Over at Past the Wire, I hit the highlights of Wednesday’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale: including six million-dollar horses, two of … More
This week at Past the Wire, I turned my attention to the OBS March sale of two-year-olds in training. I … More
Episode 3 pays a visit to the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Sale, coming up October 7. The sale is … More
Book Six continues with Episode 2, which turns focus to the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Yearling Sale. We start with a look at hip 19, a filly by Real Solution out of the Perfect Soul mare Winsome Woman. Then, we discuss hip 162, a colt by Super Ninety Nine out of the Touch Gold mare Fleet and Fancy.
Keeneland September, hip 3848: featuring two strains of Maplejinsky!
This is the second in a three-part series looking at the Illinois-bred yearlings in Book 4 and Book 5 of … More
It’s that time again: the biggest yearling sale of the year, Keeneland September. This year’s catalogue features fifteen Illinois-breds. Blinkers … More
When writing (or tweeting) about Illinois-breds in the auction ring, it jumps out enough when an Illinois-bred horse commands five … More
The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages sale happens this week. As of Saturday, January 9, there are nine horses … More
Book 6 of Keeneland September runs on Friday and Saturday of this week, and marks the end of the sale. … More
Last night, Blinkers Off began to tackle the Illinois-breds in the later books of Keeneland September, with a look at … More
Throughout this week we delve deeper into the books of the Keeneland September sale. For followers of Illinois breeding and … More
This year’s catalogue at Keeneland September features 21 Illinois-bred yearlings, only one of whom has been declared out so far. … More
Last night, Blinkers Off took a look at the broadest pattern among Curlin’s progeny at Keeneland September: Curlin babies out … More
Keeneland September gets underway on Monday, and with it comes another early glimpse at Curlin’s fifth crop. Fourteen yearlings by … More