Keeneland catalogs 3,958 horses for November sale
Keeneland announced today that it has cataloged 3,958 horses for its 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale, scheduled for November 6-16.
Catalogs will be available electronically via Keeneland’s website, www.keeneland.com, beginning Tuesday, October 2. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of October 16.
The total cataloged includes 1,890 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 1,691 weanlings, 363 horses of racing age, four yearlings, nine stallions and one share in Macho Uno.
“The November Sale is unmatched in terms of the selection of stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares in foal to the world’s leading sires, as well as foals by today’s most fashionable stallions,” said Walt Robertson, Vice President of Sales. “That international appeal sets it apart from any other sale of its kind in the world.”
The November Sale will feature mares in foal to 232 of the world’s most exciting stallions, including Arch, Bernardini, Blame, Cape Blanco (IRE), Distorted Humor, Drosselmeyer, Elusive Quality, Empire Maker, Eskendereya, Exchange Rate, Galileo (IRE), Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, Lonhro (AUS), Lookin At Lucky, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, Montjeu (IRE), Paddy O’Prado, Pulpit, Quality Road, Rip Van Winkle, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Cry (IRE), Tapit, Tiznow, Trappe Shot, Unbridled’s Song, Uncle Mo and War Front, among others.
Weanlings representing 203 top stallions, such as Arch, Awesome Again, Bernardini, Blame, Cape Cross (IRE), Distorted Humor, Elusive Quality, Eskendereya, Exchange Rate, Galileo (IRE), Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, High Chaparral (IRE), Indian Charlie, Lookin At Lucky, Malibu Moon, Medgalia d’Oro, Pulpit, Quality Road, Raven’s Pass, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Cry (IRE), Tapit, Tiznow, Unbridled’s Song and War Front, are cataloged.
Recent November Sale alumni sold as weanlings include graded stakes winners To Honor and Serve (2012 Woodward-G1 and 2011 Cigar Mile-G1); Lady of Shamrock (2012 Del Mar Oaks-G1 and American Oaks-G1); Gemologist (2012 Wood Memorial-G1); The Factor (2011 Malibu-G1 and Pat O’Brien-G1); My Best Brother (2012 Del Mar Derby-G2); City to City (2012 John C. Mabee-G2 and Buena Vista-G2); Thunder Moccasin (Hutcheson-G2); Naples Bay (Noble Damsel-G3); Went the Day Well (Vinery Racing Spiral-G3); Stealcase (Ontario Derby-G3); Stars to Shine (Ontario Matron-G3); and Derwin’s Star (Bed o’ Roses-G3).
Keeneland announced earlier that it would delay the start of its November Sale by one day to better accommodate horsemen attending the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita on Friday and Saturday, November 2-3.