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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Got Stormy Favored in $1 Million Ricoh Woodbine Mile

September 13, 2019

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Got Stormy, who defeated males in her last start, the Fourstardave (G1) at Saratoga, is the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1), a “Win and You’re In” event for the TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1).

Keeneland sales graduates highlight entries for a spectacular weekend of racing at Woodbine. Multiple graded stakes winner Starship Jubilee defends her title in the Canadian Presented by the Japan Racing Association (G2), which also features Grade 1 winner Competitionofideas, recently third in the Beverly D. (G1). 

Alumni of the 2018 September Sale seek Breeders’ Cup berths in juvenile stakes at Woodbine on Sunday. Stakes-placed winners Pleasecallmeback and Cadet Connelly and maiden winners Decorated InvaderMystic Lancelot and Zoological vie for an automatic spot in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) with a victory in the Summer (G1). In the Natalma (G1), Abscond, recently second in the Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga, and maiden winner Coach Lori seek a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Filly Turf (G1). 

Keeneland sales also are well represented at Churchill Downs in the Pocahontas (G2) and Iroquois (G3), “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) and TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), respectively. Seven of the nine entrants for the Pocahontas were sold at Keeneland, including talented maiden winners PortraitLazy Daisy and Morning Gold. The Iroquois features Scabbard, second in the Saratoga Special (G2); Letmeno, runner-up in the TwinSpires Ellis Park Juvenile Stakes; and maiden winners Zyramid and January Won

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

RICOH WOODBINE MILE (G1), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

GOT STORMY, 4YO filly by Get Stormy – Super Phoebe ($23,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Equine Investments) O- Gary Barber & Southern Equine Stable; B- Mt. Joy Stables, Pope McLean, Marc McLean & Pope McLean Jr. (KY); T- Mark Casse

MADE YOU LOOK, 5YO horse by More Than Ready – Night and Day ($360,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable & Three Chimneys Farm) O- Three Chimneys Farm; B- Robert & Beverly Lewis Trust (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

NORTHERN DANCER TURF (G1), Woodbine, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

FOCUS GROUP, 5YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Cocktail Hour ($140,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William H. Lawrence; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

CANADIAN S. PRESENTED BY THE JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION (G2), Woodbine, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

DIXIE MOON, 4YO filly by Curlin – Dixie Chicken ($150,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent) O/B- Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry; T- Catherine Day Phillips 

COMPETITIONOFIDEAS, 4YO filly by Speightstown – Devil by Design ($325,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables; B- John D. Gunther, Tony Chedraoui & Eurowest Bloodstock Services (KY); T- Chad Brown

STARSHIP JUBILEE, 6YO mare by Indy Wind – Perfectly Wild ($425,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Blue Heaven Farm; B- William Sorren (FL); T- Kevin Attard

 

POCAHONTAS S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YO Fillies

HIS GLORY, 2YO filly by Mineshaft – Glorious Sky ($52,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Louisiana Leasing) O- Ben & Sheila Rollins; B- Farm III Enterprises (FL); T- Tom Amoss

PORTRAIT, 2YO filly by Tapizar – My Bellamy ($75,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables; $140,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Alvin Haynes (KY); T- Brad Cox

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

BLOOD CURDLING, 2YO filly by Fed Biz – Shriek ($150,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- High Flyer Stables) O- PTK; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Dane Kobiskie

MORNING GOLD, 2YO filly by Morning Line – Woodford County ($29,000 RNA, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- C & H Diamond Racing; B- Athens Woods (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

LOTTA OTT, 2YO filly by Tapiture – Lil Precious ($110,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Larkin Armstrong, agent) O- Corales Racing; B- Jose Luis Espinoza (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ADDILYN, 2YO filly by Palace Malice – Moon Philly ($37,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O- Briannjenn Racing; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Antonio Sano

 

LOCUST GROVE S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

MOONLIT GARDEN, 5YO mare by Malibu Moon – Winter Garden ($120,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Jeffrey Marks Stables; B- Town & Country (KY); T- Brad Cox

SKEPTIC, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Clear Thinking ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Bo Bromagen, agent) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Ashbrook Farm; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & St. George Farm (KY); T- George Arnold II

COSMIC BURST, 4YO filly by Violence – Peggy Ring ($25,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Norma Lee Stockseth) O- Norma Lee Stockseth & Todd Dunn; B- Pewter Stable (PA); T- Donnie Von Hemel

 

IROQUOIS S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YOs

ZYRAMID, 2YO colt by City Zip – Ravi’s Song ($275,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Nagako Fujita (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

LETMENO, 2YO colt by Twirling Candy – Wicked Mizz ($70,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Six Column Stables) O- Randy Bloch, Six Column Stables, et al; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

SCABBARD, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Cowgirl Mally ($190,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Joseph Sutton; T- Eddie Kenneally 

JANUARY WON, 2YO colt by New Year’s Day – Timezone ($9,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- John Ennis) O- Harold Lerner; B- George Ruggiero (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

SUMMER S. (G1), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 2YOs

DECORATED INVADER, 2YO colt by Declaration of War – Gamely Girl ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, William Freeman & William Sandbrook; B- Redmon Farm (KY); T- Christophe Clement

PLEASECALLMEBACK, 2YO colt by Hard Spun – Dixie Chicken ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- William K. Werner) O- William K. Werner; B- Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry (ON); T- Roger Attfield

MYSTIC LANCELOT, 2YO colt by Into Mischief – Roadbug ($340,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Spartan Bloodstock) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

ZOOLOGICAL, 2YO gelding by Animal Kingdom – Remarkable Remy ($20,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent) O- Mary Biamonte; B- Betz, CoCo, Magers, Burns, J. Betz, Camaquiki & Lamantia (KY); T- Ralph Biamonte

CADET CONNELLY, 2YO gelding by Grey Swallow (IRE) – Channel Lady ($1,800, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- Endeavor Bloodstock) O- Endeavor Bloodstock; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Teresa Connelly

 

NATALMA S. (G1), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 2YO Fillies

COACH LORI, 2YO filly by Cairo Prince – Town Grad ($45,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O/B- Brereton C. Jones; T- Mark Casse

ABSCOND, 2YO filly by Blame – Solitary Life ($35,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Jerry Romans Jr.; $90,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lisa & Tim Turney, agent; Buyer- Apogee Bloodstock) O- Apogee Bloodstock & Mike Anderson Racing; B- Michael Niall (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS MASTERS S. (G2), Presque Isle, 6½ Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

DARCY MAE, 5YO mare by K One King – Krista’s Quik Chic ($17,000, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Buckland Sales, agent; Buyer- Leland Hayes) O/T- Leland Hayes; B- Gunpowder Farms (PA)

REGAL CHANT, 3YO filly by Regal Ransom – Chantilly Lady ($4,500 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Blazing Meadows Farm; B- Shane & Kim Doyle (KY); T- Tim Hamm

TALK VEUVE TO ME, 4YO filly by Violence – Biblical Point ($45,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; $20,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- Areion Thoroughbreds) O- Team Valor International, Rodolphe Brisset & Stephen McKay; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- Rodolphe Brisset

HOTSHOT ANNA, 5YO mare by Trappe Shot – Avalos ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paul Tackett; Buyer- Hugh Robertson) O/T- Hugh Robertson; B- Paul Tackett (KY)