One Chance Leads 10 Wildcards For Tattersalls Online

A total of 10 wildcards, including the broodmare One Chance (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) (lot 120), have been added to the Tattersalls Online December Sale catalogue. In foal to Sealiway (Fr), the juvenile winner was third in the G2 Queen Mary S. and is one of three wildcards for the Baroda Stud draft. Another is Grandee Daisy (GB) (Sepoy {Aus}) (lot 122), who is in foal to Phoenix Of Spain (Ire); and rounding out the trio is a yearling filly (lot 118) by Zarak (Fr) who is a granddaughter to...

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OBS October Yearling Supplemental Catalog Available

The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2023 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website and in printed form at the OBS sales grounds. Thirty-seven horses have been supplemented; in all 713 horses will be sold. There are two sessions, set for Tuesday, Oct. 10 and Wednesday, Oct. 11. Hip No.'s 1-338 plus supplements 339-359 will be offered Tuesday and Hip No's 401-739 plus supplements 740-755 will be sold Wednesday. Both sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. The supplemental catalog adds substantial sire power to...

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Penn Family Riding High into Book 3 After Seven-Figure Sale

Alex Penn wasn't at Keeneland when his family's Penn Sales sent their first seven-figure yearling through the ring during Book 1 of the September Sale. He was back home in Bourbon County, busy prepping the rest of their consignment's yearlings pointing for the later books. "They were all drinking champagne and I was grooming horses," he said as he jokingly nudged his wife Kendra and laughed, because really, he wouldn't have it any other way. His family's business was founded a century ago as an all-purpose farm--over the years raising...

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Celebrating 10 Years in U.S., Don Alberto Sends Star-Studded Lineup to Keeneland

It's a summer of firsts for Don Alberto. In June, the international operation owned by Liliana Solari and her son Carlos Heller celebrated the first Grade I winner in the United States bred by their American base when Arcangelo (Arrogate) scored in a historic edition of the GI Belmont S. Now, they are preparing to send 50 homebreds to the Keeneland September Sale. The contingent is led by an Into Mischief colt out of champion racemare Unique Bella (Tapit) who will be the first of their prized mare's progeny to...

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Colt From First Crop Of Barkley Tops WTBOA Sale

The 56th annual WTBOA Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale was held Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the WTBOA Sales Pavilion located at Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn, Washington. After seven outs, 75 yearlings went through the sales ring. Topping this year's venue was Hip 71, a colt by first-year stallion Barkley (Munnings), winner of the 2018 GIII Longacres Mile before retiring to Nina and Ron Hagen's El Dorado Farms in Enumclaw. The colt sold for $55,000. The Hagens bred the saletopper, who was one of a trio of yearlings purchased by...

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Union Rags Colt Supplemented To 2023 Texas Summer Yearling Sale

A colt by Union Rags is the latest yearling supplemented to the 2023 Texas Summer Yearling Sale. Cataloged as Hip 271, the New York-bred colt is out of a Mineshaft half-sister to graded-stakes placed Divine Elegance (Uncle Mo) and from the family of SW/GISP Standard Deviation (Curlin). This addition, as well as the eight previously supplemented yearlings, is posted on the interactive catalog and will all be featured in a paper supplement catalog available on the Lone Star Park sales grounds and sale pavilion ahead of the sale which begins...

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Thirty Year Farm On Track to Stamp Its Presence in Saratoga

Not many people have heard of Thirty Year Farm--yet. Kristen Esler hopes that someday soon, it will be a different story. Six years ago, Esler decided that after years of corporate life, she was ready to try something different. She and her husband Matt began looking for a piece of property in Saratoga. They found a farm located just off Fish Creek, less than five miles from the racetrack, and it was love at first sight. On the couple's thirtieth wedding anniversary, they signed the paperwork on their new property...

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Tosen Stardom Share Anchors Tattersalls Online June Sale

The complete catalogue for the Tattersalls Online June Sale, featuring a 1/50th share in Ireland-based stallion Tosen Stardom (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}), has been released. Set for June 7-8, the sale will offer a stallion share in the aforementioned multiple Group 1 winner as lot 45. The stallion is currently standing at Zenith Stallion Station in Ireland where he stands for €7,000. In addition to a 20-strong breeze-up session, 24 more lots divided between 15 horses in- and out-of-training, two broodmares, and a Tasleet (GB) yearling will also go under...

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Share In Almanzor One Of The Stars Of The Auctav February Sale

A variety of stallion shares across multiple breeds and disciplines, as well as a breeding right, a broodmare and a yearling, make up the Auctav February Sale catalogue. Set for Feb. 22 from 6 to 6:30 p.m. local time, the sale features shares in stallions like Group 1 sire Almanzor (Fr) (lot 8), G1 Prix Ganay victor Dariyan (Fr) (lot 9), Triple Threat (Fr) (lot 3) and Van Beethoven (lot 15) among others. Lot 11 is a breeding right in young stallion Cloth Of Stars (Ire), and lot 4 is...

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Zarak Share One Of The Highlights Of Tattersalls Online January Sale

A stallion share in His Highness The Aga Khan's promising stallion Zarak (Fr) (lot 63) is one of 65 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls Online January Sale on Jan. 18-19. In addition, several breeding rights will be offered, as well as 36 horses in/out-of-training, some broodmares, a pair of 2-year-olds, a yearling by Eqtidaar (Ire) (lot 18) and one point-to-point entry. The son of Dubawi (Ire) and Arc heroine Zarkava (Ire) (Zamindar) already has group winners Purplepay (Fr), Baiykara (Fr), Sirjan (Ger), Lavello (Ire), and Lizaid (Ger) in his first...

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Blue Bresil Gelding Tops The First Day Of The November NH Sale At Fairyhouse

A gelded son of Blue Bresil (Fr) (lot 62) topped the first day of the Tattersalls Ireland November National Hunt Sale at Fairyhouse on Saturday. Out of Tell It To Me (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}), the bay was offered by David Minton's Mill House Stud and sold for €50,000 to Redbridge Stables. His second dam is the Grade 3 chase winner Liberthine (Fr) (Chamberlin {Fr}), herself a half-sister to three-time Grade 1-winning chaser Long Run (Fr) (Cadoudal {Fr}). Consignor David Minton said of the March-born yearling, "He is a lovely...

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Tapit Filly on Top as Vibrant Trade Continues at Fasig-Tipton October

LEXINGTON, KY - The Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, which produced a day of brisk trade during Monday's first session, saw activity tick up another notch during a vibrant day of trade Tuesday in Lexington. "The first horse through the ring this morning brought six figures and the last horse through the ring brought six figures," said Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning. "There was brisk activity and great trade, literally from start to finish today. It was very similar to yesterday." Midway through the four-day auction, 524 yearlings have sold for $28,232,900....

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