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Songbird Carries a $9.5 million Tune at Fasig-Tipton

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Whisper Hill's Mandy Pope added to her collection of prized mares when she went to $9.5 million for champion and nine-time grade 1 winner Songbird at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. The mare was raced by Rick Porter.

Tepin Rings the Bell at $8 Million at Fasig-Tipton

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Multiple champion and six-time grade/group 1 winner Tepin, in foal to top sire Curlin, sold for $8 million to M. V. Magnier at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. The daughter of Bernstein won 13 of 23 races and banked $4,437,918 in earnings.

Radcliffe Goes to $3 Million for Nickname at F-T

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Grade 1 winner Nickname, a daughter of Scat Daddy, raised the bar again when bloodstock agent Kerri Radcliffe bought her for $3 million at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. Nickname won the Frizette Stakes (G1) and placed in three other graded stakes.

Miss Temple City Hammers for $2.5 Million

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Agent Steve Young went to $2.5 million for multiple grade 1 winner Miss Temple City at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. Young did not disclose the buyer. The daughter of Temple City retired with more than $1.6 million in earnings.

Mesa Fresca in Foal to War Front Goes for $2M

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Mesa Fresca, a big bay daughter of Sky Mesa in foal to Claiborne Farm's top international sire War Front, sold for $2 million as Hip 96 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. She is the dam of grade 1 winner Harmonize, winner of the Del Mar Oaks.

Medaglia d'Oro Filly Goes For $650,000 at Fasig-Tipton

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
A bay filly by Medaglia d'Oro and a half sister to grade 1 winner Miss Temple City sold for $650,000 to Baccari Bloodstock at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. Buckland Sales consigned the filly bred in Kentucky by SF Bloodstock.

Land Over Sea Landed for $1.3 Million at F-T November

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Grade 2 winner Land Over Sea became the first million-dollar mare at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. The daughter of Bellamy Road, believed in foal to 2016 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist, sold for $1.3 million to Shadai Farm.

Fees Set for Candy Ride, Quality Road, Union Rags

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Lane's End stallion Candy Ride (ARG), the sire of 2017 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner, will stand for $80,000 in 2018, it was announced Nov. 6.

Claiborne Farm's 2018 Stallion Fees Announced

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Claiborne Farm, home of top sire War Front, announced it's 2018 stallion roster Nov. 6.

'Pharoah' Half Sister to Bodemeister Brings $1 Million

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Agent Emmanuel de Seroux bought a bay filly by American Pharoah and out of Untouched Talent, the dam of grade 1 winner and sire Bodemeister, for $1 million at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. The filly, Hip 46, is the sale's second $1 million horse.

Street Sense Filly Hits $1 Million Mark at Fasig-Tipton

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
A bay daughter of Street Sense out of the multiple stakes-producing mare Quickest was the first to reach the $1 million mark Nov. 6 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. Bloodstock agent Reynolds Bell Jr. bought the filly.

First 'Pharoah' Weanling Brings $250,000

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
The first weanling by 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah sold for $250,000 to Peter O'Callaghan Nov. 6 early into the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

Hips to Watch, Day 1 Keeneland November Sale

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
The horses to watch during the Nov. 7 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, based on the grade 1-winning status of the horse and/or grade 1-winning status of the horse's offspring.

Tax Reporting, Withholding Changes Impact Breeders' Cup

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
This year's Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar marked the first major United States race day since U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service rules on reporting and withholding were updated, and the impact was significant.

Gun Runner Tops Year's Final NTRA Poll

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
With a Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) win, Gun Runner unanimous top choice in final poll of 2017.

Keeneland's Marathon November Sale Begins Nov. 7

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
The depth of the bloodstock market will be put to the test when the Keeneland November breeding stock sale kicks off Nov. 7 and continues daily through Nov. 18.

Agreement Paves Way for Export of U.S. Horses to China

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
The agreement, signed by U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and Zhi Shuping of the People's Republic of China, clears the way for importation of all breeds of U.S. horses, including Thoroughbreds, to China.

Morning After Classic, Baffert Reflects at Del Mar

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
Baffert will remain at home in California. He'll get his string in order, and they'll fight another day. 

Marmelo, Tiberian Head Melbourne Cup

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:09
If you thought Talismanic's Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T)-winning form was good, Marmelo and Tiberian should figure prominently in the AU$6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup Nov. 7 at Flemington Racecourse. 

Taylor Made Stallions Launches Breeding Promotion

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Taylor Made announced the launch of a new promotion for the Keeneland November sale called "Taylor Made Money" designed to enhance value for the buyers, sellers of broodmares in foal to Taylor Made's California Chrome, Mshawish, and Not This Time.