12/03/2014 10:53AM

Keeneland catalogs 1,610 horses for January sale


A total of 1,610 horses have been cataloged for the 2015 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, which will be held Jan. 12-15.

The 2015 sale catalog is 1 percent larger than the catalog for the 2014 renewal, which featured 1,590 offerings. This year’s catalog includes 605 broodmares, 135 racing or broodmare prospects, 563 newly turned yearlings, 282 horses of racing age and 25 stallion prospects. Sessions will begin each day at 10 a.m. Eastern.

“The strong results of Keeneland’s November breeding stock sale confirmed the resurgence in the Thoroughbred market,” Keeneland vice president of sales Walt Robertson said. “We look for the momentum of that sale to continue in January.”

The catalog for the Keeneland January sale will be available online beginning Tuesday, Dec. 9. Print catalogs will be mailed Thursday, Dec. 18.

Keeneland will offer broodmares in foal to 168 stallions, including Animal Kingdom, Awesome Again, Bernardini, Blame, Bodemeister, Candy Ride, Congrats, Curlin, Empire Maker, Into Mischief, Lemon Drop Kid, Lookin At Lucky, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than Ready, Orb, Pioneerof the Nile, Point of Entry, Quality Road, Scat Daddy, Shanghai Bobby, Speightstown, Street Cry, Tapit, Tapizar, The Factor, To Honor and Serve, Trappe Shot, Uncle Mo, Union Rags, Violence and War Front.

Yearlings in the catalog also represent 168 stallions, including Bernardini, Bodemeister, Candy Ride, City Zip, Congrats, Curlin, Distorted Humor, Giant’s Causeway, Hard Spun, Harlan’s Holiday, Into Mischief, Kitten’s Joy, Lemon Drop Kid, Lookin At Lucky, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than Ready, Pioneerof the Nile, Quality Road, Speightstown, Street Cry, Tapizar, The Factor, To Honor and Serve, Trappe Shot, Unbridled’s Song, Uncle Mo, Union Rags and War Front.