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Keeneland September Sale Alumni Happy Soul, Golden Pal Headline Opening Day at Saratoga

July 14, 2021

Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni Happy Soul and Golden Pal, stablemates in the barn of Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward, are featured on Thursday’s opening-day card at Saratoga.

Happy Soul, a winner by more than 11 lengths in each of her last two starts, including the Astoria Stakes at Belmont last month, makes her graded stakes debut in the Schuylerville (G3).

Golden Pal, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) at Keeneland last fall, opens his sophomore campaign in the Quick Call (G3).



SCHUYLERVILLE S. (G3), Saratoga, 6 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

PIPELINE GIRL, 2YO filly by Air Force Blue – Guide ($100,000, 2020 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Jerry Caroom) O- Jerry Caroom; B- Lynch Bages (KY); T- Tom Amoss

SAUCY LADY T, 2YO filly by Tonalist – Fila Primera ($5,000, 2020 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Radical Racing) O- James Chapman & Stuart Tsujimoto; B- R. S. Evans (KY); T- James Chapman

HAPPY SOUL, 2YO filly by Runhappy – Cowgirl Lucky ($50,000, 2020 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Gayla Rankin) O- Gayla Rankin; B- Harris Training Center (KY); T- Wesley Ward


QUICK CALL S. (G3), Saratoga, 5½ Furlongs (T), 3YOs

GOLDEN PAL, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Lady Shipman ($325,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Westerberg; B- Randall Lowe (FL); T- Wesley Ward

OMAHA CITY, 3YO colt by Temple City – Lady of Harrods (AUS) ($5,500, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Small Batch Sales, agent; Buyer- Bibi Jehaludi) O- Mohamed & Bibi Jehaludi; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Amzadali Jehaludi

FAUCI, 3YO colt by Malibu Moon – Tashzara (IRE) ($175,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Philip Antonacci, agent) O- Lindy Farms & Ice Wine Stable; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Philip Antonacci

MR SIPPI, 3YO colt by Runhappy – Mississippi Queen ($210,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Barry Butzow) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Paget Bloodstock (KY); T- Joe Sharp

JAXON TRAVELER, 3YO colt by Munnings – Listen Boy ($80,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Grassroots Training & Sales) O- West Point Thoroughbreds & Marvin Delfiner; B- Dr. & Mrs. A Leonard Pineau (MD); T- Steve Asmussen



FORBIDDEN APPLE S. (G3), Saratoga, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

MADE YOU LOOK, 7YO horse by More Than Ready – Night and Day ($360,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable & Three Chimneys) O- Rigney Racing; B- Robert & Beverly Lewis Trust (KY); T- Philip Bauer

DELAWARE (GB),  4YO colt by Frankel (GB) – Zatsfine (GB) ($130,000, 2020 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Michael Dubb, Nice Guys Stables & M. Caruso; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

LOGICAL MYTH, 5YO gelding by Data Link – Undo ($37,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent; Buyer- Greg Foley, agent) O- JPS Racing; B- Glendalough (KY); T- Joe Sharp