Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale Starts Monday


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Four final supplemental entries announced

Keeneland’s four-day January Horses of All Ages Sale opens Monday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. ET with a total of 1,618 horses – in-foal broodmares, broodmare prospects, newly turned yearlings, horses of racing age, stallions and stallion prospects – cataloged for the four-day auction that runs through Thursday, Jan. 12.

Covering sires include American Pharoah, Army Mule, Audible, Authentic, Bolt d’Oro, Charlatan, Constitution, Essential Quality, Girvin, Good Magic, Gun Runner, Hard Spun, Justify, Kitten’s Joy, Knicks Go, Liam’s Map, Maclean’s Music, Medaglia d’Oro, McKinzie, No Nay Never, Not This Time, Practical Joke, Quality Road, Sharp Azteca, Uncle Mo, Upstart, Vekoma, Violence and Yaupon.

Yearlings in the catalog are by such stallions as Audible, Authentic, City of Light, Constitution, Curlin, Good Magic, Gun Runner, Justify, Maclean’s Music, McKinzie, Not This Time, Omaha Beach, Quality Road, Twirling Candy, Uncle Mo, Vekoma, Volatile and War of Will.

The January Sale also includes 54 horses in the dispersal of successful New York breeder Patricia Generazio and six stallions from Calumet Farm.

Each session of the January Sale begins at 10 a.m. The entire auction will be livestreamed at Keeneland.com and will be aired on the FanDuel Plus app. Scott Hazelton will report periodically on the first two sessions on FanDuel TV.

 Four horses are latest supplements

Four racing or broodmare prospects comprise the latest group of horses to be supplemented to Book 1 of the January Sale:

  • Ancient Peace, a Sam-Son Farm-bred 3-year-old filly by War Front who was impressive when she scored her first victory Dec. 30, 2022, on the turf at Santa Anita by 4¼ lengths. Out of Grade 2 winner Deceptive Vision, by A.P. Indy, Ancient Peace is from the family of Canadian Horse of the Year Quiet Resolve; additional Canadian champions Eye of the Sphynx, Eye of the Leopard and Desert Ride; and Grade 2 winner Cleopatra’s Strike. Ancient Peace is consigned by Indian Creek, agent.
  • Helens Well (IRE), a 4-year-old multiple stakes-placed winner who competed in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1). From the family of Group 1 winner and leading sire Green Desert and Broodmare of the Year Courtly Dee, she is by the Kodiac stallion Kodi Bear and out of Ever Evolving, by Elusive Quality. Helen’s Well is consigned by ELiTE Sales, agent.
  • Mise Le Meas (IRE), a 4-year-old stakes-placed daughter of the Dubawi stallion New Bay. Out of Mise, by Indian Ridge, she is a half-sister to Group 1 winner Nahoodh and from the family of Group 3 winner Not Just Swing. Mise Le Meas is consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.
  • Tonal Vision, a 6-year-old winning daughter of Tonalist who was third in the 2022 Delaware Handicap (G2). She is a half-sister to stakes winner Geothermal and stakes-placed Classical Closing out of the Defrere mare April Closing. Tonal Vision is consigned by ELiTE Sales, agent.

MEDIA: Images, video available on PhotoShelter

 Via its PhotoShelter digital asset management system, Keeneland will offer photos and video of the January Sale for editorial use.

Photos: Sales scenics and images of top-priced horses and people of interest are included. Photos of high-priced horses will be posted periodically through the sale. Preview photos will be available starting Saturday, Jan. 7.

 Video: January Sale b-roll is currently available. Video of top-priced horses during Book 1 (Jan. 9-10) 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

Login information:      Email: media@keeneland.com

Password: Keeneland1936!

In addition, Keeneland will provide press releases recapping each session distributed daily via email and posted on Keeneland.com.

PhotoShelter users also may retrieve a variety of additional Keeneland press materials and images.

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 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.

For more information contact:
Amy Gregory at 859 361-3490
Amy Owens at 859 421-2566

  • Click here for the January Sale catalog
  • Click here for more about the January Sale
  • MEDIA: Information about Keeneland’s PhotoShelter site appears at the end.