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Cumulative Sales at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Surpass 2018 Total with Two Remaining Days

November 15, 2019

On Friday, the 10th of 12 sessions of the 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, cumulative sales reached $198,257,400 to exceed the total gross of $197,851,300 from the 2018 November Sale, which also covered 12 days.

To date this year, 2,370 horses have sold, for an average of $83,653 and a median of $31,000.

At $77,000, Friday’s session topper is Upandtotheright, a half-sister to multiple Grade 3 winner The Pamplemousse and stakes winner American Lady in foal to Connect who sold to Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa. The 3-year-old daughter of Creative Cause out of Comfort Zone, by Rubiano, was consigned by Lane’s End, agent, the session’s leading consignor with sales of $410,900 for 26 horses.

J & S Racing went to $70,000 for the session’s top-priced weanling, a colt from the first crop of Mohaymen consigned by James B. Keogh, agent. Out of Gayatri, by War Chant, he is from the family of Grade 1 winner Data Link, Grade 2 winners Kumari Continent and Roshani and Grade 3 winner Passion.

On Friday, Keeneland sold 202 horses for $1,941,400, for an average of $9,611 and a median of $6,500.

The leading buyer was K.O.I.D., which spent $86,500 for seven horses.

Saturday is the penultimate day of the November Sale. Sessions tomorrow and Sunday begin at 10 a.m. ET.

The sale is streamed live on Keeneland.com.