A tour of Ashford Stud farm, where Triple Crown winner American Pharoah keeps busy with a full breeding schedule. Alton Strupp/CJ
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is still making history after a record sale at Keeneland on Wednesday.
A filly sired by the sold for $8.2 million to Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm during the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
It’s the highest-priced filly ever sold at Keeneland’s September Sale and the highest there for any sale since 2006, when it took $11.2 million to purchase the Kingmambo colt Meydan City.
“She’s just been special from the time she hit the ground,” said Fred Mitchell, owner of the filly, Leslie’s Lady. “She was born with