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Horse Sales Market Commentary: Tough Times

Disaster. Brutal. Blood bath. Just a few of the many descriptive words being used by breeders to describe the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, which at this writing still had a week to run.

In light of the recessive global economy,

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Plunging Horse Sales Market: The View from the Ring

On day four of the plunging Keeneland November breeding stock sale market, here’s what people had to say about the situation:

Patrick Lawley-Wakelin, Virginia-based bloodstock agent: “The market is obviously a reflection of what the world i

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Sale Suffers More Setbacks

The marketplace continued to take a pounding from negative economic forces outside the Thoroughbred industry during the third day of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington. Compared to 2007, the Nov. 5 session was down 42.1% in

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Dam of Eight Belles Sells for $2.5 Million

Away, the dam of the ill-fated Eight Belles, was purchased for $2.5 million during the opening session of the 2008 Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 3 at the Central Kentucky auction house.

Sheikh Mohammed’s bloodstock adviser,

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Thoroughbred Broodmare Sells for Record Price

Even though we’re in the midst of a global financial crisis, a special horse can still bring a jaw-dropping amount.

Better Than Honour, the dam of back-to-back Belmont Stakes winners Jazil and Rags to Riches, set a world Thoroughbred auctio

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Sale Faces Economic Hurdles

Consignors are steeling themselves and their clients for a significant downturn in the market at Keeneland’s breeding stock sale, which starts Nov. 3 in Lexington and runs for 15 days. But they also are hoping that the drop in prices will bring

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Unwanted Thoroughbreds: A Challenge for Sellers

With the economy struggling and the buy-back/no bid rates at Thoroughbred auctions rising, the issue of unwanted horses is a growing concern. Antony Beck, president of Gainesway Farm in Lexington, decided to try to do something about it, by

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Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Starts Monday

Keeneland will open its 15-day November Thoroughbred Breeding Stock Sale–the largest of its kind in the world–on Monday, Nov. 3.

A record 5,709 horses have been cataloged for the sale, which runs through Monday, Nov. 17. Sessions begin

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Trail Horses Included in Resort Bankruptcy Auction

Operators of the Double JJ Resort and Ranch in Rothbury, Mich., are hopeful that the resort’s 94 horses will find new homes when the company’s assets are liquidated at bankruptcy auction on Oct. 30. Owners ceased operations on Sept. 3 after

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Readers Report Trends in This Year’s Hay Market

More than 1,900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, “Have you purchased hay for the coming winter?”


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Motions Aims to Halt Curlin Sale

Although Keeneland has announced it has been retained to market the 20% minority interest in reigning Horse of the Year Curlin, a pending motion in a Kentucky court is asking for the current sale process to be halted.

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Sport Horse Enthusiasts Eye Thoroughbred Market


Tennessee equestrian and horse breeder Lisa Cook wanted a Thoroughbred mare to breed to her Thoroughbred stallion, but perceived high prices always prevented her from buying one at high profile auctions such as Kentucky’s Keeneland sale. Bu

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Keeneland Yearling Buyers Utilize Steroid Tests

During the first two sessions of the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale the Central Kentucky auction company reported 20 requests for testing for exogenous anabolic steroids.

There were six requests during the opening session Sept. 8 an

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Owner Turns Down $7.7 Million Bid on Yearling

Owner Michael Paulson said he bought back Azeri’s first yearling in the hopes of retaining a portion of the A.P. Indy colt to race. Paulson bought back the yearling for $7.7 million during the opening session of the Keeneland September yearling sal

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