Robust trade during Day 8 of the Keeneland September yearling sale on Monday was headlined by the $450,000 paid by Ron Winchell for a Tapit – Ikari colt. He is a full brother to Comely Stakes (G3) winner Touching Beauty.
A filly by Arch out of Board Battle brought the day’s second-highest price of $285,000 from Carolyn Vogel. Consigned by Miacomet Farm, the filly is from the family of Group winners Carriage Trail and Criminologist.
Keeneland sold 296 horses on Monday for $15.13 million at an average of $51,117. The clearance rate for Book 3 (Sunday & Monday) was the best of the sale so far at 78%. The September Sale continues through to Sunday, September 26.