Saturday, September 20, 2008
Closing Argument Filly Brings $70,000 on Saturday at Keeneland
Lexington, KY (September 20, 2008) – A filly from the first crop of Closing Argument brought the day’s highest price of $70,000 at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale.
Consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent, the filly is the first foal of the Arch mare Arch Enemy, she a half-sister to Thoroughbred Club of America (G3) winner Tenacious Tiffany.
On Saturday, Keeneland sold 248 horses for gross receipts of $3,412,900, down 35.4 percent from 2007 when 285 horses brought $5,285,300. The average of $13,762 was down 25.8 percent from last year’s figure of $18,545, while the median of $9,000 was down 25 percent from $12,000 in 2007.
Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continues through Tuesday. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. daily.
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