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Sotheby’s Auctions Firestone Collection of Equine art

A collection of art from Bertram and Diana Firestone's home at Newstead Farm in Loudoun County, Virginia are currently being offered during a week-long online auction, hosted by Sotheby's. The auction, which runs from Sept. 1-9, features nearly 70 works from their personal collection. Among the choice lots included in the web auction are a series of portraits highlighting the Firestones' passion for a variety of equestrian pursuits, ranging from racing to hunting and steeple-chasing. Included among the highlights of collection is Peter Curling's Sprint Finish and Peter Biegel's Red...

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Old Friends Launches Memorabilia Auction

Old Friends is launching an online auction series that will feature pieces from a private collection of racing memorabilia.  The auction series is a collaboration between Old Friends and the estate of Julie Albright, a longtime racing supporter and collector, and will be highlighted by original saddle cloths, collectible stallion halters, horse shoes, tickets, programs and much more from some of America's most accomplished equine athletes. A portion of the sale proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization. The first in the series of online auctions will launch Aug. 30 at...

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Marylou Whitney Auction to Benefit Saratoga Backstretch Clinic

The Marylou Whitney Collection Auction, benefitting The Saratoga Backstretch Clinic, will kick off at midnight, Monday, July 27 and continues through Saratoga's Whitney Day, Saturday, Aug. 1, at 11:59 pm. The auction benefits the new building that will be the future home of the backstretch medical clinic operated at Saratoga Race Course by Saratoga Hospital and the Backstretch Employee Service Team. Included among the personal remembrances of the philanthropic icon known as the 'Queen of Saratoga' is a 1992 Jaguar XJS Convertible in British Racing Green with tan leather interior,...

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Blue Grass Farms Charities’ Monster Bash Postponed

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors for Blue Grass Farms Charities (BGFC) have postponed the upcoming "Monster Bash" Masquerade Ball, an annual fundraising event which was scheduled to be held at Limestone Hall in Lexington Oct. 30. Also, a date for the charities' annual online auction has yet to be determined but will be conducted this season. "Creativity is the key word in fundraising this year," states Julie Berry, Executive Director. "We began our 'Gallop and Graze' campaign for the next six months to raise...

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Goffs Arqana Breeze-Up Open for Online Registration

Goffs Online, which will be offered for the first time at the July 1 Goffs Arqana 2020 Breeze-Up Sale at Doncaster, is now open for registration at www.GoffsOnline.com. The breeze show is scheduled for June 28. Registrations to bid online must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of the Breeze-Up Sale. To learn more about the Goffs Online bidding service, click here. Telephone bidding will also be available and can be made by contacting Tim Kent and Jeremy Mactaggart of Goffs UK and Eric Hoyeau and...

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Tattersalls Launches Internet Bidding For Craven Sale

Tattersalls will kick off live internet bidding for the upcoming Craven and Ascot Breeze Up Sale in Newmarket on June 25. Buyers are required to register (click here) at least 48 hours prior to the start of the sale and will receive account verification from Tattersalls before the sale begins. Telephone bidding will also be available. "We first trialled live internet bidding back in 2008, but there is no doubt that the challenges posed by the global pandemic have made the technology an essential additional service for potential buyers who...

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Online Registration Opens for F-T Midlantic Sale

Online bidding registration is now open for the June 29-30 Fasig-Tipton upcoming Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland. To register for an online bidding account, visit http://bidonline.fasigtipton.com. After setting up an account, the user must next request to "Register to Bid" for the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Once approved to bid, the user may join the auction room. For a complete guide on how to register and bid online at all future Fasig-Tipton auctions, click here. This guide includes visual tutorials, as...

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Wanamaker’s Launched for Online Thoroughbred Auctions

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. Entries are now open on wanamakers.com. For each monthly auction, entries will be open for approximately three weeks, the catalogue will be live for nine days, and online bidding will take place on the final day and begin to close at 5:00 p.m. ET. An entry into a sale costs $300 and sellers...

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Keeneland Launches Digital Sales Ring; Online Select Horses of Racing Age Sale Set for June 23

Keeneland officials have announced the launch of the Keeneland Digital Sales Ring, a stand-alone online auction platform accessible to buyers and sellers around the world at Keenelanddigital.com. Kicking off the new digital platform will be a Select Horses of Racing Age Sale scheduled for June 23. "The Keeneland Digital Sales Ring marks a significant milestone in our rich sales history and expands the realm of high-quality sales options Keeneland can deliver," Keeneland President and CEO Bill Thomason said. "This tool does not replace Keeneland's traditional live sales format but rather...

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Osarus Ready To Make European Sales History

The 2-year-old sale season has been subject to great upheaval but, as things stand, Osarus will be the first breeze-up sale to be held in Europe in 2020 on May 27. It will also be the first Thoroughbred sale in Europe to be conducted online. Unlike fellow French sale house Arqana, the Osarus breeze-up catalogue is made up almost entirely of horses being prepared within France. The only outside sales consignor listed is John Burke's Irish-based Hyde Park Stud. There have been 11 withdrawals from the 79 lots catalogued for...

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ThoroughbredAuctions.com Announces Spring Mixed Sale

ThoroughbredAuctions.com will host the Spring Mixed Sale, an internet auction for Thoroughbreds. This is an all online auction where consignors can sell on a compressed schedule without the need to ship horses to a traditional sale. Buyers can shop from anywhere saving the cost and risk of travel to a crowded venue. Consignors' horses stay at home or at the track during the process eliminating shipping, sale costs and exposure to the COVID-19. "Ready or not, the way you sell and buy is changing", said Tim Jennings of ThoroughbredAuctions.com LLC....

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