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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Prominent Contenders for Saturday Classic Preps

February 5, 2021

 Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates, led by OvertookHidden Stash and Moonlight d’Oro, are among the sophomore standouts receiving attention in Saturday’s preps on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1).

The highly regarded maiden winners Overtook and Risk Taking are among the six September Sale graduates seeking Derby points in the Withers (G3) at Aqueduct. Also highlighting the Withers field is Capo Kane, winner of the Jerome Stakes (L) on Jan. 1 at Aqueduct. 

Hidden Stash, winner of his maiden at Keeneland followed by an allowance win at Churchill Downs in his last two starts, is one of six September Sale alumni entered in the Sam F. Davis (G3), also a Derby prep held at Tampa Bay Downs. 

On the Road to the Oaks, impressive maiden winner Moonlight d’Oro is among the favorites for the Las Virgenes (G3) at Santa Anita. 

Also at Santa Anita, Freedom Fighter, a debut winner at Del Mar in his only start, figures prominently in the San Vincente (G2).

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

SAN MARCOS S. (G2), 1¼ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

SALVATOR MUNDI, 5YO gelding by Artie Schiller – Conquest Lil Miss ($13,500, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Paul Tackett) O- Agave Racing Stable & Rockin Robin Racing Stable; B- Conquest Stables (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

 

SAN VINCENTE S. (G2), Santa Anita, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

FREEDOM FIGHTER, 3YO colt by Violence – Canadian Ballet ($120,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- SF/Starlight/Madaket) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Golconda Stables, Siena Farm & Robert Masterson; B- Mr. & Mrs. Troy Reed (KY); T- Bob Baffer

 

WITHERS S. (G3), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

SHACKQUEENKING, 3YO colt by Shackleford – Jurys Out ($20,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ledgelands, agent; Buyer- Gary Capuano, agent) O- Jon Madden; B- Ledgelands & Andrew Ritter (KY); T- Gary Capuano

CAPO KANE, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Twirl Me ($35,000, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- TIC Stable; $75,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cross Keys Sales, agent, Buyer- Crow-Sharp Venture) O- Bing Cherry Racing & Leonard Liberto; B- Rising Star Farm (CA); T- Harold Wyner

RISK TAKING, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Run a Risk ($240,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Chad Brown

OVERTOOK, 3YO colt by Curlin – Got Lucky ($1 Million, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables, St. Elias & M.V. Magnier) O- Repole Stables, St. Elias Stable, Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Philip Steinberg (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

DONEGAL BAY, 3YO gelding by Uncle Mo – Solo Piano ($90,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CIVIL WAR, 3YO colt by Bodemeister – Princess Aspen ($7,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Anderson Acres) O- Mark Anderson; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

 

SAM F. DAVIS S. (G3), Tampa Bay Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

HIDDEN STASH, 3YO colt by Constitution – Making Mark Money ($50,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- BBN II Racing) O- BBN Racing; B- Rhineshire Farm (KY); T- Vicki Oliver

JOE MAN JOE, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Chamrousse ($225,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Lucky Seven Stables) O- Lucky Seven Stable; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- David Fisher

MILLEAN, 3YO colt by Blame – Not Be Forgotten ($65,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sierra Farm; B- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Sierra Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

NOVA RAGS, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Wishful Splendor ($275,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hartwell Farm, agent) O/B- Michael Shanley (KY); T- Bill Mott 

CANDY MAN ROCKET, 3YO colt by Candy Ride (ARG) – Kenny Lane ($190,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Timber Town, agent; $70,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Timber Town, agent) O- Frank Fletcher Racing; B- R. S. Evans (KY); T- Bill Mott

TIZ TACT TOE, 3YO gelding by Tourist – Lafirma ($8,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Marc Tacher) O- David A. Bernsen; B- Don Alberto Corp. (KY); T- Robert Hess Jr.

 

LAS VIRGENES S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile, 3YO Fillies

MOONLIGHT D’ORO, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Venetian Sonata ($620,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- MyRacehorse & Spendthrift Farm; B- Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- Richard Mandella

BRILLIANT CUT, 3YO filly by Speightstown – Polish a Diamond ($160,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Glencrest Farm, agent; $160,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- Boomer Bloodstock/Mathiesen Racing) O- ERJ Racing, David Kenney, William Strauss & Doug & Dennis O’Neill; B- McCauley Farm & Speightstown Syndicate (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

 

TAMPA BAY S. (G3), Tampa Bay Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

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 & Bethlehem Stables; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

BY YOUR SIDE, 4YO colt by Constitution – Revered ($240,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Columbiana Farm, Buyer- Anderson Stables; $100,000, 2021 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Taproot Bloodstock, agent) O- Paradise Farms Corp & David Staudacher; B- Columbiana Farm (KY); T- Mike Maker

EONS, 5YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Golden Antigua ($300,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Clancy Bloodstock) O- Mark Grier; B- Camas Park Stud (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

SOLE VOLANTE, 4YO gelding by Karakontie (JPN) – Light Blow ($6,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- New Hope) O- Reeves Thoroughbred Racing & Andie Biancone; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Patrick Biancone

 

LAMBHOLM SOUTH ENDEAVOUR S. (G3), Tampa Bay Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

MARGARET’S JOY, 5YO mare by English Channel – Spooky Kitten ($25,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm; Buyer- Tropical Racing) O- Circle 8; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Michelle Nihei

 

SUWANNEE RIVER S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

MAKEME DREAM, 5YO mare by Quality Road – Primadona (IRE) ($92,000, 2020 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Lea Farms) O- Lea Farms; B- Moyglare Stud Farm (KY); T- Jeff Engler

GREAT ISLAND, 5YO mare by Scat Daddy – Voyage ($160,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Northface Bloodstock; $300,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Alpha Delta Stables; B- Ben P. Walden Jr. & Larry Taylor (KY); T- Chad Brown

LOVING MOMENT, 6YO mare by Uncle Mo – Rich Love ($50,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Patricia Jamgotchian; $70,000 RNA, 2021 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Jerry Jamgotchian; B- Mr. & Mrs. John Liviakis (KY); T- Eric Reed

MYLASTFIRSTKISS, 4YO filly by Flatter – Maxinkuckee Miss ($85,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Jeffrey Bloom, agent) O- Ron Paolucci Racing & Leigh Anderson-Butler; B- Builder’s Mart (KY); T- Anthony Quartarolo

TILTINGATWINDMILLS, 5YO mare by Kitten’s Joy – Silver Holiday ($25,000, 2020 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, agent; Buyer- Theta Holdings) O- Jerry Jamgotchian; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Eric Reed

DROP A HINT, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – Allude ($250,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Mathis Stables) O- Sam Wilensky; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Herman Wilensky

 

THUNDER ROAD S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

SOMBEYAY, 5YO horse by Into Mischief – Teroda ($125,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $230,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Starlight) O- Swifty Farms; B- J. D. Stuart & Mueller Farms (KY); T- Peter Miller

HIT THE ROAD, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Highway Mary ($160,000 RNA to Sale, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Radley Equine/Boomer Bloodstock) O- D K Racing, Radley Equine, Taste of Victory Stables, Rick Gold & Dave Odmark; B- Fred W. Hertrich III (KY); T- Dan Blacker

RESTRAINEDVENGENCE, 6YO gelding by Hold Me Back – Cupids Revenge ($67,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farms; Buyer- Bobby Grayson) O- Kelly Brinkerhoff & Bob Grayson Jr.; B- Westwind Farms (KY); T- Val Brinkerhoff

BORDER TOWN, 5YO gelding by War Front – Liscanna (IRE) ($300,000 RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Perry Bass II & Ramona Bass; B- Mrs. E. Stockwell (KY); T- Richard Mandella

CAMPAIGN, 6YO horse by Curlin – Arania ($675,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) O- Woodford Racing; B- Alexander-Groves Thoroughbreds (KY); T- John Sadler

BOB AND JACKIE, 5YO colt by Twirling Candy – Fateer ($190,000, 2020 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Price/Recio Bloodstock, agent) O- Calvin Nguyen & Joey Tran; B- Zayat Stables (KY); T- Richard Baltas

HEMBREE, 7YO horse by Proud Citizen – Knockatrina ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Tom Kagele; B- Derby Lane Farm (KY); T- Peter Miller