Anne M. Eberhardt

Keeneland Catalogs 1,590 for January Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 1,590 horses for its 2014 January horses of all ages sale.

Keeneland has cataloged 1,590 horses for its 2014 January horses of all ages sale Jan. 6-9.

The interactive January sale catalog will be accessible online at beginning Tuesday, Dec. 3. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of Dec. 16.

The sale comprises 545 broodmares, 154 racing or broodmare prospects, 615 yearlings, 272 horses of racing age, and four stallions. Sessions begin at 10 a.m. EST each day. 

Keeneland will offer broodmares in foal to 148 stallions, including Arch, Bernardini , Blame , Distorted Humor , Elusive Quality, Galileo, Ghostzapper , Harlan's Holiday, Kitten's Joy , Malibu Moon , Smart Strike, Speightstown , Tapit , Tiznow , Unbridled's Song, and War Front .

Yearlings represent 165 stallions, including Arch, Awesome Again , Bernardini, Blame, Curlin , Elusive Quality, Ghostzapper, Giant's Causeway , Harlan's Holiday, Kitten's Joy, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d'Oro , Mizzen Mast , More Than Ready , Scat Daddy, Speightstown, Street Cry, Street Sense , Super Saver , Tapit, Tiznow, Trappe Shot , Uncle Mo , Wilburn , and Zensational.

Recent January Sale alumni include several 2013 stakes winners: grade I winner Joyful Victory; grade II winners Bear No Joke, Cairo Prince , Ciao Bella Luna, Concave, and Twilight Eclipse; and grade III winners Corozaleno, Five Iron, Hogy, and Steel King.

The total cataloged for 2014 is down 16% from the 1,893 from the cataloged in 2013. That sale resulted in an increase in gross of 18.99% to $45,207,300for the 1,105 horses sold, with the average up 8.01% to $40,912 and a median that stayed the same at $15,000.