Maximus Aurelius Tops Keeneland August Digital Sale at $40,000

August 31, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. Maximus Aurelius, a 3-year-old colt by Tapit out of champion Closed Hatches, sold for $40,000 to Pewter Stable to lead today’s Keeneland August Digital Sale, held as part of Keeneland’s Digital Sales Ring platform.

Consigned by Juddmonte as a racing or stallion prospect, Maximus Aurelius is a full brother to multiple graded stakes winner Tacitus.

Maximus Aurelius video on Vimeo

Captain B Ginny (Hip #11) Photo courtesy of Keeneland

Captain Ginny B, a 4-year-old filly by Uncle Mo, brought the sale’s second-highest price of $12,000 from JBS Stable. Consigned by Winchester Equine, agent for Michael Scardina, Captain Ginny B is out of the stakes-winning Big Brown mare Red Sashay and from the family of such graded stakes winners as Halory Hunter and Van Nistelrooy. She was offered as a racing or broodmare prospect.

The one-day mixed August Digital Sale grossed $96,000 for nine horses. Summary results are available by clicking here.

Keeneland Press Release

Photo: Maximus Aurelius, (ThoroStride)

@jonathanstettin Your article re reading when a horse dead on board made me some $ just now. Untapable was, IMO, odds-on, but dead. TY!

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