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Magna Graduate posts top covering sire avg. Day 3 at Keeneland
RSS Feeds Thursday, January 13, 2011

Mares in foal to Darby Dan’s Magna Graduate posted the highest in-foal average of all covering sires on Day 3 of the Keeneland January Sale.

The mares sold were the only offerings of the first three days in foal to Magna Graduate, and they out-performed mares in foal to Pioneerof the Nile ($17,500 fee), Yes It’s True ($15,000 fee), Tiz Wonderful ($12,500 fee), Offlee Wild (champion sire), Belong to Me, etc.

By Honor Grades out of multiple stakes producer Peacock Alley, by Fast Play, Magna Graduate is a seven-time stakes winner of $2.5 million. He has covered more than 160 mares his first two seasons at Darby Dan, and his first foals are yearlings of 2011.

Magna Graduate stands for $5,000 live foal, due September 1 of year bred.