Better Than Honour Brings $14 Million
Updated: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 5:53 PM
Posted: Sunday, November 2, 2008 9:51 PM
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Better Than Honour sold for $14 million at Fasig-Tipton.
Better Than Honour, dam of back-to-back Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Jazil and Rags to Riches, set a world Thoroughbred auction record for a broodmare or broodmare prospect when she brought $14 million from Mike Moreno's Southern Equine Stables as the last horse through the sale ring Nov. 2 during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed auction in Lexington. She was not in foal. Southern Equine owned 70% of Better Than Honour before she went through the sale ring.
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