Within a span of 30 minutes Sunday, trainer Wesley Ward stamped his footprint all over the composition of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) to be run Nov. 1 at Santa Anita at 5 furlongs.
Keeneland has cataloged 4,549 horses for the 2019 November Breeding Stock Sale, which will be held Nov. 6-17 and begin with an exclusive Book 1 featuring 275 graded stakes-winning fillies and mares and notable weanlings.
Ever hear a term or phrase at a Thoroughbred auction, that you aren't sure what it means? Here are some common words you’ll hear at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale (and other Thoroughbred auctions) and read in coverage of the sale:
The attraction (and success) of Australian-bred mares on the international stage was clearly evident at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale last week.
A filly by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah who is a half-sister to champion Beholder, Breeders’ Cup winner Mendelssohn and Grade 1 winner Into Mischief sold for $8.2 million to Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.