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Keeneland yearling sales, 1949

Posted on September 14, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
The bay son of War Admiral-Lady Lark brought the top price of the night on July 28, 1949 at Keeneland's summer yearling sales. Hip number 390 consigned by Mereworth, sold to George Ring for $27,000. In the background are Auctioneer George Swinebroad, left, and Auctioneer Joe Palmer. KeenelandÕs 2015 September Yearling Sale the worldÕs largest Thoroughbred auction, starts Monday, Sept. 14. A total of 4,164 yearlings were cataloged for the sale. Published in the Lexington Herald July 29, 1949. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

The bay son of War Admiral-Lady Lark brought the top price of the night on July 28, 1949, at Keeneland’s summer yearling sales. Hip number 390, consigned by Mereworth, sold to George Ring for $27,000. In the background are auctioneers George Swinebroad, left, and Joe Palmer. Keeneland’s 2015 September yearling sale, the world’s largest Thoroughbred auction, starts Monday, Sept. 14. A total of 4,164 yearlings are cataloged for this year’s sale. Published in the Lexington Herald on July 29, 1949. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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