Unlike Monday's opener, in which only two horses were sold in excess of seven figures, the second session of Keeneland's July Selected Yearling Sale was strong from start to finish. For the entire two-day sale, Keeneland reported 87 yearlings were sold for a total of $42,385,000. The sale average of $487,184 represented a decline of 31.4% from 2001 when 89 horses were sold for a total of $63,212,000 and an average price of $710,247.
David and Ginger Mullins, best known for selling broodmares under their Doninga banner, are expanding their business into the yearling market this year. They have nominated two horses to the Keeneland July select yearling sale, and they also plan to participate as consignors in other yearling auctions throughout the season.
Topped by two mares that each sold for $190,000, Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's winter mixed sale Monday reported gains in every statistical category.
Canadian champion Saoirse has arrived at David and Ginger Mullins' Doninga Farm near Lexington following her retirement from racing.
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