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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 Adjusts 2015 September Sale Opening Week Schedule

LEXINGTON, KY (July 6, 2015) – Keeneland sales officials today announced an adjustment to the opening week schedule for the 2015 September Yearling Sale, the world’s premier Thoroughbred auction, to be held Sept. 14-26.

Market Stability Reigns As Keeneland September Sale Concludes

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 21, 2014) – The Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the world’s premier Thoroughbred auction, closed Sunday with results nearly equal to 2013, continuing a healthy trend toward market stability and confidence in the Thoroughbred industry.

$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.

Keeneland, Country Boy Brewing Introduce Keeneland Sale Ale

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 4, 2014) – Keeneland and Country Boy Brewing will unveil the new Keeneland Sale Ale, a small-batch beer produced by the local brewery designed to promote and celebrate Keeneland’s world-renowned September Yearling Sale in the Central Kentucky community.

Keeneland Catalogs 4,181 Yearlings for 2014 September Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (July 31, 2014) – Keeneland officials announced today that 4,181 yearlings have been cataloged for the 70th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale, to be held Sept. 8-21.

September Sale catalogs will be available online at beginning Tuesday, Aug. 5. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of Aug. 18.

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Score Major Weekend Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates swept some of North America’s biggest races this weekend: Danza stamped himself as a Kentucky Derby (G1) contender with a victory in the Arkansas Derby (G1); Judy the Beauty won the Madison (G1) at Keeneland to give owner and trainer Wesley Ward his first North American Grade 1 wi

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Onlyforyou Remains Unbeaten in Davona Dale

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 24, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Onlyforyou took Saturday’s Davona Dale (G2) at Gulfstream in front-running fashion to remain perfect in four career starts. With the victory, the 3-year-old Malibu Moon filly earned 50 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1).




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