Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Fillies Rule on Tuesday at Keeneland
Lexington, KY (September 16, 2008) – Fillies by Indian Charlie and Empire Maker topped Tuesday’s session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale.
John Brocklebank, as agent, went to $250,000 to purchase a filly by Indian Charlie out of the stakes-winning Dehere mare Her She Kisses. Consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent, the filly is from the family of graded stakes winners Crafty Shaw, Shawklit Mint, and Mr. Shawklit.
Gross receipts for Tuesday totaled $14,116,400, down 11.6 percent from the $15,969,400 posted last year. The session average of $52,283 was down 6.4 percent from $55,837 recorded in 2007, while the median of $40,000 remained the same.
Cumulative gross sales for the eight days totaled $295,453,300, down 13.1 percent from $340,060,600 in 2007. Average was down 12.4 percent from $171,488 to $150,205, while the median price of $95,000 was down 5 percent from last year’s $100,000.
Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continues through Tuesday, September 23. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. daily.
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