Four yearlings foaled in Florida went through the sale ring at Keeneland Tuesday during the second day of the eleven-day September Yearling Sale led by a Wildcat Heir colt that sold for $210,000.
Consigned by Craig and Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud, the bay colt went as Hip Number 303 on a day when 186 horses sold for $32,240 for an average of $173,333. The Wildcat Heir colt is out of the Private Account mare Shopping, making him a half-brother to 2007 Personal Ensign Stakes (G1) winner Miss Shop and 2011 True North Stakes (G2) winner Trappe Shot among others. Friarstown Stud of Co. Kildare in Ireland signed the ticket on the colt.
Another Florida yearling to bring six figures was Hip Number 366, a colt by Malibu Moon out of the Forty Niner mare Sultry Allure, making him a half-brother to 2005 Forego Handicap (G1) winner and current Journeyman Stud stallion Mass Media. Consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent IV, the chestnut colt dropped the gavel at $150,000 and Mt. Baldy Equine signed the ticket as the buyer.
Also going through the sale ring was the a Tale of the Cat colt from Florida, who sold has Hip Number 282. Out of the Chief Seattle mare Seattle Splash, the dark bay or brown colt brought $75,000 from new owner Carl Bowling’s Straighaway Farm in Reddick, Fla. The colt was consigned by Sienna Farms in Belleview, Fla.
The Keeneland sale will go through September 21 and has catalogued nearly 1,900 yearlings.
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