Unbridled's Song Colt Sells for $700,000 Thursday

Unbridled's Song Colt Sells for $700,000 Thursday
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Unbridled's Song colt is early Thursday sale topper.
Day four of the Keeneland September sale was just underway for about an hour when a colt by Unbridled's Song sold for $700,000.

The colt, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, is the fifth foal out of Oath (by Known Fact), winner of the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga in 1996. The colt was bred in Kentucky by Racehorse Management. Signing the ticket for the dark bay or brown colt was Tim Kegel, agent.

Heading into today's session, Unbridled's Song ranked seventh on the Keeneland September sale sire list by average price with 30 yearlings reported as sold for an average of $491,000. Unbridled's Song stands at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky. His 2003 stud fee was $100,000. He stood the 2005 season for $125,000.

Oath was a $280,000 purchase out of the 2003 Keeneland November breeding stock sale while in foal to Unbridled's Song. Consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent, Oath was purchased by WinStar Farm, agent. In foal to Storm Cat, Oath was sold for $2.7 million at the 1998 November sale by Claiborne Farn, agent.

Around noon, a pair of fillies--back-to-back through the ring--sold for $450,000 each.

Another offspring of Unbridled's Song was purchased by Jess Jackson's Stonerstreet Stables. The dark bay or brown filly, out of the Storm Cat mare Song to Remember, was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for ClassicStar. The filly was bred in Kentucky by ClassicStar.

The next filly in the ring, a daughter of Dynaformer, also brought $450,000. Consigned by Indian Creek, the filly was purchased by Bob Greenbaum, agent. Out of the winning Dixieland Band mare Southern Swing, the dark bay or brown filly is a half-sister to stakes winner Mr. Pee Vee. She was bred in Kentucky by Frank Mermenstein and Tom McCrocklin.

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