Keeneland Sales Graduates Shine during Breeders’ Cup

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LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 5, 2012) – Keeneland sales alumni showcased their talents during the recent Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita. Champions Royal Delta and My Miss Aurelia were impressive in taking the top two spots in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1), while Mizdirection and Unbridled’s Note ran 1-2 in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1). Keeneland sales graduates dominated the juvenile division: Shanghai Bobby, He’s Had Enough and Capo Bastone swept the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1); George Vancouver, Noble Tune and Balance the Books finished 1-2-3 in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1); Beholder and Executiveprivilege ran 1-2 in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), and Hightail won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint (G1).

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
STAKES WINNERS

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2 in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita:

1- ROYAL DELTA, 4YO filly by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($8.5 million, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Chanteclair Farm, agent for the complete dispersal of Palides Investments N.V. Inc) (career 15-9-3-1, $3,703,851) O- Besilu Stables; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- Bill Mott

2- My Miss Aurelia, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – My Miss Storm Cat ($550,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings; Buyer- George Bolton) O- Stonestreet Stables & George Bolton; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) on 11/3 at Santa Anita:

1- SHANGHAI BOBBY, 2YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Steelin’ ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Starlight) (career 5-5-0-0, $1,687,000) O- Starlight Racing Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B- Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- He’s Had Enough, 2YO colt by Tapit – Amelia ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Red Wings Enterprises) O- Reddam Racing; B- Alexander Groves Matz (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

3- Capo Bastone, 2YO colt by Street Boss – Fight to Love ($45,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2 in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita:

1- BEHOLDER, 2YO filly by Henny Hughes – Leslie’s Lady ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) (career 5-3-1-0, $1,215,000) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

2- Executiveprivilege, 2YO filly by First Samurai – Refugee ($23,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Hubert Guy, agent) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- Betz/D.J. Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robernalt (KY); T- Bob Baffert

HIGHTAIL, 2YO colt by Mineshaft – Stormy Renee ($110,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Cory Wagner) Won Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita (career 9-1-1-2, $309,979) O- Bluegrass Hall; B- Green Hills Farm (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on 11/3 at Santa Anita:

1- MIZDIRECTION, 4YO filly by Mizzen Mast – Deceptive ($85,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent for John Perrotta; Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) (career 12-7-4-1, $914,621) O- Jungle Racing or Peterson, Strauss, et al; B- Joseph Perrotta (KY); T- M. Puype

2- Unbridled’s Note, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Siberian Fur ($150,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Gulf Coast Farm) O- Mike McCarty; B- Gulf Coast Farms & Unbridled Song Syndicate (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2-3 in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) on 11/3 at Santa Anita:

1- GEORGE VANCOUVER, 2YO colt by Henrythenavigator – Versailles Treaty ($450,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- D.M.I.) (career 7-2-1-1, $700,295) O- Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Capital Bloodstock (KY); T- Aidan O’Brien

2- Noble Tune, 2YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Serena’s Cat ($300,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- Martin Schwartz & Dell Ridge Farm; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

3- Balance the Books, 2YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Kreisleriana ($37,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock; $160,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, Buyer- Klaravich Stable) O- Klaravich Stables; B- Scott Heider & Knowles Bloodstock (KY); T- Chad Brown

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Chilukki S. (G2) on 11/3 at Churchill Downs:

1- BRUSHED BY A STAR, 4YO filly by Eddington – Brush Hour ($10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- David Forster) (career 19-6-5-2, $441,9910) O- Team Forster; B- Desmond Ryan, Barry Donworth & Ken Donworth (KY); T- G.T. Forster

2- Joyful Victory, 4YO filly by Tapit – Wild Lucy Black ($60,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Sucher) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- William Graham (ON); T- Larry Jones

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2 in the Nashua S. (G2) on 11/4 at Aqueduct:

1- VIOLENCE, 2YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Violent Beauty ($600,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Black Rock Stables) (career 2-2-0-0, $168,000) O- Black Rock Stables; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- Vegas No Show, 2YO colt by Hard Spun – The Hess Express ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Herbener Jr., agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings; Buyer- George & Lori Hall) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Kelly Breen

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2-3 in the Tempted S. (G3) on 11/4 at Aqueduct:

1- MY HAPPY FACE, 2YO filly by Tiz Wonderful – Summer Star ($35,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent for Spendthrift Farm; Buyer- Kim Valerio, agent) (career 4-2-2-0, $234,000) O- Michael Dubb; B- Spendthrift Farm & Shawhan Place (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

2- Cue the Moon, 2YO filly by Malibu Moon – Red Hot Bertie ($310,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Popatop (KY); T- H.J. Bond

3- Ruby Lips, 2YO filly by Hard Spun – Its a Ruby ($220,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Michael C. Byrne, agent; Buyer- Jay Em Ess Stable) O- Jay Em Ess Stable; B- Garland Williamson (ON); T- Richard Dutrow Jr.

GABRIEL CHARLES, 2YO colt by Street Hero – Star of Atticus ($19,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Federico Barberini, agent) Won $100,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview S. on 11/3 at Santa Anita (career 4-2-0-0, $102,000) O- Sam Britt & Michael House; B- Doris Tummillo (KY); T- Jeff Mullins

MORROW COVE, 3YO filly by Yes It’s True – Once Around ($72,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Judy Klosterman, agent for Langsem Farm; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) Won $75,000 Raging Fever S. on 11/2 at Aqueduct (career 8-4-1-0, $156,610) O- Paul Pompa Jr.; B- Langsem Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

LADY OF FIFTY, 3YO filly by After Market – K. D.’s Shady Lady ($40,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent for Clover Leaf Farms; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) Won $66,250 Palm Springs H. on 11/1 at Santa Anita (career 10-5-0-3, $210,000) O- Jerry Hollendorfer & George Todaro; B- Clover Leaf Farms (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

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