Buyers Lookin Hard At Lucky
The first yearlings by former Champion Two and Three Year Old Colt Lookin At Lucky hit the mark on Thursday during the fourth session of Book I of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Selling for $490,000 to the bid of Bernard C. Schiappa was a stunning bay colt from Echo Harbor consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds. The colt is a half-brother to Grade III winner Western Smoke and Japanese based stakes performer A Shin Harbor. Alex and JoAnn Leiblong were the successful purchasers of another outstanding Lookin At Lucky colt from Boston Lady for $300,000. Consigned for sale by Betz Thoroughbreds, the colt is a half-brother to Grade I placed Normandy Invasion. Top selling filly for Lookin At Lucky was a stylish bay from Citi Pearl that made $230,000 when secured by Mark Casse. Consigned by Nursery Place, the filly is a half-sister to Grade II winner Workin for Hops. A five time Grade I winning son of Smart Strike, Lookin At Lucky had seven yearlings sell during Book I for an average $195,000.