Photos: Keeneland's Yearling Sale

An inside look at this prestigious horse sale in Lexington, Kentucky

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    A horse is auctioned off during the September yearling sale at Keeneland.

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    The shoulder of a mature stallion.

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    The famous Zenyatta at Lane's End Farm.

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    Grooms prepare horses for the day's auction.

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    A horse comes out of the barn.

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    Sheikh Hamdan inspects a yearling.

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    Bid spotter Pete McCormick.

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    A young prospect's forearm.

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    The clock winds down on another day at Keeneland.

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    Zenyatta's coat at Lane's End.

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    A quiet moment between groom and horse.

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    A quiet morning in Lexington.

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    Racing's elite arrive in Lexington.

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    Anticipating the start of the auction.

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