Sunday, September 25 2011
Strong Market Produces Large Gains As Keeneland September Sale Concludes
LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 24, 2011) – A strong market, defined by quality individuals and reasonable reserves, generated active trade and produced double-digit increases in all categories at the conclusion of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, held September 11-24.
Gross receipts for the 13-day sale totaled $223,487,800 for 2,921 horses, an increase of 12.7 percent over last year’s 14-day sale when 3,059 horses sold for $198,254,900. Keeneland surpassed 2010 September Sale gross sales on the eighth day of selling, Monday, September 19.
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