January 25, 2016
Lane’s End concluded the 2016 Keeneland January Sale as the second-leading consignor by gross, with 47 head sold for over $2.87 million. Lane’s End was also January’s second-leading consignor by average (with more than 25 sold), with an average of $61,143. That was a near 80% jump from the sales average of $34,099.
Lane’s End’s horses including the two of the January’s top seven lots. Leading the way was the broodmare prospect Conquest Harlanate, a 4-year-old daughter of Harlan’s Holiday who was hammered down to Shimokobe Farm/Polo Green Stable, agent, for $450,000.
Conquest Harlanate won the G2 Natalma S. and G3 Mazarine S. racing for Ernie Semersky and Dory Newel’s Conquest Stables. Trained by Mark Casse, she retired with earnings of $269,853.
Lane’s End’s other breakout was the Speightstown mare Mother Ruth, a multiple stakes winner who sold to Dominic Brennan, agent for Highland Yard LLC, for $420,000. She sold in foal to Will Take Charge.
A Lane’s End-consigned weanling by Ghostzapper was one of the top-priced short yearlings at January. Steve Young went to $230,000 to secure a dark bay son of the G2 Demoiselle S. winner Tizahit. The Mar. 21-foaled colt was bred by Blue Devil Racing Stable.
Congrats and thank you to our clients for another outstanding sale!