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Street Sense colt tops Keeneland Day 6

A weanling colt by Darley's Street Sense and out of multiple stakes winning mare Richbabe topped the sixth session at Keeneland on Saturday, selling for $250,000 to Vail Equine. Consigned by Dapple Stud, as agent on behalf of Ciaran Dunne, the colt is a half-brother to Debutante Stakes winner (G3) Richwoman.

Dunne had bought the colt and his dam Richbabe as
a package for $240,000 at the Heiligbrodt Dispersal at
the Fasig-Tipton July Sale.

A weanling filly by Tapit fetched $225,000, the second-highest for the day. Bought by Walnut Hall Farm, the filly was bred and consigned by Gainesway. She is out of graded stakes-placed Peace River Lady (Woodman).

Keeneland sold 271 horses on Saturday for $8,852,700, a 1.14 per cent increase from a year ago when 265 horses brought $8,752,700. The session average of $32,667 was slightly down on 2010, while the median increased by 13.64per cent from $22,000 to $25,000.

So far, the figures are still ranging far ahead of 2010 -  1,344 horses have been sold for $189,163,900, up 48.36 per cent from $127,504,800 in 2010. The average is still up by 48.36 per cent at $140,747, while the median of $60,000 is up 33.3 per cent.

The sale continues through to Thursday.

 

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