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Take Charge Brandi Commands $3.2 Million at Keeneland November

November 6, 2019

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Summer Wind Farm paid $1.85 million for Lil Indy, dam of multiple Grade 1 winner Maximum Security, about 30 minutes after the start of Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Lane’s End, agent, consigned Lil Indy, a 12-year-old daughter of Anasheed in foal to Quality Road.

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Mei Ling, an 8-year-old daughter of Empire Maker in foal to Medaglia d’Oro, sold for $1.5 million to Claiborne Farm, agent, within the first hour of Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Mei Ling was consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent for Elevage Dispersal.

 

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Grade 1 winner Nereid, dam of stakes winner Figarella’s Queen in foal to Quality Road, sold for $1.25 million to Hunter Valley Farm during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Consigned by Lane’s End, agent, Neried is an 11-year-old daughter of Rock Hard Ten.

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Rymska (FR), a multiple graded stakes winner trained by Chad Brown, and the next horse in the sales ring, Grade 1 winner Sailor’s Valentine in foal to War Front, each brought seven figures during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Peter Brant’s White Birch Farm paid $1.05 million for Rymska, a 5-year-old daughter of Le Havre consigned by ELiTE, agent, and cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect.

Pursuit of Success, James Delahooke, agent, paid $1.25 million for Sailor’s Valentine, carrying her first foal. Winner of Keeneland’s Central Bank Ashland (G1), she was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

 

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Champion Take Charge Brandi, in foal to Triple Crown winner Justify, sold to Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa for $3.2 million during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

A 7-year-old daughter of Giant’s Causeway, Take Charge Brandi is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Omaha Beach and from the family of champion Will Take Charge and Grade 1 winner Take Charge Indy.

Following Take Charge Brandi in the sale ring was her weanling colt by Tapit, who sold for $600,000 to Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa.

The two horses were consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent for Elevage Dispersal.

 

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 Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables paid $1.3 million for graded stakes winner Talk Veuve to Me during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

WinStar Racing, agent, consigned Talk Veuve to Me, a 4-year-old daughter of Violence who has earned more than $500,000. She was cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect.

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Don Alberto Corporation paid $1.2 million for Bernina Star, in foal to Curlin, during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, consigned the 5-year-old daughter of Harlan’s Holiday, who is a half-sister to Grade 3 winner National Flag and from the family of Grade 1 winner Eddington.

 

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Katsumi Yoshida of Japan paid $2 million for Callback, a 7-year-old Street Sense mare in foal to Medaglia d’Oro, during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Callback, who is from the family of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver, was consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent for Elevage Dispersal.

 

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Erdenheim Farm Thoroughbreds went to $1.25 million to acquire Conquest (IRE), a daughter of Galileo (IRE) carrying her first foal by Triple Crown winner Justify, during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Conquest, a 4-year-old mare, was consigned by Denali Stud, agent.

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Grade 1 winner Eskimo Kisses, carrying her first foal by Curlin, sold for $2.3 million to Shadai Farm of Japan during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Gainesway, agent, consigned Eskimo Kisses, a 4-year-old daughter of To Honor and Serve. Her second dam is Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Winning Colors.

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Hourglass (IRE), a daughter of Galileo (IRE) carrying her first foal by Triple Crown winner Justify, sold for $1.1 million to China Horse Club during Wednesday’s Book 1 opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Consigned by Paramount Sales, agent, Hourglass is a 4-year-old half-sister to European champion Sharmdal and from the family of Street Cry (IRE).