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Friday, June 14, 2024

$925,000 Twirling Candy Colt Sets Mark Tuesday at Keeneland September Yearling Sale

LEXINGTON, Ky.--Pin Oak Stud on Tuesday abought the most expensive horse sold during the eighth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale since 1999 when it paid $925,000 for a colt by Twirling Candy on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Keeneland sale scenicKeeneland sale Consigned by Paramount Sales, agent, the colt is out of the winning First Defense mare Hiking and from the family of English highweight Logician, Group 1 winner Cityscape and Grade/Group 2 winners Didina (GB), Bated Breath and Equilateral.

Paramount was the day’s leading consignor with sales of $2,529,000 for 26 horses.

“He was a beautiful colt,” Pat Costello of Paramount said. “Everyone on the grounds was on him. We loved him from Day 1. We’re thrilled for the buyer (Pin Oak Stud) and I’m delighted for the breeder (Lady Bamford), a lovely lady. He was a special colt.”

Pin Oak Stud spent $1.03 million for two horses to lead buyers.


ON TUESDAY, Keeneland sold 301 yearlings through the ring for $21,476,500, for an average of $71,350 and a median of $50,000.

The gross is 1.39% higher than the eighth session in 2022, when 295 horses sold for $21,182,500.

The average is nearly even with $71,805 in 2022, and the median is 9.09% below last year’s $55,000.

Through eight sessions of the 12-day sale, a total of 1,805 yearlings have sold for $365,943,000, which is 2.84% lower than last year’s corresponding period when 1,851 horses sold for $376,636,000.

Average price of $202,739 is slightly below the $203,477 from 2022, while the median of $125,000 is 3.85% lower than $130,000 last year.

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