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Keeneland-Sold Grade 1 Winners Knicks Go, Super Stock Headline Cornhusker, Iowa Derby

July 1, 2021

Keeneland sales graduates and Grade 1 winners Knicks Go and Super Stock are the morning-line favorites in the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker (G3) and Iowa Derby (L), respectively. Both stakes will be held Friday as part of the Festival of Racing at Prairie Meadows.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 1

DOMINION DAY S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

LOOKIN TO STRIKE, 6YO gelding by Lookin At Lucky – Miss Bonnie ($22,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Michelle Redding, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Fedai Kahraman (KY); T- Mark Casse

BELICHICK, 4YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Game (FR) ($300,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- NK Racing & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Josie Carroll

SKYWIRE, 5YO gelding by Afleet Alex – Meandering Stream ($47,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- deMeric Stables, agent) O- Gary Barber & Lucio Tucci; B- William Graham (ON); T- Mark Casse

 

FRIDAY, JULY 2

PRAIRIE MEADOWS CORNHUSKER H. (G3), Prairie Meadows, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

DINAR, 5YO horse by Union Rags – Internal Affair ($80,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent) O- Al Rashid Stables; B- Royal Oak Farm (KY); T- Heath Lawrence

KNICKS GO, 5YO horse by Paynter – Kosmo’s Buddy ($40,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Reightler, Buyer- Northface Bloodstock; $87,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Korea Racing Authority) O- Korea Racing Authority; B- Angie Moore (MD); T- Brad Cox

 

IOWA OAKS (G3), Prairie Meadows, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

SISTER ANNIE, 3YO filly by Carpe Diem – Mi Hermana ($65,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ike & Dawn Thrash) O- Ike & Dawn Thrash; B- Andres Bezzola (KY); T- Brad Cox

THE GRASS IS BLUE, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Shine Softly ($20,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Jacob Schnoor Jr.) O- Medallion Racing, Charles Deters & Parkland Thoroughbreds; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Bill Mott

OLIVIAOFTHEDESERT, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Queenie’s Song ($320,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Timber Town, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- Susan Moulton; B- Timber Town Stable & Jane Winegardner (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

WINDMILL, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Zaharias ($330,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Nesco II (KY); T- Larry Jones

 

IOWA DERBY (L), Prairie Meadows, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

SUPER STOCK, 3YO colt by Dialed In – Super Girlie ($70,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Keith Asmussen & Erv Woolsey) O- Erv Woolsey & Keith Asmussen; B- Pedro Gonzalez & P. J. Gonzalez (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

BOURBON THUNDER, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Beach Town ($340,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent; $325,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent) O- Bourbon Lane Stable & Lake Star Stable; B- Frederick W. Hertrich III (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

GAGETOWN, 3YO colt by Exaggerator – Betty’s Solution ($170,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent, Buyer- Brookstone Farm; $47,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent) O- Rupp Racing; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Brad Cox

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