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Fillies to the fore on Keeneland day ten

THREE fillies topped the second session of Book 5 of the Keeneland September yearling sale on Thursday.

They were led by a $140,000 Malibu Moon filly out of the stakes-placed Quite American mare My American Girl, consigned by Peter O'Callaghan's Woods Edge Farm. She was purchased by SGV Thoroughbreds.

Next best was Whitehorse Stables and Foye Genetics' Tapit filly from the family of Grade 1 winner and sire Twilight Agenda, who was purchased by Padraig Campion's Blandford Stud for $120,000.

Completing the trio of six-figure fillies was a Four Stars Sales-consigned Anabaa filly from the family of Graded stakes winners Adjudicating, Dispute and Time For A Change, who  was purchased by agent Tom Gentry for $105,000.

The top-priced colt was Adena Springs' Afleet Alex colt out of Grade 3heroine Virden, who was purchased by Steve Bajer, as agent, for $100,000.

Declines in receipts on the tenth day of the sale compared to the same day last year were in line with the preceding sessions, with turnover down by 29 per centfrom $7,386,400 to $5,229,200, the average fown by 32 per cent from $28,519 to $19,296, and the median down by 35 per cent from $20,000 to $13,000.




King's Theatre £1,143,037
Presenting £1,059,143
Beneficial £986,639
Oscar £896,303
Milan £863,940
Westerner £839,346
Flemensfirth £755,621
Kayf Tara £657,982
Midnight Legend £595,809
Stowaway £503,470