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Tattersalls Ascot November Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the Tattersalls Ascot November Sale was released on Tuesday. Slated for Nov. 4, the 99 lots are divided between 27 fillies in/out of training, 57 colts and geldings, four point-to-pointers, five yearlings and six stores. It will be the first sale held at Ascot Racecourse since December of 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the vendors are Bedford House, Beckhampton House, East Everleigh, Godolphin, Jackdaws Castle, Park House, Seven Barrows, Somerville Lodge, The Old Malthouse and West Ilsley. Some of the lots on offer are: Kingdom...

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ThoroughBid October Catalogue Online

The ThoroughBid October Sale catalogue is now online. In the 26-strong catalogue are horses-in-training, mares in foal and yearlings, with bidding beginning on Sunday. Oct. 24. There are also consignments from trainers Gary Moore, Charlie Hills, Jamie Osborne, and Charlie Fellowes. Will Kinsey, Co-founder of ThoroughBid, said, "It's hugely exciting to launch our second sale catalogue featuring lots from leading trainers that we had the pleasure of dealing with in our inaugural sale. It's testament to our product that they are back for the October Sale, while we're delighted to...

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Camelot Colt Tops Buoyant Arqana Opener

DEAUVILLE, France--A strong opening day of the Arqana October Sale saw a colt by Camelot (GB) top proceedings at €440,000, bought late in the session by Nicolas de Watrigant of Mandore International Agency on behalf of MV Magnier. Consigned by the leading vendor Ecurie des Monceaux, lot 209 is a half-brother to the listed Prix Michel Houyvet winner Big Blue (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). As has been seen throughout the European yearling season so far, there was a buoyant level of trade in Deauville on Monday, with figures exceeding the pre-pandemic...

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Ransom the Moon Colt Leads OBS October Open Session

A colt by Ransom the Moon (Hip 442) topped the day's trade at the OBS October Open Yearling Sale Wednesday, bringing $170,000 from Redwings, a pinhooking group led by Ciaran Dunne and Paul Reddam. Redwings was the top buyer by gross with their single purchase and Grassroots Training & Sales LLC was next with six yearlings bought for a total of $135,000. Bred by Calumet Farm, which stands Ransom the Moon, hip 442 was offered by Lisa McGreevy's Abbie Road Farm, which also consigned Tuesday's Selected Yearling portion topper, a...

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Midnight Storm Colt on Top at OBS October Selected Yearling Sale

A colt from the second crop of MGISW Midnight Storm (Pioneerof the Nile) (Hip 67) topped the Selected Yearling portion of the OBS October Sale when bringing $170,000 from Elusive Thoroughbreds. That entity was the session's leading buyer, taking home three head for $323,000. Consigned by Lisa McGreevy's Abbie Road Farm, Hip 67 was bred in Pennsylvania by Mary Katherine Haire. Alejandro Chavez purchased the colt for $27,000 at Keeneland November last year. The highest-priced filly of the day was a $120,000 daughter of Kantharos (Hip 22). Offered by Danielle...

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OBS October Kicks off Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's October Yearling Sale begins with a session of selected yearlings Tuesday and continues Wednesday with an open session. Bidding will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, with a total of 152 yearlings--including 17 supplemental offerings--catalogued, with an additional 395 head--including 32 supplements--catalogued for the second day, which starts at 11 a.m. The two-day auction comes in the midst of a yearling sales season which has featured competitive bidding across the country. "It certainly has been competitive all year long and we hope that competitive market continues...

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F-T Kentucky October Yearlings Catalogue Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 1,586 yearlings for its Kentucky October Yearlings Sale, to be held on October 25-28, in Lexington, Kentucky. The four continuous sessions, conducted on Monday-Thursday, will begin each day at 10 a.m. "Kentucky October has developed into one of the most important yearling sales on the calendar," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "This year's catalogue is outstanding, with every current top 25 ranked sire represented by multiple yearlings. Buyers will find tremendous quality no matter what their budget." Sale graduates continue to have success at the highest levels,...

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Goffs UK Autumn Catalogue Online

The single-session Goffs UK Autumn Sale catalogue is now online. A total of 223 lots, consisting of yearlings, horses-in-training and pointers, have been entered for the Oct. 21 sale at Doncaster, which begins at 10 a.m. There have been several celebrated graduates of the sale including Group 1 winner Dream of Dreams (Ire) (Dream Ahead), dual group winners Zain Claudette (Fr) (No Nay Never) and The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince of Lir {Ire})) and G2 Mill Reef S. winner Wings of War (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). Among the 52 yearlings...

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OBS October Supplemental Catalogue Available

The supplemental catalogue for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2021 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website and available in printed form on the OBS grounds. The two-day sale is set for Oct. 12-13. There were 17 additions to the Selected Yearlings portion as Hips 136-152. Thirty-two horses have been added to the Open Yearling Sale, selling as Hips 565-596. The Selected Yearlings portion is Tuesday, beginning at 1 p.m. and the Open Yearling section is Wednesday, starting at 11 a.m.

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Blitzkrieg Opener to Keeneland Book 3

LEXINGTON, KY - The Keeneland September Yearling Sale lost none of its momentum during a dark day Friday, returning with an opening Book 3 section that featured strong demand from start to finish in Lexington Saturday. During the session, 269 head sold for $45,003,000. The session average was $167,297--up 53.46% from last year's Book 3 opener which was held amidst the uncertainty of the pre-vaccination pandemic--and the median increased 58.82% to $135,000. With just 92 horses reported not sold, the buy-back rate Saturday was 25.48%. It was 40.12% a year...

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Keeneland September Sale Kicks Off Monday

LEXINGTON, KY--The Keeneland September Yearling Sale starts its 11-day run Monday with the first of two Book 1 sessions, beginning at 1 p.m. The five-book catalogue offers a total of 4,032 yearlings by a variety of stallions, such as Triple Crown heroes American Pharoah and Justify; the red-hot Into Mischief; perennial leading sire Tapit; stalwarts like Medaglia d'Oro, War Front and Candy Ride (Arg); and top freshman sire Gun Runner. "I think when you get this volume of horses and there are a lot of really nice horses, there is...

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Siblings to New Juvenile GI Winners Highlight KEESEP

Three yearlings in the Keeneland September Sale catalogue received big updates over the weekend when their year-older siblings captured Grade Is at two of America's premiere race meets over the holiday weekend. GI Runhappy Del Mar Futurity S. winner Pinehurst's (Twirling Candy) yearling half-brother by Cairo Prince sold prior to the juvenile's breakout score, bringing $120,000 from pinhooker Randy Bradshaw at Fasig-Tipton's New York-Bred Yearling Sale in mid-August. However, the winners of the GI TVG Del Mar Debutante S., GI Spinaway S. and GI Hopeful S. will be represented by...

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