horses of racing age

Fasig-Tipton Digital Sale Kicks Off Thursday

Fasig-Tipton's new standalone digital auction platform--Fasig-Tipton Digital--will launch Thursday with the March Digital Selected Sale. The sale continues through Tuesday, Mar. 22. "There's a lot of people that have expressed the need for this kind of market," said Leif Aaron, Fasig-Tipton Director of Digital Sales. "They've been very supportive of our first sale. To them, it's a segment of the market that needs to be filled." The catalogue of approximately 15-20 head will be revealed at digital.fasigtipton.com Thursday and bidding will open at that time. The group will include horses...

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Keeneland 2022 January Horses of All Ages Sale Catalog Now Online

Keeneland has cataloged 1,516 horses--broodmares and broodmare prospects, yearlings and horses of racing age along with stallions and stallion prospects--for its 2022 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will present four sessions from Jan. 10-13. The January Sale catalog is available online at Keeneland.com. Print catalogs are scheduled to be delivered the week of Dec. 20. "Given the dynamic markets we've seen in September and November, the January Sale will offer breeders another terrific opportunity to acquire quality broodmares and broodmare prospects in advance of the breeding season," Keeneland...

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BBAG to Hold Christmas Online Sale

The inaugural BBAG Christmas Online Sale will begin on Nov. 26 and bidding will close on Nov. 28. Horses of all ages are permitted for the auction which is identical in format to the spring online auction, BBAG announced on Monday. Horses do not have to travel to the sales ring in Iffezheim. Videos and photos of lots will be available in the online catalogue after publication. The deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 18. For more information, please visit the BBAG website.

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Nine More Supplemented to KEENOV HRA Section

Nine more supplements have been added to the Keeneland November Sale's Horses of Racing Age portion. The sale begins Wednesday, Nov. 10 with HRA offerings selling on the final day, Nov. 19. Keeneland will continue to accept Book 1 supplements until the auction begins and will accept HRA supplements through mid-November. The latest round of supplements, which include a half-sister to Friday's GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf contender and GIII Matron S. winner Bubble Rock (More Than Ready), are as follows: Aragon, a 2-year-old filly by Street Boss who...

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Keeneland to Offer HRA Session During November Sale

Keeneland will offer a horses-of-racing-age section at its 2021 November Breeding Stock Sale by creating a separate, single-day session to be held on the final day of the auction. A selection of breeding stock will be offered early in this final session, followed by the full group of racehorses cataloged to the sale. "We are excited about this refreshed take on the racehorse segment, and we feel this change will provide a nice bookend to what we anticipate to be a lively market for the November Sale," said Keeneland Vice President...

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OBS Winter Mixed Sale Kicks Off Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company kicks off their 2021 season Tuesday with the two-day OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Tuesday's session starts with a 183-head consignor-preferred session which will be immediately followed by a 120-head Horses of Racing Age session. Wednesday's open session consists of 354 horses and is a mix of broodmares and short yearlings. Both sessions start at 10:30 a.m. Those numbers include late supplements. The supplemental catalogues will be available on the grounds and those additional horses will sell immediately following the original catalogue. "We are cautiously optimistic,"...

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BC HORA Discount Nomination Deadline Saturday

The Breeders' Cup is reminding all horsemen that this Saturday, Aug. 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET is the discount deadline for nomination of horses of racing age to the Breeders' Cup program. All horses must be Breeders' Cup-nominated in order to compete in the Breeders' Cup. The nomination discounts are as follows: Juveniles by a nominated Breeders' Cup stallion can join the program for $12,000. This one-time nomination fee makes the racehorse Breeders' Cup-eligible for its entire racing career. Runners which are 3-year-olds and older that were foaled in the...

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Recent Stakes Winner The Black Album Among Latest F-T HRA Supplements

The Black Album (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}), winner of Wednesday's Jonathan B. Schuster Memorial S. at Indiana Grand, is one of the five latest supplements added to Monday's Fasig-Tipton July Horses of Racing Age Sale. The French Group 2 winner earned a 94 Beyer Speed Figure for his recent victory. He will be consigned to next week's sale as hip 177 by Bluewater Sales, agent. The latest batch of supplements are catalogued as hips 177-181. Click to view the enhanced online catalogue for the sale, featuring pedigrees, race videos, statistical...

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Breeders' Cup Extends Nomination Discount Deadline for Horses of Racing Age

Due to changes in racetrack schedules and auction sales dates as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, the Breeders' Cup announced Monday that it's extending the discount deadline for horses of racing age to Saturday, Aug. 15. All horses must be Breeders' Cup-nominated in order to compete in the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which is scheduled to be held at Keeneland Nov. 6-7. The original horses of racing age nomination discount deadline was July 15. "Although most Breeders' Cup nominated horses join the program as weanlings, there are a few each...

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Texas Summer Yearling Sale Adds Horses of Racing Age Section

The upcoming Texas Summer Yearling Sale Aug. 24 will now include a horses of racing age session in lieu of having broodmares and weanlings, the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. For this year only, the mixed session will only be open to 2-year-olds and older horses of racing age. The change is due to the cancellation of the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which could not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "After talking to consignors, we found there was strong demand for a horses of racing...

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