Tomoyuki Nakamura

Million-Dollar Mares Pace Keeneland January Opener

by Jessica Martini & Stefanie Grimm LEXINGTON, KY - The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, which hadn't had a million-dollar mare since 2019, had two reach seven figures during its opening session Monday in Lexington, with 19-year-old Tom Wachman making the day's highest bid of $1.6-million to acquire the broodmare prospect Prank (Into Mischief) on behalf of his grandfather, John Magnier's Coolmore. Late in the session, Tomoyuki Nakamura of K I Farm purchased Curlin's Voyage (Curlin) for $1 million. "I think we've got to be very happy with...

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Curlin's Voyage Brings $1 Million from KI Farm

Canadian champion Curlin's Voyage (Curlin) (hip 413), in foal to Flightline, became the second million-dollar offering of the first session of the Keeneland January sale when bringing $1 million from Tomoyuki Nakamura of KI Farm. Consigned by Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa, the 7-year-old mare, who was a supplemental entry to the sale, was named champion 2-year-old filly in Canada in 2019 and followed up as champion 3-year-old filly the following season.

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$3 Million for Shamrock Rose at KEENOV

2018 GI Breeders' Cup F/M Sprint winner and Eclipse winner Shamrock Rose (First Dude) (hip 170) sold for $2.5 million to Michael Shannon at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton November sale, and bettered that price Monday at Keeneland when she went for $3 million to Japan's Tomoyuki Nakamura of KI Farm. She was offered this time with a coveted Curlin cover. The Lane's End consignee's first foal, a War Front colt, sold to Ingordo Bloodstock this Keeneland September for $175,000 and she produced a Nyquist colt in 2022. Her half-sister Loyalty (Hard...

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