A colt (Hip 1952) from the first crop of Audible commanded the top price of $725,000 from Flurry Stables to headline Sunday’s Book 3 session of the Keeneland September Sale.
Paramount Sales, agent, consigned the session-topping colt, who was bred in Kentucky by Versatile Thoroughbreds and is out of the winning Kafwain mare Oh Boo Hoo. The colt hails from the family of stakes winners Haitian Vacation, Threefiveindia, Hero’s Amor, and Ex Pirate.
Also in the session, Hip 1941, a colt by Audible produced from the Bernardini mare Mrs Vargas, sold to Mike McLouglin for $350,000. Consigned by Paramount Sales as well, the colt descends from the family of Kentucky Oaks (G1) victress Serengeti Empress, an earner of more than $2.1 million. The colt was bred in Kentucky by Springhouse Farm, Drumkenny Farm, Adrian Regan, and Hunter Valley Farm.
In addition to Sunday’s session topper, Audible has seen yearlings at Keeneland September sell for up to $675,000, $575,000, $390,000, etc.