Freshman sire Cairo Prince came up big in the opening Book 2 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 12 when he had a colt sell for $900,000.
The $900,000 paid by Shadwell to land the colt, a half brother to grade 1 winner Sam's Sister, was the highest price to that point in the sale. The colt sold just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The colt, offered as Hip 391, was bred by Brereton Jones and consigned by Jones and his Airdrie Stud. He is out of Kittery Point, a winning daughter of Include .
A son of Pioneerof the Nile , Cairo Prince won the Nashua Stakes (G2) at 2 and the Holy Bull Stakes (G2) at 3. He stood 2017 for $15,000 fee at Airdrie.