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Dual SW Bound by Destiny Tops Wanamaker's Catalogue

The 2-year-old filly Bound by Destiny (Lord Nelson), a two-time winner in non black-type stakes company at Delaware Park earlier this year, tops the list of 39 horses of all ages that are up for auction during the Wanamaker's December Sale. The catalogue is available at Progressive this season, Bound by Destiny won her debut by 14 lengths and added a Delaware allowance before taking the restricted Blue Hen S. and Small Wonder S. in her next two starts. Her current bankroll stands at $138,750. Other offerings include: Lofty...

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Vente d'Elevage Catalogue Online

The catalogue for Arqana's Vente d'Elevage, to be held Dec. 3-6 in Deauville, is now online. This year's sale features a total of 1,024 mares, fillies and foals and will also include dispersals from the legendary Haras du Quesnay and the Saudi entity Marbat LLC. The opening session of the auction will see the first 248 lots go under the hammer, including 40 stakes winners in and out of training. Sweet Lady (Fr) (Lope de Vega {Ire}), winner of this year's G1 Qatar Prix Vermeille, will be offered by trainer...

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Bidding Open For Final Phase of Todd Dispersal

Bidding for the final phase of the Glen Todd Dispersal is now open at The catalogue features 35 in-foal mares and weanlings, all available for inspection at Todd Manor Farm, 2991 Leestown Rd., in Midway, KY, just outside of Lexington. Ballysax Bloodstock consigns all of the horses on behalf of the Dispersal. Twenty-one broodmares will be on offer in foal to the likes of American Freedom, Army Mule, Cairo Prince, Complexity, Echo Town, Enticed, Frosted, Good Magic, Knicks Go, Mo Town, Nyquist, Practical Joke, and Upstart. Fourteen weanlings are...

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Arqana August Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the Aug. 13-15 Arqana August Yearling Sale is online and can be viewed at Having already produced the likes of Angel Bleu, Hello You, Mangoustine, Rougir, Sealiway, Noble Truth, Meditate and Skalleti, the 2022 renewal is comprised of 313 yearlings which will be sold over three days, a departure from the two-day format previously. The sales times are as follows: Saturday, Aug. 13: 2p.m. - lot 1 to 145 Sunday, Aug. 14: 5.30p.m. - lot 146 to 230 Monday, Aug. 15: 5.30p.m. - lot 231 to...

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OBS Winter Mixed Under-Tack Show Pushed Back

Due to a forecast that calls for early-morning temperatures in the low 30s, officials at OBS have announced that the breeze show for their Winter Mixed Sale next Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and 26, will begin Monday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. ET, one hour later than previously advertised. A total of 115 horses are cataloged in the sale's racing age section, with hips 251-329 in the original catalog. A printed supplemental catalog for hips 330-362 is now available on the grounds at OBS and can also be viewed...

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Foals Keep Up Market Momentum at Tatts

by Chris McGrath NEWMARKET, UK -- The world certainly looks a different place from when these babies slithered into the straw. A less frightening one, thankfully, to many breeders, who have been relieved by a remarkable strength and depth in all levels of the market after the global economy absorbed the shock of Covid. So while the Tattersalls December Foal Sale opened in the customary low register, business on Wednesday unequivocally maintained the buoyant morale established in other sectors. Indeed, the clearance rate of 84% was a session record, and...

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25 Horses Supplemented To Keeneland November Sale

Officials at Keeneland have announced the addition of 25 horses to their upcoming November Breeding Stock Sale Nov. 10-19. Fourteen horses have been supplemented to Book 1 of the auction, while 11 horses have been added to the Horses of Racing Age section of the sale. Added to Book 1, which features 227 horses, are: Hip 216, A Z Warrior (Bernardini), winner of the GI Frizette S. in 2010, offered by Eaton Sales, agent, in foal to Uncle Mo and whose track record-setting daughter Conch Pearl (American Pharoah) runs Sunday...

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Pope Goes To $1.3M for Tapit Colt

Mandy Pope made her first big splash at the 2021 Keeneland September Sale, going to $1.3 million for Gainesway's hip 331. The Lexington nursery acquired the colt's dam Danzatrice (Dunkirk) for $105,000 at the 2014 OBS April Sale and raced her to seven victories, including a trio at black-type level and a third-place effort in the GIII Groupie Doll S. Danzatrice is a half-sister to Eclipse Award winner Jaywalk (Cross Traffic), who is a maternal granddaughter of the late Unbridled's Song the same as Danzatrice. Mandy Pope paid $3.8 million...

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OBS June Continues With Solid Results

OCALA, FL - Steady trade continued through the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company June Sale of 2-Year-Olds Thursday in Central Florida, with a filly by Nyquist bringing the day's top bid when selling for $420,000 to Gary Hartunian's Rockingham Ranch. The session-topping juvenile was consigned by Eddie Woods. "It was another good day," OBS Director of Sales Tod Wojciechowski said at the close of business Thursday. "We carried a lot of the momentum that we had yesterday into today and I think it will carry on through...

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Fasig-Tipton July Catalog Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has cataloged a total of 348 yearlings for The July Sale, to be held at the auction house's Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Kentucky, in a single session Tuesday, July 13. The catalog is available for viewing online. The front cover for the 2021 edition, which is back in its normal position on the calendar after being pushed back to September last year, is adorned with Grade I graduates of The July Sale, including Derby City Distaff heroine Bell's The One (Majesticperfection), recent GI Madison S. winner Kimari (Munnings) and...

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Keeneland Catalogs 18 For May Digital Sale

The Keeneland May Digital Sale features an 18-strong catalog as part of Keeneland's Digital Sales Ring and is now available for viewing at Among the lots of interest are hip 2, the 6-year-old stallion American Power (Power Broker), winner of three of his last four trips to the post, including a half-length victory in the GIII Toboggan S. at Aqueduct Jan. 30. The chestnut is being pointed to the GII True North S. at Belmont Park June 4. American Power is consigned by Sean S. Perl Bloodstock. Three-year-old filly...

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Million-Dollar Babies Pace OBS Wednesday

By Jessica Martini & Christie DeBernardis OCALA, FL - A pair of million-dollar juveniles punctuated a day of lively trade in Central Florida as the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds reached its midway point with a second session Wednesday. "We certainly picked up where we left off yesterday and the action was just as good, if not better, and we hope it continues to move forward into the next two days," said OBS Director of Sales Tod Wojciechowski. "We came into the sale with some expectations given...

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