1,594 Horses Cataloged for Keeneland’s 2012 January Sale
posted on: Tue, 12/06/2011 - 07:28
Keeneland has cataloged 1,594 horses for its 2012 January Horses of All Ages Sale, scheduled for January 9-12.
Catalogs will be available online at www.keeneland.com beginning Tuesday, December 6. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of December 19.
The January Sale counts among its graduates recent Grade 1 stakes winners Smiling Tiger (Triple Bend Handicap, Ancient Title and Bing Crosby Stakes), Afleet Express (Travers Stakes) and E Z’s Gentleman (Triple Bend Handicap); Grade 2 winners Flashpoint (Hutcheson Stakes), Joyful Victory (Fantasy Stakes), Meeznah (DFS Park Hill Stakes), No Advantage (General George Handicap) and Dancinginherdreams (Pocahontas Stakes); and Grade 3 winner Stunning Stag (Vigil Stakes).
“The January Sale appeals to buyers of all interests and market levels,” said Walt Robertson, Vice President of Sales. “As evidenced by our graduates, it offers exciting opportunities with regard to short yearlings and horses of racing age, and a strong selection of stakes-winning race fillies and broodmares in foal to some of the world’s most fashionable sires.”
Comprising the 1,594 lots cataloged for the four-day sale are 721 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 587 yearlings, 265 horses of racing age, 20 stallions or stallion prospects, and one share in Lemon Drop Kid.
Keeneland will offer broodmares in foal to 186 sires, among them leading stallions Arch, Awesome Again, Bernardini, Blame, Candy Ride (ARG), Colonel John, Congrats, Curlin, Elusive Quality, Eskendereya, Ghostzapper, Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, Harlan’s Holiday, Henrythenavigator, Indian Charlie, Invincible Spirit, Lemon Drop Kid, Lookin At Lucky, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than Ready, Pulpit, Quality Road, Raven’s Pass, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Stormy Atlantic, Street Cry (IRE), Street Sense, Summer Bird, Super Saver, Tapit, Tiznow, Unbridled’s Song, War Front, Warrior’s Reward and Zensational.
Also cataloged are yearlings representing 176 stallions, including top sires Arch, Awesome Again, Bernardini, Broken Vow, Candy Ride (ARG), Colonel John, Curlin, Duke of Marmalade (IRE), Elusive Quality, Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, Harlan’s Holiday, Henrythenavigator, Indian Charlie, Kitten’s Joy, Malibu Moon, More Than Ready, Mr. Greeley, Pulpit, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Cry (IRE), Street Sense, Tapit, Tiznow, Unbridled’s Song and Zensational.