Featured News

Keeneland September Sale Graduate and Champion Beholder Headlines Vanity Mile

June 3, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (June 3, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and three-time Eclipse Award winner Beholder seeks her 10th Grade 1 win in Saturday’s Vanity Mile (G1) at Santa Anita. Keeneland sales alumni comprise four of the seven talented fillies and mares entered in the Vanity and include, in addition to Beholder, recent Humana Distaff (G1) winner Taris, Great Lady M (G2) winner Finest City and graded stakes placed All Star Bub.

Also on Saturday, 2015 Canadian Horse of the Year and Grade 1 winner Catch a Glimpse takes on males in the Penn Mile (G3) at Penn National. Catch a Glimpse has won six consecutive races, including five graded stakes, among them the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) at Keeneland last fall.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

VANITY MILE (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

BEHOLDER, 6YO mare by Henny Hughes – Leslie’s Lady ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

TARIS, 5YO mare by Flatter – Comedy ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Commonwealth New Era Racing) O- Magnier, Smith or Tabor; B- Claiborne Farm & Adele Dilschneider (KY); T- Simon Callaghan 

ALL STAR BUB, 4YO filly by Midshipman – High Style ($10,000, 2013 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Tristan de Meric) O- Gatto Racing or Campbell or Hollendorfer; B- Sun Valley Farm (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

FINEST CITY, 4YO filly by City Zip – Be Envied ($50,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm; $85,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Seltzer Thoroughbreds) O- Seltzer Thoroughbreds; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Ian Kruljac

 

SHOEMAKER MILE (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up 

MIDNIGHT STORM, 5YO horse by Pioneerof the Nile – My Tina ($38,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Dye or A. Venneri Racing or Little Red Feather Racing; B- Alex Venneri & Majorie Post Dye (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

 

PENN MILE (G3), Penn National, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs

BEACH PATROL, 3YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Bashful Bertie ($250,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- James Covello, Sheep Pond Partners & Head of Plains Partners; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Chad Brown

CATCH A GLIMPSE, 3YO filly by City Zip – Halo River ($75,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Windways Farm) O- Gary Barber, Windways Farm & Michael James Ambler; B- Branch Equine (KY); T- Mark Casse 

GIANT RUN, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Who Did It and Run ($200,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Robert Baker/William Mack) O- Robert Baker & William Mack; B- Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds (MD); T- Tom Albertrani

 

PENNINE RIDGE S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

KISMET’S HEELS, 3YO colt by Tapit – West Coast Swing ($370,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- JSM Equine; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

AZAR, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Miss Ocean City ($300,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Michael Byrne, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Alto Racing; B- Mike Connelly (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CONVERGE, 3YO colt by Sidney’s Candy – Atlantic Ocean ($240,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Xavier International Bloodstock, agent) O- Paul Pompa Jr.; B- SF Racing (NY); T- Chad Brown

NOBLE QUALITY, 3YO colt by Elusive Quality – Royal Decree ($260,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Chestnut Valley Farm; $340,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton sales, agent) O- Cheyenne Stables; B- AR Enterprises (KY); T- Christophe Clement

 

ARISTIDES S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up 

TOEWS ON ICE, 3YO colt by Archarcharch – Wild Forest Cat ($110,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Bill Peeples) O- Pegram, Watson or Weitman; B- Lakland Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

BARBADOS, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Northern Station ($160,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- Red Wings; $230,000, 2014 April 2YOs in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing; $340,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Paul Hanifl) O- Suzanne Stables; B- Tommy Town Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Michael Tomlinson

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

RED BANK S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

ROSE BRIER, 7YO gelding by Mizzen Mast – Mexicali Rose ($67,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H.H.T.S) O- Panic Stable; B- William Backer (VA); T- Jane Cibelli

ETRUSCAN, 4YO colt by Bernardini – Proud Spell ($360,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones