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Maryland-breds at Keeneland September Yearling Sale - Maryland Horse Breeders Association
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Led by a $600,000 Medaglia d'Oro filly out of multiple graded stakes winner Daring Dancer, a total of 16 Maryland-bred yearlings exited the ring as sold at Keeneland’s mammoth September Yearling Sale, held Sept. 10-23 in Lexington, Ky. Selling for a combined $2.3 million, the Maryland-bred average was $143,813 (the sale’s overall average was $129,331), and median $82,500 (compared to $50,000 for the entire sale).

The top-priced filly is a second-generation Sagamore Farm-bred, and the second foal out of Daring Dancer, winner of the Lake George Stakes-G2 and Appalachian Stakes-G3 and Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old filly of 2014. A daughter of Empire Maker, Daring Dancer is a half-sister to stakes winner and graded stakes-placed Hamp from the family of Grade/Group 1 winners Ticker Tape (GB), Crowded House (GB), Brando and Reckless Abandon.

Six-figure Maryland-bred yearlings at Keeneland September sale (with breeder, consignor and buyer)

$600,000. Dark Bay or Brown Filly, Medaglia d'Oro—Daring Dancer, by Empire Maker; Sagamore Farm; Upson Downs Farm, Agent I; Whitehorse Stables and Bridlewood Farm.
$340,000. Dark Bay or Brown Filly, Street Sense—Win McCool, by Giant's Causeway; Maryland Mare Venture LLC; Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent; Blandford Bloodstock.
$260,000. Dark Bay or Brown Filly, Carpe Diem—Mane Princess, by Mineshaft; Catherine Jennings and Marian Kuhatschek; Gainesway, Agent LVIII; Katsumi Yoshizawa.
$210,000. Bay Colt, Kitten's Joy—Imagistic, by Deputy Minister; Country Life Farm and Imagistic LLC; Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent; Godolphin Japan.
$200,000. Bay Filly, Into Mischief—Striking Kathy, by Smart Strike; Timothy J. Rooney; Bedouin Bloodstock, Agent VIII; Lee Lewis.
$160,000. Dark Bay or Brown Colt, Hard Spun—Island Bound, by Speightstown; Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss; Nursery Place, Agent; Ben Glass, Agent.
$150,000. Bay Colt, Mineshaft—Just Say Goodbye, by Not For Love; Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes; Thornmar, Brookdale Sales, Agent; Cuyathy LLC.
$105,000. Chestnut Colt, First Samurai—Topazio, by More Than Ready; Brookdale Sales, Agent for Thornmar; Albert Davis.

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