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Royally Bred American Pharoah Filly Commands $8.2 Million At Keeneland September

September 11, 2019

A filly by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah who is a half-sister to champion Beholder, Breeders’ Cup winner Mendelssohn and Grade 1 winner Into Mischief sold for $8.2 million to Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

The amount is the highest at the September Sale since 2006 when John Ferguson went to $11.7 million to acquire the Kingmambo colt Meydan City.

The amount also makes the daughter of American Pharoah the highest-priced filly in September Sale history.

Clarkland Farm consigned the American Pharoah filly, whose dam is the stakes-winning Tricky Creek mare Leslie’s Lady.

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Mike Ryan, agent, paid $2.1 million for a Pioneerof the Nile colt who is a half-brother to two-time 2019 Grade 1 winner Guarana during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

The colt was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

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Shawn Dugan, agent, paid $2 million for a filly by Empire Maker who is a half-sister to champion Jaywalk during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. The filly, Hip 485, is the new session-topper.

The filly was consigned by Gainesway, agent.

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A colt by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, the second horse in the ring for Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, sold to Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier for $1.3 million.

Consigned by Hunter Valley Farm, agent, the colt is out of the Smart Strike mare Escampette.

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During Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, two colts by Curlin who appeared close to each other in the sales ring sold for seven figures apiece.

West Bloodstock, agent for Robert and Lawana Low, paid $1.2 million for a half-brother to Grade 1 winner Mo Town. Consigned by Glennwood Farm, agent, he is out of the Bernardini mare Grazie Mille.

Repole Stables, Viola and M.V. Magnier paid $1 million for a son of Grade 1 winner Got Lucky consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent.

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Ben McElroy, agent, paid $1.2 million for a colt by Medaglia d’Oro who is the first foal out of Grade 2 winner Keen Pauline during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

The filly was consigned by Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised

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New River Equine paid $1.1 million for a filly by Medaglia d’Oro who is the first foal out of Grade 2 winner Gloryzapper, by Ghostzapper, during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

The filly was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Aaron and Marie Jones.

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