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Pinhook Power Rankings: A September Shakeup, But Tapit Still On Top

Up until now, the Pinhook Power Rankings had to be consumed with the caveat that the auctions we’d been through represented a fraction of the overall marketplace. Now that we’ve got the bellwether Keeneland September Yearling Sale on the books, we know better what we have on our hands. Where the previous sales on the […]

Pennsylvania Leaderboard: Disco Ebo Carries The Pace Through The Summer

Disco Ebo set the early pace among Pennsylvania incentive award earners for the 2023 season, and Weigelia filly has maintained that advantage through the early summer months, bringing in $193,952 to her various connections for her Keystone State roots. That figure was compiled with Pennsylvania breeder’s awards, stallion owner’s awards, and owner’s bonuses through July […]

Treasure Hunting Presented By Keeneland: Youalmosthadme Was A Book 6 Star For Hancock

Value can be found at every level of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, and in the “Treasure Hunting” series, we’ll be examining successful graduates of the bellwether auction who sold below the median price of their particular session. We’ll start at Book 1 and go all the way to Book 6, talking to buyers who […]

Bargain Broodmare Purchase Leads To Big-Selling Violence Filly For Columbiana Farm At Keeneland September

The team with Columbiana Farm couldn’t believe their good fortune when they purchased the winning Elusive Quality mare Condi at the 2021 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for $40,000. Imagining how the good fortune would escalate less than two years later would have seemed almost far-fetched at the time. Condi sold to Columbiana Farm in […]

Volatile Leads First-Crop Sires By Book 1 Average At Keeneland September

The elite Book 1 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale is normally viewed as a place for the established stars of the stallion ranks to flex their commercial muscles, but it can also be a place for the rookies of the stud book to make a memorable first impression. Three Chimneys Farm’s Volatile did just […]

Stallion Spotlight Presented By New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc.: ‘Turf Monster’ Slumber Making Good First Impressions In Empire State

Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they plan their future matings. In this edition, Erin Robinson of Rockridge Stud discusses Slumber, a Grade 1 winner who moved to New York for the 2021 breeding season, making his first New York-sired foals yearlings of 2023. Slumber B. […]

Into Mischief, Ghostzapper Cross Shines On Keeneland September’s Opening Day

The commercial Thoroughbred marketplace is constantly on the hunt for crosses that are most likely to produce windfalls in the sales ring and runners on the track. On the auction side, buyers gravitated toward the cross between perennial leading sire Into Mischief and daughters of Ghostzapper during Monday’s opening session of the Keeneland September Yearling […]

‘All-American’ Female Line Continues Commercial Prominence At Keeneland September Sale

On April 3, 2014, and for the months that immediately followed, American Story and her newborn filly American Gal occupied the same space at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Kentucky. They eventually went their separate ways, as mares and weaned foals do, but the two horses’ paths seemed to keep intersecting as American Gal made […]