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Monday, April 09, 2012 |
Top 10 sire Tapit had five horse sell for six figures at the April 9 Keeneland 2-year-old sale, highlighted by a $475,000 filly who was the highest-selling female at the auction.

The chestnut filly, named Beautiful Miss and listed as hip No. 157, was consigned by Niall Brennan agent, was purchased by Patrice Miller EQB Inc, agent.

The filly is out of the Storm Cat mare Instant Coverage and comes from the same family as Grade 1 winners Miswaki and Eternity Star as well as Grade 2 winner and sire Jump Start.

Fox Hill Farm went to $230,000 for hip No. 107, a bay Kentucky-bred colt consigned by Eddie Woods, agent.  Just behind that colt was a gray or roan filly, hip No. 146 consigned by de Meric Sales, agent, went for $225,000 to Hidden Brook Farm, agent. The filly is out of the stakes-placed El Prado mare Garden Dance.

The sale wrapped up with a total of five Tapit juveniles selling for $1.255 million, for an average of $251,000.