Taylor Made Sales Agency

Street Sense Mare Tops Keeneland Wednesday

The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale continued into its Book 2 section with a measured session of bidding Wednesday. Five broodmares brought six figures during the session, with the 6-year-old From the Hood (Street Sense), a half-sister to champion Folklore (Tiznow), bringing the day's top price of $375,000. The mare was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency and Chris Baccari made the winning bid. A colt by Laoban (hip 1053) was the session's top-priced short yearling when selling to Rascal Bloodstock for $70,000. Bred in Ohio by Mark...

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Keeneland November Sale Starts Monday

LEXINGTON, KY - The action moves from the racetrack to the sales ring at Keeneland Monday with the first session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. The 10-day auction kicks off with a single select Book 1 section that begins at noon and continues through Nov. 18 with subsequent sessions beginning at 10 a.m. "I think the sale will be good," Marshall Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency said on an unseasonably warm November morning at the Keeneland sales grounds Sunday. "We have a lot of good horses and...

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Street Band Retired, Headed to Fasig-November Sale

Street Band (Istan--Street Minstrel, by Street Cry {Ire}) has been retired from racing and will be catalogued to the 2020 Fasig-Tipton November Sale. Racing in partnership for Ray Francis, Cindy Jones, J. Larry Jones, Medallion Racing, and MyRacehorse.com, Street Band won five times in her career, led by a win in the 2019 GI Cotillion S. The 4-year-old, also the winner of the GII Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks and third-place finisher in the GI Alabama S., retires with earnings of more than $1.1 million. "Street Band was a special filly for our...

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Bidding Back in the Bluegrass with Fasig-Tipton's Horses of Racing Age Sale Monday

The Fasig-Tipton July Horses of Racing Age Sale, which has steadily built momentum through its first seven years, comes smack up against the swirling uncertainty of a global pandemic when it returns for its eighth renewal at the company's Newtown Paddocks Monday afternoon. The catalogue for the one-session auction, bolstered by the late addition of recent stakes winners, includes 182 offerings. Bidding begins at 4 p.m. Consignors seemed eager to get back to business ahead of the auction, but were cautious about expectations. "This sale is getting more popular every...

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Additional Fasig February Supplement

Kayce Lu (Lonhro {Aus}), a 6-year-old mare in foal to Constitution, has been supplemented to this week's Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. Consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, the half-sister to graded stakes winner and 'TDN Rising Star' Comical (Into Mischief) will be offered as hip 651. The Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale will be held Monday and Tuesday, with bidding beginning each day at 10 a.m. at Newtown Paddocks. The supplemental catalogue will be offered Tuesday following the conclusion of the main catalogue.

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Empire Racing Club To Present Educational Series

The Empire Racing Club will present an educational series Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, New York. Empire Racing Club's coordinator Christina Bossinakis will serve as the moderator and there will be four presentations from guest speakers. They are: "Thoroughbred Auctions: Behind the Scenes at a Major Horse Sale," from the Fasig-Tipton team; "Increase Your Odds of Making Money in the Thoroughbred Industry" from the Green Group's and DJ Stables' Len Green, who writes a monthly TDN column; "Buying for the...

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