TRAINERS FLOCK TO SEPTEMBER SALE IN SEARCH OF STARS

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 14 – THIRD AND FINAL SESSION OF BOOK 2

Eclipse Award-winning trainers Todd Pletcher and Chad Brown, who both won classics this year with graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, and Bob Baffert, trainer of champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Arrogate are among the notable North American and international trainers who have been shopping the September Sale for future champions and graded stakes winners.

Other North American trainers include Rusty Arnold, Steve Asmussen, Buff Bradley, Kelly Breen, Bret Calhoun, Christophe Clement, Ben Colebrook, Ignacio Correas, Neil Drysdale, Peter Eurton, Jinx Fires, Eoin Harty, Jerry Hollendorfer, Mark Hubley, Larry Jones, Eddie Kenneally, D. Wayne Lukas, Richard Mandella, Michael Matz, Ron McAnally, Andrew McKeever, Kenny McPeek, Ron Moquett, Tom Morley, Graham Motion, Bill Mott, Phil Oliver, Vicki Oliver, Neil Pessin, Mick Ruis, Joe Sharp, John Shirreffs, Al Stall Jr., Dallas Stewart, Mike Stidham, Barclay Tagg, John Terranova, Rick Violette, Brendan Walsh, Wesley Ward, George Weaver, Ian Wilkes and Nick Zito.

International trainers at Keeneland include Richard Gibson, John Gosden, Mark Johnston, David Lanigan, Jeremy McKeever, Aidan O’Brien, Joseph O’Brien and Sir Mark Prescott.

Pletcher won the Kentucky Derby (G1) Presented by Yum! Brands with Always Dreaming, sold for $350,000. Brown won the Preakness (G1) with Cloud Computing, a $200,000 purchase. 

Arrogate sold for $560,000 at the 2014 September Sale.

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