Lady Eli Brings $4.2 Million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock

(Lady Eli snatches $4.2 Million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale / Photo Courtesy of Keeneland)

From the Keeneland Media Team:

Champion Lady Eli, in foal to War Front for her first foal, sold to John G. Sikura/Hill ‘n’ Dale for $4.2 million on Monday’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, consigned Lady Eli, a 5-year-old daughter of Divine Park.

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Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, consigned Lady Eli, a 5-year-old daughter of Divine Park.

Steven W. Young, agent, paid $4 million for Grade 2 winner My Miss Sophia, in foal to War Front, from the consignment of Lane’s End, agent. By Unbridled’s Song, the 7-year-old daughter of Langfuhr is a half-sister to Florida Derby (G1) Materiality.

My Miss Sophia

Key to My Heart (IRE), a daughter of Galileo (IRE) in foal to War Front, sold to Summer Wind Equine for $1.75 million Eaton Sales, agent, consigned the 4-year-old Key to My Heart, whose dam is the Grade 1-winning Bernardini mare A Z Warrior.

Eaton Sales, agent, sold Pretty Perfect (IRE), a Group 3-winning daughter of Galileo (IRE) in foal to War Front, for $1.125 million to Town & Country Horse Farms.

Galileo’s Song (IRE), a 5-year-old graded stakes-placed daughter of Galileo in foal to Curlin, sold to Shimokobe Farm/Polo Green Stable, agent, for $1 million.

Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, consigned Galileo’s Song, who is from the family of Grade 1 winner Magnificent Song.

Eaton Sales, agent, also sold a Tapit weanling filly out of champion La Verdad to Whisper Hill Farm and Three Chimneys Farm for $800,000.

Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales sold a weanling daughter of Tapit who is a half-sister to champion Arrogate for $750,000. Out of Bubbler, by Distorted Humor, she was purchased by Clearsky Farms and Rac 04 Racing.

Going into the far turn, I was in tight, but I had to wait because I thought those horses were moving a little early.  When we left the quarter pole, I asked him and he really picked it up.  I thought those horses would come back to me and we would win easy, but (Dessman) kept fighting and it was close.  I knew he had run well with Gary (Stevens, recently retired Hall of Famer) and I’m happy with the way he ran today.  He was comfortable sitting in behind those horses and I like the way he picked it up when I asked him to go.”

JOEL ROSARIO, SPARKY VILLE, WINNER

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