LEXINGTON, KY (September 11, 2019)

LEXINGTON, KY (September 11, 2019)
A filly by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah who is a half-sister to four-time champion Beholder, Grade 1 winner Mendelssohn and Grade 1 winner and leading sire Into Mischief sold for a record $8.2 million to Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm to headline Wednesday’s powerhouse day of trade at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Eight yearlings brought seven-figure prices today, the final session of the three-day premier Book 1 catalog, driving gross sales for the session to more than $65 million and average price to more than $524,855.



Head Sold Total Average Median
340 $160,463,000 $471,950 $355,000


Head Sold Total Average Median
124 $65,082,000 $524,855 $375,000


Name Horses Average Gross
Whisper Hill Farm 1 $8,200,000 $8,200,000
Shadwell Estate Company, Ltd. 6 $566,667 $3,400,000
Godolphin 4 $687,500 $2,750,000
Shawn Dugan, Agent 2 $1,242,500 $2,485,000
Ben McElroy, Agent 3 $783,333 $2,350,000


Name Horses Average Gross
Taylor Made Sales Agency 24 $461,875 $11,085,000
Clarkland Farm, LLC 2 $4,450,000 $8,900,000
Gainesway 10 $534,000 $5,340,000
Denali Stud 6 $434,167 $2,605,000
Hunter Valley Farm 4 $581,250 $2,325,000


Hip Horse Sire Dam Consignor Buyer Price
0498 filly American Pharoah Leslie’s Lady Clarkland Farm, LLC Whisper Hill Farm, LLC $8,200,000
0519 colt Pioneerof the Nile Magical World Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CXCII E-Five racing, Mike Ryan, Agent $2,100,000
0485 filly Empire Maker Lady Pewitt Gainesway, Agent X Shawn Dugan, Agent $2,000,000
0382 colt American Pharoah Escampette Hunter Valley Farm, Agent Jamie McCalmont, Agent for M.V. Magnier & Sarah Kelly $1,300,000
0472 colt Medaglia d’Oro Keen Pauline Gainesway, Agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised Ben McElroy, Agent $1,200,000
0431 colt Curlin Grazie Mille Glennwood Farm Inc., Agent West Bloodstock, Agent for Robert and Lawana Lowe $1,200,000
0420 filly Medaglia d’Oro Gloryzapper Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent for Aaron & Marie Jones LLC New River Equine $1,100,000
0428 colt Curlin Got Lucky Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, Agent Repole Stables, St. Elias, M.V. Magnier $1,000,000

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