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Keeneland Sales Alumni Code of Honor, Bast, Eight Rings Capture Weekend Grade 1 Races

October 1, 2019

Keeneland sales graduates recorded Grade 1 victories from coast to coast over the final weekend of September as Code of Honor was named the winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont in New York and at Santa Anita in Southern California Bast took the Chandelier and Eight Rings won the American Pharoah.

Keeneland will pay a $10,000 Seller Bonus to WinStar Farm, Eight Rings’ owner at the time of his sale, and will pay a $5,000 Seller Bonus to Three Chimneys Farm, owner of Pilgrim (G3) winner Structor at the time of his sale.

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

Keeneland September Yearling Sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Jockey Club Gold Cup S. (G1) on 9/28 at Belmont: 

1- CODE OF HONOR, 3YO colt Noble Mission (GB) – Reunited ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) (career 9-5-2-1, $2,298,320) O/B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

*2- 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

*Finished first, but disqualified and placed second.

 

Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2-3 in the Chandelier S. (G1) on 9/27 at Santa Anita: 

1- BAST, 2YO filly by Uncle Mo – Laffina ($200,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Bloodstock Investments V) (career 3-2-1-0, $372,200) O- Baoma Corporation; B- BlackRidge Stables (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- 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

3- K P Dreamin, 2YO filly by Union Rags – Litigating ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- X-60 Ranch) O- Karl Pergola; B- Vegso Racing Stable (FL); T- Jeff Mullins

 

Keeneland September Sale alumni finished 1-2 in the American Pharoah S. (G1) on 9/27 at Santa Anita: 

1- EIGHT RINGS, 2YO colt by Empire Maker – Purely Hot ($520,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- SF Bloodstock/Starlight West) (career 3-2-0-0, $216,951) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Frederick Hertrich III, John D. Fielding & Golconda Stables; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- American Theorem, 2YO ridgling by American Pharoah – Mighty Renee ($190,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sierra Farm) O- Kretz Racing; B- Sierra Farm (KY); T- George Papaprodromou

 

Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Miss Grillo S. (G2) on 9/29 at Belmont: 

1- SELFLESSLY, 2YO filly by More Than Ready – Uniformly Yours ($190,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Nursery Place, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables, agent) (career 2-1-1-0, $128,000) O- Klaravich Stables; B- George Louis Doetsch Jr. (MD); T- Chad Brown

2- Crystalle, 2YO filly by Palace Malice – Undo ($85,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent) O- Tobey Morton & Chuck Hovitz; B- Glendalough (KY); T- John C. Kimmel

MIDNIGHT BISOU, 4YO filly by Midnight Lute – Diva Delite ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent) Won Beldame S. (G2) on 9/28 at Belmont (career 18-12-3-3, $3,410,000) O- Bloom Racing Stable, Allen Racing & Madaket Stables; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

STRUCTOR, 2YO colt by Palace Malice – Miss Always Ready ($160,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Marquee Bloodstock) Won Pilgrim S. (G3) on 9/28 at Belmont (career 2-2-0-0, $159,500) O- Jeff Drown & Don Rachel; B- Three Chimneys Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Oklahoma Derby (G3) on 9/29 at Remington: 

1- OWENDALE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Aspen Light ($200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- John Wentworth) (career 12-5-1-2, $958,725) O- Rupp Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Brad Cox

2- Sleepy Eyes Todd, 3YO colt by Paddy O’Prado – Pledge Mom ($9,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jonathan Wong) O- David Cobb; B- Two Hearts Farm & Kristen Goncharoff (KY); T- Miguel Angel Silva

 

Keeneland September Sale graduates ran 1-2 in the Remington Park Oaks (G3) on 9/29 at Remington:

1- LADY APPLE, 3YO filly by Curlin – Miss Mary Apples ($100,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms) (career 11-5-2-1, $811,950) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III & KatieRich Stables; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

2- Gold Standard, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Mi Vida ($200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Hades Stable) O- Stonestreet Stables & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Don Alberto Corp. (KY); T- Brad Cox

 

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Ack Ack S. (G3) on 9/28 at Churchill Downs:

1- MR FREEZE, 4YO colt by To Honor and Serve – Heavenly Cat ($75,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) (career 8-4-2-0, $542,710) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Dale Romans

2- Thirstforlife, 5YO gelding by Stay Thirsty – Promenade Girl ($240,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Roma Farm) O/T- Wesley Hawley; B- Camas Park Stud (KY)

3- Mr. Darcy, 5YO gelding by Harlan’s Holiday – Flourish ($12,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Chris Wilkins) O- Two Dimes Stable; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Angel Montano Sr.

NOTAPRADAPRICE, 5YO mare by Paddy O’Prado – Brenda’s Slew ($14,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor-  Equus Farm, agent) Won $150,000 All Along S. on 9/28 at Laurel (career 26-8-7-3, $461,400) O- Main Line Racing Stable; B- Equus Farm (KY); T- John Servis

SPECTACULAR GEM, 3YO colt by Can the Man – Blackhawk Honey ($20,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor-  Ledgelands, agent ; Buyer- Candie Baker) Won $125,000 Jefferson Cup on 9/28 at Churchill Downs (career 11-3-1-3, $161,920) O- Candie Baker; B- Ledgelands & Andrew Ritter (KY); T- James Baker

JUSTAHOLIC, 4YO colt by Justin Phillip – Luxaholic ($33,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Kate Sheehan) Won $112,000 Rainbow Heir S. on 9/28 at Monmouth (career 11-5-3-1, $225,400) O- Lucky Man Racing; B- Gabriel Duignan, Patrick Costello, Ben McElroy & John Wade (KY); T- Tom Clark

LASTING LEGACY, 5YO horse by Tapizar – Sweet Tune ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent for Jack Swan ; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won $102,000 Mr. Prospector S. on 9/28 at Monmouth (career 8-5-0-0, $202,080) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Jack Swain (KY); T- Jason Servis

SHE’S THE BERRIES, 4YO filly by Badge of Silver – Just Like Daddy ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) Won $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart S. on 9/29 at Woodbine (career 18-6-4-1, $313,751) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (ON); T- Mark Casse

COLBY, 2YO filly by Super Saver – Macha ($65,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mulholland Springs, agent; Buyer- Willow Wood) Won $100,000 Dickie Moore S. on 9/21 at Charles Town (career 3-2-0-0, $90,600) O- D. J. Stable; B- Martha Jane Mulholland & Yehuda Cohen (KY); T- John Servis

GRACEFUL KITTEN, 2YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Alexandra’s Grace ($22,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) Won $75,000 Armed Forces S. on 9/28 at Gulfstream (career 3-3-0-0, $126,610) O- Super Super Stable; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Amador Merei Sanchez

TIZ HE THE ONE, 5YO gelding by Tiz Wonderful – Barby Sue ($30,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $75,000 Challedon S. on 9/28 at Laurel (career 11-5-0-1, $158,825) O- Lady Sheila Stable & Iris Smith Stable; B- James Gallagher (KY); T- Linda Rice

GREAT SISTER DIANE, 3YO filly by Will Take Charge – Private Ensign ($65,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Steven Dwoskin) Won $75,000 Monroe S. on 9/28 at Gulfstream (career 6-3-0-0, $78,928) O- Robert Slack; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Rohan Crichton

MARSHALL EDDY, 6YO gelding by City Zip – Seattle Society ($35,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Racingwithbruno Bloodstock, agent) Won $75,000 Mr. Steele S. on 9/28 at Gulfstream (career 14-3-3-0, $156,744) O- Galen Ho’o; B- BCWT Ltd. (KY); T- Joseph Catanese III

BLACK OPS, 6YO gelding by Hard Spun – Rendition ($85,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer-  Mays Farm) Won $55,000 Budweiser Special H. on 9/21 at Albuquerque (career 21-4-4-3, $141,377) O- John Pinkerton; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Susie Keller, Vicki Oliver & G. Watts Humphrey III (KY); T- Justin Evans