Pair of six-figure weanlings highlight Keeneland Book 4

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Hip 1852, a colt by Liam’s Map, sold for $150,000 during Saturday’s session at the Keeneland November sale. Photo courtesy of Lane’s End.

Weanling colts by Liam’s Map and Tom’s d’Etat commanded six-figure bids to lead the way for New York during Book 4 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

Both colts, now part of a group of 10 who have brought $100,000 or more since the sale began Nov. 7, sold during Saturday’s sixth session.

Hip 1852, a son of Liam’s Map out of the stakes-placed Lemon Drop Kid mare, sold for $150,000 to Reeves Thoroughbred Racing.

Bred by Chesapeake Farm and W. S. Farish, foaled at Waldorf Farm in North Chatham and consigned by Lane’s End, agent, the gray or roan colt is a half-brother to five winners. Bitter Lemon is also the dam of the 2-year-old Army Mule filly Lemon Bomb, who has placed in her two starts this fall.

Hip 2163, a colt by Tom’s d’Etat, contributed to the six-figure haul at Keeneland when he sold for $130,000 Saturday. Photo courtesy of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Hip 2163, a colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Tom’s d’Etat out of the winning Maclean’s Music mare Starry Rose, sold for $130,000 to Always Dreaming.

Bred by Pine Ridge Stables LTD, foaled at Rockridge Stud in Hudson and consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, the colt is the second foal out of the mare and a half-brother to the 2-year-old Malibu Moon filly Moon Rose who has started twice and is in training at Gulfstream Park.

The sale continues with the start of Book 5 at 10 a.m. Monday and runs through Wednesday.

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