Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Candy Ride Filly Tops Monday Session of Keeneland September
Lexington, KY (September 22, 2008) – A filly by Candy Ride (ARG) brought a final bid of $52,000 to top Monday’s session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale.
Consigned by Stony Point, agent, the filly is out of the unraced Dixieland Band mare Wise Love and from the family of stakes winners Mystical Mood, Stevie Wonderboy, and Short Stay. She was purchased by Albatroz Bloodstock, agent for Haras Cifra.
On Monday, a total of 211 horses were sold for gross receipts of $1,585,700, down 39.7 percent from 2007 when 243 horses brought $2,630,500. The session average of $7,515 was down 30.6 percent from last year’s figure of $10,825, while the median decreased 35.7 percent from $7,000 to $4,500.
Second-highest price of the day was $42,000 paid by Diamond G Ranch Inc for a filly by Devil His Due out of stakes winner My Sweet Westly, by West by West. The filly was consigned by Margaux Farm LLC, agent.
Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale concludes tomorrow. The session begins at 10 a.m.
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