11/05/2014 5:20PM

Keeneland November: Strawberrydaiquiri, Silver Bullet Moon close session out strong


Group 2 winner Strawberrydaiquiri and Grade 1 producer Silver Bullet Moon each sold for seven figures as Wednesday's second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale closed out strong.

Strawberrydaiquiri, a Dansili mare in foal to Dubawi, sold for $1.45 million to Al Shaqab Racing. The mare was consigned by Brookdale Sales, as agent for Aislabie Bloodstock.

Strawberrydaiquiri won five stakes in her career, highlighted by the Group 2 Windsor Forest Stakes and Group 3 Dahlia Stakes, both in England. She was also twice Group 1-placed

"She's in foal to Dubawi, so that's good, and she's an early mare, so that's great," said Al Shaqab's Benoit Jeffory. "It's really hard to get Dubawis, so that's precious. She's by Dansili, who's a good broodmare sire and she was a good race mare."

Strawberrydaiquiri is out of the stakes winning Travelling Victor mare Strawberry Morn, dam of four winners from seven starters.

Katsumi Yoshida of Japan's Northern Farm purchased Silver Bullet Moon, the dam of Grade 1 winner Shakin it Up, for $1.25 million. The 9-year-old Vindication mare is out of the two-time champion Silverbulletday and sold in carrying a full sibling to Shakin it Up, by Midnight Lute.

Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency consigned Silver Bullet Moon as agent. She is a sibling to a pair of stakes-producing mares, including the unraced Silverbulletway, who is the dam of Grade 3 winner Govenor Charlie and stakes winner Crisis of Spirit.