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Market for quality thoroughbreds remains steady as Keeneland January Sale comes to a close Thursday

Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale came to a close Thursday with gross sales of more than $45 million, boosted by a number of prominent dispersals: 21 in-foal broodmares from Canada’s acclaimed Sam-Son Farm; 39 mares, yearlings and horses of racing age from Lane’s End, agent for the Complete Dispersal of the Estate of Paul Pompa Jr.; and 41 mares, yearlings and horses of racing age from...

Keeneland announces Digital December Sale for horses of all ages; entries open Nov. 23

Keeneland on Monday announced it will hold a December Digital Sale for horses of racing age, broodmares, weanlings, yearlings and others on Tuesday, Dec. 15 and will begin accepting entries to the sale on Monday, Nov. 23. The December Sale will be conducted via the Keeneland Digital Sales Ring platform, which is supported by HorseCo. The platform enables Keeneland to host small, select online auctions...

Bullish market continues during Wednesday’s third session of Keeneland’s four-day January sale

Competition for quality broodmares and yearlings remained spirited during Wednesday’s penultimate session of the four-day Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. Keeneland sold 238 horses for $4,074,300, for an average of $17,119 and a median of $8,000. During the third session of the 2018 auction, 236 horses grossed $3,442,700, for an average of $14,588 and a median of $7,750. Cumulative sales...