Ticker
  • Startup Nation steamrolls his foes in the With Anticipation! Posted 1 day ago
  • Partisan Politics breaks her maiden in style in the P.G. Johnson! Posted 2 days ago
  • Free as a Bird finds room and gets there in the Smart and Fancy! Posted 4 days ago
  • Goldencents runs them off their feet with a track record  in the Pat O' Brien!Posted 4 days ago
  • Tom's Tribute mows them down in the Del Mar Mile! Posted 5 days ago
  • V.E. Day nips his barn mate Wicked Strong on the Travers wire! Posted 6 days ago
  • Artemis Agrotera romps in the Ballerina! Posted 6 days ago
  • Abaco gets up in the Ballston Spa!Posted 6 days ago
  • Saturday, August 23 Del Mar Pick 6 Carryover - $106,668Posted 6 days ago
  • Close Hatches runs away with the Personal Ensign! Posted 7 days ago

Royal Delta Sells for $8.5 Million

Royal Delta top story
Likely Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) was purchased by Ben Leon’s Besilu Stables for $8.5 million to conclude a highly charged Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

The price was the third-highest in Keeneland November history, exceeded only by the $10.5 million for Playful Act in 2007 and the $9 million brought by Ashado in 2005.

The sale of Royal Delta, one of the last horses through the ring during the session, came in an electrically charged atmosphere that reminded many observers of the sales previous to the downturn in the breeding and sales economies.

  Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories