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Broodmare Applauding sells for $360,000 in private purchase to top first session of Keeneland January

Applauding, an 11-year-old winning daughter of Congrats in foal to Curlin, who was consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, was a $360,000 private sale purchase by Hunter Valley Farm, agent, to lead Monday’s opening session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. Beginning with the 2019 November Breeding Stock Sale, Keeneland now reports post-sale transactions of horses initially...

Weanling filly by Curlin brings $775,000 to top Friday’s session of the Keeneland November sale

Larry Best’s OXO Equine paid $775,000 for a weanling filly by Curlin, a half-sister to Grade 3 winner The Tabulator consigned by Indian Creek, agent, to lead another active day of trade on Friday at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale. The filly’s price is the highest paid for a weanling sold this year at public auction in North America. Today at Keeneland, 232 horses grossed $31,527,500,...

Colt by Curlin brings $4.1 million from Godolphin to top Keeneland’s second September session

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Godolphin continued its dominance of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale during Tuesday’s second session by purchasing the day’s two highest-priced yearlings, headlined by the $4.1 million Curlin colt out of New Zealand champion sprinter Bounding (AUS), who is the most expensive September Sale yearling since 2010. Godolphin also took home a War Front...

Charity event raises over $85,000 to benefit TCA’s Horses First Fund to support Mercer County horses

LNJ Foxwoods raised more than $85,000 for the Horses First Fund administered by Thoroughbred Charities of America at an event held recently in Saratoga Springs, NY. The Horse First Fund was established in June 2016 by LNJ Foxwoods to assist the horses abandoned in Mercer County, Kentucky and horses in need of emergency aid in the future. To date the fund has raised over $38,000 and expended more than...

$1 million Curlin colt tops strong Friday session at Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Bob and Cassidy Edwards’ E5 Racing Thoroughbreds of Florida signaled its desire to participate at racing’s highest level by purchasing through Mike Ryan, agent, a $1 million colt by Curlin during Friday’s fourth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, which saw active trade that fueled across-the-board increases in results. During the Friday session, the first day of the two-day Book...