Monday, November 10, 2008

Walklikeanegyptian (IRE) Tops Sunday Session At $220,000

Lexington, Ky. (November 9, 2008)—A 5-year-old broodmare, who is pregnant to Perfect Soul (IRE), brought a top price of $220,000 during Sunday’s session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

Arch Bloodstock LLC bought Walklikeanegyptian (IRE), a graded stakes- placed winner of $93,241, from Glen Hill Farm. Walklikeanegyptian is by Danehill out of Ahdaab and a half-sister to stakes winner Callwood Dancer (IRE).

Another young broodmare, Blink Twice, brought the second highest price of the day--$150,000. Needham/Betz, as agent, bought the 8-year-old daughter of Dixieland Band out of With a Wink.

Three Chimneys Sales, as agent for Padua Stables, sold Blink Twice, who is the dam of stakes-placed Capricious. Blink Twice is pregnant to Grand Slam.

During Sunday’s session, Keeneland sold 240 horses for $7,417,500, an average of $30,906 and a median of $25,000. Last year, 257 horses brought $13,819,200. The average was $53,771 and the median was $40,000.

Through seven days of the 15-day sale, 1,397 horses have been sold for $162,319,700, an average of $116,192 and a median of $60,000. At this point in the sale a year ago, 1,629 horses had been sold for $302,303,900. The average was $185,576 and the median was $87,000.

Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale continues through Monday, November 17. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. daily.

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