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Kentucky Yearlings Day-1: US$1.4m Awesome Again Filly

Tuesday, 11th September 2007

Clarence Scharbauer (now 82 & returning to the Keeneland September sale for the 1st time in 11 years) paid US$1.4 million for an Awesome Again filly (out of Hawkster mare Maggy Hawk) consigned by Gainesway (as agent for Jess Jackson's Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings). The filly is a half-sister to champion Afleet Alex. Scharbauer (whose wife & daughter raced 1988 US Horse-Of-The-Year Alysheba) told thoroughbredtimes.com: "I think this one's a racehorse. She's my pick of all the fillies in the sale. I liked the bottom side real well. I came here looking for a colt, but I got a filly too."

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