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Keeneland Sep Day-10: Average Up 77%
At Thursday's tenth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, 291 yearlings sold for US$9,038,600, a remarkable 129.6 per cent increase on the US$3,937,500 total from last year's corresponding session. The average of US$31,060 was up 77.5 per cent on last year's US$17,500, while the median of US$25,000 was up 78.6 percent from 2012 (US$14,000). Two colts shared top billing on Thursday with both fetching US$160,000. The first was a colt by Ghostzapper out of the Cozzene mare Island Lore who was sold to Cromwell Bloodstock as agent, while the second was a Majesticperfection half-brother to stakes winner Meditations from the Mining mare Thoughtful which was purchased by Hidden Brook as agent.