October Sale

'You Need To Zig When Others Are Zagging' – Crow On First Trip To Arqana

American bloodstock agent Liz Crow, best known for sourcing GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winners Aunt Pearl (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) for 280,000gns and British Idiom (Flashback) for $40,000, Jack Christopher (Munnings) for $135,000 and the mighty Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) for $100,000, says that her first trip to Arqana October was a success after picking up four well-bred fillies this week. Crow bought Aunt Pearl at Book 1 at Tattersalls in 2019 for 280,000gns but, in anticipation of a buoyant trade at Park Paddocks this year, opted to sidestep...

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No Slowing Down at Fasig-Tipton October Sale

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, with a session still to come, soared past its record gross with another day of break-neck bidding Wednesday at Newtown Paddocks. By the close of business Wednesday, 856 yearlings had sold at the October sale for a total of $39,511,600, bettering the previous record gross of $38,258,900 which was set in 2019. "Obviously, it was a continuation of the euphoria/excitement and enthusiasm throughout the day," Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning said of the October sale's third session. "It's beyond what we could have...

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Wanamaker's Catalogues 29 Hips for October Sale

Wanamaker's has catalogued 29 hips for its October Sale. The sale is comprised of broodmares, mares-in-foal, racehorses, 2-year-olds in training and yearlings. Highlights from the catalogue include Savedbythebelle (Super Saver), a 4-year-old broodmare prospect and daughter of the talented Grade I winner Belle Gallantey (After Market), as well as 2-year-olds in training by hot, young stallions Nyquist and Practical Joke. More detailed information on the 29 offerings can be found at www.wanamakers.com. Prospective buyers may browse the website to view pedigrees, pictures and videos of each hip offered. In-person inspections...

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BBAG October Catalogue Online

The mixed catalogue for the BBAG Sales and Racing Festival is now available to view online.  A total of 329 lots have been catalogued for the two-day auction, which takes place after racing on Friday, Oct. 15 at 5pm and all day on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10am. The majority of the catalogue consists of yearlings, most of whom are nominated for the BBAG auction races, and some are eligible for French premiums. Along with the 238 yearlings, two foals have been entered, as well as 59 broodmares and 30...

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F-T Midlantic Yearlings Sale and OBS October to Switch Dates

Fasig-Tipton and Ocala Breeders' Sales Company have come to an agreement to switch dates for the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale and OBS October Yearlings Sale. Fasig-Tipton's sale will now be held Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5-6, in Timonium, Maryland to coincide with the rescheduled GI Preakness S. in nearby Baltimore. The sale had previously been scheduled for Oct. 12-13. OBS will now conduct its Selected Yearlings Sale Oct. 13 and its Open Yearlings Sale Oct. 14-15 at its Ocala, Florida facility. OBS's two yearlings sales were originally slated for...

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