Liza Hendriks

Taking Stock: Caravel's Merryman Legacy

The game is getting smaller and the bigger players are getting larger. That's how it seems, anyway, whether you're talking about owners, breeders, trainers or stallions. For example, Saturday's sire of the moment was Juddmonte's European-based Frankel (GB). His G1 Epsom Derby-winning son Adayar (Ire) impressively won the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. at Ascot for owner/breeder Godolphin, becoming the first 3-year-old since Frankel's sire Galileo (Ire) 20 years ago to land the prestigious double. One of the best stallions in the world, Frankel stands for £175,000...

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Mare in Foal to American Pharoah Heads Wanamaker's January

My Dixie Doodle (Dixie Union-My Success, by A.P. Indy), in foal to American Pharoah, highlights the upcoming Wanamaker's January online auction. Offered by agent Stuart Morris, My Dixie Doodle is the dam of stakes-placed Prince of Pharoahs (American Pharoah) and up and 3-year-old, Chrome Dixie (California Chrome). Live bidding will open at 8:00 a.m. ET Jan. 28 and the first listing will close at 5:00 p.m. ET with subsequent listings ending in three-minute increments. Detailed buying information can be found at Prospective buyers may browse the website to view...

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Wanamaker's Releases December Catalogue

The on-line auction company Wanamaker's has released the catalogue for its December sale. The catalogue for the company's sixth and final sale of 2020 can be viewed at and includes weanlings, yearlings, broodmare prospects and broodmares. Live bidding begins at 8 a.m. Dec. 10 and the first listing will close at 5 p.m. "Reflecting on the development, launch, and operations of Wanamaker's before and through COVID-19, Liza [Hendriks] and I really want to thank the industry, our sellers, and our buyers for putting their support and trust behind us....

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Stakes-Placed 2YO Filly Mania Headlines Wanamaker's Online August Sale

After selling Fiya (Friesan Fire) for $400,000 last month, Wanamaker's online August sale has drawn 22 entries. The catalogue is highlighted by recent second-place finisher in the Runhappy Debutante S. at Ellis Park, Mania (Run Away and Hide), and Entirely (Point of Entry), a stakes-winning mare in foal to Constitution. The catalogue, found on, also contains weanlings, yearlings, racing prospects, and broodmares. "We've really enjoyed working with our buyers and sellers over the past several months," said Wanamaker's Co-Founder Liza Hendriks. "We built this platform with the goal of...

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Wanamaker's July Catalogue Now Live

After a successful first online auction, Wanamaker's has released its second catalogue, headed by the entry of Fiya (Friesan Fire), a 3-year-old gelding who is two-for-two on the year and posted a 98 Beyer Speed Figure and a 9 on the Ragozin Sheets in winning a Laurel allowance July 17. Fiya's 98 Beyer is the second fastest by a 3-year-old on the turf this year. The catalogue, found on, also contains yearlings, a 2-year-old racing prospect, racing/broodmare prospects, and broodmares. Prospective buyers may browse the catalogue to view pictures...

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Wanamaker's Inaugural Catalogue Released

The catalogue for Wanamaker's inaugural online auction can now be viewed on The June 25 sale contains both broodmares and racehorses and is headlined by Swaggy George (Not This Time), a 2-year-old colt who won impressively on debut at Gulfstream Park. Prospective buyers may browse the catalogue to view pictures and videos and schedule in-person inspections with sellers. Racehorse entries also contain DRF past performances, Ragozin Sheets, and race replays. Buyers must register for an account to be able to bid. Live bidding will open at 8 a.m. ET...

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TDN Q&A: Jack Carlino and Liza Hendriks

Godolphin Flying Start graduate Jack Carlino and current Flying Start trainee Liza Hendriks have launched Wanamaker's, an online auction house for Thoroughbreds. The website will host a sale each month, with the first going live June 17. TDN's Gary King finds out more. TDN: Could you give us a little information about your background(s) in the industry to date. JC: I was most recently the Sales Coordinator at Hill 'n' Dale Farm which was a great position to learn about the sales process and operations of a highly successful farm....

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