Two Share Top Billing at Keeneland's Tuesday Session
Updated: Thursday, November 13, 2003 9:29 AM
Edited from Keeneland reports
Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 6:47 PM
A weanling by More Than Ready and a 3-year-old half-sister to Holy Bull each brought $100,000 to top Tuesday's session of Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale.
KGBJ Stables bought the weanling colt by More Than Ready out of Ministra, by Deputy Minister. Peter and Gina Kirwan's Glenmalure Farm, as agent, sold the colt. More Than Ready's first foals are yearlings this year.
Later in the day Bayne Welker, as agent, bought unraced Norwegian Wood, a 3-year-old mare who is pregnant to Millennium Wind. By Wild Again out of Sharon Brown, she is a half-sister to Holy Bull. He was the 1994 Horse of the Year and earned $2.48 million during his racing career.
Keeneland sold 255 horses Tuesday for $4,113,600, an average of $16,132 and a median of $11,000. During the comparative session last year, 266 horses brought $3,269,800, an average of $12,292 and a median of $7,000.
With two sessions remaining in the 11-day auction, 2,186 horses have been sold for $232,687,800, an average of $106,445 and a median of $41,000. After nine sessions a year ago, 2,207 horses had been sold for $185,909,700. The average was $84,236 and the median was $30,000.
The sale continues through Thursday.Results, catalog, additional information from Keeneland
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