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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.

Two $2.2 Million Colts Sell on Day 4 of September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 11, 2014) – Two colts have sold for $2.2 million during Thursday’s fourth session of the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale. A total of six yearlings have sold for seven figures today, increasing the total number of million-dollar-plus horses to 13.

The first was the War Front colt purchased by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Shadwell Estate Company Ltd. purchased the second, the Tapit colt who is a half-brother to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner New Year’s Day.

Strong Performance, Seven-Figure Yearlings Highlight Wednesday Session of Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 10, 2014) – The solid market continued during the third session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, which was headlined by two yearlings sold for more than $1 million each.

The session’s top-priced horse was a daughter of leading European sire Dubawi sold to the Niarchos family’s Flaxman Stables Ireland Limited for $1.45 million. She was consigned by Lane’s End, agent.

$1.45 Million filly leads Day 3 of the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 10, 2014) – The seventh horse to sell for $1 million or more during the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale was a Tiznow filly purchased for $1.1 million around 4:30 p.m. during Wednesday’s third session. Stonereath Farm of Paris, Ky., bought the filly, who was consigned by Stone Farm, agent.

The filly is out of the stakes-placed Storm Cat mare Countess Lemonade, a half-sister to European champion Duke of Marmalade (IRE) and European highweight Ruler of the World.

Sale of $1.6 Million Colt and Continued Strong Figures Mark Second Session of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 9, 2014) – Active trade from both domestic and foreign buyers  continued to produce strong results on Tuesday at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, with the session highlighted by increases in gross, average and median figures and the sale of an Unbridled’s Song colt for $1.6 million.  

$1.6 million colt leads Day 2 of the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 9, 2014) – A colt by Unbridled’s Song who is a half-brother to 2013 Preakness (G1) winner Oxbow brought $1.6 million from Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm to lead Tuesday’s second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

The amount is the highest price of the sale.

Burleson Farms, agent, consigned the colt, who is out of the Cee’s Tizzy mare Tizamazing, a full sister to Horse of the Year Tiznow and Grade 2 winners Budroyale and Tizdubai.

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