Best Time, a 3-year-old colt by leading sire Tapit out of champion Take Charge Brandi, brought a sale-topping $29,500 from KDE Equine during today’s Keeneland July Digital Sale, held as part of Keeneland’s Digital Sales Ring platform.
Consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, as a racing prospect, Best Time has been twice third in three career races this year. He hails from a family that includes Kentucky Broodmare of the Year and Grade 1 winner Take Charge Lady, champion Will Take Charge and Grade 1 winners Omaha Beach and Take Charge Indy.
Poindexter Thoroughbreds paid the day’s second-highest price of $27,500 for Brina, a 3-year-old filly by Frosted out of the stakes-placed Street Sense mare Humble Street. She was consigned as a racing prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.
The one-day mixed July Digital Sale grossed $70,000 for four horses. Summary results are available by clicking here.
Since its first race meet began 85 years ago on Oct. 15, 1936, the Keeneland Association has devoted itself to the health and vibrancy of the Thoroughbred industry. The world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house, Keeneland conducts four sales a year, in January, April, September and November, and presents online auctions through the Keeneland Digital Sales Ring. Graduates of Keeneland sales dominate racing across the globe at every level. In April and October, Keeneland offers some of the highest caliber and richest Thoroughbred racing in the world. Keeneland hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in 2015 and 2020 and is holding the event again on Nov. 4-5, 2022. Uniquely structured, Keeneland is a privately held company with a not-for-profit mission that returns its earnings to the industry and the community in the form of higher purses and millions of dollars donated in support of horse industry initiatives and charitable contributions for education, research, and health and human services throughout Central Kentucky. Keeneland also maintains the Keeneland Library, a world-renowned public research institution with the mission of preserving information about the Thoroughbred industry. To learn more, visit Keeneland.com.
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