Keeneland September Sale Graduate Cairo Prince Excels in Holy Bull

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LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 27, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Cairo Prince stamped himself as a leading contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) with his 5¾-length win in Saturday’s Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream. Keeneland September Sale alumni Conquest Titan and Intense Holiday finished second and third, respectively. Fellow September Sale grads Onlyforyou and Aurelia’s Belle ran first and second, respectively, in the Forward Gal (G2), also at Gulfstream, to earn points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1).
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Holy Bull (G2) on 1/25 at Gulfstream:
1- CAIRO PRINCE, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – Holy Bubbette ($200,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock & Whisper Hill Farm; $250,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Namcook Stables) (career 4-3-1-0, $512,000) O- Harvey Clarke, Craig Robertson III, Paul Braverman & J. Terrence Murray; T- Kiaran McLaughlin
2- Conquest Titan, 3YO colt by Birdstone – Miner’s Secret ($75,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Paul Sharp, agent) O- Conquest Stables; T- Mark Casse
3- 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
Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Forward Gal (G2) on 1/25 at Gulfstream:
1- ONLYFORYOU, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Erhu ($115,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Phase II Thoroughbreds) (career 3-3-0-0, $188,100) O- Glencrest Farm; T- Todd Pletcher
2- 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
CIAO BELLA LUNA, 4YO filly by Tribal Rule – Shadow of the Moon ($6,500 RNA, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent) Won $126,500 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint (career 12-4-2-0, $262,110) O- Rockingham Ranch; T- Peter Miller
READY TO ACT, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – Always Auditioning ($200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- LRK Stable) Won $100,000 Sweetest Chant S. on 1/26 at Gulfstream (career 5-2-1-0, $116,651) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; T- Chad Brown
TARIS, 3YO filly by Flatter – Comedy ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Commonwealth New Era Racing) Won $100,000 Wide Country S. on 1/25 at Laurel (career 2-2-0-0, $102,000) O- Commonwealth New Era Racing; T- Todd Beattie
BOLD CURLIN, 4YO gelding by Curlin – To the Brim ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Harry & Tom Meyerhoff) Won $100,000 Native Dancer S. on 1/25 at Laurel (career 11-4-2-0, $156,675) O- Harry & Tom Meyerhoff; T- Michael Trombetta
SHRINKING VIOLET, 4YO filly by Congaree – Lets Get Cozzy ($4,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hartwell Farm, agent; Buyer- Wesley Ward) Won $100,000 Lightning City S. on 1/25 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 13-6-1-2, $268,641) O/T- Wesley Ward


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