Keeneland Sales Graduates Showcased Nationally In Holiday Weekend Graded Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 31, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates are well represented in graded stakes across the country this Labor Day weekend. Among the 63 sales alumni competing are: Paynter, who continues his remarkable return to the races in the Woodward Stakes (G1); Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) winner Justin Phillip and stablemate Fast Bullet, winner of the True North Handicap (G2), are in the Forego Stakes (G1); unbeaten Concave and talented maiden winner Awesome Baby are in the Del Mar Debutante (G1); Brazen Persuasion and Bahnah, deadheat winners of the Schuylerville Stakes (G3), get a rematch in the Spinaway Stakes (G1); King Cyrus, an 11-length winner of his career debut earlier this month is entered in the Hopeful Stakes (G1); and Grade 3 winner Debt Ceiling goes postward in the Sapling (G3).

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

THE WOODWARD S. (G1), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

PAYNTER, 4YO colt by Awesome Again – Tizso ($325,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; T- Bob Baffert

FOREGO S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

SAGE VALLEY, 4YO colt by Discreet Cat – Ashwood C C ($47,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Buck Pond Farm, agent) O- Michael Dubb & Gary Aisquith; T- R. Rodriguez

FAST BULLET, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Renfro Valley Star ($230,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; T- D. Wayne Lukas

JUSTIN PHILLIP, 5YO horse by First Samurai – Ava Knowsthecode ($400,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; T- Steve Asmussen

DEL MAR DEBUTANTE S. (G1), Del Mar, 7 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

AWESOME BABY, 2YO filly by Awesome Again – Miss Attractive ($220,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Margaux Farm, agent; Buyer- Ed Savant) O- Kaleem Shah; T- Bob Baffert

FASCINATING, 2YO filly by Smart Strike – Untouched Talent ($1.2 million, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Sikura & Lunsford) O- Lunsford & Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings; T- Bob Baffert

CONCAVE, 2YO filly by Colonel John – Galadriel ($90,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock, agent; $75,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) O- Reddam Racing; T- Doug O’Neill

SHE’S A TIGER, 2YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Shandra Smiles ($150,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock) O- Mark Dedomenico or Aldrich or Downey; T- Jeff Bonde

SECRET COMPASS, 2YO filly by Discreet Cat – Maria’s Pride ($8,500, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent, Buyer- Liberation Farm, agent; $90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent, Buyer- Reckless Farm) O- Westrock Stables; T- Bob Baffert

BERNARD BARUCH H. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

PARIS VEGAS, 6YO gelding by Maria’s Mon – Tell Seattle ($45,000, 2008 Sept Yearling,k Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Petrovic Slobodam) O- Merriefield Farm; T- T. Voss

SO LONG GEORGE, 4YO gelding by Arch – Gal of Mine ($50,000, 2010 Sept Yearling,Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; T- J. Charalambous

WASHINGTON PARK H. (G3), Arlington, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

HATTAASH, 6YO gelding by Strong Hope – Lotta Rhythm ($290,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James Keogh, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Kenneth Fishbein; T- C. Winebaugh

AGENT DI NOZZO, 4YO gelding by Ghostzapper – Quick Tip ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Breaking Point Farm) O- Lawana & Robert Low; T- Steve Margolis

SEAWAY S. (G3), Woodbine, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

MEKONG DELTA, 4YO filly by Stormy Atlantic – South Sea Blues ($70,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- Theodore Burnett; T- M. Mattine

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

SPINAWAY S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

BRAZEN PERSUASION, 2YO filly by Indian Charlie – Beholden ($57,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent; Buyer- Hoby Kight) O- Bugle Hill Racing; T- Steve Asmussen

BAHNAH, 2YO filly by Elusive Quality – Flying Glitter ($62,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch) O- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; T- W. Bret Calhoun

SWEET REASON, 2YO filly by Street Sense – Livermore Leslie ($185,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farm; Buyer- Jeff Treadway) O- Treadway Racing Stable; T- L. Gyarmati

STOPCHARGINGMARIA, 2YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Exotic Bloom ($47,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Woodford Thoroughbred Sales) O- Repole Stable; T- Todd Pletcher

ART OF THE GAME, 2YO filly by Elusive Quality – Jade Queen ($190,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Pelican LLC) O- Richard Pell; T- Nick Zito

DEL MAR DERBY (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs (1st Div)

OUTSIDE NASHVILLE, 3YO colt by Broken Vow – Mary Coughlan ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Carver or Hollendorfer or Smith; T- Jerry Hollendorfer

GABRIEL CHARLES, 3YO colt by Street Hero – Star of Atticus ($19,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Federico Barberini, agent) O- Britt or House; T- Jeff Mullins

CHIEF HAVOC, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – La Reina ($325,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Jeremy Noseda, agent) O- Paul Makin; T- P. Miller

TOM’S TRIBUTE, 3YO colt by Lion Heart – Halloween Fun ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stony Point; Buyer- Purpoodock Bloodstock) O- Braly Family Trust; T- J. Cassidy

LAYTON REGISTER, 3YO colt by War Chant – Blush On Cue ($9,500 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- St. George Farm Racing; T- P.J. Oliver

DEL MAR DERBY (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs (2nd Div)

PLAY IT LOUD, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Bsharpsonata ($210,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- JMJ Racing) O- JMJ Racing Stables; T- Jeff Mullins

DEN’S LEGACY, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Sunshine Song ($150,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- John McKay) O- Westrock Stables; T- Bob Baffert

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

DRY SUMMER, 3YO gelding by Any Given Saturday – Greenstreet ($22,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Britt or House; T- Jeff Mullins

DICE FLAVOR, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Afleet Summer ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Keogh, agent; Buyer- Windmill Manor) O- Oda Racing Stable or US Equine; T- P. Gallagher

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; T- Michael Stidham

EXAMEN, 3YO gelding by Giant’s Causeway – Surf N Sand ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Charles Heider) O- Heider Family Stables or Dahir; T- Tom Proctor

SARANAC S. (G3), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

FIVE IRON, 3YO colt by Sharp Humor – Tee Off ($17,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Fred Allor) O- Fred Allor; T- B. Lynch

FRAC DADDY, 3YO colt 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 Thoroughbreds; T- Ken McPeek

FRONT, 3YO colt by War Front – Rose Rhapsody ($120,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Dragon Squared; T- J.A. Jerkens

SAINT VIGEUR, 3YO colt by Smart Strike – Sweet Way ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Mr. & Mrs. William Warren Jr.; T- Chad Brown

MICROMANAGE, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Catnip ($170,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Repole Stable) O- Repole Stable; T- Todd Pletcher

SAPLING S. (G3), Monmouth, 6 Furlongs, 2YOs

DEBT CEILING, 2YO colt by Discreet Cat – Top Marks ($8,500, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent, Buyer- Arbor Tree Lane; $27,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, Buyer- Tim O’Donohue) O- Tim O’Donohue; T- J. Robb

YES I’M LUCKY, 2YO colt by Yes It’s True – Whenthedoveflies ($52,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; T- E. Plesa Jr.

DUNKIN BEND, 2YO colt by Dunkirk – Misty Run ($21,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent, Buyer- Indian Creek, agent; $53,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Kusnadi Halim) O- Michael Langford; T- Steve Asmussen

RUN FOR LOGISTICS, 2YO colt by Bernstein – Shiner’s Sister ($45,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Hardway Stables; T- E. Plesa Jr.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

HOPEFUL S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 2YOs

SOUTHERN BLESSING, 2YO colt by Dixie Union – Yolie’s Choice ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) O- Mike McCarty; T- Steve Asmussen

BIG SUGAR SODA, 2YO colt by Ready’s Image – Squeakums ($45,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer – Kirk Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; T- Steve Asmussen

STRONG MANDATE, 2YO colt by Tiznow – Clear Mandate ($200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Robert Baker & William Mack) O- Robert Baker & William Mack; T- D. Wayne Lukas

KING CYRUS, 2YO colt by Bellamy Road – Queen of the Empire ($70,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- WinStar Farm; T- Todd Pletcher

YELLOW RIBBON H. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

MY GI GI, 4YO filly by E Dubai – Relish the Thought (IRE) ($6,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- John Prather Jr.) O- Conner & Jacobsen; T- P. Eurton

CLOSING RANGE, 4YO filly by After Market – Subeen (GB) ($49,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- St. George Farm Racing; T- P. J. Oliver

SMARTY JONES S. (G3), Parx Racing, 1 Mile 70 Yards, 3YOs

EDGE OF REALITY, 3YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Our Nancy Lee ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Willow Racing) O- The Elkstone Group; T- Anthony Dutrow

ENGLISH MANOR, 3YO gelding by Toccet – Runaway Fields ($1,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Terry Huet; T- H. Wyner

MICROMANAGE, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Catnip ($170,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Repole Stable) O- Repole Stable; T- Todd Pletcher

BELLARMINE, 3YO colt by Magna Graduate – Aly Capri ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Kentucky D Stables) O- Magdalena Racing; T- Ken McPeek

BETWEENHEREANDCOOL, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Charming N Lovable ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent, Buyer- Eddie Woods, agent; $95,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent) O- Jerry Durant; T- Steve Asmussen

SNAKE PIT, 3YO colt by Arch – Lenatareese ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Michael Dubb & Elkstone Group) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables, Elkstone Group & David Ross; T- Chad Brown

UNCAPTURED, 3YO colt by Lion Heart – Captivating ($290,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- John C. Oxley; T- Mark Casse

TURF MONSTER H. (G3), Parx Racing, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

EL SEVENTYSEVEN, 5YO gelding by Stormy Atlantic – La Sprezzatura ($37,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Joseph Novogratz; T- M. Robertson

GREENWOOD CUP (G3), Parx Racing, 1½ Miles, 3YOs & Up

CHIEF ENERGY, 4YO colt by Ghostzapper – Blissful Kis ($125,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Ninety North Racing Stable; T- J.J. Toner

POOL PLAY, 8YO horse by Silver Deputy – Zuri Ridge ($60,000, 2005 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Windfields Farm, Buyer- Aspiration Stud; $625,000, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gracefield, Buyer- Geathers Racing Stable; $180,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Bill Farish) O- William S. Farish Jr.; T- Mark Casse

INDIAN JONES, 6YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Native Wind Dancer ($30,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; B- Yvette Wira) O- Gold Starr Racinjg; T- P. Aristone

SUNS OUT GUNS OUT, 4YO colt by Empire Maker – Angel Arch ($75,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere Sales, agent; Buyer- Hoby Kight) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; T- Dale Romans

GLENS FALLS H. (G3), Saratoga, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

MYSTICAL STAR, 5YO mare by Ghostzapper – Capture a Star ($45,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; $45,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent, Buyer- Cheyenne Stables) O- Cheyenne Stables; T- Christophe Clement

CASH FOR CLUNKERS, 5YO mare by Tiznow – Miss Dixie Dreamer ($25,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mineola Farm, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; T- Richard Violette Jr.

WHITE ROSE, 3YO filly by Tapit – Garden Dance ($210,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Kaizen Stables, agent, Buyer- Whitechurch; $160,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Gary Contessa, agent; $225,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent, Buyer- Hidden Brook Farm, agent) O- Jake Ballis; T- Bill Mott

LADY COHIBA, 4YO filly by Broken Vow – Cohiba Miss ($240,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) O- Live Oak Plantation; T- Christophe Clement

SCAMPERING, 4YO filly by Afleet Alex – Miz United States ($70,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Glencrest Farm) O- Stuart Janney; T- Shug McGaughey

GEISHA GAL, 4YO filly by Agnes Tachyon (JPN) – Danzig Withwolves ($180,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Peter Vegso) O- Peter Vegso; T- Bill Mott

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