Here and There ...
Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2001 3:30 AM
Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2001 3:30 AM
California-based trainer Bruce Headley
paid a top price of $100,000 for a daughter of Mr. Greeley
during Friday's session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale. Beth Bayer
, as agent, sold the chestnut filly by Mr. Greeley out of Vacherie, a stakes winner of $254,960. The filly is a half-sister to Panamanian champion Super I. During Friday's session, Keeneland sold 209 horses for $2,324,500, an average of $11,122 and a median of $6,500. At the corresponding session a year ago, 246 horses sold for $3,772,200, an average of $15,334 and a median of $10,000. After 11 days of the 13-day auction, 2,581 horses have been sold for $251,940,200, an average of $97,613 and a median of $34,000. At this point in the sale a year ago, 2,930 horses had been sold for $287,576,200, an average of $98,149 and a median of $32,000. The sale continues through Sunday. ... Blue Ribbon Downs
will hold a sale of donated items on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, in the paddock area of the racetrack. All proceeds of the sale will be contributed to the NTRA Charities -- New York Heroes Fund.
Blue Ribbon Downs will wave the general admission charges on both days and suggests a cash donation to the fund in lieu of admission charges.
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