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2 fillies bring top prices at Keeneland

Two fillies brought the top prices at Sunday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

John C. Oxley, who raced 2001 Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos, bid $370,000 for a dark bay filly by Street Cry out of Manda Island. Street Cry is also the sire of Derby winner Street Sense.

Stockplace paid $270,000 for a dark bay filly by Forest Wildcat out of Feature Article, a daughter of Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew.

Through Sunday, the sixth day of the sale, a total of 1,196 horses had been sold, bringing in a total of $150,942,000.

The average price at that point in the auction, which continues through Sept. 28, is $126,206. The median price is $80,000. At the same point in last year's sale, 1,413 horses had been sold for $262,472,200. The average price was $185,755 and the median price was $125,000.

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