By Alexis Kolasa
Denali Stud (Craig and Holly Bandoroff, Agent) was ranked 6th out of 51 leading consigners for a total of $2,095,000 and an average of $523,750.
Denali sold four out of the eight yearlings that were sent through the ring during book 1 session 3 on September 12th.
Hip 593, a striking chestnut colt by Tapit out of Wine Princess sold for $800,000 to buyer Shadwell Estate Company Ltd. Tapit ranked 10th out of 47 on the leading sires list for session 3 with a total of three yearlings sold during the sale for $2,035,000 and an average of $678,333. This colt is out of G2 winning Ghostzapper mare Wine Princess, a daughter of Horse of the Year Azeri.
Hip 593 Pedigree- http://apps.keeneland.com/sales/Sep18/pdfs/593.pdf
Hip 669, a chestnut colt by Speightstown out of Authenticity sold for $700,000 to buyer SF Bloodstock, LLC/ Starlight West. Speightstown ranked 7th out of 47 on the leading sires list with eight yearlings sold for $2,220,000 and an average of $277,500. This colt is out of G2 winning mare Authenticity by Quiet American.
Hip 669 Pedigree- http://apps.keeneland.com/sales/Sep18/pdfs/669.pdf
Hip 568, a chestnut filly by Tapit out of Wait Til Dawn sold for $535,000 to buyer Don Alberto Corporation. This filly is by champion sire Tapit, one of the most influential and breed-shaping stallions of the past half-century. This filly’s dam is a blacktype winner by Giant’s Causeway.