The top-priced yearling sold in the final session was a Pivotal colt out of the winning Phantom Breeze mare Peony Girl, who brought 120,000 euros ($144,000). French bloodstock agent Laurent Benoit of the Broadhurst Agency purchased him from Neustrian Associates (Haras du Buff).
L'Agence Francaise reported increases in gross revenue and average price Wednesday following the final session of its four-day August yearling sale. The 373 horses sold grossed 28,491,000 euros (approximately $34,189,200 in U.S. funds) and averaged 76,383 euros ($91,660). The format for the sale this year was changed from five days to four.