Keeneland’s 80th November Breeding Stock Sale, which will offer proven producers, coveted broodmare prospects who were successful racehorses and royally bred weanlings at all levels of the market, will begin Wednesday and run nine sessions through Thursday, Nov. 16.
The auction will open with a single-day Book 1, which starts at 1 p.m. ET and will showcase an exceptional group of highly prized broodmares in foal to leading sires, broodmare prospects and weanlings.
Broodmares in the catalog for the opening session include Grade 1 producer Ack Naughty in foal to Into Mischief; Grade 1 winner Dalika (GER) in foal to Flightline; and stakes winner Puca, who is carrying a full sibling to 2023 Kentucky Derby (G1) Presented by Woodford Reserve winner Mage.
Racing or broodmare prospects cataloged to Book 1 include Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) winner Caravel, who has earned nearly $2 million; 2023 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) third-place finisher Le Da Vida (CHI); Grade 1 winner Rhea Moon (IRE); Grade 2 winner Skims (GB); Grade 2 winner and millionaire Technical Analysis (IRE), winner of the Oct. 27 Athenia S. (L) at Belmont at the Big A; Grade 2 winner and dual G1-placed Bellabel (IRE); Grade 2 winner Interstatedaydream, winner of Friday’s Turnback the Alarm S. (L) at Aqueduct; Grade 3 winners Hidden Connection and Surprisingly, among many others.
Breeding Stock Sale schedule
A total of 3,584 horses are cataloged to the November Breeding Stock Sale, which will present the following schedule:
Book 1 – Wednesday, Nov. 8. Session begins at 1 p.m. with 252 horses in the catalog.
Every remaining session begins at 10 a.m.:
Book 2 – Thursday-Friday, Nov. 9-10. A total of 812 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 3 – Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 11-12. A total of 829 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 4 – Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 13-14. A total of 832 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 5 – Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 15-16. A total of 859 horses are cataloged over the two days.
All Keeneland sales are livestreamed at Keeneland.com. FanDuel TV will have live hits for Book 1. The full sale will air on the FanDuel TV+ OTT app.
As always, online and phone bidding will be available.
MEDIA: Images, video available on PhotoShelter
Keeneland will provide photos and video of the November Sale for editorial use on its PhotoShelter digital asset management system.
Photos: Sales scenics and images of top-priced horses and people of interest are included. Photos of highest-priced horses will be posted periodically through the sale.
Video: November Sale b-roll is currently available. Video of top-priced horses during Books 1 and 2 will be posted near the end of the session in which they sell.
Please credit as “Keeneland photo” or “Keeneland video.”
Access the site at keeneland.photoshelter.com
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During the November Sale, Keeneland also will provide:
- Timely updates about top-priced horses of Books 1 and 2 posted on Keeneland’s social media (Facebook, Instagram and X – formerly known as Twitter).
- Press releases recapping each of the nine sessions distributed daily via email and posted on Keeneland.com.
PhotoShelter users also may retrieve a variety of Keeneland press materials and images, including the 2023 Media Guide and Fall Meet Media Guide Supplement, general Keeneland racing and sales scenics, Keeneland logo, press releases and headshots of Keeneland Officers.
Keeneland’s November Horses of Racing Age Sale will be held Friday, Nov.17. Click here for the online catalog.
Since its first race meet more than 85 years ago, the Keeneland Association has devoted itself to the health and vibrancy of the Thoroughbred industry. The world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house, Keeneland conducts five sales a year, in January, April, September and November. 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, 2020 and 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 Keeneland Library, a world-renowned public research institution with the mission of preserving information about the Thoroughbred industry. To learn more, visit Keeneland.com.
For more information contact:
Amy Gregory at 859 361-3490
Amy Owens at 859 421-2566