Follow Day Two Of The Keeneland January Sale

The second day of the 2018 Keeneland January Horses of All Ages sale got underway Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. Hip numbers 392 – 781A were scheduled to go through the sales ring.

On Monday, Keeneland sold 186 horses for $13,265,100, up 26.17 percent above last year’s first session when 163 horses grossed $10,514,000. The average of $71,318 increased 10.57 percent from  2017, while the median of $45,000 rose 28.57 percent from last year.

Monday’s opening session was highlighted by the $485,000 paid by Steven W. Young, agent, for Bellavais, a stakes-winning daughter of Tapit from a successful female family developed and raced by Darby Dan Farm.

At $400,000, Monday’s top-selling yearling was a colt from the first crop of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and a half-brother to Grade 2 winners Smooth Air and Overdriven. He was purchased by Alex and JoAnn Lieblong.

To watch the sale live, click here

To view the sale catalog, click here

To view the sale results, click here

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