Keeneland January sales already exceed last year’s total

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This year’s Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, after the first three sessions, has surpassed last year’s four-day auction total.

After Wednesday’s session, gross receipts totaled $40,299,000. The sale runs through Jan. 11. Last year’s auction recorded $37,991,9000 in total tales.

Through day tree of the five-day sale, according to a press release, Keeneland has sold 676 horses. The average sale price of $59,614 is a 30 percent increase from last year’s average of $45,828.

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