Keeneland Sales Alumni Showcased in Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks Preps

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LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 21, 2014) – More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates will compete in graded stakes across the U.S. on Saturday. Nineteen of those alumni are entered in prep races to earn points on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1), highlighted by Grade 1 winner We Miss Artie, and the talented Medal Count and Almost Famous in the Besilu Fountain of Youth (G2); graded stakes winner Rise Up, and the highly regarded Intense HolidayHoppertunityAlbano and Gold Hawk in the Risen Star (G2); and graded stakes winners Onlyforyou and Stopchargingmaria in the Davona Dale (G2).
 
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22
 
BESILU FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH S. (G2), Gulfstream, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs
 
WE MISS ARTIE, 3YO colt by Artie Schiller – Athena’s Gift ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cara Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; T- Todd Pletcher
 
MEDAL COUNT, 3YO colt by Dynaformer – Brisquette ($360,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; T- Dale Romans
 
ALMOST FAMOUS, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Wild Gams ($75,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Secure Investments) O- Charles & Maribeth Sandford; T- Patrick Byrne
 
RISEN STAR S. (G2), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs
 
ALBANO, 3YO colt by Istan – Pocho’s Dream Girl ($37,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O- Brereton C. Jones; T- Larry Jones
 
RISE UP, 3YO colt by Rockport Harbor – Appenzel ($27,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Paul & Andrena Van Doren; T- Tom Amoss
 
GOLD HAWK, 3YO colt by Empire Maker – Caressing ($450,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Winchell) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds; T- Steve Asmussen
 
HOPPERTUNITY, 3YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Refugee ($300,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Bob Baffert, agent) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; T- Bob Baffert
 
INTENSE HOLIDAY, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Intensify ($380,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Starlight Racing) O- Starlight Racing; T- Todd Pletcher
 
QUICK INDIAN, 3YO colt by Indian Charlie – Quick Temper ($19,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- Merrill Scherer & Dan Lynch; T- Merrill Scherer
 
XTRA LUCK, 3YO colt by Exchange Rate – Miu Miu ($75,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Cliff & Michele Love) O- Cliff & Michele Love; T- D. Pish
 
EMMETT PARK, 3YO gelding by Bob and John – Seven Grand ($15,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hopewell Farm, agent; $22,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Richard Emmett) O-  Gore Racing Stable; T- R. Pinchins
 
TENIENTE CORONEL, 3YO colt by Colonel John – Latin Lynx ($325,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Amerman Racing) O- Amerman Racing; T- Paul McGee
 
 
DAVONA DALE S. (G2), Gulfstream, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies
 
ABOU, 3YO filly by Distorted Humor – Polish Flower ($67,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Monticule) O- Robert Berger; T- J. Scott
 
LUNA SANTA, 3YO filly by Birdstone – Watchful ($45,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Biltmore Mansion Racing) O- Gelfenstein Farm; T- A. Sano
 
ONLYFORYOU, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Erhu ($115,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Phase II Thoroughbreds) O- Glencrest Farm; T- Todd Pletcher
 
AURELIA’S BELLE, 3YO filly by Lemon Drop Kid – Aurelia ($170,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; T- Jim Miller) O- James Miller; T- Wayne Catalano
 
HOUSE RULES, 3YO filly by Distorted Humor – Teamgeist (ARG) ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Leverett Miller, agent) O- Joseph Shields Jr.; T- H.A. Jerkens
 
STOPCHARGINGMARIA, 3YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Exotic Bloom ($47,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Woodford Thoroughbred Sales) O- Repole Stables; T- Todd Pletcher
 
  
BARBARA FRITCHIE H. (G2), Laurel, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M
 
CENTRIQUE, 5YO mare by Malibu Moon – Penny Marie ($60,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Marc Keller) O- Miller Racing; T- Martin Wolfson
 
MY WANDY’S GIRL, 5YO mare by Flower Alley – Unbridled Secret ($40,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent, Buyer- Machmer Hall & Cherokee Equine; $50,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent) O- Guillermo Berrios; T- M. Hushion
 
 
RACHEL ALEXANDRA S. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies
 
ARMY, 3YO filly by Corinthian – Dream Realized ($12,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Byer- Kazakov) O- Glockenburg; T- Vashchenko
 
 
FAIR GROUNDS H. (G3), Fair Grounds, Abt 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up
 
GROUND TRANSPORT, 4YO colt Big Brown – Extry ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- E.J. Sipus Jr.; $75,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Richwood South, agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; T- M. Stidham
 
DADDY NOSE BEST, 5YO horse by Scat Daddy – Follow Your Bliss ($34,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; $35,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Bob & Cathy Zollars) O- Bob & Cathy Zollars; T- Steve Asmussen
 
SLIP AND DRIVE, 6YO horse by Artie Schiller – The Green Owl ($57,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Jer-Mar Stables) O- Jer-Mar Stables; T- H.H. Robertson
 
 
MINESHAFT H. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up
 
MICROMANAGE, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Catnip ($170,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables) O- Repole Stables; T- Todd Pletcher
 
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; T- Tom Amoss
 
GROUND TRANSPORT, 4YO colt Big Brown – Extry ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- E.J. Sipus Jr.; $75,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Richwood South, agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; T- M. Stidham
 
PRAYER FOR RELIEF, 6YO horse by Jump Start – Sparklin Lil ($39,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- War Horse Place; $80,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; T- Steve Asmussen
 
BRADESTER, 4YO colt by Lion Heart – Grandestofall ($13,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Marshall Silverman, agent) O- Joseph Sutton; T- Eddie Kenneally
 
 
CANADIAN TURF S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up
 
UNBRILDED OCEAN, 6YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Ocean Drive ($875,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; T- Bill Mott
 
RYDILLUC, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Swift and Classy ($55,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Straightaway Farm) O- Team Stallion Racing Stable, Shay Green & Harold Lerner et al; T- Gary Contessa
 
GUYS REWARD, 7YO horse by Grand Reward – Beach View ($14,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; $27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Carmichael Sales, agent) O- Michael J. Bruder; T- Dale Romans
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