Fire With Fire, Grand Contender Among Keeneland Sales Grads Competing on Memorial Day Weekend

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LEXINGTON, KY (May 23, 2014) – More than 40 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes this Memorial Day Weekend, highlighted by San Luis Rey (G2) winner Fire With Fire in the Charles Whittingham (G2) at Santa Anita; Virginia Derby (G2) winner War Dancer in the Louisville Handicap (G3) at Churchill Downs; Solid Appeal, who defends his title in the Nassau (G2) at Woodbine; and recent Texas Mile (G3) winner Grand Contender in the Lone Star Park Handicap (G3).

SATURDAY, May 24

SHEEPSHEAD BAY S. (G2), Belmont, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

FLASH FORWARD, 4YO filly by Curlin – Magical Flash ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Brooklyn Boyz Stables) O- MeB Racing Stables & Brooklyn Boyz Stables; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- D. Schettino

BELLE GALLANTEY, 5YO mare by After Market – Revealed ($10,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Puhich, agent) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & Gary Aisquith; B- Pam & Martin Wygod (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

LADY COHIBA, 5YO mare by Broken Vow – Cohiba Miss ($240,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- Christophe Clement

CHARLES WHITTINGHAM S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

FIRE WITH FIRE, 6YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Cosmic Fire ($290,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing; $140,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Lawley-Wakelin Bloodstock, agent) O- David Heerensperger; B- Patricia Pavlish (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

JOELITO, 4YO colt by Rock Hard Ten – Miss Greenley ($115,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- River Road; $120,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- J.W. Singer; B- Jim FitzGerald & Rick Leesley (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

ARLINGTON CLASSIC (G3), Arlington, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

TIGER BOURBON, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Tigresa ($50,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) O- Bourbon Lane Stable & Michael McMahon; B- Ann Lorenson Lynch (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

RY’S THE MAN, 3YO gelding by Officer – Jr. Clare ($24,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sweezey & Partners, agent) O/B- Lothenbach Stables (KY); T- Neil Pessin

AFORTABLE, 3YO colt by Fort Prado – Taxable Deduction ($75,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- TimberView Sales; Buyer- Thomas Fedro Sr.) O- Thomas Fedro Sr. & Team Block; B- Team Block (IL); T- Chris Block

ARLINGTON MATRON S. (G3), Arlington, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

AMBUSHER, 4YO filly by Stephen Got Even – Competition ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Robert Tillyer & Martin Keogh (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

I DAZZLE, 6YO mare by Hold That Tiger – Miss Cheers ($70,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- The Farm on 4, Brent Gasaway & Michael Stidham; B- Terry Adcock (LA); T- Michael Stidham

NAPLES GOLD, 4YO filly by Langfuhr – My Mach Four ($57,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- John J. Greely III, agent) O/B- E.A. Cox Jr. (KY); T- Ben Colebrook

HANSHIN CUP (G3), Arlington, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

PATAKY KID, 4YO colt by Rockport Harbor – Prom Princess ($62,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- All in Sales) O- Swifty Farms; B- H. Allen Poindexter (OK); T- Tom Proctor

HOGY, 5YO gelding by Offlee Wild – Floy ($17,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Care Brook Farm, agent; Buyer- Halvorson Bloodstock, agent) O- William Stiritz; B- Dr. John E. Little (KY); T- S. Becker

FRANCOIS, 5YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Kalahari Cat ($42,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Ann Wieczorek) O- Kenneth Fishbein; B- Cloverleaf Farms (KY); T- C. Winebaugh

MONGOLIAN SATURDAY, 4YO 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

HENDRIE S. (G3), Woodbine, 6½ Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

MEKONG DELTA, 5YO mare by Stormy Atlantic – South Sea Blues ($70,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- Theodore Burnett; B- Josham Farms (ON); T- M. Mattine

KITTY WINE, 5YO mare by Lemon Drop Kid – Carafe ($27,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent) O/B- Stone Farm & Joseph Sutton (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

UNHEDGED, 4YO filly by Broken Vow – Smart Wildcat ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- EQB Inc., agent) O- Westbury Stables; B- Westbury Stables, Alfonso Figliolia (FL); T- Mark Casse

LOUISVILLE H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

WAR DANCER, 4YO colt by War Front – Deed I Do ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- B & B Stables) O- Magdalena Racing; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Ken McPeek

MORO TAP, 4YO 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, Terry Raymond & J. Wagner (VA); T- Michael Maker

FORMIDABLE HEART, 4YO 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

STAR CHANNEL, 5YO ridgling by English Channel – Reach the Top ($70,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- The Acorn, agent; Buyer- G D Investments) O- Alastar Thoroughbred Company & Michael Valdes; B- Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Rogers Jr. (FL); T- Eddie Kenneally

SUNDAY, MAY 24

NASSAU S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

SAVVY HESTER, 4YO filly by Heatseeker (IRE) – Changeable ($15,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Kelynack Racing & Steve Duffield) O- Debmar Stables; B- Runnymede Farm & The Peter J. Callahan Revocable Trust (KY); T- R. Griffith

SOLID APPEAL, 5YO mare by Successful Appeal – Star of the Woods ($100,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services Inc, agent; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Select Bloodstock (KY); T- R. Baker

SURTSEY, 4YO filly by Heatseeker (IRE) – Kick’em Jenny ($14,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Yvonne Schwabe (ON); T- K. Attard

NORTHERN PASSION, 5YO mare by First Samurai – A Touch of Glory ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- W.R. Enterprises) O- John C. Oxley; B- Mel P. Lawson (ON); T- Mark Casse

MONDAY, MAY 26

GAMELY S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

CHANGETHECHANNEL, 5YO mare by English Channel – Elegant Prospect ($13,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- Mike Puhilh & Mark DeDomenico) O- Abbondanza Racing; B- Bluegrass Hall (KY); T- S. McCarthy

LOS ANGELES H. (G3), Santa Anita, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

WINE POLICE, 6YO gelding by Speightstown – Deputy Cures Blues ($190,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Springs; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- John & Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- P. Miller

SUPER NINETY NINE, 4YO colt by Pulpit – Exogenetic ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Becky Thomas) O- Tamma Corp; B- Northwest Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

POKER S. (G3), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

PEACE AND JUSTICE, 4YO colt by War Front – Strike the Sky ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Justice Family Racing) O- Justice Family Racing; B- Jay Bligh (KY); T- John Shirreffs

BIG SCREEN, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Scene Maker ($150,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) O- Dogwood Stable; B- Jerry Jamgotchian (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

JACK MILTON, 4YO 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

SINATRA, 5YO gelding by Harlan’s Holiday – My Way ($140,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent) O/B- Peter Blum Thoroughbreds (KY); T- James Jerkens

LONE STAR PARK H. (G3), Lone Star Park, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

CALLED TO SERVE, 5YO gelding by Afleet Alex – Andover Lady ($290,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Mr. & Mrs. Marc Ferrell) O- Marc Ferrell Racing Stable; B- Tracy Farmer (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

GRAND CONTENDER, 6YO gelding by Strong Contender – My Twilight Dancer ($19,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $7,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Maggi Moss; B- Epona Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Tom Amoss

DONOHARM, 5YO gelding by Lemon Drop Kid – Tasso Run ($57,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch) O- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; B- Double Eagle Ranch (KY); T- W. Bret Calhoun

WINNING COLORS S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

COZZE UP LADY, 5YO mare by Cozzene – The White Lady ($32,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Martin Racing, Morgan Thoroughbred, Westwind Property & Farfellow Farms (KY); B- Farfellow Farms (KY); T- W. Brett Calhoun

SOCIALBUG, 4YO filly by Curlin – Candytuft ($300,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Rutherford, agent) O- Mike Rutherford; B- Tom Evans, Wilmil Equines & Marjac Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

ANAHAUC, 4YO filly by Henny Hughes – Foxcaller ($25,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Cheema, Kazmi & Chowhan Racing; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- Bernie Flint

WARM BREEZE, 4YO filly by Street Sense – Cry Me a River ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $130,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent, Buyer- Ten Broeck Farm) O- Ten Broeck Farm; B- Brent Harris, Beth Harris & Darley (KY); T- G. Forster

SOUTHERN HONEY, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Mama Tia ($155,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sweezey & Partners, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock; $180,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Ashbrook Farm) O- Ashbrook Farm; B- Whisper Hill Farm (KY); T- George R. Arnold II

ALL AMERICAN S. (G3), Golden Gate, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

LONGVIEW DRIVE, 5YO horse by Pulpit – Wild Vision ($175,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Steve Beneto; B- Winchell Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

HUDSON LANDING, 7YO gelding by Maria’s Mon – Morning Star ($17,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent) O- Chappell Alpine Farms; B- Fred Allor (KY); T- B. Wright

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