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Colt from Family of Kentucky Derby Winner Tops Day 10 of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 18, 2014) – Keeneland realized increases for the fifth consecutive session on Day 10 of the September Yearling Sale when a colt from the family of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird and multiple Grade 1 winner Dullahan brought the highest price of $200,000.

Bullish Market Continues at Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 17, 2014) – The momentum generated during the opening days of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale continued to carry forward as significant gains in gross, average and median were recorded on Wednesday. 

On day nine of the 13-day sale, 289 yearlings sold for $13,467,500, a 20.47 percent increase from last year’s corresponding session when 311 yearlings brought $11,179,500. The $46,600 average was 29.64 percent higher than $35,947 in 2013. The median rose 29.63 percent, from $27,000 to $35,000.

Numbers Remain Positive on Day 8 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 16, 2014) - Total sales, along with the average and median prices, all improved by double digits on Day 8 of the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale to mark the third consecutive session with increases in all three categories.
 

Across-the-Board Gains Registered on Day 7 of Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 14 2014) - The market continued to show strength on Monday during the seventh session of the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale with increases in gross, average and median prices.
 

Day 6 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale Includes $700,000 Filly

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 14, 2014) – Sunday’s sixth session of the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale featured double-digit increases in average and median prices and the sale of a filly for $700,000.
 
“I thought it was a good solid session,” Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell said. “We’re starting to see different buyers participate. A strong Russian contingent bought horses today, and we look for them and other international horsemen to buy horses as the sale continues.”
 

$600,000 Colt Leads Day 5 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 13, 2014) – The 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale took a day off Friday and resumed today with the sale of a colt for $600,000, while overall figures held steady from the corresponding session last year.

Healthy Gains, 13 Seven-Figure Yearlings Mark Week 1 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 12, 2014) – Spirited competition among the world’s major buyers drove increases in average and median price, and prompted the sale of 13 yearlings for $1 million or more each during the opening week of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale.  

The September Sale is acknowledged as the world’s most important Thoroughbred auction and the leading barometer of the health of the industry. 

Six Seven-Figure Yearlings Drive Increases On Day 4 of Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 11, 2014) – A bullish market reigned at Keeneland on Thursday, the fourth and final day of the September Yearling Sale’s premier Book 1, with gains in average and median prices. Increases were powered by the sale of six seven-figure yearlings, led by two colts which brought sale-topping prices of $2.2 million each.

Inaugural Jefferson Street Soirée a Smashing Success!

Keeneland, VisitLEX and the restaurant and bar owners on Jefferson Street in downtown Lexington, KY, collaborated to create the inaugural Jefferson Street Soirée which took place yesterday evening from 6 - 10 p.m.

Restaurants and bars along Jefferson offered food and beverage tastings, while live regional entertainment was featured on a stage between The Grey Goose and Wine + Market. Attendees danced in the street to Aly’An, a female country duo from Burgin, KY, followed by Lexington’s own, Tee Dee Young.

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