spring Sale on Friday, May 31, the sales company announced on Thursday. Past graduates of the sale include multiple Group 1 winner and G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Danedream (Ger) (Lomitas {GB}). Overall, 24 horses offered by BBAG across all of their sales won group races in 2023, while five of the last 10 winners of the G1 Deutsches Derby are BBAG sale alumni. Among the juvenile sires represented are Galiway (GB), Holy Roman Emperor (Ire),...

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'Quality And Diversity' On Offer As February Sale Catalogue Released By Tattersalls

A total of 376 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale at Park Paddocks on Feb. 1-2. Divided between 146 fillies and mares in/out of training, 27 broodmares, 172 colts and geldings in/out of training, 22 yearlings and nine 2-year-olds, the sale will begin on Feb. 1 after the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Flat Stallion Parade. The second session will take place at 10 a.m. Among the lots on offer are Grade III winner Angel Terrace (Ghostzapper) (lot 67), herself a half-sister to crack stayer Order Of St...

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Half-Sister To La Petite Coco One Of The Highlights Of The Goffs February Sale

La Petite Sissi (Ire) (Ivawood {Ire}) (lot 385), a half-sister to G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}), is one of the leading lots catalogued for the Goffs February Sale on Feb. 7-8. A total of 431 lots are spread across the two days featuring both Flat and National Hunt horses of all ages, with each session beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday's session begins with 2-year-olds, horses-in-training and stores followed by a weanling section with a wide variety of sires represented. Foals kick...

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“No Panic Yet” – Arqana Boss Optimistic About Ending The Year On A High

Arqana boss Freddy Powell says he is optimistic the sales company can end the year on a high as leading vendors Gwen Monneraye of la Motteraye and Charles Brière of the Fairway Consignment reported strong footfall on the eve of the breeding stock sale.  The sales figures for the breeding stock sale in Britain and the foal sales in Ireland took a dip on the whole this year and Tattersalls chairman Edmond Mahony said 'certain sectors are facing into a headwind' when acknowledging the struggles facing operators in the middle...

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Bidding Open For Fasig-Tipton December Digital Sale, Includes 300 Plus Entries

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 308 entries for its December Digital Sale, which is now open through Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m ET, the auction house said in a release Thursday. The catalogue, which is the largest ever offered on the Fasig-Tipton Digital platform, features more than 170 broodmares, as well as broodmare prospects, horses of racing age, yearlings and weanlings. The catalogue also includes a stallion share and lifetime breeding right in MGSW Flameaway (Scat Daddy), who is the current co-leading North American first-crop sire by black-type winners. "This is...

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Keeneland Supplements 58 Horses To 2024 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has supplemented 58 horses--including the yearling full-sister to undefeated 2023 GI NetJets Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Just F Y I (Justify)--to the 2024 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will cover four sessions from Jan. 8-11, the organization said in a release Thursday. The auction of broodmares and broodmare prospects, newly turned yearlings, horses of racing age, stallions and stallion prospects, includes Just F Y I's full-sister, who is out of Star Act, a winning SP daughter of Street Cry (Ire). Consigned by Hill 'n' Dale at...

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“Real Quality” On Offer At Tattersalls December Mares Sale

A quintet of Group 1-winning race fillies anchor the 1,062-strong Tattersalls December Mares Sale from Dec. 4-7, headlined by the Sceptre Sessions on Monday, Dec. 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 5. Inaugurated last year, the Sceptre Sessions feature 1000 Guineas heroine Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) (1433); Pretty Polly S. victress Via Sistina (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) (lot 1788); top-level winners Lezoo (GB) (Zoustar {Aus}) (lot 1776) and Prosperous Voyage (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) (lot 1811), both trained by Ralph Beckett; and South African Grade 1 winner Vernichey (SAf) (Vercingetorix {SAf}) (lot 1802)....

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Group 1 Winners Lezoo And Prosperous Voyage To Be Offered During Sceptre Session At Tattersalls In December

Group 1 winners Lezoo (GB) (Zoustar {Aus}) and Prosperous Voyage (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) will be offered at the Tattersalls December Mares Sale on Dec. 4-7. The pair will sell during the Sceptre Session on Tuesday, Dec. 5, for co-owners Marc Chan and Andrew Rosen. The Cartier European Champion 2-Year-Old Filly in 2022, Lezoo won the G1 Cheveley Park S. over subsequent GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies heroine Meditate (Ire) (No Nay Never) and G1 1000 Guineas victress Mawj (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}). The Chasemore Farm-bred filly is out of...

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Diverse Tattersalls February Catalogue Released

A total of 463 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale and can be viewed online. The sale will begin after the TBA Stallion Parade, which starts at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, and at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3. The catalogue is comprised of 203 fillies and mares in/out-of-training, 37 broodmares and one stallion, 200 colts and geldings in/out-of-training, 11 yearlings and 11 2-year-olds. There are high class consignments from leading owner-breeders including Godolphin (16) and from leading British trainers including Andrew Balding (10),...

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Goffs Chief Henry Beeby: 'This Is A Sale People Cannot Afford To Miss'

It was at the November Foal Sale at Goffs in 2015 when Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) shot the lights out at €1.1 million and the wheel will turn full circle this week with the Kildangan Stud-based sire represented by 14 foals in what promises to be another high-class edition.  The sale takes place from Monday, November 14 at 10am to Thursday, November 17 and will be immediately followed by the two-day November Breeding Stock Sale.  It was at that sale when Chicquita (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) was sold for €6.6 million...

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Sceptre Sessions Feature Quintet Of Group 1 Winners As Tattersalls December Mares Catalogue Revealed

The catalogue for the Tattersalls December Mares Sale, headlined by five Group 1-winning fillies in the Sceptre Sessions alone, is now online. A total of 1,054 lots have been entered to sell from Nov. 28-Dec. 1, with the Sceptre Sessions set for Nov. 28-29. Leading the high-quality catalogue is four-time Group 1 winner Alcohol Free (Ire) (No Nay Never) (lot 1904); dual Group 1-winning miler Saffron Beach (Ire) (New Bay {GB}) (lot 1878); G1 Nunthorpe S. heroine Winter Power (Ire) (Bungle Inthejungle {GB}) (lot 1865); and the Group 1 winners...

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Group 1 Winner Sweet Lady To Sell At Arqana December

Group 1 winner Sweet Lady (Fr) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) will be offered during the Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale during Dec. 3-6. A winner of the G1 Prix Vermeille, the 4-year-old landed the G2 Prix Corrida, G3 Prix de Flore, and the Listed Prix La Camargo in the Gemini Stud silks for trainer Francis-Henri Graffard earlier in her career. Graffard said, "It's been a pleasure to train this magnificent filly for the last three years. Very brave and with a great temperament, she achieved all her objectives this year...

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