Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale

Speakers at Upcoming Pedigree and Conformation Clinic at Fasig-Tipton include Terry Finley and Kenny McPeek

West Point's Terry Finley, leading trainer Kenny McPeek and others have been announced as speakers for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's Pedigree & Conformation Clinic on Monday, Oct. 23 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Kentucky. The day-long clinic will take place on the first day of Fasig Tipton's Kentucky October Yearling sale. Attendees will learn insights on different aspects of Thoroughbred auctions, bloodstock, pedigree, and conformation analysis, and more from industry professionals as well as enjoy a day at the sales. The topics and speakers at the clinic include: •...

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Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky October Yearlings Catalogue Now Online

Fasig-Tipton's online catalogue has 1,605 yearlings for its Kentucky October Yearlings Sale, which will be held Oct. 23-26 in Lexington, Kentucky, the auction house said in a release Thursday morning. The four consecutive sessions, conducted Monday-Thursday, will begin each day at 10 a.m. (ET). "Kentucky October has developed into one of the most important yearling sales in the country," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "Every major sire in North America is represented in this catalogue, and the sale's graduates continue to perform at the highest levels. October is a sale...

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TOBA Outlines Speakers for Oct. 24 Clinic

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced the roster of speakers for its Pedigree & Conformation Clinic at Fasig-Tipton, held Monday, Oct. 24, in Lexington during the Kentucky October Yearlings sale. The event, sponsored by Lexington Equine Medical Group and the Retired Racehorse Project, offers insight on different aspects of Thoroughbred auctions, including bloodstock, pedigree and conformation analysis, and more from industry professionals. The topics and speakers at the clinic include: Horse Selection & Working with your Bloodstock Agent, presented by Chad Schumer (Bloodstock Agent) The Role of an Auction...

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Opening Session at FTKOCT Delayed

Due to inclement weather in and around Lexington Monday morning, officials at Fasig-Tipton have announced that Monday's opening session of the company's October Yearling Sale is being pushed back by one hour. The sale will now begin at 11 a.m. EDT. Before withdrawals, a total of 396 horses are cataloged for the first of four days of trade at Newtown Paddocks. Jessica Martini previews the sale in Monday's TDN.        

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Freshman Sire Hootenanny Off The Mark at Pontefract

Hootenanny (Quality Road) became the latest freshman sire off the mark when the Kevin Ryan-trained Louisiana-bred filly Esken Rose shed maiden status on debut in Thursday's Northern Commercials Service, Sales & Parts Novice S. at Pontefract. The $4,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling and £38,000 Goresbridge@Newmarket breezer, who sported the colours of Hambleton Racing, made all to defeat Clarets Glory (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) by a length. 1st-Pontefract, £7,200, Nov, 9-16, 2yo, 6fT, 1:16.39, g/f. ESKEN ROSE (f, 2, Hootenanny--Eskenforandreya, by Eskendereya) was the sharpest of nine into stride and seized...

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V. E. Day's First Crop of Kentucky-Breds Bound for Fasig-Tipton

Grade I-winning millionaire V. E. Day will be represented by his first crop of Kentucky-bred yearlings at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings Sale scheduled to be held Oct. 26 through 29. Owned by Magalen Ohrstrom Bryant, the son of English Channel won the Curlin S. at three before capturing the 2014 GI Travers over Wicked Strong (Hard Spun). At four, he ran second in the GII Brooklyn Invitational S. He stood his first season at stud at Waldorf Farm in New York before relocating to Doug Arnold's Buck Pond...

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