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Distorted Humor Colt Brings $1.525 Million to Headline Tuesday Session at Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 15, 2015) – Domestic buyers flexed their spending muscle on Tuesday during the second session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, resulting in a double-digit increase in gross receipts and the sale of three seven-figure yearlings, led by a Distorted Humor colt for $1.525 million.

Click here for a video clip of Hip 277, $1,525,000 Distorted Humor colt

Robust Increases, Seven-Figure Sales Highlight Opening Session of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 14, 2015) – Active trade from an international contingent of buyers marked the opening session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale on Monday, generating across-the-board increases and the sale of two fillies by War Front who commanded seven figures each. 

On Monday, Keeneland sold 150 yearlings sold for gross receipts of $44,642,000, up 34.61 percent from 2014 when 120 horses brought $33,165,000. The average price of $297,613 rose 7.68 percent from last year’s $276,375. The median of $265,000 was up 8.16 percent from $245,000 in 2014.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Air Force Blue, Order of St George Capture Group 1 Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 14, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Air Force Blue and Order of St George (IRE) won the Goffs Vincent O’Brien National (G1) and Palmerstown House Estate Irish St. Leger (G1), both at the Curragh on Sunday. It was the second consecutive Group 1 victory for Air Force Blue, winner of the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (G1) in August. A half-brother to Air Force Blue, by Lemon Drop Kid, is consigned to Book 1 of the September Sale, which begins today.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Site Read Favored for Saratoga’s With Anticipation

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 2, 2015) – Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale is represented by three of the six juveniles in the With Anticipation (G2) today at Saratoga, led by morning-line favorite Site Read, who won his career debut by 4½ lengths at The Spa on July 25.



WITH ANTICIPATION S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 2YOs

Keeneland Sales Graduates Keen Ice, Private Zone, Runhappy Earn Grade 1 Wins at Saratoga

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 31, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates continued their success at Saratoga, where alumni captured three Grade 1 stakes on Saturday:  Keen Ice turned in a gritty performance to win the Travers (G1); Private Zone earned an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) with a victory in the Priority One Jets Forego (G1); and Runhappy romped to a stakes record in the NYRA.com King’s Bishop (G1).





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