Dam of Eight Belles Sells for $2.5 Million

Away, the dam of the ill-fated Eight Belles, was purchased for $2.5 million during the opening session of the 2008 Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 3 at the Central Kentucky auction house.

Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock adviser, John Ferguson, signed the ticket for the 11-year-old mare.

Consigned by Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Away was sold carrying a full

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