KatieRich Jockey

Bookman WINS at Keeneland

Published on Apr 24, 2017

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Congratulations are in order for Larry, Karen, Mark and the KatieRich team on the impressive win by Bookman in the 5th race on Keeneland’s April 23rd card.  This colt ran a great race winning in stellar fashion wire to wire.  On a side note, Bookman’s dam, Papa Sids Girl also won impressively for her first career start at Keeneland in April of 2003. We look forward to a bright future for this colt.

 


KatieRich Farms had a productive day at Keeneland September Saturday

Published on Sep 18, 2016

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Getting ‘Rich’ at KEESEP

Larry and Karen Doyle’s KatieRich Farms had a productive day at Keeneland September Saturday, selling four yearlings for a combined $1,545,000, including the $650,000 Ghostzapper colt (hip 1231) who went to Dickman Legacy Ranch.

“We’re very happy–they did a great job on the farm,” offered Larry Doyle while overseeing one of his other offerings in the back ring. “[Farm manager] Tammy [Ingebritson] did a terrific job raising the horse and bringing him up. I think they got a really nice horse.”

Doyle said he purchased hip 1231’s dam Formal Affair (Dynaformer), a half to GI Blue Grass S. hero The Cliff’s Edge (Gulch), privately several years ago. Her Harlan’s Holiday filly sold for $190,000 at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga two years ago.

“I was [expecting a nice price]–maybe not $650,000, but maybe in the $400,000 [range],” Doyle said of the price tag for the Ghostzapper colt. “Our reserve was $250,000, but I thought it would go a lot higher–there was a lot of action on the horse.”

Doyle’s operation has done well in previous years later in the sale. KatieRich sold a $700,000 Smart Strike filly to top Session 6 at this auction in 2014.

Among KatieRich’s other Saturday offerings was hip 1274, the last Tapit to go through the ring during this year’s sale. Agents Hanzly Albina and Nick Sallusto purchased the colt for $475,000 on behalf of an undisclosed client.

“He’s just a beautiful example of what his good sire can do,” said Albina. “His body was unbelievable, beautiful walk–the usual.”

Sallusto noted that the colt, whose third dam is Hall of Famer Personal Ensign (Private Account), was a candidate to be resold at a 2-year-old sale next year. His dam was sold by KatieRich for $530,000 in foal to Curlin at the 2015 Keeneland November Sale.

KatieRich’s third well-sold yearling was hip 1334, a More Than Ready half-sister to recent Kentucky Downs Juvenile S. runner-up Parlor (Lonhro {Aus}). The May 9 foal went to Justin Casse, Agent for Joe Minor’s JSM Eqine, for $390,000.

KatieRich also sold a Tapit filly out of GISW Her Smile (Include) at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale in August. –@BDiDonatoTDN

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Smart Strike Filly Sells For $700,000

Published on Sep 15, 2014

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KatieRich Farms Smart Strike Filly Hip 1482 is the most expensive offering of Book 2, selling for $700,000.

katierich hip 1482

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September 2014

Published on Sep 4, 2014

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By Lonhro Coming September 14′

Published on Oct 29, 2013

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Out of Miss Mary Apples

lonhro foal miss mary apples

lonhro foal miss mary apples

lonhro foal miss mary apples

Out of Secret Asset

lonhro foal secret asset

lonhro foal secret asset

lonhro foal secret asset

See more out of Lonhro by visiting the Darley website.


Welcome

Published on Oct 14, 2013

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Hello all!

Welcome to the KatieRich Farms blog.

This page will be constantly updated with the happening on the farm and racetrack so check back often!

Thanks,

KatieRich Farms Team