Violence Colt Tops Ebook 5 Opening


The headliner in Wednesday’s opener of Ebook 5 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale got here within the closing spherical as Hip 3181, a son of Violence, referred to as $220,000 to James Zahler. The bay was picked up by Bolter Bloodstock for $20,000 and consigned by Peter O’Callaghan’s Woods Edge Farm.

A colt by Military Mule introduced the second worth of $200,000 from Manfred and Penny Conrad, house owners of champion feminine sprinter Shamrock Rose (First Dude). Hip 3152 was issued by Denali stud on behalf of Ontario breeder Yvonne Schwabe.

“This publish was a really good horse and a great mover,” mentioned Conrad Bandoroff of Denali. “He got here in and confirmed properly. It’s owned by an expensive buddy and buyer of Yvonne Schwabe and we’re delighted to realize this outcome. It is all the time nice to have a session topper and even higher when you are able to do it for a pleasant individual”

Session totals have been on par with final 12 months on Wednesday with 329 heads bringing in $12,969,000 for a mean of $39,419 and a $30,000 common. The median is identical as the identical session final 12 months and is lower than 1% decrease than the 2021 common of $39,783. The 325-year-olds raised $12,929,500 on the opening of Ebook 5 final quarter. RNA charges have been additionally comparatively the identical final 12 months at 9.2% and this era at 9.8%.

Cumulative numbers have been up as 2180 yearlings offered for $389,605,000 in comparison with final 12 months when 2125 yearlings introduced $339,691,500. The typical rose 11.8% from $159,855 to $178,718 and the median rose 11.1% from $90,000 to $100,000. The RNA fee decreased barely from 21.2% to twenty.18%.

“I feel at this time’s commerce stays aggressive,” Bandoff mentioned. “In case you got here with practical expectations and a need to set an affordable reserve and put your horse in the marketplace, there was a excessive turnover. We had an excellent clearance fee at this time. It is nice to see the again ring full and individuals are hungry to purchase horses.’

Gainesway was Wednesday’s prime vendor by gross, bringing in $1.166 billion for the 23-year-old. Grassroots Coaching & Gross sales led all patrons, taking dwelling 10 head for $375,000. In the meantime, Kantharos led all sires within the present with 11 of his offspring incomes $472,500.

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