A remarkable filly by War Front out of Aloof brought $900,000 in the opening session of Keeneland’s September Sale. Purchased by agent John Ferguson, she was the 2nd overall highest priced lot of the day and the highest-priced filly.
A War Front colt (Hip 78, out of G1 winner Sweet Lulu) commanded a final bid of $700,000, the 5th overall highest-priced yearling of the day.
10 yearlings by War Front went through the ring this afternoon, with 7 selling for six-figures. Hip 120, a filly out of Value Stream brought $600,000 to agent James J. Crupi. Hip 165, another filly, brought $525,000 to agent Steven W. Young. And Hip 145, a colt from the family of Horse of the Year Azeri, went to Lane’s End for half a million dollars.