A filly by Triple Crown winner and leading freshman sire American Pharoah and out of Broodmare of the Year Leslie’s Lady sold for US$8.2 million, among the top prices in the history of the Keeneland September yearling sale, as the auction’s marquee Book 1 portion closed its three-day run on Wednesday with major gains.
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Mandy Pope, who breeds and races under the nom de course Whisper Hill Farm, purchased the sale-leading filly, who is a half-sister to four-time Eclipse Award heroine Beholder, Grade One winner and leading sire Into Mischief, and globe-trotting Grade One winner Mendelssohn.
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