LEXINGTON, KY (May 16, 2013) – Four graduates of Keeneland’s 2011 September Yearling Sale – Itsmyluckyday, Oxbow, Titletown Five and Will Take Charge – will pursue greatness in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1), the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.
Twenty Preakness champions have been sold at Keeneland, including five of the past six winners of the classic – I’ll Have Another (2012), Shackleford (2011), Lookin At Lucky (2010), Big Brown (2008) and Curlin (2007).
Keeneland September Yearling Sales Graduates Entered in the 2013 Preakness (G1)
Itsmyluckyday – Nick J. Hines signed the ticket for $47,000 for the Holy Bull (G3) winner, consigned by Jim & Pam Robinson’s Brandywine Farm.
Will Take Charge – the Rebel (G2) winner was bought by owner Willis D. Horton from consignor Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency for $425,000.
Oxbow – the Lecomte (G3) winner was consigned by Burleson Farms and purchased for $250,000 by owner Calumet Farm’s Brad Kelley.
Titletown Five – co-owner Paul Hornung paid $250,000 for the Tiznow colt, consigned by Warrendale Sales, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings.