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Q&A With Fasig-Tipton Digital Sales Director Leif Aaron

With the largest Fasig-Tipton online auction to-date underway--counting just over 300 diverse entries in its catalogue--their December Digital Sale is making this one to remember before it closes next Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. ET. Fasig-Tipton's Director of Digital Sales Leif Aaron took time out of his busy day to discuss with the TDN the numbers, the expectations, comparisons with the physical sales and a whole lot more, as the offerings unfold through the holiday weekend. TDN: It seems like every digital sale you are announcing a record number...

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$425K Chameleon On Top As Book 3 Opens at Keeneland November

LEXINGTON, KY - The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale entered its Book 3 section Saturday in Lexington. Leading the day's trade was the 4-year-old broodmare Chameleon (Candy Ride {Arg}), who sold for $425,000 to the bid of Terri Burch of Stoneway Farm. The mare, in foal to Practical Joke, was bred and consigned by Mt. Brilliant Farm. During the session, 243 horses grossed $15,012,500 for an average of $61,780 and a median of $50,000. The average was down 27% from last year's opening Book 3 session and the median was...

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Diverse Catalogue For The Arqana Summer Sale Revealed

A varied catalogue featuring 92 2-year-olds, 162 2- and 3-year-old stores, 151 horses-in-training, and 80 fillies and mares comprise the upcoming Arqana Summer Sale. Flat-bred 2-year-olds will breeze at Deauville Racecourse beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. The first day of the sale will consist of Flat-bred 2-year-olds and stores on Wednesday, July 5, while breeding stock and horses-in-training will sell the day after. Both sessions will begin at 11 a.m. American Grade I winner Chez Pierre (Fr) (Mehmas {Ire}) was sourced as a juvenile out of this...

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Mares Banned From Racing in France After Being Covered

Fillies and mares are forbidden from racing in France after they have been covered by a stallion due to a change to the French rules of racing, France Galop announced. The amendment brings the rules for Thoroughbred racing in France into line with those for Arabians and for Standardbreds used for trotting. However, it is a move which puts France at odds with its fellow European Thoroughbred racing jurisdictions. In Britain and Ireland, fillies and mares can continue to compete for up to 120 days after being covered. If not...

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Group Winner Sky Full Of Stars Leads 12 Tattersalls February Wildcards

Group 2 winner Sky Full Of Stars (Ger) (Kendargent {Fr}), in foal to three-time Group 1 winner Advertise (GB), leads 12 wildcard entries to the Tattersalls February Sale on Feb. 2-3. Consigned by Wood Hall Sales as part of a dispersal, she is lot 190D; and will be joined by the Grade 1-placed black-type heroine Frenzified (GB) (Yeats {Ire}) (lot 190C), who is out of a half-sister to G1 Australian Oaks winner Colette (Aus) (Hallowed Crown {Aus}) and is also in foal to Advertise. Other mares in foal to Advertise...

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Zarak Share One Of The Highlights Of Tattersalls Online January Sale

A stallion share in His Highness The Aga Khan's promising stallion Zarak (Fr) (lot 63) is one of 65 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Online January Sale on Jan. 18-19. In addition, several breeding rights will be offered, as well as 36 horses in/out-of-training, some broodmares, a pair of 2-year-olds, a yearling by Eqtidaar (Ire) (lot 18) and one point-to-point entry. The son of Dubawi (Ire) and Arc heroine Zarkava (Ire) (Zamindar) already has group winners Purplepay (Fr), Baiykara (Fr), Sirjan (Ger), Lavello (Ire), and Lizaid (Ger) in his first...

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Diverse Tattersalls February Catalogue Released

A total of 463 lots have been catalogued for the two-day Tattersalls February Sale and can be viewed online. The sale will begin after the TBA Stallion Parade, which starts at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, and at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3. The catalogue is comprised of 203 fillies and mares in/out-of-training, 37 broodmares and one stallion, 200 colts and geldings in/out-of-training, 11 yearlings and 11 2-year-olds. There are high class consignments from leading owner-breeders including Godolphin (16) and from leading British trainers including Andrew Balding (10),...

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Tattersalls Online Topped By Media Naranja

Tom Malone Bloodstock purchased Media Naranja (Ire) (Yeats {Ire}) (lot 48) for 110,000gns and take top honours during the Tattersalls Online December Sale, which ended on Thursday. A winner of her only start, at Craon on Dec. 4, the bay filly was offered by trainer Hugo Merienne. She is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Mossy Fen (Ire) (Milan {GB}). Merienne "Media Naranja was very impressive on her first run, and I am sure she will have a brilliant future. She is jumping like a stag and she showed her...

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Auctav Winter Breeding Catalogues Online

The Winter Breeding Sale catalogues, featuring lots from all disciplines, was unveiled by Auctav on Wednesday. Held on Thursday, Dec. 1, beginning at 11 a.m., the Auctav Winter Breeding Stock Sale of Stallion Shares features stallion shares and breeding rights of trotters, National Hunt and Flat stallions. Lot 4 is a half-share in three-time Group 1 winner Persian King (Ire), while there is also a breeding right in G1 Irish Derby hero Latrobe (Ire) as lot 5. Later on Dec. 1 beginning at 4 p.m., there will also be the...

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November Catalogue Released For Tattersalls Online

A total of 57 lots, highlighted by a breeding right in leading first-season sire Havana Grey (GB) (lot 57), have been catalogued for the Tattersalls Online November Sale. There are also shares available in Group 1 sire Almanzor (Fr) (lot 55) and breeding rights in Territories (Ire) (lot 54) and Harry Angel (Ire) (lot 56) set to sell. The sale also features 37 horses-in-training, mares in foal to Harry Angel (Ire), Study Of Man (Ire) and Golden Horn (GB), and a select offering of yearlings and foals. Group-placed filly Freedom...

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First Mares Scanned In Foal By Fifty Stars

Group 1 winner Fifty Stars (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Aus}), who stands at Sunnyhill Stud in Ireland, has had his first mares scanned in foal. Some mares in foal to the half-brother to Leopardstown Grade 1 winner Whiskey Sour (Ire) (Jeremy) include Grade 2 Fairyhouse Festival winner Lady Breffni (Ire) (Yeats {Ire}), herself a half-sister to the dam of dual G3 Grand National winner Tiger Roll (Ire) (Authorized {Ire}); Moraine (GB) (Rainbow Quest), the dam of Wicklow Brave (GB) (Beat Hollow {GB}); Kerry and Munster National-winning Cabaret Queen (GB) (King's...

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Tattersalls July Catalogue Unveiled

The catalogue for the Tattersalls July Sale is now online, the sales company announced on Tuesday. Scheduled for July 7-9, 853 lots, divided between 742 horses and fillies in and out of training and 110 broodmares-13 with foals at foot, will sell at Park Paddocks in Newmarket over the three-day stand. Past graduates of the sale include recent G1 Doomben Cup hero Zaaki (GB) (Leoridesanimaux {Brz}). Large consignments from owner/breeders Cheveley Park Stud (16), Godolphin (45), Juddmonte Farms (24), Newsells Park Stud, Shadwell Estates (102) and the Royal Studs have...

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