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Pastilla tops Keeneland Monday at $190,000

PASTILLA, a three-year-old filly by Pulpit, sold to James Ryan for $190,000 to top Monday's session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Out of the stakes-winning Kris S mare Paiota Falls, Pastilla is from the family of Canadian horse of the year and broodmare of the year Dance Smartly, Canadian champions Classy 'N Smart, Sky Classic, Regal Classic, Grey Classic and Dancethruthedawn, plus North American champion sire Smart Strike.

She was consigned as a broodmare prospect by Hagyard Farm, agent.

On Monday, Keeneland sold 271 horses for $5,584,700, for an average of $20,608 and a median of $17,000.

During the comparable session last year, 284 horses sold for $6,892,600, for an average $24,270 and a median $15,500.

After seven sessions, 1,473 horses have been sold for $130,171,600, for an average of $88,372 and a median of $40,000. For the corresponding period in 2011, 1,628 horses were sold for $196,056,500, for an average of $120,428 and a median of $46,000.

Cumulative totals from 2011 include two blockbuster dispersals - the record dispersal of the estate of Edward Evans' Spring Hill Farm, which sold 162 horses for $55,393,000, and the dispersal of Saud bin Khaled's Palides Investments, which sold 20 horses for $16,813,000.

The sale continues until Friday.

 

 

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