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Keeneland January Sale Begins Monday

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 3, 2014) – The first major event of the new year at Keeneland begins Monday, Jan. 6, with the start of Keeneland’s 56th annual January Horses of All Ages Sale.

Keeneland Catalogs 1,590 Horses for 2014 January Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 3, 2013) – Keeneland has cataloged 1,590 horses for its 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will be held Jan. 6-9.

The interactive January Sale catalog will be accessible online at Keeneland.com beginning Tuesday, Dec. 3. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of Dec. 16.

The sale comprises 545 broodmares, 154 racing or broodmare prospects, 615 yearlings, 272 horses of racing age and four stallions.

Robust Trade Generates Strong Gains at Keeneland January Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 11, 2013) – Keeneland successfully closed its January Horses of All Ages Sale on Friday with substantial increases in results and three seven-figure sales, concluding an auction season buoyed by a number of positive indicators.

Keeneland January Exceeds 2012 Gross on Third Day of Auction

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 9, 2013) – The market continued to show considerable strength on Wednesday when gross receipts of $40,299,000 for the first three sessions of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale surpassed total sales of $37,991,900 recorded for last year’s four-day auction.   

Brisk Trade Drives Substantial Increases On Tuesday at Keeneland January Sale

Street Sense Filly, Graded Stakes Winner Keertana Bring Seven Figures

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 8, 2013) – Buyer enthusiasm for quality individuals drove strong trade throughout day two of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, resulting in two seven-figure sales and double-digit increases in gross, average and median price.

Yearling Filly by Street Sense Sells for $1.45 Million on Tuesday

A yearling filly by Street Sense brought $1.45 million – the second-highest price for a short yearling sold in January – during Tuesday’s session of the January Horses of All Ages Sale.

The filly, purchased by Canadian Nat Rea’s Regis Farms, is out of stakes-winner Please Sign In, by Doc’s Leader. She is a half-sister to Shadwell Fillies’ Mile (G1) winner Certify and Oak Leaf Stakes (G1) winner Cry and Catch Me, and from the family of such champions as Habitat, Suave Dancer, Suave Tern and Muqtarib.

Graded Stakes Winner Keertana Brings $1 Million at January Sale

Craig Bandoroff’s Denali Stud, on behalf of an undisclosed domestic client, paid $1 million for multiple graded stakes winner Keertana to kick off Tuesday’s second session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

A millionaire on the racetrack, Keertana recorded 11 wins in 29 starts, including six stakes – the Regret Stakes, Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes, Glen Falls Handicap, The Very One Stakes and Louisville Handicap (G3), all Grade 3, as well as the Indiana Downs Distaff.  

Nereid Sells for $1.3 Million, Gains in Gross and Average Realized on Opening Day of Keeneland January Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 7, 2013) – Demand for young, stakes-caliber mares, led by the $1.3 million paid for 2011 American Oaks (G1) winner Nereid, ruled opening Monday at Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, which saw double-digit growth in gross and average price.

Grade 1 Winner Nereid Brings $1.3 Million at Keeneland January Sale

Nereid, winner of the 2011 American Oaks (G1), sold for $1.3 million to Baumann Stables early in Monday’s opening session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

Consigned as a broodmare prospect by Don Robinson’s Winter Quarter Farm, Nereid is a five-year-old mare by Rock Hard Ten out of the Belong to Me mare Dowry. In addition to her win in the American Oaks, Nereid finished second in the Rodeo Drive (G1) and third in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) and Del Mar Oaks (G1).

Legislation Regarding Investment Incentives for Horse Owners Will Benefit January Buyers


Recent legislation passed earlier this week reinstated an important business investment incentive and substantially increased another incentive program. Both incentive programs could have important implications for purchasers of horses, farm equipment and most other depreciable property in 2013, beginning with Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale that begins Monday, Jan. 7.




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