digital sales

Inglis Digital Expands Into U.S.

The Australian sales company Inglis, which has hosted online auctions in Australia for seven years, will expand into America with the takeover of the thoroughbred auction company Wanamaker's, which will now be known as Inglis Digital USA, according to a press release from the company Wednesday morning. Inglis said they plan to launch a monthly sale beginning in July. Wanamaker's has been conducting monthly auctions for horses of all ages since June, 2020. Inglis Digital currently offers sales in Australia with an average of 300 horses offered every two weeks,...

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Resolute Secures Mensa For $740k In Record-Setting FT Digital Flash Sale

Mensa (Complexity), the first 2-year-old winner for his freshman sire, sold on a final bid of $740,000 April 29 in the one-horse Mensa Flash Sale, a record-setting sum for the Fasig-Tipton Digital platform, the company announced Monday. Offered by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for D.J. Stables LLC Graduate, the colt went the way of John Stewart's Resolute Bloodstock. Mensa is entered in Thursday's Kentucky Juvenile S. at Churchill Downs, where he has been installed as the morning-line second choice. "We are always looking to add talented runners to our...

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Iresine Dam, Half-Sister For Sale On I Want The Winner

The next online sale at is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 24 and will feature a pair of relations to recent G1 Prix Royal Oak winner Iresine (Fr) (Manduro {Ger}). Catalogued as lot 3 is Inanga (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}), the dam of the five-year-old stayer, who also won this year's G2 Qatar Prix Foy on Arc Trials weekend in September. The is the Marquise de Moratalla family that also includes the dual Group 3-placed In Chambers (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}) and Group 3 winner Roi de Rome (Time for...

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'Pinehurst Flash Sale' Begins Thursday on Fasig-Tipton Digital

Pinehurst (Twirling Candy--Giant Win, by Giant's Causeway), winner of last year's GI Del Mar Futurity and this year's G3 Saudi Derby, will be offered on Fasig-Tipton Digital in a one-horse auction beginning Thursday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m. ET and concluding Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. ET. Pinehurst is being offered by ELiTE, agent, as a racing or stallion prospect. The bay, bred on a similar cross to Gun Runner, was a debut winner at Del Mar last August and followed up with a 4 1/2-length victory in the...

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Irish Derby Runner-Up To Be Offered on Goffs Online

Lone Eagle (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), beaten a neck into second by Hurricane Lane (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) in the 2021 G1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, will be offered on the Goffs Online platform in a timed auction Nov. 21 and 22. A 500,000gns Tattersalls October yearling, the son of the stakes-winning and American Grade III-placed Modernstone (GB) (Duke of Marmalade {Ire}) won three of his four starts at two, including the G3 Zetland S. for trainer Martyn Meade and had future US champion and GI Breeders' Cup Turf hero Yibir...

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Half to Jack Christopher Highlights Fasig-Tipton June Digital Sale

A half-sister by Mo Town to the GI Champagne winner Jack Christopher (Munnings), a recent winner of the GII Pat Day Mile S. at Churchill, highlights 12 entries for Fasig-Tipton's June Digital Sale, now online at Bidding is officially open and will close this Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. EDT. "We have several attractive offerings for this Belmont week sale, including a two-year-old half-sister to undefeated GI winner Jack Christopher,  who is expected to run in the GI Woody Stephens on Belmont Stakes day," said Leif Aaron, Fasig-Tipton...

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Flash Sale a 'Sweet' Success for Fox Hill

Sweet Tea (Into Mischief--Ava Pie, by Distorted Humor), the sole offering from Fasig-Tipton Digital's Fox Hill Flash Sale, was purchased for $320,000 by Vicente Perez. The 4-year-old filly, a maiden winner in four starts for Fox Hill and Larry Jones, was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for the late Rick Porter's operation. Sweet Tea, a $300,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase in 2019, is a full-sister to two-time stakes winner and multiple graded-placed Sound Machine and is also a half-sister to SW & GSP Forever Liesl (Mineshaft). The filly's...

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Fasig-Tipton Offers Fox Hill Flash Sale

Fasig-Tipton's new digital platform is currently hosting online bidding for the "Fox Hill Flash Sale," a one-horse online auction for Fox Hill Farms, Inc.-owned Sweet Tea (Into Mischief). The 4-year-old filly, who broke her maiden at Oaklawn Park in January for trainer Larry Jones, is consigned as a broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. Out of Ava Pie (Distorted Humor), she is a half-sister to stakes winner and graded-placed Forever Liesl (Mineshaft) and a full-sister to multiple stakes winner and multiple graded placed Sound Machine. "The Fox Hill...

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Maximus Aurelius Tops Keeneland August Digital Sale

Maximus Aurelius, a 3-year-old colt by Tapit out of champion Close Hatches, sold for $40,000 to Pewter Stable to top Tuesday's Keeneland August Digital Sale, held as part of Keeneland's Digital Sales Ring platform. Consigned by Juddmonte as a racing or stallion prospect, Maximus Aurelius is a full-brother to multiple graded stakes winner Tacitus. Captain Ginny B, a 4-year-old filly by Uncle Mo, brought the sale's second-highest price of $12,000 from JBS Stable. Consigned by Winchester Equine, agent for Michael Scardina, Captain Ginny B is out of the stakes-winning Big...

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Bloodstock Start-Up Aims To Modernise Sales Process

ThoroughBid is the new kid on the block in the bloodstock auction world, offering Britain's first online-only platform for buying and selling everything from horses in training and broodmares to shares in syndicates and stallion nominations.  "It's evolution rather than revolution," says the company's co-founder Ross Alberto, a racehorse owner who runs a commercial property and farming business in Gloucestershire.  Alberto launched ThoroughBid last week in partnership with Will Kinsey, the former amateur rider and trainer whose many roles in the bloodstock business include breeder, syndicator, agent and sales consignor....

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Digital Sale Platform ThoroughBid Launched

A new digital sale platform whose founders are aiming to "shake up the landscape of racehorse auctions" launched in Britain on Thursday.  ThoroughBid, a Cirencester-based company formed in 2020 by Ross Alberto and former trainer and amateur rider Will Kinsey, is the first online-only auction house for Thoroughbreds in the UK. With plans to hold its inaugural sale later this summer, ThoroughBid aims to provide vendors and purchasers with regular opportunities to trade a range of bloodstock, from horses in training to breeding stock. The online platform offers vendors a...

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Keeneland Digital Sales Ring Schedules Seven 2021 Sales

Seven mixed sales for 2021 have been scheduled by Keeneland Digital Sales Ring, Keeneland's virtual stand-alone auction platform, with the first sale set to take place Tuesday, Mar. 23. The remainder of the 2021 digital sales will occur May 25, June 29, July 27, Aug. 31, Oct. 26, and Dec. 14, with entries opening anywhere from approximately two to four weeks prior, depending on the sale. Catalogues will be live five days before each sale. "We are excited to announce the 2021 schedule for the Keeneland Digital Sales Ring, which...

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