A Violence colt sells for $850,000 at Keeneland September yearling sale

A Violence colt sells for $850,000 at Keeneland September yearling sale

Anne M. Eberhardt

Violence Colt Sells for $850,000 at Keeneland September

Kerri Radcliffe and Three Chimneys Farm purchased colt Sept. 12.

Kerri Radcliffe and Three Chimneys Farm partnered on the purchase of an $850,000 Violence  colt Sept. 12 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Offered as Hip 489 during the first Book 2 session of sale, the colt was the second-highest priced yearling to sell Tuesday, with about 20 yearlings remaining to enter the ring.

Consigned by John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent, the colt is out of stakes winner Melody Lady, by Unbridled's Song. The colt is a full brother to stakes winner Buy Sell Hold and was bred in Kentucky by Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings and Stretch Run Ventures.

Violence's first foals are 2-year-olds this season.