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$170K filly for Normandy Invasion at F-T NY-bred Preferred Yearlings sale

August 13, 2018

Normandy Invasion’s $170,000 filly, hip No. 520, at the 2018 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Preferred Yearlings sale – photo by Z

Normandy Invasions’ first yearlings were a hot commodity at the Aug. 11-12 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Preferred Yearlings sale, with excellent results for the first-year sire standing at Keene Stud.

Topping the list was hip No. 520, a filly consigned by South Point Sales Agency and purchased by Vineyard Ventures for $170,000. The dark bay filly’s strong New York lineage includes Baxter and Happy Carrier.

Overall, Normandy Invasion had three lots sell for an average of $80,000, nearly 23 times his stud fee.