Ticker
  • There's no catching Black Hornet in the Vigil Stakes at Woodbine.Posted 4 days ago
  • American Pharoah romps home in the Preakness!Posted 5 days ago
  • Ironicus explodes to win the Dixie going away.Posted 5 days ago
  • Ageless best in The Very One again, this time with a course record.Posted 5 days ago
  • Holy Boss much the best in the six furlong Chick Lang.Posted 5 days ago
  • La Verdad earns another stakes win in the Vagrancy.Posted 5 days ago
  • Watsdachances poweres to victory in the Gallorette.Posted 5 days ago
  • Fame and Power wins the Sir Barton in impressive front running fashion.Posted 5 days ago
  • Sandbar edges clear to win the Maryland Sprint Handicap.Posted 5 days ago
  • Woodwin W remains unbeaten with James Murphy win.Posted 5 days ago

Alpha Kitten Brings $405,000

Grade II winner Alpha Kitten made a mid-afternoon appearance in Keeneland’s auction ring and brought $405,000 during the second session of the January horses of all ages sale in Lexington. B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm purchased the 5-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat, with Spendthrift general manager Ned Toffey signing the sale ticket Jan. 11.

Alpha Kitten was offered as a racing or broodmare prospect, but she will be retired from competition and bred this year, according to Toffey.

“What’s not to like? She’s a very pretty mare with a lot of ability, and she had plenty of pedigree. She was sort of a no-brainer,” Toffey said. “We had set our number going in and we pretty well stuck to it. We weren’t good for a lot more; we were happy to get her for that. We have a couple of horses in mind (to breed her to), but we’ll make that decision after we get her back to the farm.”


Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories