(Keeneland / Photos by Gene McLean)
From the Keeneland Media Team:
C.J. Thoroughbreds acquired a filly by Ghostzapper for $210,000 to top Sunday’s seventh session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
Consigned by Woods Edge Farm, agent, the filly is out of stakes winner Saxet Heights, by Outflanker. She is a half-sister to stakes-placed winner Wolverette and from the family of Grade 3 winner Angelina County and stakes winners Holiday Ball and Ribbon Cane.
On Sunday, Keeneland sold 237 horses for $11,516,500, for an average of $48,593 and a median of $40,000. To date, 1,265 horses have grossed $212,267,200, for an average of $167,800 and a median of $100,000.
Two colts from the first crop of Unified and a son of Maclean’s Music sold for $190,000 each.
Redwings purchased a son of Unified out of stakes winner Promise Me a Cat, by D’Wildcat. Consigned by Michael and Julia O’Quinn, agent, the colt is from the family of Grade 1 winner Private Persuasion and Grade 2 winner Sierra Sunset.
The second Unified colt to bring $190,000 is a half-brother to Canadian Grade 3 winner A. A. Azula’s Arch and was purchased by Kenny McPeek, agent. The colt is out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Song of Solomon, a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor. Legacy Bloodstock, agent for Two Hearts Farm II, consigned the colt.
Downstream Racing (Kirk Robinson) acquired the son of Maclean’s Music, who was consigned by Summerfield, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised. Out of the stakes-placed Yes It’s True mare Yes Liz, he is from the family of Grade 2 winner Chimes Band.
By spending $377,000 for four yearlings, Downstream was the session’s leading buyer.
Two fillies sold for $170,000 apiece.
Walnut Stream Enterprises purchased the first, a daughter of Union Rags consigned by Runnymede Farm, agent. Out of Grade 2-placed winner Glory, by Tapit, she is from the family of such European highweights as Trusted Partner, Easy to Copy, Free Eagle, Search for a Song, Custom Cut and Sapphire.
John C. Oxley paid $170,000 for a filly from the first crop of Practical Joke consigned by Scott Mallory, agent. She is the first foal out of Tuvalu, by Smart Strike, and from the family of Grade 2 winner Sweet Vendetta.
Gainesway, agent, led consignors by selling 24 yearlings for $1.27 million.
The September Sale continues Monday and runs through Friday with all sessions beginning at 10 a.m.
The entire September Sale is being shown on the Watch TVG app, which is available on Amazon Fire, Roku and connected Apple TV devices. The Watch TVG App also features TVG, TVG2, Racebook, race track feeds and more.
The auction also is being is streamed live at Keeneland.com.