Keeneland September Brings Strong Market and Fierce Competition
Sunday, September 26, 2021

  A voraciously competitive market drove prices higher than in years prior as buyers who were shut out from the earlier books rushed to buy a horse later on in the sale. To that end, Denali Stud experienced a record consignment for the 2021 Keeneland September Yearling sale. From the 99 offered, 85 sold in […]

Historic Pin Oak Stud Dispersal Emotional and Bittersweet
Thursday, September 16, 2021

  Nearly 70 years of careful breeding and racing success – a lifelong passion of Pin Oak Stud’s Ms. Josephine Abercrombie – were on display Sunday evening at Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Ky. A selection of Pin Oak’s remaining broodmares, weanlings, and race fillies were offered without reserve by Denali Stud as agent. The sale topper came in […]

Denali Consigns Yearlings by Justify, Into Mischief in Stellar First Book
Monday, September 13, 2021

  Books One and Two at Keeneland September historically reflect the status of the upper-end of the yearling demand. The highly anticipated debut of Justify’s first crop of yearlings will greet a global market eager to experience a fragment of normalcy after a 2020 upended by a pandemic. Denali Stud consigns several by hot ticket […]

August Saratoga Performances Spotlight Denali Sales Graduates
Wednesday, September 08, 2021

  The summer at Saratoga is a perfect opportunity for connections to show off their well-bred, and well-regarded racehorses, and our sales graduates have been turning heads for the entire racing festival. Malathaat – G1 Alabama Winner Arguably the crowning performance of the meet, Kentucky Oaks winner Malathaat refused to be had by the curse […]

Malathaat Returns to Winner’s Circle in Gr. I Alabama
Sunday, August 22, 2021

  The Graveyard of Champions couldn’t get her a second time. Malathaat ran down a strong field and outlasted fellow Stonestreet-bred runner, Clairiere, to win the Gr. I Alabama at Saratoga. After stumbling at the start, she took the long way around -being almost five paths wide at one point- and fought off all challengers […]

Strong NY-bred Market Lands Denali Stud as Leading Consignor
Friday, August 20, 2021

  After a year of silence, the sound of NY-breds selling at Saratoga returned triumphantly to center stage, and the buyers arrived in force to participate. Twenty-three yearlings were offered this year and all but five went to new owners. A strong market and competitive connections left Denali Stud standing at the end of the […]

Denali Stud Consignment Preview: Fasig-Tipton NY-bred Sale
Friday, August 13, 2021

  The NYRA circuit offers some of the most lucrative purse structures in the US, and for the savvy buyer, a smart purchase at a NY-bred sale will reap its own reward. Denali will be consigning twenty-three yearlings from families with success at the track both in and out of the state. Some highlights include: […]

Tapit Filly Crowned Queen at 2021 Saratoga Sale
Thursday, August 12, 2021

  The Sale of a Century concluded with Denali Stud consigning the fifth most expensive yearling, also the second most expensive filly; just shy of the elusive million dollar mark. There were high hopes for the group, and they met everyone’s expectations. Denali Stud finished as the sale’s second leading consignor by gross with ten […]

Denali Stud featured in the Blood-Horse
Sunday, August 08, 2021

  Denali Stud was fortunate enough to be the cover for August’s issue of the Blood-Horse. Below is a small excerpt of the story, which you can read in its entirety by clicking the link at the end or by purchasing a physical copy of the August issue through the BloodHorse website. To read down […]

Denali Graduates Shine in July Stakes Races
Saturday, August 07, 2021

  July was a great month for horses raised, grazed, and sold by Denali Stud. They made a total of 20 starts in stakes races for their connections, and hit the board eleven times, five of those getting their picture taken. The victories included: Superstition wins the Daisycutter Handicap at Del Mar on 7/25/21    […]