$2.2 Million for Galileo Mare at Keeneland

Quality mare Up (6m Galileo x Halland Park Lass, by Spectum) was the top lot during the second session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale when selling for $2.2 million on Tuesday.

The Group II winning half-sister to Group I winner and sire Dutch Art was offer in foal to leading US sire War Front and was bought by Ran Jan Racing.

“We just loved the pedigree–love War Front, love Galileo, the family’s active and there’s a good stallion in the pedigree,” said Frank Taylor, who bid on behalf of Ran Jan Racing.

“They’ve been wanting a Galileo mare for a long time, so she was the one.”

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