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Sale Dates
Entry Deadline
Property Line Changes
Racing Updates Cut-Off
Proof Pages Due
Outs (Not to Appear in Catalog)

June Digital Sale

June 29 June 22 June 22 N/A June 22 June 22

September Yearling Sale

Sept. 13-25 May 3 June 7 July 5 July 5 June 18


Paperwork Deadlines

EBF, Breeders' Cup, KTDF, NYB Nominations
NTRA Contribution Lists
Stallion Service Certificate
Authorized Agent Forms
Registration Papers due for Weanlings
Registration Papers Due
EVA, Coggins
EVA Recommended Blood Pull

June Digital Sale

N/A June 22 June 22 June 22 N/A June 22 June 22 Within 90 days of date of sale

September Yearling Sale

June 21 June 28 N/A July 1 N/A July 1 August 2 Within 90 days of date of sale


2021 June Digital Sale


Sale Begins Tuesday, June 25, 2021

May 26 - June 22

Entry period

June 22

Final entries due

Property line changes due to Sales Office (email

Final withdrawal not to appear in catalog

     NTRA contribution lists in Sales Office

Original DIGITAL Coggins certificates emailed to Sales Office ( Coggins results must be dated within 12 months of date of sale.

Original DIGITAL EVA results emailed to Sales Office ( EVA results must be dated within 90 days of date of sale. Each positive or suspicious EVA form must contain a titer reading.

     All horses must be vaccinated against Equine Herpes Virus Type 1 (EHV-1) by a licensed veterinarian a minimum of fourteen (14) days and no more than one hundred and twenty (120) days prior to sale date. Proof of vaccination date and product used must be emailed to

Jockey Club Registration certificates due. Digital registration transferred to Keeneland Association, Inc. or original registration papers turned into or mailed to Sidney Boots in Sales Office.

Stallion Service Certificates due in office to Sidney Boots or released electronically.

     Consignor’s Authorized Agent form emailed to Sales Office (email Keeneland must have an owner’s signature on file for every consigned horse in the sale. One partner’s signature is sufficient for all partners. Form must be filled out completely. All forms must be notarized.

     All announcements, including cribbers and ridglings uploaded.

June 19 - 28

X-rays to Repository: must be taken within 10 days of sale date.

X-rays, endoscopic videotapes and veterinary certificates must be on file in the Repository at least four days prior to sale date.  

Veterinarians should contact Ashley Whalen for directions to upload x-rays into the repository (

Pregnancy certificates for broodmares and "suitable for mating" certificates for fillies 2 years old and up being sold as broodmare prospects due into the Sales Office. Pregnancy and "suitable for mating" exams must be done, and the results turned in digitally to the Sales Office, within 10 days of selling date. Please submit to Mindy Hunter (

Please note – if a horse is consigned by an agent, the agent is responsible for supplying all necessary documents (forms, certificates, test results, etc.) to Keeneland pursuant to the consignor’s contract.  We appreciate your cooperation with this.


2021 September Yearling Sale


Sale Begins September 13, 2021

May 3

Entries due in Sales Office

June 7

Property line changes in Sales Office

June 18

Final withdrawal for horses not to appear in catalogue (second $500 fee waived)

June 21

Breeders' Cup, EBF, KTDF, and state-bred nominations due into their respective offices in order to appear in the sales catalogue

June 28

NTRA contribution lists in Sales Office

July 1

Consignor's Authorized Agent forms in Sales Office ($100 penalty per property line will apply after this date)

Digital registration certificates for yearlings due in Sales Office ($100 penalty per horse will apply after this date)

July 5

Racing updates cut-off (races run after this date will not appear in catalogue)

Proof page changes due in Sales Office

July 12

Consignors' client lists for catalogue mailing

August 2

Original Coggins certificates in Sales Office ($100 penalty per horse will apply after this date)

EVA results in Sales Office and dated within 90 days of date of sale ($100 penalty per horse will apply after this date)

Reminder: Health certificates (for on-site horses) must be done within 30 days of arrival on sale grounds and are required in our office before they can sell.