Prized Colt Tops Thursday's Keeneland Session
Updated: Saturday, September 20, 2003 8:49 PM
Posted: Friday, September 19, 2003 8:02 AM
Blandford Bloodstock paid $155,000 for a son of Prized to top Thursday's session of Keeneland's September yearling sale. For the session, Keeneland reported 299 horses sold for $4,066,800, good for an average of $16,946 and a median of $11,000.
At the corresponding session last year, 264 horses were sold for a gross of $4,106,600, which was an average of $15,555 with a median of $12,000. With two days left in the world's largest yearling sale, 2,580 horses have been reported as sold for $269,863,600: an average of $104,598 with a median of $42,000. At this point last year, the average was $81,180 and the median was $37,000.
At the entire sale last year, the gross was $210,809,000 with an average of $71,850. The gross this year is already the second highest in the sale's history. In 2000, 3,313 horses brought $291,827,100.
The session topper was consigned by Bruce Kline's Spendthrift Farm, agent. The dark bay or brown colt is the second foal out of the group I-placed Crazee Mental, a daughter of Magic Ring. The 8-year-old Crazee Mental ran second in the Shadwell Stud Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I), Charles Heidsieck Champagne Cherry Hinton Stakes (Eng-II), and the Queen Mary Stakes (Eng-III).10th Session Comparison
No. Sold: 299
Average Price: $16,946
Median Price: $11,000
No. Sold: 264
Average Price: $15,555
Median Price: $12,000Cumulative Comparison (First 10 Sessions)
No. Sold: 2,580
Average Price: $104,598
Median Price: $42,000
No. Sold: 2,551
Average Price: $81,180
Median Price: $37,000Results From Keeneland
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