Keeneland-Sold Beholder, Overanalyze Headline Classic Preps

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LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 28, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates seek to burnish their classic credentials this weekend in the Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) and Gotham Stakes (G3). Keeneland-sold champion Beholder carries high weight in Santa Anita’s Las Virgenes, a Kentucky Oaks (G1) prep which also features fellow sales alum and Santa Ysabel Stakes (G3) winner Fiftyshadesofhay. On the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), Overanalyze, winner of the 2012 Remsen Stakes (G2) and Futurity Stakes (G2), will make his 2013 debut in the Gotham at Aqueduct.

Keeneland sales grads are also showcased in Saturday’s handicap stakes at Santa Anita –multiple Grade 1 winner Game On Dude is favored in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1), while San Fernando Stakes (G2) winner Fed Biz goes postward in the Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1).

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

SANTA ANITA H. (G1), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles, 4YOs & Up

CALLED TO SERVE, 4YO gelding by Afleet Alex – Andover Lady ($290,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Mr. & Mrs. Marc Ferrell) O- Marc Ferrell; B- Tracy Farmer (KY); T- Nick Canani

GAME ON DUDE, 6YO gelding by Awesome Again – Worldly Pleasure ($210,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook agent for Adena Springs) O- B. Schiappa, Lanni Family Trust, Diamond Pride & Mercedes Stable; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

FRANK E. KILROE MILE (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

FED BIZ, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Spunoutacontrol ($950,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Kaleem Shah) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Bob Baffert

AKKADIAN, 5YO gelding by Tiznow – Papa Sids Girl ($215,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds; $270,000, 2010 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- SGV Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Gary S. Broad) O- Gary S. Broad; B- KatieRich Stables; Christopher Connors & Don Weisberg (KY); T- Julio Canani

 

LAS VIRGENES S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile, 3YO Fillies**

RIDINGWITHTHEDEVIL, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – One Charming Devil ($55,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Wachtel Stable or Barber; B- Gregory Vela, Bran Jam Stables & Pete Yakubek (KY); T- Mark Glatt

FIFTYSHADSOFHAY, 3YO filly by Pulpit – Quiet Kim ($175,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Smack Down Stable) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

SPEEDINTHRUTHECITY, 3YO filly by City Zip – License to Speed ($20,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds; B- Joe Parker (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

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

SCARLET STRIKE, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Scarlet Tango ($70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings) O- Carver or Hollendorfer or Smith; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

TOP FLIGHT H. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

ROYAL LAHAINA, 5YO mare by Chapel Royal – Fabulous Bonus ($20,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent for Nighthawk Stud; Buyer- Upcountry Farm) O- James Riccio; B- Anthony Guida (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

 

GOTHAM S. (G3), Aqueduct, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs*

CHAMPION BOY, 3YO colt by Big Brown – My Amandari ($27,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Rontos Racing Stable) O- Rontos Racing Stable; B- R.A. Hill Stable & Big Brown Syndicate (KY); T- J. Guerrero

ORE PASS, 3YO colt by War Pass – Wisconsin Lady ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Harry & Tom Meyerhoff) O- Tom & Harry Meyerhoff; B- Herman Sarkowsky & Martin Wygod (CA); T- M. Trombetta

ELNAAWI, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Pilfer ($500,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

SKY CAPTAIN, 3YO colt by Sky Mesa – Anchors Away ($210,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- John C. Oxley; B- Three Chimneys Farm & Serengeti Stable (KY); T- Mark Casse

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 Corp (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

TOM FOOL H. (G3), Aqueduct, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

SATURDAY’S CHARM, 4YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Pout ($150,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Walnut Hill Stables; $75,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; $240,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Mike McCarty) O- Mike McCarty; B- Paragon Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

SWALE S. (G3), Gulfstream, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

 

UNDRAFTED, 3YO gelding by Purim – French Jeannette ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Hat Creek Racing) O- Wes Welker; B- Catesby W. Clay Investment (KY); T- Wesley Ward

LITTLE DISTORTED, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Asbeautifulasyou (IRE) ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kuehne Racing) O- Silverton Hill; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

CLEARLY NOW, 3YO colt by Horse Greeley – Bend ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- B. Lynch

NEVADA, 3YO colt by Tapit – Ominous Cat ($375,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Aisling Duignan) O- James Hood; B- Winchell Thoroughbreds & WinStar Farm (KY); T- Joe Orseno

 

HERECOMESTHEBRIDE S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

FREGE, 3YO filly by Johar – Silent Cat ($17,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pauls Mill, agent) O- Reddam Racing; B- B.P. Walden Jr. & P.W. Madden (KY); T- Mark Hennig

SWEET SHIRLEY MAE, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Joyful Chaos ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Hat Creek Racing) O- Ice Wine Stable; B- Lewis Schaffel (KY); T- Wesley Ward

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

PALM BEACH S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

SATURDAY SPECIAL, 3YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Nascat ($34,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; $20,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Jose Pinchin) O- Christian Maingot & Jose Pinchin; B- Sun Valley Farm (KY); T- Jose Pinchin

RYDILLUC, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Swift and Classy ($55,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Straightaway Farm) O- Team Stallion Racing Stable, Shay Green & Harold Lerner; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Gary Contessa

SUMMIT COUNTY, 3YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Socorro County ($22,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Siena Farm; Buyer- Doug Cauthen, agent) O/B- Siena Farms; T- Dale Romans

 

*Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1)

**Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1)

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