Keeneland September Figures Surpass 2017 Sale

A colt by American Pharoah sold for $1.4 million to top the Sept. 12 session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Topped by a son of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah purchased by Larry Best’s OXO Equine for $1.4 million, the Keeneland September Yearling Sale continued to show sustained momentum during the Sept. 12 third session.

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Mendelssohn Building to Breeders’ Cup Classic

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Enable Returns Triumphant After Nearly Yearlong Layoff

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Hip 458 colt by War Front from Streaming and Hill 'n' Dale for $2.4M Keeneland September Sales from Sept. 7 to Sept. 23, 2018. Sept. 11, 2018 Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky.

War Front Colt Tops Vibrant Second Session at Keeneland

Topped by a $2.4 million War Front colt, the Sept. 11 second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale continued the momentum shown during the opener as buyers displayed enthusiasm for well-bred and well-conformed racing prospects.

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Eduardo Terrazas at his Terrazas Thoroughbreds consignment at the Keeneland September sale

Terrazas Thoroughbreds Steps Up for Keeneland September

With five horses entered in this year’s Keeneland September Yearling Sale, Eduardo Terrazas finds himself in Book 1 for only the second time with two colts, both pinhooked from the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

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New September Sale Format Reflects Customers’ Feedback

A yearling is led to the sales pavilion at Keeneland

New September Sale Format Reflects Customers’ Feedback

Although Keeneland’s reformatted 2017 September Yearling Sale achieved its goal of starting the marathon sale on a high note with a super-select Book 1, it posed logistical problems and a new format is in place for this year’s sale.

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Yoshida Prevails in Woodward Stakes

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Dream Tree Shrugs Off Layoff to Win Prioress

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Vasilika Rises to the Occasion in John C. Mabee Stakes

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Bellafina Much the Best in Del Mar Debutante

Sippican Harbor Upsets Spinaway

Decorated Ace First Stakes Winner for Treasure Beach

Joe Bravo Sweeps Graded Stakes at Monmouth Park

Dogtag Breaks Maiden in P.G. Johnson Stakes

Pink Lloyd Just Gets by Stablemate in Kenora Stakes

Yoshida Prevails in Woodward Stakes

Yoshida wins the Woodward Stakes  at Saratoga Race Course

Yoshida Prevails in Woodward Stakes

Yoshida looked like a natural in his first start on dirt, rallying on the far outside under Joel Rosario to capture the $750,000 Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) over Gunnevera Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.

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St. Lewis’ Perennial Longshot May Finally Have a Shot

Uriah St. Lewis (left) and his son Uriah St. Lewis Jr. lead Discreet Lover to the winner's circle after his victory in the Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct

St. Lewis’ Perennial Longshot May Finally Have a Shot

Discreet Lover and his faithful owner/trainer Uriah St. Lewis will return to Saratoga Race Course to contest the Sept.1 $750,000 Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1)

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Curtain Near on Saratoga Meet Better Suited to Ducks

A racing fan cowers in the rain at Saratoga Race Course

Curtain Near on Saratoga Meet Better Suited to Ducks

As 46 races have come off the turf to date, the New York Racing Association is set to put a rainy summer at the Spa behind.

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Versatile Catholic Boy Soars Clear in Travers

Catholic Boy's triumphant connections lead him into the winner's circle at Saratoga Race Course

Versatile Catholic Boy Soars Clear in Travers

The most versatile 3-year-old of his generation, Catholic Boy bested Mendelssohn by open lengths Aug. 25 to win the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

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