The New York Thoroughbred Breeders' Inc. (NYTB) is partnering again with the online Thoroughbred auction company Wanamaker's to provide a New York-bred horses of racing age sale. The auction has been set for Thursday, Jun. 8, two days before the 155th running of the GI Belmont S. at Belmont Park, Wanamakers announced on Monday.
Entries for the sale will close on May 30, and the catalogue will be released on May 31.
“We are thrilled to once again partner with Wanamaker's to give buyers and sellers the opportunity to market and purchase New York-bred horses of racing age ahead of the summer racing season in New York,” NYTB Executive Director Najja Thompson said. “Following last year's sale, we received an overwhelming amount of good feedback. Looking to improve on the format to the utmost benefit of buyers and sellers, our new sale date on Thursday, June 8 will allow purchasers the opportunity to take the utmost advantage of owning a New York-bred with our racing program and awards with the opportunity to compete during the remainder of the Spring/Summer meet at Belmont Park and the entire Saratoga Race Course season.”
Prospective buyers may browse the website to view pedigrees, pictures, and videos of each hip offered. In-person inspections
may be scheduled by contacting sellers with the information provided in the catalogue. The entry fee for the auction will be $300 and commissions will be 5% on sales and zero on RNAs. To enter a horse, go to the Wanamaker's website.