KEENELAND SALE KEEPS UP PACE

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Hip 1155, City Zip filly bred by Morgan’s Ford Farm, and the recent Reserve Grand Champion at the 2013 VA Breeders Fund Yearling Futurity.

The fifth session of the 12-day auction produced a $475,000 session topper and kept the sale on track to outperform 2012’s financial returns.

The Saturday session sold 280 yearlings for an aggregate $35,308,000, for a $126,100 average and a $112,500 median. Buybacks were 24.5%, up from 2012’s figure of  21.2% from last season.

Cumulatively, the 2013 auction’s first five days have sold 826 yearlings for a total of $188,693,000, with an average of $228,442 and a $175,000 median.

 SATURDAY, SEPT 14

929 Bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile – How Bout Tonight by Proud Citizen. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent — $120,000, Marnie Faulber

1019 Bay colt by Congrats – Never a No Hitter by Kris S. Consigned by Morgan’s Ford Farm – $65.000, Jim and Susan Hill

1146 Bay colt by Mineshaft – Talent by Cryptoclearance. Consigned by Lane’s End, Agent for Smitten Farm – RNA ($25,000)

1155 Bay colt by City Zip – Thor’s Daughter by Tiznow. Consigned by Morgan’s Ford Farm – $50,000, Mike Pulich, Agent

1230 Bay colt by Lookin At Lucky – Beautiful Stranger by Foxhound. Consigned by Hunter Valley Farm, Agent – $85,000 Jerry Namy

1282 Brown filly by Yes It’s True –  Desert Quail by Kafwain. Consigned by Morgan’s Ford Farm – RNA ($30,000)

SUNDAY, SEPT 15

1480 Bay colt by Malibu Moon – Robin’s Prospect by Allen’s Prospect. Consigned by Bluegrass Thor. Services, Inc. (J. Stuart), Agent XI

MONDAY, SEPT 16

2052 Chestnut colt by Flatter – Brief Encounter by Lion Hearted.    Consigned by Lane’s End, Agent for Smitten Farm

To view the sales catalog, click here

To view the sales results, click here

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