Orb

Claiborne Farm stallions Orb, Flatter, War Front and Data Link were among the top stars of the show during the Ocala Breeders’ Sale Co.’s March sale of 2-year-olds March 14-15. Kentucky Derby winner and promising freshman sire Orb shone brightest of all when his juvenile son fetched $1.25 million to top the first session of […]

Kentucky Derby winner Orb made headlines once again when his juvenile son fetched $1.25 million to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-old in training sale March 14. Consigned by Crupi’s New Castle, he was bought by Solis/Litt on behalf of LNJ Foxwoods and partners Nancy Favreau and Kathy Psoinos. “It […]

Orb was well represented in the sales ring when one of his 2-year-old sons fetched $500,000 from the China Horse Club and WinStar Farm at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale. The bay colt is the most expensive offspring to sell at public auction thus far for his young sire. Consigned by Ciaran Dunne’s Wavertree Stables, he is […]

Several offspring of Claiborne stallions lit up the bid board with big prices at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including War Front, Blame, and Trappe Shot. War Front, whose offspring have made headlines throughout the year on the racetrack have also commanded attention in the sale ring. Twenty-three horses by War Front were bought […]

A yearling colt by Kentucky Derby winner ORB commanded the highest price during the second session of Fasig-Tipton’s October Sale. Hip 759, out of the Medaglia d’Oro mare Zealous Gold and from the family of champion SONGBIRD, was purchased by trainer Tony Dutrow for $300,000. ORB’s progeny have been well-received by buyers thus far, bringing […]

A strapping colt by Orb was among the top 20 hips sold at the Fasig-Tipton July Selected Yearling Sale July 12. Out of the Speightstown mare Mullins Bay, full/half sister to three stakes winners and from the family of Strike the Gold, the colt was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners for $190,000. He was bred in […]

Flashy American, in-foal to Kentucky Derby winner ORB, brought a final bid of $395,000, the sales topper at the two-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.  The 7-year-old GSW/G1-placed mare, hip 426, was the talk of the sale.  She was purchased by Blue Sky Stable out of the Taylor Made Sales Agency consignment. This follows up […]

At the recently concluded Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, ORB led all first year sires by weanling average and median with three or more sold. The Kentucky Derby-G1 and Florida Derby-G1 winner had 15 offered with 14 sold for an average of $123,214 and a median of $140,000. ORB also had the top colt and […]

(From Left to Right) Comanche Star filly at Three Chimneys; Chatique filly at Mineola; Dixie Dreamer colt at Gainesway; Trendsetting filly at Elm Tree; Wallstreeter colt at Watercress.

Near the end of the first day of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, a mare in foal to first year stallion and Kentucky Derby-G1 winner ORB was purchased for $1.1  million by Bridlewood Farm. Hip 177, Renee’s Titan, a 4-year-old by Bernstein out of Titan Queen, by Tiznow, won last year’s G2 Santa Ynez […]