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Keeneland Sept: US$625K for Verrazano Colt
A colt from the first crop of Coolmore’s multiple Gr1 winner Verrazano (More Than Ready) topped Sunday’s session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when knocked down to Steven Young as agent for US$625,000. Consigned by James M. Herbener Jr. as agent, the colt is out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Allegory and hails from the family of European Gr1 winners Loup Sauvage and Loup Solitaire. On Sunday, Keeneland sold 245 yearlings for US$26,875,500 at an average of US$109,696 and a median of US$80,000. Cumulatively, Keeneland has sold 1,179 yearlings for US$254,913,000, at an average of US$216,211 and a median of US$150,000.