coronavirus and horse sales

TDN Writers’ Room with Tom Ventura

OBS President Tom Ventura joins this week's TDN Writers' Room to discuss the results of the OBS sales that occurred in the midst of the Coronavirus, and what OBS learned as an organization while operating under the unprecedented conditions.

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Weathering the Storm: Kerry Cauthen

While many questions regarding the Coronavirus pandemic remain unanswered, and with a stock market experiencing extreme volatility, there is continued uncertainty as to what could happen in our industry over the next few years. But many people in the industry have been through such ambiguity before. We sought the advice of industry leaders who successfully made their way through the Great Recession, and we asked what they learned from it and how they will use their experiences to advance through the coming years. KERRY CAUTHEN, Four Star Sales  Looking back...

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Weathering the Storm: Shannon Potter

While many questions regarding the Coronavirus pandemic remain unanswered, and with a stock market experiencing extreme volatility, there is continued uncertainty as to what could happen in our industry over the next few years. But many people in the industry have been through such ambiguity before. We sought the advice of industry leaders who successfully made their way through the Great Recession, and we asked what they learned from it and how they will use their experiences to advance through the coming years. SHANNON POTTER, Town and Country Farms Looking...

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Weathering the Storm: Tommy Eastham

While many questions regarding the Coronavirus pandemic remain unanswered, and with a stock market experiencing extreme volatility, there is continued uncertainty as to what could happen in our industry over the next few years. But many people in the industry have been through such ambiguity before. We sought the advice of industry leaders who successfully made their way through the Great Recession, and we asked what they learned from it and how they will use their experiences to advance through the coming years. TOMMY EASTHAM, Legacy Bloodstock The effects of...

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Weathering the Storm: Vivien Malloy

While many questions regarding the Coronavirus pandemic remain unanswered, and with a stock market experiencing extreme volatility, there is continued uncertainty as to what could happen in our industry over the next few years. But many people in the industry have been through such ambiguity before. We sought the advice of industry leaders who successfully made their way through the Great Recession, and we asked what they learned from it and how they will use their experiences to advance through the coming years. VIVIEN MALLOY, Edition Farm It's a very...

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Weathering the Storm: Doug Arnold

While many questions regarding the Coronavirus pandemic remain unanswered, and with a stock market experiencing extreme volatility, there is continued uncertainty as to what could happen in our industry over the next few years. But many people in the industry have been through such ambiguity before. We sought the advice of industry leaders who successfully made their way through the Great Recession, and we asked what they learned from it and how they will use their experiences to advance through the coming years. DOUG ARNOLD, Buck Pond Farm Liquidity is...

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Tattersalls Revise Breeze-up Schedule

In light of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Tattersalls Group has announced a further delay to its combined Craven and Ascot Breeze-up Sale, which will now be staged in Newmarket on Tuesday, June 23. The Guineas Breeze-up Sale will remain in its already revised date of July 6 and 7, and the Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-up has now been postponed until Friday, July 24. A statement released by Tattersalls on Wednesday indicated that contingency plans, which could mean that British- and Irish-consigned horses breeze in their respective countries, are also in...

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Arqana Breeze-up Delayed

Arqana president Eric Hoyeau has stated that the company is leaving "no stone unturned" in finding a solution to staging its Breeze-up Sale, which should have taken place but on May 8 and 9 but now cannot following a lockdown extension by the French government. With France remaining under strict constraints until May 11, the Arqana bloodstock team is now in liaison with vendors with regard to rescheduling the sale. The options include holding the breeze-up on its reserve dates of June 2 to 3 or 3 to 4, or...

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Fasig Midlantic Two-Year-Olds Rescheduled

The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds-in-Training Sale, originally scheduled in May, will now be held on Monday and Tuesday, June 29-30, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland, the sales company announced in a press release Friday morning. The sale's under-tack show will be held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, June 24-26. "The latest data on the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with social-distancing recommendations and stay-at-home orders, has necessitated the change of dates," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "Fortunately, we had already planned on having an auction in Maryland...

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