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Dynamic Market, 11 Seven-Figure Yearlings Define First Week of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 17, 2015) – Vigorous trade, often marked by spirited bidding among the industry’s major foreign and domestic buyers, fueled strong results and led to the sale of 11 seven-figure yearlings during the premier Book 1 segment, held Sept. 14-16, of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale.

The September Sale, which runs through Sept. 26, is globally recognized as the world’s most important Thoroughbred auction and the chief barometer of the state of the horse industry. 

Tapit Colts Command $2.1 Million, $1.65 Million to Lead Wednesday Session of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Click here for a video clip of Hip 614, $2.1 million Tapit colt
Click here for a video clip of Hip 530, $1.65 million Tapit colt
Click here for a video clip of Hip 511, $1.5 million Bernardini filly

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.

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