Black Type Thoroughbreds successfully completed September 20 in the second day of the sale from Book 4 at last year’s September Sales Show in Keeneland, after placing a final bid at $450,000 for Link consigned as Hip 2637 by Paramount Sales. The price held strongly throughout the day to become the highest priced offering of Session 8.
On Tuesday, 295 horses were sold out of 358 through the ring for a total of $21,182,500, average price of $71,805, and median $55,000. Sixty-three horses failed to meet their reserves, representing an RNA ratio of 17.5%.
In the eighth session of 2021, 317 356s are offered for sale with a final price of 20,746,000 USD. An average of $65,445 and an average price of $45,000 were recorded. The RNA ratio was 12.3% representing 39 horses that failed to meet their stockpile.
Paramount sales led the day after selling 25 heads for a total of $2,076,500, with an average price of $83,060, including the Connect filly top sale.
The Dark Horse was bred in Kentucky by Castleton Lyons and Kilboy Estate from their Fun Affair mare, a winner in the UK and a producer in the state. The mare was disqualified from the stout 2-year-old US champion Caress A ranked multi-stakes winner, including her first-place performance in the 2000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), she made $955,998 on track.
The mare Honor and Glory produced the 2017 US Champion’s 3-year-old foal. West Coast a multi-ranked stake performer and now a stallion of Lane’s End having his first crop of 2 year old ponies.
“We’ve had good luck before with Connect; I’m a big fan of males,” says Maddie Mattmiller. “This particularly dirty lady has a lot of consequences later on. She’s not a champion mare, she has a male under the second dam. She’s dirty a queen all day. show; she’s good on her own. She’s a pretty dirty person and definitely stands out in this book, and we have to have her.”
(LR): Maddie Mattmiller and Jake Ballis buyers are of pure black descent
The racing entity has made four purchases within the past eight days with total sales of $1,280,000.
“We didn’t expect to appreciate her that much, but at the same time, you never know with her bad resume, it’s amazing that her page suggests that she should. … you will Mattmiller say.
At the end of the second day of the sale from Book 4, BET made five purchases totaling $750,000 to become the top buyer of the day, followed by Jebel Ali Stables, who bought two annuities for a total of $750,000. amount is 570,000 dollars.
(LR): coach Michael Costa, Jay Kilgore with Metrics Equine and Scott Kintz
In total over the past eight sessions, 1,932 of the 2,366 horses that passed through the ring were sold for a total of $387,281,500. The median price is $200,456 and the median price of $130,000 has been established. Four hundred thirty-four horses failed to meet their reserves, representing an RNA ratio of 18.3%.
By this time in 2021, Keeneland has had 1,800 horses changed hands out of 2,340 offered for a total of $326,762,000. An average price of $177,222 and an average of $110,000 were recorded. Five hundred and forty horses failed to meet their reserves, representing an RNA ratio of 23%.
The sale from Book 5 will begin tomorrow, September 21, with the Hips 2781-3183 deal, starting at 10 a.m. ET. As of Tuesday evening, 33 horses were withdrawn from Wednesday’s trading.