Thursday, November 19 2009


Weanling Filly by Artie Schiller Sells for $90,000 at Keeneland


Lexington, KY (November 18, 2009) – A weanling filly by Artie Schiller sold for $90,000 to Bare Stable to highlight Wednesday’s session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

Consigned by Elise W. Kendall, agent, the filly is out of La Prevoyante Stakes winner Love a Ruckus, by Bold Ruckus.





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Wednesday, November 18 2009


Clear Sailing Brings $255,000, Tops Session


Lexington, Ky. (November 17, 2009)—A three-year-old racing or broodmare prospect, Clear Sailing, brought a top price of $255,000 during Tuesday’s session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

Larry Richardson on behalf of Coteau Grove bought the bay filly by Empire Maker out of Steady Course, by Old Trieste, from the Overbrook Farm Dispersal, Eaton Sales as agent.





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Tuesday, November 17 2009


Champagne Eyes Brings $95,000 To Top Monday at Keeneland


Lexington, KY (November 16, 2009) – Young fillies and mares, sold as racing and broodmare prospects, headlined Monday’s session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

Topping the session was stakes winner Champagne Eyes, purchased for $95,000 by Justin Richardson. By Flatter out of the Sensitive Prince mare Corking, Champagne Eyes is from the family of graded stakes winner Miss Huntington. She was consigned by Bluewater Sales LLC, agent.





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Monday, November 16 2009


Weanlings Command Top Prices During Sunday’s Session


Lexington, Ky. (November 15, 2009)—Weanlings commanded the top prices Sunday as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale approached the halfway point.

A bay colt by Malibu Moon out of Restless Cat brought $250,000, the highest price of the session. Total Dispersal Bloodstock bought the colt from the Overbrook Farm Dispersal with Eaton Sales as agent.





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Sunday, November 15 2009


Tiznow Colt Highlights Saturday Session at Keeneland


Lexington, KY (November 14, 2009) – A weanling colt by Tiznow brought $265,000 to top the Saturday session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

A Delaware Corp. signed the ticket for the colt, who was consigned by Bluewater Sales LLC, agent. Out of the unraced A.P. Indy mare Storm Front, the colt is from the family of Canadian champion Wavering Girl and graded stakes winners Parade Ground, Speed Dialer and Tricky Creek.





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Saturday, November 14 2009


Gross Sales Rise for Third Consecutive Day at Keeneland


Lexington, KY (November 13, 2009) – Gross sales rose for a third consecutive day on Friday at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, led by the sale of Dancing Shoes (IRE), in foal to Unbridled’s Song, for $400,000.

Gross receipts for Friday’s session totaled $20,399,700, up 23.22 percent from the $16,556,000 posted last year. The session average of $83,605 increased 1.5 percent from $82,368 recorded in 2008, while the median of $60,000 was down 7.69 percent from last year’s $65,000. A total of 244 horses were sold this year compared to 201 in 2008.





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Friday, November 13 2009


Lasting Appeal Brings $875,000 on Thursday at Keeneland


Lexington, KY (November 12, 2009) – Mares from the dispersal of the W.T. Young family’s Overbrook Farm continued to be highly prized during the Thursday session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, highlighted by the $875,000 paid for the A.P. Indy mare Lasting Appeal.

WinStar bought the six-year-old session-topping mare, sold in foal to Awesome Again. Out of the stakes-placed Storm Cat mare Steady Cat, Lasting Appeal is from the family of stakes winner and sire Miswaki.





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Thursday, November 12 2009


Overbrook Farm Dispersal Generates Top Prices at Keeneland on Wednesday


Lexington, KY (November 11, 2009) – Broodmares from the dispersal of the W.T. Young family’s Overbrook Farm, Eaton Sales as agent, accounted for the day’s top five prices, led by the sale of Honest Pursuit for $3.1 million, at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale on Wednesday.

A total of 38 horses were sold today as part of the Overbrook dispersal, for gross sales of $20,957,000 and an average of $551,500.





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Wednesday, November 11 2009


Sale of Azeri for $2.25 Million Tops Opening Day of Keeneland November Sale


Lexington, KY (November 10, 2009) – Azeri, 2002 Horse of the Year and three-time champion, in foal to Distorted Humor, brought a final bid of $2.25 million to top Tuesday’s opening session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.

Shunsuke Yoshida signed the ticket for Azeri on behalf his father, Katsumi Yoshida, owner of Northern Farm, one of Japan’s premier Thoroughbred breeding operations. John Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency consigned the 11-year-old daughter of Jade Hunter for the Allen E. Paulson Living Trust.





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Friday, November 06 2009


Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Begins Tuesday


Lexington, KY (November 6, 2009) – Keeneland kicks off its 66th annual November Breeding Stock Sale – the premier sale of its kind in the world – on Tuesday.

Highlighting the 13-day sale, which runs through November 22, will be the dispersals of two of North America’s most prestigious breeding establishments – Windfields Farm, founded by the late E.P. Taylor, and the W.T. Young family’s Overbrook Farm.





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Monday, November 02 2009


Wagering Increases 8.7 Percent For Keeneland’s Fall Race Meeting


Lexington, KY (November 2, 2009) – Keeneland closed its 2009 fall season on Saturday with an 8.7 percent increase in total wagering for the 17-day race meeting, held October 9-31.

Combined on-track and off-track wagering on Keeneland was $119,055,703, up 8.7 percent from $109,482,898 in 2008. Average daily total wagering was $7,003,277, also up 8.7 percent from $6,440,170 last fall.





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Saturday, October 31 2009


Wagering Increases During Keeneland Fall Race Meeting


Lexington, KY (October 31, 2009) – Keeneland closed its 2009 fall season on Saturday with increases in total wagering for the 17-day race meeting, held October 9-31.

Though final handle figures are not yet confirmed, combined on-track and off-track wagering totaled $119,055,703, up 8.7 percent from $109,482,898 in 2008. Average daily total wagering was $7,003,277, up from $6,440,170 last fall.





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