The ever contracting industry overall and a consistent decline in the production of Virginia-bred foals is having an obvious impact on the reformatted Keeneland September Sale that gets underway next Tuesday. Only six Virginia-bred yearlings made it into Book 1 which covers the first four days of the annual auction, and one of those has already been withdrawn.
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
160 Colt by Awesome Again, out of Life In Seattle by .Warrendale Sales, Agent for Lazy Lane Farm LLC. Half brother to SW and Gr.3 SP KONA BLEND and SP Edgewater ($248,892).
184 Filly by Street Sense, out of Magger Bags by Indian Charlie. Betz Thoroughbreds, Inc., Agent. Second foal of stakes placed winner of $135,087.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
313 Colt by Arch, out of Pink Champagne by Awesome Again. Brookdale Sales, Agent for Audley Farm Equine LLC. Out of Gr.3 SW. Half brother to SP Dom.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
578 Filly by Malibu Moon, out of Trophy Collector by Strong Hope. OUT
606 Filly by Malibu Moon, out of What Time It Is by Partner’s Hero. Betz Thoroughbreds, Inc., Agent. First foal of SP mare ($221,070)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
747 Colt by Congrats, out of Cat Alert by Tabasco Cat. Select Sales, Agent. Half brother to three winners from three to race. Dam is graded SP winner of $290,866.