Warrendale Draft Demonstrates Popular at KEESEP Tuesday

A long-standing and successful business relationship between Kitty Taylor’s Warrendale Sales and the husband-and-wife team of the late Hargus and Sandra Sexton was front and centre during Tuesday’s round of bid at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. In partnership with Steven and Brandi Nicholson’s Silver Fern Farm, the Sextons were responsible for two of the day’s top three marketers, hammering to a pair of prominent racing operations. Owing to the change in the format of this year’s September sale, strict year-over-year comparings are difficult, but statistically, it was another day…

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Two yearlings sell for $325000 at Keeneland Sale on Tuesday – Horse Racing Nation

Horse Racing Nation Two yearlings sell for $325000 at Keeneland Sale on Tuesday Horse Racing Nation Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior’s Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each selling off $325,000 to headline a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s eighth conference of Keeneland’s 12 -day September Yearling Sale. Today Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross …

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Cairo Prince Colt On Top at Keeneland Monday

The Keeneland September Yearling Sale ticked along into its second week with the first of two Book 4 conferences Monday and a colt by hot young sire Cairo Prince bringing top price of $350,000 from bloodstock agent Mike Ryan. In all during Monday’s session, 276 yearlings sold for $18,385, 000. The average was $66,612 and the median was $50,000. There were 13 yearlings to sell for $200,000 or over. The reformatted 2017 sale constructs direct year-to-year comparisons difficult, but in the first Book 4 session in 2016, 275 yearlings selling…

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Verrazano Colt on Top As Book 3 Concludes

LEXINGTON, Ky- Brisk trade continued as the Keeneland September Yearling Sale finished its first week of action with the second and final session of the Book 3 portion of the 12 -day auction Sunday. Steve Young bought the top-priced offering of both Book 3 sessions, going to $625,000 to purchase a colt by Verrazano, a day after paying $525,000 for a son of Pioneerof the Nile. During Sunday’s session, 245 yearlings grossed $26,875, 500 for an average of $109,696 and a median of $80,000. The buy-back rate was 31.18%. Over…

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