The future of the the horse racing industry was up for sale on Monday at Keeneland for the track's annual September yearling sale.
The first 132 HIPS were auctioned off on Day 1 of the 11-day event.
Five horses were sold for a million dollars or more.
HIP 132, with the sire of Distorted Humor and Dam of Mushka was the highest sold at $1,650,000 to the Shadwell Estate Company, Ltd., consigned by Eaton Sales.
Consignors at the sale say sales have been steadily going up in the last four years, and are confident they'll see big numbers throughout the next ten days.
For more information on the Keeneland September Yearlings Sale, including live streaming video, you can click on the link below. Keeneland Sales