Select Sales

The Nomination Struggle: Carrie Brogden

Chris McGrath's Value Sires series in the TDN has frequently touched on the difficulty in selling nominations to stallions in their third-year at stud, as well as to solid, established stallions standing for a moderate fee. We asked stallion managers and nominations teams as well as bloodstock agents what changes could be made, if any, to help the situation. Carrie Brogden, Machmer Hall I sell a lot of seasons and I book a lot of mares. To me, and I have said it before, what has changed the support for...

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Andrew Cary, Former Select Sales Partner, Launches Cary Bloodstock

Andrew Cary, a former partner in the dissolving Select Sales, is launching a new agency, Cary Bloodstock, he announced Tuesday. Cary will begin taking new clients immediately and has already purchased horses at the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale under his new banner. "I'm very blessed and excited for this new opportunity," Cary said. "We had a fantastic decade together at Select Sales and I'm really looking forward to a new chapter in my life and career. I greatly appreciate the support of my family, friends and clients in this new...

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Select Sales Dissolving Partnership

Select Sales Agency will begin the process of dissolving its partnership effective with the end of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale this week, the agency announced Sunday. "It has been a great ride since we started Select Sales in 2009," said Select Sales partner Andrew Cary. "The success we achieved as a startup to become one of the leading consignors in the country in a short amount of time, was nothing short of phenomenal. To have sold horses like Tepin, Sharp Azteca, and Mucho Gusto, amongst many other graded stakes...

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Summer Front Colt Tops OBS Open Session

A $92,000 Summer Front short yearling colt topped the open and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Winter Mixed Sale Wednesday. Consigned as hip 633 by Select Sales, Agent II, the Apr. 12 foal was purchased by Dailey Bloodstock's Renee Dailey. The bay was bred in Florida by Machmer Hall and Marco Medina. His now 2-year-old half-brother by Into Mischief was a $350,000 Fasig-Tipton November weanling in 2018. Unplaced dam Diva Star (Cherokee Run) is a half to MSW and GSP Captain Serious (Successful Appeal) and hails from...

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