Dullahan, Marketing Mix Headline 34 Keeneland Sales Alumni Competing in Weekend Graded Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 12, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates highlight the turf specialists entered in weekend graded stakes – multiple Grade 1 winner Dullahan goes postward in the Arlington Handicap (G3), Grade 3 winner General Election tops the field in the American Derby (G3), multiple Grade 1 winner Marketing Mix attempts to become only the third female to win the Sunset Handicap (G3), and Dark Cove carries high weight of 124 pounds in the Stars and Stripes Stakes (G3). 


MAN O’WAR S. (G1), Belmont, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

TWILIGHT ECLIPSE, 4YO gelding by Purim – My Twilight Dancer ($1,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- John Langemeier) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Epona Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

AL KHALI, 7YO ridgling by Medaglia d’Oro – Maya ($15,000, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Dante Zanelli, agent) O- Brous Stable & Wachtel Stable; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Bill Mott

EXCLUSIVE STRIKE, 6YO gelding by Smart Strike – Glaire (BRZ) ($85,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Idle Hour Farm, agent) O- Mr. Amore Stable; B- Green Hills Farm (KY); T- John Servis

AMERICAN OAKS (G1), Betfair Hollywood, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

SCARLET STRIKE, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Scarlet Tango ($70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) O- Carver or Hollendorfer or Smith; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

BECKY LOU, 3YO filly by Johannesburg – Elle Nicole ($27,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Grove Stud) O- Daniel O’Neill; B- Clabes Bloodstock & Ashford Stud (KY); T- M. Chew

TOPIC, 3YO filly by Discreet Cat – Quite Maggy ($35,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- Bamford & Speelman; B- Cloros Bloodstock (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

VIRGINIA DERBY (G2), Colonial Downs, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs

RYDILLUC, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Swift and Classy ($55,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Straightaway Farm) O- Green, Massaro, Lerner, Shay & Dellatore-Bobo; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Gary Contessa

JACK MILTON, 3YO colt by War Front – Preserver ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

WAR DANCER, 3YO colt by War Front – Deed I Do ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- B & B Stables) O- Magdalena Racing et al; B- Cherry Valley Farm & Stuart Janney III (KY); T- Ken McPeek

DRAW TWO, 3YO colt by Macho Uno – Belle Watling ($65,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- JMJ Racing) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Jack Swain (KY); T- M. Nihei

A GLEAM H. (G2), Betfair Hollywood, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

RUMOR, 5YO mare by Indian Charlie – Mini Chat ($440,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Raydelz) O- Ramona Bass, Claiborne Farm & Dilschneider; B- Stonerside Stable, Marula Park Stud & Dr. & Mrs. Walter Zent (KY); T- Richard Mandella

DELAWARE OAKS (G2), Delaware Park, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

ALLI LEIGH, 3YO filly by Student Council – Allison P. ($42,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Millennium Farms, agent) O/B- Millennium Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

MARACUYA, 3YO filly by Big Brown – Jealous and Jaded ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Peter Deutsch) O- TC Stable & Johns Martin; B- TC Stable & Paul Pompa Jr. (KY); T- Ralph Nicks

ARLINGTON H. (G3), Arlington, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

DULLAHAN, 4YO colt by Even the Score – Mining My Own ($250,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Needham, Needham & Halecky (KY); T- Dale Romans

BEER GARDEN, 4YO colt by Tapit – Oldcourt Rose ($75,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Vinery) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Josh Levinson (KY); T- Michael Maker

AMERICAN DERBY (G3), Arlington, 1 3/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

GENERAL ELECTION, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Menekineko ($70,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Donver Stables) O- WinStar Farm; B- Meg & Mike Buckley (KY); T- K. Gorder

COASTAL BREEZE, 3YO colt by Empire Maker – Dive ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Barry Golden; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

MONGOLIAN SATURDAY, 3YO gelding by Any Given Saturday – Miss Hot Salsa ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Mongolian Stable) O- Mongolian Stable; B- Normandy Farm (KY); T- E. Ganbat

DORSETT, 3YO colt by Artie Schiller – Dontgetinmyway ($4,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Brendrich Farm; $40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Marette Farrell, agent) O- Terry Hamilton; B- Guida Racing Stable & Corkstown Bloodstock KY); T- Michael Stidham

MORO TAP, 3YO colt by Tapit – Ghost Dancing ($10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Off The Hook, agent; $350,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Skychai Racing & Terry Raymond) O- Skychai Racing, Sand Dollar Stable, Raymond & Wagner; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Michael Maker

FORMIDABLE HEART, 3YO colt by Dynaformer – Win My Heart ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Trackside Farm, agent) O- Catherine Zoc; B- Liberation Farm, Cathy Zoc & Dynaformer Syndicate (KY); T- Darrin Miller

MODESTY H. (G3), Arlington, 1 3/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

DAME MARIE, 4YO filly by Smart Strike – Crystal Crossing (IRE) ($140,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Summerplace Farm) O- Lally Stable; B- Ben Sangster (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

MADAM NANCY, 4YO filly by Borrego – Annalisa ($3,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Catalyst Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Raut LLC) O- Glockenburg; B- Whispering Oaks (KY); T- P. Vashchenko

COLONIAL FLAG, 4YO filly by Pleasant Tap – Silk n’ Sapphire ($475,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud; Buyer- Skara Glen Stables) O- Skara Glen Stables, W.S. Farish & George Prussian; B- Catherine Parke (KY); T- Michael Matz

STARS AND STRIPES S. (G3), Arlington, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

DARK COVE, 6YO horse by Medaglia d’Oro – Crystal Cove ($120,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Chesapeak Partners; $155,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Stonewall Farm (KY); T- Michael Maker

ROBERT G. DICK MEMORIAL (G3), Delaware Park, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

EXPLAINABLE, 4YO filly by Dynaformer – Bank Audit ($900,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Lael Stable) O- Lael Stables; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- A. Delacour

HOLLYWOOD JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIP (G3), Betfair Hollywood, 6 Furlongs, 2YOs

ONTOLOGY, 2YO colt by Tapit – Shytoe Lafeet ($100,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Atlantic Equine Investments) O- Reddam Racing; B- Avalon Farms (KY); T- S. Callaghan

KNOCK EM FLAT, 2YO colt by Flatter – Malamado ($35,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- H.H., agent) O- Britt or House; B- Upson Downs Farm (KY); T- J. Mullins

BOND HOLDER, 2YO colt by Mineshaft – Cielo Girl ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle Farm) O- Reddam Racing; B- Lazy Lane Farms (VA); T- Doug O’Neill

CARSON’S TEN, 2YO colt by Rock Hard Ten – Carson’s Dane ($45,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent) O/B- Joseph Lacombe Stables (KY); T- M. Puype

VIRGINIA OAKS (G3), Colonial Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

NELLIE CASHMAN, 3YO filly by Mineshaft – Alison’s Winner ($57,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Glenmalure Farm, agent, Buyer- Paul de Hechavarria; $70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Sycamore Racing; B- Nelson Clemmens (PA); T- F. Abbott III

HOLD OUR DESTINY, 3YO filly by Midnight Lute – Perfect Charm ($10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Dane Kobiskie) O- PTK; B- Roger & Joyce Schipke & Kimberly Morris (KY); T- Dane Kobiskie


SUNSET H. (G3), Betfair Hollywood, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

MARKETING MIX, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Instant Thought ($150,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Tom Proctor

ONLY THE GOLD, 4YO gelding  by Medaglia d’Oro – Colonial Review ($230,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Seven Rivers) O- Richard or Vicky Dimitri; B- Liberation Farm & Stonewall Farm (KY); T- V. Belvoir



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