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Longtime Keeneland Bidspotter McCormick Dies At 75

Pete McCormick, a longtime fixture as a bidspotter at Keeneland, died Thursday at age 75. A native of Ontario, Calif., McCormick was a boy when given his first job in the auction business from the legendary Tom Caldwell, the longtime head auctioneer at Keeneland, who took McCormick under his wing. McCormick also served in the […]

Solid Trade, Emphasis On Quality Mark Keeneland January Sale

Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale closed today following four days of spirited competition for quality offerings that yielded results comparable to 2022 to signal continued stability and consistency in the market. Gross sales for the auction, which began Monday, were $45,408,300, down slightly from last year’s $46,341,100. A total of 962 horses sold […]

Ancient Peace Sells For $650,000 To Top Tuesday’s Trade At Keeneland January Sale

Ancient Peace, a Sam-Son Farm-bred 3-year-old filly by War Front who was impressive when she scored her first victory in December on the turf at Santa Anita by 4 1/4 lengths, was purchased by Boardshorts Stables for $650,000 to headline a robust day of selling during Tuesday’s second session of the Keeneland January Horses of […]

$550,000 Broodmare Evocative Leads Opening Day At Keeneland January Sale

Evocative, a 6-year-old daughter of Pioneerof the Nile from the family of Grade 1 winner New Year’s Day and Grade 2 winner Mohaymen who is in foal to Quality Road, sold to Kerri Radcliffe, agent, for $550,000 to lead a solid day of trade during Monday’s opening session of the Keeneland January Horses of All […]

Keeneland Announces 2023 Spring Stakes Schedule Worth Season Record $8.05 Million

Keeneland will award a season record $8.05 million for 19 stakes to be run during its 2023 Spring Meet, which will cover 15 days from April 7-28. Leading the schedule are the 99th running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) and 86th running of the $600,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1), both major targets of the […]

Four Final Supplemental Entries Announced For 2023 Keeneland January Sale

Keeneland’s four-day January Horses of All Ages Sale opens Monday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. ET with a total of 1,618 horses – in-foal broodmares, broodmare prospects, newly turned yearlings, horses of racing age, stallions and stallion prospects – cataloged for the four-day auction that runs through Thursday, Jan. 12. Covering sires include American Pharoah, […]

Keeneland Supplements 15 Horses To 2023 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has announced that 15 horses are in the latest round of supplements to the 2023 January Horses of All Ages Sale. Catalog pages for these horses will be appear online at Keeneland.com and in the Equineline Sales Catalog App on Tuesday, Jan. 3. The January Sale will cover four sessions from Jan. 9-12, 2023. Among the […]

Keeneland Supplements 21 Horses To 2023 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has announced that 21 horses – including six stallions from Calumet Farm – are in the latest round of supplements to the 2023 January Horses of All Ages Sale. The auction will cover four sessions from Jan. 9-12, 2023. Racing and broodmare prospects supplemented to the January Sale include: – Saucy Lady T, a […]

Keeneland Supplements 69 Horses To 2023 January Horses of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has announced that 69 horses – including Seasons, a Grade 1-placed daughter of Tapit and millionaire Winter Memories – have been supplemented to the 2023 January Horses of All Ages Sale. The auction will cover four sessions from Jan. 9-12, 2023. Additional supplements will be considered until sale date. Seasons, a 4-year-old filly, is […]