Keeneland’s Book 3 Begins With $625,000 Into Mischief Colt

Solid trade continued at Keeneland on Friday at the September Yearling Sale as the first day of the Book 3 catalog featured the $625,000 sale of a colt by Into Mischief to Mike Ryan, agent.

For the session, 200 yearlings sold for $21,803,500, for an average of $109,018 and a median of $85,000. To date, Keeneland has sold a total of 789 yearlings for $182,386,500, for an average of $231,162 and a median of $165,000.

Consigned by Summerfield, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised, Friday’s top-priced yearling is the first foal out of the Grade 2-placed winner True Romance, by Yes It’s True. The colt was one of six horses Ryan purchased during the session for a total of $1.43 million to lead all buyers.

BSW/Crow paid $410,000 for a colt by Upstart to record the session’s second-highest price. The first foal out of the Warrior’s Reward mare Miss Baby Betty, a half-sister to Grade 3 winner Sweet Whiskey, he was consigned by Machmer Hall Sales, agent for Machmer Hall

Two yearlings brought the third-highest price of $400,000.

Joey Platts purchased a filly by Into Mischief out of Ameristralia (AUS), by Fastnet Rock. Ameristralia was Group 3-placed in Australia and is a full sister to Japan Group 3 winner Fiano Romano. The filly is from the family of Grade 1 winner Cupid and Grade 3 winners Heart Ashley and Ashley’s Kitty. She was consigned by Legacy Bloodstock, agent for Spendthrift Farm, which stands Into Mischief.

Donato Lanni, agent for SF/Starlight/Madaket, acquired an Uncle Mo colt for $400,000 from Darby Dan Farm, agent. Out of Canadian champion Delightful Mary, by Limehouse, the colt is from the family of Grade 2 winners Delightful Kiss and Shadow Caster.

The session’s leading consignor was Gainesway, agent, which sold 21 horses for $2,801,000.

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