The Friday night session of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale finished with an average price of $21,314, an increase of 25.9 percent for the comparable session in 2012. That brought the average for the entire sale to $45,483 for an overall increase of 11.8 percent. The cumulative gross through Friday is $25.8 million, an increase of 16.4 percent from 2012. The final session will take place Saturday night.
While prices were more modest in Friday night's session, significant money was spent for some individuals. One was hip number 497, a filly by Lucky Chucky out of the Yankee Glide mare Ucalthisahoneymoon (a sister to Falls For You). She was bought by Deo Volente Farms with a bid of $95,000.