Fasig-Tipton November Top Pick: Queen Blossom (IRE)

The Fasig-Tipton November sale produced some of the largest fireworks in history when Songbird sold for a healthy $9.5 million and Tepin sold for $8 million not long after her. However, as much as I enjoyed seeing these mares and being witness to their record breaking nights, I fell in love with a different mare….

Keeneland September Sale: High Priced Stallion Showdown

The first crop yearling sires may be drawing attention this year, but Tapit seems dead-set on reminding everyone why he has been America’s leading sire for the last three years. We are four sessions into the September sale of yearlings and he has had 13 yearlings sell for upwards of $500,000, three horses that did…

Understanding Thoroughbred Auctions: The Ring

Any auction can be an overwhelming experience to someone who isn’t a frequent visitor to the sales ring. An auction on the scale of the Keeneland September Yearling sale IS overwhelming, even for many a seasoned veteran. So, since the world famous auction is currently in progress on the grounds of this year’s Breeders’ Cup…