PICTURE OF THE DAY

Horse of the Year Azeri brought $2.25 million Tuesday in the opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Shunsuke Yoshida purchased the 11-year-old mare in foal to Distorted Humor on behalf of his family’s Japan-based Northern Farm.

Azeri, who was named champion older mare in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and earned Horse of the Year honors in 2002.