Keyword: September yearling sale

  • Meet International Model Esther de Jong

    This original four-episode series follows international model Esther de Jong as she sells her first horse at Keeneland's prestigious September Yearling Sale. Courtesy of ABR.

  • Tattersalls Pleased with Part II Session

    The strong demand earlier this week in the record-breaking Tattersalls Ireland Part I September Yearling Sale continued into the Part II session Sept. 24 with strong action seen in the sale ring throughout the day.

  • Super Saver

    Super Saver Primed for Success

    Super Saver's first crop began attracting attention at the 2013 yearling sales. His foals have only improved since then and have now placed the 2010 Kentucky Derby winner at the top of the freshman sire list.

  • Divine Park Colt Tops Session at Keeneland

    Divine Park colt brings $110,000 to top the 10th session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 20. With one session remaining, business has remained strong compared to year-ago numbers.

  • Hip 956, a $1.1-million Empire Maker colt, led Day 4 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

    Market Stable Through Sept. Sale's Day 4

    The Keeneland September auction completed its first four days - books one and two of the sale's catalog - with more seven-figure horses than in 2011's entire auction.

  • The third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington was led by Hip #469, who sold for $1.55 million.

    Prices Surge on Third Day of September Sale

    Boosted by a $1.55 million son of Bernardini, the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington enjoyed an upbeat third session. The gross, average price, and median price all rose.

  • Keeneland September Sale Day 2 Wrap

    Esther Marr recaps the second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Trainer Stephen Lyster

    Trainer Makes Go of It Under Economic Cloud

    Stephen Lyster, a 26-year-old Kentuckian, is trying to build a racing stable at a time when many economic indicators are down. But his family background and appreciation of the horse have him committed to the business.

  • Hip 42 sold for $725,00 at the Keeneland September Sale.

    Shadwell Gets Dynaformer Colt for $725,000

    A Dynaformer colt produced from a grade III winning mare was purchased by Shadwell Estate Company from the Three Chimneys consignment for $725,000 during the first day of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington.

  • September Yearling Videos Ready for Viewing

    Videos of horses walking, which were produced by ThoroStride for the Keeneland September yearling sale, are available for viewing at Keeneland's website,, and ThoroStride's website,

  • Sheikh Mohammed

    Foreign Influences Felt at Keeneland

    Every year, the Keeneland September yearling sale is saturated with foreign buyers wishing to add some prominent North American bloodlines to their respective racing industries, and this year's auction has been no exception.

  • Keeneland to Offer New Sale Technology

    Keeneland is unveiling several new technological innovations for its upcoming September yearling sale, including an industry-first online catalog page that will allow customers to access more information than before.

  • Keeneland September Sale Has 4,857 Yearlings

    Keeneland has cataloged 4,857 horses for its September yearling sale. The number, which declined for the second year in a row, is down 6.4% from 2009's total of 5,189 and represents a 12.6% decline from the 2008 record 5,555.

  • Keeneland Adopts New Format for Fall Sale

    Keeneland announced March 5 a major format change in its marathon September yearling sale, which will begin with two selected sessions of 100 horses each selling during night sessions Sept. 12-13.

  • Giant's Causeway Colt Tops Keeneland Session

    A $260,000 colt by Giant's Causeway out of the millionaire Smoke Glacken mare Smok'n Frolic highlighted the Sept. 22 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, which has continued to be negatively affected by the downturn in the Thoroughbred market. Bought by All the Rage Partners, the dark bay or brown colt was consigned by Adena Springs, agent.

  • Session 2: September Sale's Hot Prospects

    Here is a list of horses that consignors and buyers think could be standouts Sept. 15 during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington.

  • Crunching the Keeneland September Numbers

    The number of horses cataloged to the 2009 Keeneland September yearling sale fell 6.6%, from an all-time high of 5,555 for the auction last year to 5,189. According to Geoffrey Russell, Keeneland's director of the sales, the weakening of the Thoroughbred market in general -- because of problems within the horse industry and economic difficulties around the world -- was an important factor in the decline.

  • This Medaglia d'Oro - Amizette filly brought a final bid of $1.1 million.

    $1.1-Million Filly Resold Privately

    A $1.1-million Medaglia d'Oro filly that topped the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale was resold privately by Keeneland officials to celebrity chef Bobby Flay Sept. 13 after the original purchaser and his client were unable to provide sufficient proof of credit, according to Keeneland vice president Harvie Wilkinson.

  • Live Coverage Planned for September Sale

    Keeneland Productions and HRTV are partnering to provide live coverage of the opening two days of the September yearling sale, September 8-9, which are select sessions.