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Preger-developed Nereid sold for $1.3 million
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Demand for young, stakes-caliber mares, led by the $1.3 million paid for 2011 American Oaks (G1) winner Nereid, ruled opening Monday at Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.Nereid was developed in Camden at Mickey Preger Jr.’s barn at the Camden Training Center.Lane Seliger of Baumann Stables purchased Nereid, a 5-year-old daughter of Rock Hard Ten out of the Belong to Me mare Dowry. In addition to her win in the American Oaks, which came in a dead heat, Nereid finished second in the Rodeo Drive Stakes (G1) and third in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) and Del Mar Oaks (G1). She was consigned as a broodmare prospect by Don Robinson’s Winter Quarter Farm, as agent for owner Eric Kronfeld.