LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2012) — The 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale at Keeneland – internationally renowned as the premier auction of its kind – will kick off Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 10 a.m.
The entire 11-day sale, which runs through Nov. 16, will be streamed live on Keeneland’s website, Keeneland.com.
Comprising the 3,958 lots cataloged are 1,890 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 1,691 weanlings, 363 horses of racing age, four yearlings, nine stallions and one share in Macho Uno.
The November sale will feature mares in foal to 232 of the world’s most exciting stallions, including Arch, Bernardini, Blame, Cape Blanco (IRE), Distorted Humor, Drosselmeyer, Elusive Quality, Empire Maker, Eskendereya, Exchange Rate, Galileo (IRE), Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, Lonhro (AUS), Lookin At Lucky, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, Montjeu (IRE), Paddy O’Prado, Pulpit, Quality Road, Rip Van Winkle, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Cry (IRE), Tapit, Tiznow, Trappe Shot, Unbridled’s Song, Uncle Mo and War Front, among others.
Weanlings representing 203 top stallions, such as Arch, Awesome Again, Bernardini, Blame, Cape Cross (IRE), Distorted Humor, Elusive Quality, Eskendereya, Exchange Rate, Galileo (IRE), Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, High Chaparral (IRE), Indian Charlie, Lookin At Lucky, Malibu Moon, Medgalia d’Oro, Pulpit, Quality Road, Raven’s Pass, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Cry (IRE), Tapit, Tiznow, Unbridled’s Song and War Front, are cataloged.
Among the November Sale alumni sold as weanlings are recent graded stakes winners To Honor and Serve (Woodward-G1 and Cigar Mile-G1); Lady of Shamrock (Del Mar Oaks-G1 and American Oaks-G1); Gemologist (Wood Memorial-G1); The Factor (Malibu-G1 and Pat O’Brien-G1); My Best Brother (Del Mar Derby-G2); City to City (John C. Mabee-G2 and Buena Vista-G2); Thunder Moccasin (Hutcheson-G2); Naples Bay (Noble Damsel-G3); Went the Day Well (Vinery Racing Spiral-G3); Stealcase (Ontario Derby-G3); Stars to Shine (Ontario Matron-G3); and Derwin’s Star (Bed o’ Roses-G3).