English Events Horse Happenings

Up (IRE) Commands $2.2 Million on Second Day of Keeneland January Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 13, 2015) – The sale of Group 2 winner and classic-placed Up (IRE), a 6-year-old daughter of Galileo (IRE) in foal to War Front, for $2.2 million and her first foal, a yearling filly by War Front, for $800,000 highlighted Tuesday’s second session of the 57th annual Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.

The price for Up, purchased by Ran Jan Racing of Californians Robert Naify and his wife, Jan Van de Bos, was the highest for a horse sold at the January Sale since 2008. Up’s yearling, acquired by Solis/Litt Bloodstock, recorded the sixth-highest price for a yearling filly in January Sale history.