Buyer Borth Hopes for Another Shot of Gold

Buyer Borth Hopes for Another Shot of Gold
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Prospective buyers looking at horse in walking ring at Keeneland.
(from Keeneland Sales release)
Rick Borth paid a top price of $200,000 for a half-brother to stakes winner Shot of Gold during Sunday's session of the November Breeding Stock Sale at Keeneland.

Taylor Made Sales Agency sold the bay colt by Victory Gallop out of Sugar Is Gold (by Slew o' Gold). A champion and classic winner of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Victory Gallop's first foals are 2-year-olds this year.

Gross sales totaled $8,690,000 for 270 horses during Sunday's session. The average was $32,185 and the median $25,000. At the corresponding session a year ago, 256 horses brought $6,760,000, an average of $26,406 and a median of $20,000.

Through seven sessions, 1661 horses have been sold for $222,629,500, an average of $134,033 and a median of $55,000. At this point in last year's sale, 1,654 horses had been sold for $178,007,100. The average was $107,622 and the median $42,000.

The sale continues through Thursday.

Results, catalog, additional information from Keeneland

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