Horse Racing

Setup Phase for November Breeding Stock Sale

The Taming Industry appears next to the November Breeding Stock Sale at Keeneland, taking place November 7-17 in Lexington with 3,704 horses in the main portfolio and 332 currently on offer for the Horse session. Race the Times on the last day.

“There is a lot of energy around the site,” said Tony Lacy, Keeneland’s vice president of sales. “The quality is increasing and the supplements we are getting are also really interesting. We have received mares like Midnight Bisou (Hip 235) and supplements like Dreamloper (Hip 239), this year’s European group 1 multiple winner. She is the highest rated film to be offered for sale this year, so far, with an official review score of 120.

“It’s a very deep bench, and obviously, with things like Map of Juju (Hip 214), we highly recommend. The international presence here is amazing. It’s like everything we do, racing helps to sell and selling helps to race, which personifies everything we stand for. “

Keeneland enjoyed 10 light-down trades in the 2021 edition of this sale, with 2,534 horses sold out of a total of 2,988 horses offered for a total of $207,835,500, high gross. The average price is $82,019 and the median is $37,000. . There were 454 individuals that did not meet their reserve, accounting for 15.1% RNA.

Cormac Breathnach, business operations manager at Keeneland, said: “There are some extremely well-connected weaners with current runners on offer. “There’s a filth from the first case by Complication half-sister with half-sister Jack Christopher , sold as Hip 151. I met her two months ago when the entry was being discussed, and she was beautiful. She just did everything right. She’s always moving forward, everything the market wants, and she has the right genes for residual value or any purpose. She’s someone we’re very excited about, bred by Castleton Lyons and Paramount Sales is selling her. “

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This year, as the first of its kind, a fractional spot will be awarded to the winner of Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and Lane’s End’s new steed. Flight route . Shares go on sale Monday at 12:30 p.m. ET, followed by the start of Book 1 at 1:00 p.m. Flightline, an undefeated 4-year-old son of Tapit ended his career 6 to 6, including 4 1st place wins for Hronis Racing, Siena Farm, breeder Summer Wind Equine, West Point Thoroughbreds and Woodford Racing.

Flightline with Flavien Prat wins the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland in Lexington, KY on November 5, 2022.
Photo: Coady Photography

Flight with Flavien Prat after winning the Breeders ‘Cup Classic at Keeneland

“The main sale, I think we were very encouraged by the support and feedback we received,” Lacy said. “The partial interest in Flyway is incredibly exciting; it’s unique. We want to encourage and emphasize buyers who have pre-registered to bid. That’s something people can get a little confused about. ; people need to pre-register and get pre-approved before the bidding process. Members of the association must sign that they are comfortable with the partnership agreement.”

The highest-priced horse in last November’s Sale was Light of Paris a daughter of Curlin who lit the ring with a $3.1 million hammer drop. Spendthrift Ranch took the individual title, winner of the 2020 American Oaks Coaches Club (G1) at Racecourse Saratoga and of Distaff Handicap (G3) 2021 at Del Mar. ELiTE signed on behalf of her breeder, WinStar Farm, the company that lobbied her with trainer Bill Mott.

Masahiro Miki of Japan took home three mares in 2021 with total sales of $3,675,000 to be the top buyer of the sale with an average price of $1,225,000. His purchases included La Signare , Pink sand (by pony to Into Mischief ), and New and improved (by pony to Real ).

Longtime top shipper Taylor Made Sales sold 245 of the 287 horses they had on offer with a final sales of $23,848,200 making it the top shipper by total value.

Beautiful scenery at Keeneland 2022 November Sale of Seed Warehouse on November 6, 2022.
Photo: Jetta Vaughns

As of Sunday night, Keeneland reportedly pulled 49 horses from Book 1. Starts selling Books 2-5 daily at 10:00 a.m.


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