online sales

McStay Extends to 220K Gns for Sea The Stars Filly at Tatts Online

Cloudbreaker (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Deveron, by Cozzene) realised a final bid of 220,000 guineas from Avenue Bloodstock's Mark McStay during Thursday's Tattersalls Online December Sale. The 3-year-old, who earned black-type in August when finishing second in the Listed Aphrodite S. at Newmarket, was also fourth in the King George V S. at Royal Ascot earlier in June. Out of the G1 Prix Marcel Boussac placed Deveron, the Charlie Fellowes-trained filly is a half-sister to listed winners Lamar (Ire) and Haddaf (Ire). "She's a lovely filly and has been extremely...

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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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Persian King Share Brings Top Price at Arqana Online

A share (1/50th) in French Classic winner Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}), who stands at Haras d'Etreham, realised top price of €190,000 from Patricia Butel during the Arqana Online Sale Tuesday. Eight stallion shares and breeding rights and five purebred Arabians of racing age sold for a total of €511,000. A share (1/60th) in Haras du Petit Tellier's The Grey Gatsby (Ire) (Mastercraftsman) brought €62,000 from Bridge Consignment. For the complete results, click here.

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Arqana Online January Catalogue Features Zarak Share

The catalogue for the Arqana Online January Sale, featuring a 1/50th share in rising stallion star Zarak (Fr) (lot 1), is now online. Featuring nine lots split between breeding rights and stallion shares, the sale will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Standing under the Aga Khan Studs' banner at Haras de Bonneval for €60,000, the son of Dubawi (Ire) and the Arc heroine Zarkava (Ire) (Zamindar) already has 15 black-type winners to his credit, including the Group 1-placed Times Square (Fr), Purplepay (Fr), and La Parisienne...

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GSW Lone Eagle Sells for £300K at Goffs Online

GSW and G1SP Lone Eagle (Galileo {Ire}--Modernstone {GB}, by Duke of Marmalade {Ire}) brought top price of £300,000 on Goffs Online Tuesday. The 4-year-old colt, offered by his trainers Freddie and Martyn Meade, was secured by Ballylinch Stud to dissolve a partnership. Victorious in Newmarker's G3 Zetland S. at two, he added a score in the Listed Cocked Hat S. the following season, in addition to finishing second in the G1 Irish Derby. "The Goffs Online service has had a strong year and this is another great result which shows...

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Wanamaker's November Catalog Online

The catalog for the 2022 Wanamaker's November Sale, featuring 24 horses of all ages, is now available for viewing at Bidding will open Thursday, Nov. 24 at 8 a.m. ET, with the first listing set to close at 5 p.m. ET. Subsequent listings will close in three-minute intervals. Click here for details on the buying process. Housatonic Bloodstock is responsible for seven of the entries, including a pair of in-foal mares: Best Moon Ever (Malibu Moon) carrying to the productive Midlantic-based stallion Weigelia; and Rockport Dancer (Rockport Harbor), pregnant...

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Wanamaker's, PHBA to Hold Second PA-Bred Sale

Wanamaker's will host the second annual Pennsylvania-bred Sale in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association (PHBA), with bidding scheduled from Dec. 4-8. Pennsylvania-bred weanlings, yearlings, broodmares, and horses of racing age will all be offered. "I think the Pennsylvania-bred online auction hosted by Wanamaker's is just one more added benefit to the Pennsylvania program," said Brian Sanfratello, executive secretary for the PHBA. "It gives some of our breeders the ability to sell their horses without all the costs involved in sending them to a regular sale." Entries for the...

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Schedule For Remaining 2022 Tattersalls Online Sales Released

The schedule for the rest of the 2022 Tattersalls Online sales calendar was released on Tuesday. Held monthly through the end of the year, the sales dates are as follows: Tattersalls Online September Sale, Sept. 13-14 Tattersalls Online October Sale, Oct. 20-21 Tattersalls Online November Sale, Nov. 16-17 Tattersalls Online December Sale, Dec. 14-15. Highlights over the past two years have included the sale of Group 3-winning filly West End Girl (GB) (Golden Horn {GB}) for £420,000 and the sale of Classical Wave (GB) (Gleneagles {Ire}) for 240,000gns. Other sales...

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Tattersalls Online Catalogue Available

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Online Sale scheduled for Mar. 23 has been published online and can be viewed at A total of 32 lots will feature in the 11th sale conducted on the Tattersalls Online platform, including a diverse range of Flat and National Hunt prospects and a selection of breeding stock and 2-year-olds. Among the highlights is the Johnstown Stud draft of four lots sold as part of the Late Sir Robert Ogden's complete dispersal, including a pair of No Nay Never 2-year-old colts, one out of...

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Fasig-Tipton Launching Digital Platform

Fasig-Tipton will unveil a new stand-alone digital platform--Fasig-Tipton Digital--with the March Digital Selected Sale to be held Mar. 17-22. The catalogue for the inaugural online sale will be available at beginning Thursday, Mar. 17, at which time bidding will open for a window through Tuesday, Mar. 22. Consignors will have the ability to promote their horses via a variety of tools that will provide prospective buyers with the resources and information they need to make informed purchasing decisions. "We are excited to officially launch Fasig-Tipton Digital, which will serve...

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Bloodstock Start-Up Aims To Modernise Sales Process

ThoroughBid is the new kid on the block in the bloodstock auction world, offering Britain's first online-only platform for buying and selling everything from horses in training and broodmares to shares in syndicates and stallion nominations.  "It's evolution rather than revolution," says the company's co-founder Ross Alberto, a racehorse owner who runs a commercial property and farming business in Gloucestershire.  Alberto launched ThoroughBid last week in partnership with Will Kinsey, the former amateur rider and trainer whose many roles in the bloodstock business include breeder, syndicator, agent and sales consignor....

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Five Entries Added to Tattersalls Online Sale

Five additional entries have been added to the Tattersalls Online Sale, scheduled for May 25. Bidding on the Tattersalls Online May 25 Sale will open at 12:00p.m. (noon) Monday, May 24 and will close 12:00p.m. Tuesday, May 25. With a total of 40 head currently catalogued for the sale, the additional entries are led by the 2-year-old colt Power Generation (Ire) (Profitable {Ire}), who ran third on debut for John Quinn at Carlisle on his only start. The colt is a half-brother to listed placed Star of Rory and is...

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