A Dutch Art colt sold Oct. 18 for 57,000 guineas ($96,765 in United States funds), the top price at the Book 3 session of the Tattersalls October yearling sale.
The horse they call the "Hungarian Seabiscuit" will put his unbeaten record on the line in top group I sprints in Europe this summer.
English champion Warning, who started at stud at Khalid Abdullah's Banstead Manor Farm in England before being sold to the Japan Racing Association in 1996, died of acute heart failure at the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association's Shizunai Stud.
Known Fact, a champion miler in Europe and the sire of 46 stakes winners, died Monday at age 23.
Little Rock, a bay son of Warning (by Known Fact) won Tuesday's Princess of Wales's Stakes (Eng-II) at Newmarket by a decisive 11 lengths.
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