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54 Keeneland Sales Graduates Competing in Labor Day Weekend Graded Stakes

August 31, 2019

Keeneland sales graduates are showcased in graded stakes across the country over the long Labor Day weekend, with 54 alumni competing at Saratoga, Del Mar, Monmouth and Parx Racing.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

WOODWARD S. PRESENTED BY NYRA BETS (G1), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

VINO ROSSO, 4YO colt by Curlin – Mythical Bride ($410,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Repole & St. Elias, J.J. Crupi, agent) O- Repole Stable & St. Elias Stable; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PRESERVATIONIST, 6YO horse by Arch – Flying Dixie ($485,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Centennial Farms) O- Centennial Farms; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- James A. Jerkens

FOREWARNED, 4YO colt by Flat Out – Fortune Play ($65,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/T- Uriah St. Lewis; B- Preston Stables (OH)

WOODERSON, 4YO colt by Awesome Again – Lotta Kim ($400,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) O- Let’s Go Stable; B- Heaven Trees Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletch

TOM’S D’ETAT, 6YO horse by Smart Strike – Julia Tuttle ($330,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- G M B Racing; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

 

DEL MAR DEBUTANTE (G1), Del Mar, 7 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

LAZY DAISY, 2YO filly by Paynter – Romantic Intention ($2,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Moonestone Sales, agent; Buyer- C. Saldi) O- ERJ Racing, Great Friends Stable & Tom Mansor; B- John Elder & Paynter Syndicate (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

COMICAL, 2YO filly by Into Mischief – Kayce Ace ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- ERJ Racing, Madaket Stables, Westside Racing Stable, Gary Barber & Dave Kenney; B- Susan Casner (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

PURE XENA, 2YO filly by Warrior’s Reward – Pure Desire ($7,500, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- BG Stables) O- Jay Em Ess Stable; B- Shelby Lane Farm (KY); T- Brian Koriner

LEUCOTHEA, 2YO filly by Midshipman – Any for Love (ARG) ($40,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Peter Miller, agent) O- Altamira Racing Stable, Socal Seven Racing & Brian McGoldrick; B- Woods Edge Farm (KY); T- Peter Miller

BAST, 2YO filly by Uncle Mo – Laffina ($200,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Bloodstock Investments V) O- Baoma Corporation; B- BlackRidge Stables (KY); T- Bob Baffert

POWERFULATTRACTION, 2YO filly by Commissioner – Magnet ($32,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds agent, Buyer- Tollgate Farm; $102,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Red Wings) O- Exline-Border Racing, Robin Christensen, Steve Dorfman, Dan Hudock & Susanna Wilson; B- McDowell Farm (AR); T- Peter Eurton

 

PRIORESS S. (G2), Saratoga, 6 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies 

SOUTH OF FRANCE, 3YO filly by Quality Road – Miss Derek ($25,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- First Finds; $180,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Mathis Stables) O- Mathis Stable; B- Notch Hill Farm & W. S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

ROYAL CHARLOTTE, 3YO filly by Cairo Prince – Sass and Class ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent) O- First Row Partners & Parkland Thoroughbreds; B- Rhineshire Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

GLENS FALLS S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M 

EMPRESSOF THE NILE, 5YO mare by Pioneerof the Nile – Argenta ($75,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent, Buyer- William Clifton Jr.; $300,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- BSW Bloodstock) O- Madaket Stables, Manganaro & Robert Masiello; B- Pam Doddridge (KY); T- Graham Motion

VIOLET BLUE, 5YO mare by Americain – Strike the Light ($47,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- Ridgeway Stable) O- Michael Ryan; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- James J. Toner

SANTA MONICA (GB), 6YO mare by Mastercraftsman (IRE) – Zacchera (GB) ($675,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE) O- R Unicorn Stable; B- D. J. Erwin Bloodstock(GB); T- Chad Brown

INDY UNION, 4YO filly by Union Rags – Fapindy ($50,000, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Highclere, agent; Buyer- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Robert Hahn; B- Mt. Joy Stables & Highclere (KY); T- Jeremiah Englehart

 

JOHN C. MABEE S. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M 

PAVED, 4YO filly by Quality Road – Sirmione ($130,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Joe Ciaglia) O- Ciaglia Racing & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- Michael McCarthy

TOINETTE, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – I Bet Toni Knows ($120,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; $110,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Shawn Dugan, agent) O- Ken Baca, Lisa & Nicholas Hawkins, Joseph & Lynne Hudson; B- J. D. Stuart, P. C. Bance & A. R. Enterprises (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

ELYSEA’S WORLD (IRE), 6YO mare by Champs Elysees (GB) – Ideal World (IRE) ($500,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- Abbondanza Racing) O- Abbondanza Racing, Heider Family Stables, Madaket Stables, Christopher Dunn & Jerry McClanahan; B- Haras D’Haspel (IRE); T- Richard Baltas 

 

NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA DERBY (G3), Colonial Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

JAIS’S SOLITUDE, 3YO gelding by Afleet Alex – Privacy ($65,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- EQB, agent) O- Mike Anderson Racing; B- Lambholm (FL); T- Eddie Kenneally

CREDIT SWAP, 3YO gelding by Exchange Rate – Fantastic Shirl ($110,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Anglo-American Thoroughbreds) O- Marc Winston, George Schifano & Rob Auerbach; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Michael Stidham

 

SARANAC S. (G3), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

POWER PLAYER, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Cambiocorsa ($280,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Mary & Gary West; B- RanJan Racing (KY); T- Jason Servis

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 

SPINAWAY S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

FIGURE OF SPEECH, 2YO filly by Into Mischief – Starlight Lady ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dillon House Partners) O- Klaravich Stables; B- Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

DEL MAR DERBY (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

HACKBERRY, 3YO colt by English Channel – Southern Dynamo ($95,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O/B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Dan Blacker

NEPTUNE’S STORM, 3YO gelding by Stormy Atlantic – Immortal Life (IRE) ($50,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sheltowee Sales, agent, Buyer- War Horse Place; $70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- War Horse Place, Buyer- Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent) O- CYBT, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gotimer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig & Daniel Weiner; B- Tracy Farmer (KY); T- Richard Baltas

PARSIMONY, 3YO colt by Dominus – Lil Cora Tee ($41,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Gary Broad; $85,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Grand Oaks) O- Redding Racing; B- Maria Montez Haire (PA); T- Doug O’Neill 

NOLO CONTESTO, 3YO ridgling by Pioneerof the Nile – Applauding ($385,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Martin Anthony) O- Hronis Racing; B- Ramona Bass (KY); T- John Sadler

 

RED BANK S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

DIVISIDERO, 7YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Madame Du Lac ($250,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Margaux Farm, agent) O- Gunpowder Farms & Brereton C. Jones; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Kelly Rubley

MARAUD, 4YO colt by Blame – Unbridled Empire ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle Farm) O- Collinsworth Thoroughbred Racing; B- John Penn & Frank Penn (KY); T- Carlos Martin

DIAMOND KING, 4YO colt by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Cash is King, D. J. Stable & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

ROBIN HOOD, 4YO colt by Scat Daddy – Sense to Compete ($190,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O/B- Earle Mack (KY); T- Graham Motion

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

RUNHAPPY HOPEFUL S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 2YOs

SHOPLIFTED, 2YO colt by Into Mischief – Shopit ($525,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stables & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie & Craig Brogden (KY): T- Steve Asmussen 

GOZILLA, 2YO colt by Flatter – Atlantic Dream ($170,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent) O- Zayat Stables & Gary Barber; B- Wildwood Farm & Indian Creek (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

BY YOUR SIDE, 2YO colt by Constitution – Revered ($240,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Columbiana Farm; Buyer- Anderson Stables) O- Anderson Stables; B- Columbiana Farm (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

BASIN, 2YO colt by Liam’s Map – Appenzell ($150,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Jackpot Farm) O- Jackpot Farm; B- Cottonwood Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

RUNHAPPY DEL MAR FUTURITY (G1), Del Mar, 7 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

EIGHT RINGS, 2YO filly by Empire Maker – Purely Hot ($520,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- SF Bloodstock) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Frederick Hertrich III, John Fielding & Golconda Stables; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DEFENSE WINS, 2YO filly by Flatter – Deb’s Charm ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Gulfstream Gallop) O- C T R Stables, Great Friends Stable, Kramer Racing, RAP Racing, K T Racing, Steven Keh & Tom Mansor; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

GINOBILI, 2YO filly by Munnings – Fund the Humor ($35,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Richard Baltas) O- Slam Dunk Racing, Richard Baltas, Jerry McClanahan & Michael Nentwig; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Richard Baltas

FORE LEFT, 2YO colt by Twirling Candy – Simply Sunny ($97,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Red Wings) O- Reddam Racing; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

NUCKY, 2YO filly by Ghostzapper – Lady Ten ($130,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent) O- Rockingham Ranch; B- Barry & Judith Becker (KY); T- Peter Miller

WRECKING CREW, 2YO ridgling by Sky Kingdom – Truelladeville ($18,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Tanner Wingo, agent) O- Rockingham Ranch & David Bernsen; B- Westrock Stables (KY); T- Peter Miller

 

BERNARD BARUCH S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

QURBAAN, 6YO horse by Speightstown – Flip Flop (FR) ($300,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd.) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Justin Carthy (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

DREAM FRIEND, 4YO colt by Ghostzapper – Volcat ($175,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Springs, agent; Buyer- Stallionaire Enterprises) O- Eric Fein, Christopher McKenna, Harris Fein, Guri Singh & Jerry Walia; B- Landaluce Ecude Stable & Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- John Terranova II

NOBLE INDY, 4YO colt by Take Charge Indy – Noble Maz ($45,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Repole Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

SMARTY JONES S. (G3), Parx Racing, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

WAR TREATY, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Revel in the Win ($550,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing & China Horse Club; $75,000, 2019 April Sale, Consignor- ELiTe, agent, Buyer- Michael Mellen) O- Bran Jam Stable & David Clark; B- Stonetreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Louis Linder Jr.

GRUMPS LITTLE TOTS, 3YO gelding by Sky Mesa – W W American ($37,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Michael Dubb) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & Deborah Benjamin; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Jason Servis

MAJID, 3YO colt by Shackleford – Jessamine ($210,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- EQB/Patrice Miller, agent) O- Zayat Stables; B- Forever Spring Farm (KY); T- Rudy Rodriguez

 

TURF MONSTER S. (G3), Parx Racing, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

FIELDER, 5YO gelding by Sidney’s Candy – Karakorum Fugitive ($47,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; $180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equest Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Juddmonte Farms) O- Waldorf Racing Stables; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Marya Montoya

JUSTAHOLIC, 4YO colt by Justin Phillip – Luxaholic ($33,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Kate Sheehan) O- Lucky Man Racing; B- Gabriel Duignan, Pat Costello, Ben McElroy & John Wade (KY); T- Thomas Clark

DUBINI, 6YO gelding by Gio Ponti – Catch My Fancy ($95,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Pewter Stable; B- Castleton Lyons & Kilboy Estate (KY); T- Kathleen Demasi

TEXAS WEDGE, 4YO gelding by Colonel John – Callmenancy ($27,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Neatherlin) O- Altamira Racing Stable; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Peter Miller

ROCKET HEAT, 7YO gelding by Latent Heat – Enjoy the Moment ($60,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock) O- Flying P Stable; B- Farfellow Farms (KY); T- Michael Tannuzzo

COVE BLUE, 4YO colt by Ghostzapper – Need ($300,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Dale Romans