TOP NEWS

2/4/2016
Tapit’s multiple graded stakes-winning 4-year-old Frosted put on a stellar display Thursday evening at Meydan Race Course...
1/30/2016
Tapit’s brilliant 3-year-old Mohaymen put on another spectacular display in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull S. (G2)...
1/28/2016
Birdstone’s stakes-winning 2-year-old of 2015 Swipe was assigned 124 pounds on the Jockey Club’s Experimental Free Handicap...
1/27/2016
TDN's Bill Oppenheim explores the influence of 2-time leading North American Sire Tapit in this recent article...
1/19/2016
Kerri Belle, a 6-year-old Empire Maker mare, got her first graded stakes win on Monday in Santa Anita Park’s $100,000 Megahertz S. (G3)...

Gainesway offering brings $1.2M at Keeneland first session


Sunday, September 11, 2011 |
Gainesway consigned the first seven-figure horse of the 2011 Keeneland September yearling sale when a colt sold on behalf of his breeder Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC brought $1.2 million during the Sept. 11 opening night of the two-week sale. The price was the second-highest of evening.

The colt, hip No. 63, is by Street Cry and out of graded stakes winner Forest Music, who is the dam of one other foal, Maclean's Music, noted for earning a 114 Beyer Speed Figure in his debut this spring. Forest Music won the Grade 2 Honorable Miss H. and the Grade 3 Miss Preakness S.

George Bolton, who campaigns some horses in partnership with Stonestreet, was the winning bidder.

Gainesway’s Michael Hernon said the final price exceeded expectations.

“I am blown away,” Hernon said. “That was well beyond our expectations, not to say that it was unrealistic. He was a super nice looking horse. He’s very well related, he is out of a major running mare. He is super athletic and he’s by a top stallion. This is the sort of thing can happen here at Keeneland.”