Undefeated Improbable, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2017 September Yearling Sale, earned a $10,000 September Sale Seller Bonus for Taylor Made Sales Agency for his Grade 1 victory in the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity on Saturday.
The September Sale Seller Bonus Program, initiated by Keeneland in 2017, offers cash rewards to sellers (owners at the time of sale) of horses sold at the September Sale that win Grade/Group 1, 2 or 3 stakes as a 2- or 3-year-old. Sellers receive cash rewards for yearlings sold at the September Sale based on the following criteria: $10,000 Seller Bonus value for your first Grade/Group 1 stakes win; $7,500 for your first Grade/Group 2 win; and $5,000 for your first Grade/Group 3 victory. Click here for more information.
Improbable, who also sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2016 November Breeding Stock Sale, earned 10 points on the 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with his 5-length victory in the CashCall Futurity.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity (G1) on 12/8 at Los Alamitos:
1- IMPROBABLE, 2YO colt by City Zip – Rare Event ($110,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing & China Horse Club) (career 3-3-0-0, $269,520) O- WinStar Farm, China Horse Club International & Starlight Racing; B- St. George Farm & G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Bob Baffert
2- Mucho Gusto, 2YO colt by Mucho Macho Man – Itsagiantcauseway ($14,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent, Buyer- Kelly Lively; $95,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- S. R. Schwartz, agent) O- Michael Lund Peterson; B- Teneri Farm & Bernardo Alvarez Calderon (KY); T- Bob Baffert
COPANO KICKING, 3YO gelding by Spring At Last – Celadon ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) Won Capella S. (G3) on 12/9 at Nakayama (JAPAN) (career 8-6-1-0) O- Sachiaki Kobayashi; B- Reiley McDonald (KY); T- Akira Murayanma
ARTILENA, 2YO filly by Artie Schiller – Helena’s Triomphe ($120,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- C. Day Phillips, agent) Won $125,000 Ontario Lassie S. on 12/9 at Woodbine (career 5-2-2-0, $113,053) O- George Philip Ledson, Braconcrest, Anderson Farms Ontario & Kingfield Racing Stable; B- Anderson Farms & Marette Farrell (ON); T- Catherine Day Phillips
SIR WINSTON, 2YO colt by Awesome Again – La Gran Bailadora ($50,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) Won $100,600 Display S. on 12/8 at Woodbine (career 5-2-0-1, $74,050) O/B- Tracy Farmer; T- Mark Casse
ALWAYSMINING, 2YO gelding by Stay Thirsty – What Will Be ($32,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- 3-D Bloodstock; $130,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Jim McIngvale) Won $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity on 12/8 at Laurel (career 8-3-0-1, $131,192) O- Runnymede Racing; B- Avla Pitts (MD); T- Kelly Rubley
ZENDEN, 2YO colt by Fed Biz – You Laughin ($7,500, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- South Legacy Stables) Won $75,000 Buffalo Man S. on 12/8 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $78,570) O- Pichi Investments; B- Brent & Beth Harris (KY); T- Victor Barboza Jr.