11/30/2011 4:34PM

Keeneland's January sale has smaller catalog


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Keeneland has cataloged 1,594 horses to its upcoming January all-ages sale, which will take place here January 9-12. The number is down almost 13 percent from last year’s 1,827-horse catalog.

The auction’s 2012 edition consists of 721 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 587 yearlings by 176 sires, 265 racing-age horses, 20 stallions or stallion prospects, and a share in Lemon Drop Kid. The in-foal mares represent 186 covering sires.

The Keeneland January catalog will be available online starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Keeneland will mail hard copies during the week of Dec. 19.