Grade I winner Photo Call sells for $3 million; will stay in training

Grade I winner Photo Call will get a chance to build upon her already impressive resume as she is slated to head to trainer Todd Pletcher to remain in training after being purchased for $3 million by agent J. J. Crupi during Tuesday’s session at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale.

Consigned by Denali Stud, Photo Call literally walked down the hill and into Barn 18 at Keeneland following her fifth place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf on Saturday. The 4-year-old daughter of Galileo had won her two previous starts leading into the Breeders’ Cup including a victory in the Grade I Rodeo Drive Stakes at Santa Anita Park on September 26 while under the care of trainer Graham Motion.

“I thought this filly is a real nice filly,” said Crupi, who purchased her on behalf of an undisclosed domestic-based client. “We’re going to race her for a while and then she’ll go into our breeding program where she’ll definitely fit.”