Keeneland Sales Graduates Showcased on Derby Day

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10 Sales Alumni Entered in Kentucky Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (May 4, 2013) – Ten three-year-olds entered in today’s 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) are graduates of the Keeneland sales, headlined by multiple graded stakes winners Verrazano, Overanalyze and Revolutionary.

Keeneland sales graduates also take center stage in other Derby Day graded stakes – favored Rumor and Grade 1 winner Emma’s Encore in the Humana Distaff (G1); Grade 1 winners Marketing Mix, Daisy Devine and Stephanie’s Kitten in the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2); Grade 1 winner Liaison in the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (G2); and Grade 1 winner Regally Ready and multiple stakes winner Icon Ike in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G3).

SATURDAY, MAY 4

KENTUCKY DERBY PRESENTED BY YUM! BRANDS (G1), Churchill Downs, 1¼ Miles, 3YOs

OXBOW, 3YO colt by Awesome Again – Tizamazing ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Bluegrass Hall) O- Calumet Farm; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

REVOLUTIONARY, 3YO colt by War Pass – Runup the Colors ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Valera Stable) O- WinStar Farm; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

NORMANDY INVASION, 3YO colt by Tapit – Boston Lady ($145,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; $230,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent, Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Betz/Kidder/Gainesway/Graves/DJ Stable/Cole (KY); T- Chad Brown

OVERANALYZE, 3YO colt by Dixie Union – Unacloud ($380,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables) O- Repole Stable; B- Diamond A Racing (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PALACE MALICE, 3YO colt by Curlin – Palace Rumor ($25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Colin Brennan, agent; $200,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent, Buyer- Dogwood Stable) O- Dogwood Stable; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

ITSMYLUCKYDAY, 3YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Viva La Slew ($47,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Nick J. Hines, agent) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Eddie Plesa Jr.

FALLING SKY, 3YO colt by Lion Heart – Sea Dragoness ($16,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent for Copper Penny Stables; Buyer- Calixto Armas) O- Newtown Anner Stud, James Covello & Joseph Bulger; B- Copper Penny Stables (PA); T- John Terranova

VERRAZANO, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Enchanted Rock ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) O- Let’s Go Stable, Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

WILL TAKE CHARGE, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Take Charge Lady ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis D. Horton) O- Willis D. Horton; B- Eaton (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

FRAC DADDY, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Skipper’s Mate ($20,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Sugar Valley Farm; $50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Magic City Thoroughbreds) O- Magic City Thoroughbred Partners; B- Nancy Leonard Living Trust (KY); T- Ken McPeek

WOODFORD RESERVE TURF CLASSIC (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

MIDDIE, 5YO gelding by Officer – Sweettrickydancer ($45,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & St. George Farm Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- P.J. Oliver

SWIFT WARRIOR, 5YO horse by First Samurai – Afleet Summer ($80,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent) O- James Covello & James Dolan; B- Paget Bloodstock, Nearctic Bloodstock & Carhue Investments (KY); T- John Terranova

HUMANA DISTAFF (G1), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

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

EMMA’S ENCORE, 4YO filly by Congrats – French Opera ($2,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equest Thoroughbreds; Buyer- Sheldon Ulrich) O- Brenda Mercer & Peter Berglar; B- Equest Thoroughbreds (FL); T- H. Allen Jerkens

BURBAN, 5YO mare by Speightstown – Horse B with You ($90,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Joe Sutton) O- Joseph Sutton; B- James Lamonica, Greenhill Farm, William Bryant & Jeff Singer (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

HOLIDAY SOIREE, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Try to Remember ($40,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O- Run to Win Again Stable & Unlimited Equine; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Tevis McCauley

CHURCHILL DOWNS (G2), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

LAURIE’S ROCKET, 4YO colt by Bluegrass Cat – Clay’s Rocket ($300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis Horton) O- Willis D. Horton; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

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’s Song Syndicate (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

CHURCHILL DISTAFF TURF MILE (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

CHANNEL LADY, 4YO filly by English Channel – Queen Supreme ($25,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Rockwell Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Pedigree Consultants) O- James Scatuorchio & J.J. Pletcher; B- Kaygar Stable, Wayne Morris, Bluegrass Hall & James Scatuorchio (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

DAISY DEVINE, 5YO mare by Kafwain – Devil’s Dispute ($5,500, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- James M. Miller) O- James M. Miller; B- J. Reiley McDonald (KY); T- Andrew McKeever

FRONTSIDE, 5YO mare by War Front – Azarba ($15,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Viking Stud, agent, Buyer- Jacoda Stables; $10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent, Buyer- Jose Pinchin) O- Town & Country Farms; B- Michael Lauer & Viking Stud (PA); T- E. Caramori

STEPHANIE’S KITTEN, 4YO filly by Kitten’s Joy – Unfold the Rose ($30,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) O/B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); B- Wayne Catalano

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

STOPSHOPPINGMARIA, 4YO filly by More Than Ready – Skybox ($50,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent for Mueller Farm; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Repole Stable; B- Mueller Farms (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

MERVYN LEROY H. (G2), Betfair Hollywood, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

TRES BORRACHOS, 8YO gelding by Ecton Park – Pete’s Fancy ($37,000 RNA, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- John J. Greely III) O- Hicker or Button Stables; B- Robert Shapiro, John J. Greely IV & Phil Houchens (KY); T- M.F. Jones

BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS, 4YO colt by English Channel – Cho Cho San ($33,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent for Edward P. Evans; Buyer- Whizway Farm) O- Bad Boy Racing or Whizway Farm; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

LIAISON, 4YO colt by Indian Charlie – Galloping Gal ($290,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Arnold Zetcher) O- Arnold Zetcher; B- William A. Carl Estate (KY); T- Bob Baffer

MIDNIGHT TRANSFER, 4YO colt by Hard Spun – French Satin ($80,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent; Buyer- Warren B. Williamson) O- Warren B. Williamson; B- Alpha Delta Stables (KY); T- Carla Gaines

BEAUGAY S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

HESSONITE, 5YO mare by Freud – Lakab ($27,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- William Punk Jr.) O- William Punk Jr. & Philip DiLeo; B- Berkshire Stud & Waterville Lake Stables (NY); T- David Donk

RUTHENIA, 5YO mare by Pulpit – Ruthian ($325,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent) O- Virginia Kraft Payson; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- Christophe Clement

SUROOF, 6YO mare by Empire Maker – Amber Token ($325,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent, Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd; $85,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shadwell Farm, Buyer- Farnsworth Farm; $47,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Farnsworth Stables; B- Dr. & Mrs. M.L. Brosnan (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

NAPLES BAY, 5YO mare by Giant’s Causeway – Cappucino Bay ($350,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Katalpa Farm, agent; Buyer- E.A. Cox Jr.) O- Edward A. Cox Jr.; B- Albert & Joyce Bell (KY); T- Christophe Clement

PEACE PRESERVER, 4YO filly by War Front – Preserver ($120,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Patrice M. Miller) O- Alto Racing; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PIANIST, 4YO filly by More Than Ready – Red Piano ($100,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery, agent; Buyer- Hidden Brook Farm, agent) O- Hidden Brook Farm & Dan Zucker; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Chad Brown

FORT MARCY S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

BOMBAGUIA, 5YO gelding by Borrego – Wishful Legacy ($175,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent for Mueller Farms; Buyer- Blue Sky Stables) O- GoldMark Farm; B- Mueller Farms (KY); T- John Kimmel

 

TWIN SPIRES TURF SPRINT PRESENTED BY RAM (G3), Churchill Downs, 5 Furlongs (T), 4YOs & Up

REGALLY READY, 6YO gelding by More Than Ready – Kivi ($110,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Vinery Stables) O- Vinery Stables; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ICON IKE, 4YO colt by Yes It’s True – Robbie’s Gal ($65,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- William B. Harrigan, agent) O/B- Fletcher & Carolyn Gray (KY); T- Larry Jones

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