Fusaichi Pegasus Filly Tops Keeneland Session

Fusaichi Pegasus Filly Tops Keeneland Session
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Edited from a Keeneland sales report

A chestnut filly by 2000 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus brought a top price of $260,000 during Wednesday's session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale.

Lake View Farm bought the filly out of stakes winner Bet Twice Princess (by Bet Twice). Taylor Made Sales Agency, as agent, sold the filly.

Keeneland sold 277 horses during Wednesday's session for $7,515,800, an average of $27,133, and a median of $18,000. All indicators were up from a year ago when 286 horses brought $6,304,600, with an average of $22,044 and a median of $15,000.

With three days remaining in the 12-day auction, 2,281 horses have been sold for $264,796,800, an average of $116,088 and a median of $50,000. At this point in the sale a year ago, 2,287 horses had been sold for $202,984,100, an average of $88,756 and a median of $42,000.

The sale continues through Saturday.

Ninth Session Comparison
Year: 2003
No. Sold: 277
Gross: $7,515,800
Average Price: $27,133
Median Price: $18,000

Year: 2002
No. Sold: 286
Gross: $6,304,600
Average Price: $22,044
Median Price: $15,000

Cumulative Comparison (First Nine Sessions)
Year: 2003
No. Sold: 2,281
Gross: $264,796,800
Average Price: $116,088
Median Price: $50,000

Year: 2002
No. Sold: 2,287
Gross: $202,984,100
Average Price: $88,756
Median Price: $42,000

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