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Keeneland-Sold Honorable Duty, Neolithic Top Hagyard Fayette Entries

October 27, 2017

Keeneland-Sold Honorable Duty, Neolithic Top Hagyard Fayette Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 27, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates stand out among graded stakes contenders competing across North America on this final weekend of racing before the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

Headlining the field for the Hagyard Fayette (G2) on closing day at Keeneland isHonorable Duty, winner this year of the Mineshaft (G3) and New Orleans (G2) handicaps at Fair Grounds and Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs in his last start, andNeolithic, third this season in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), Dubai World Cup (G1) and Woodward Presented by NYRA Bets (G1).

Owner David A. Ross purchased Honorable Duty as a horse of racing age at Keeneland’s 2015 November Breeding Stock Sale. Keeneland will spotlight horses of racing age from major consignors at the 2017 November Sale during sessions on Monday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Eight of the 11 sophomores lining up for the Twilight Derby (G2) at Santa Anita on Saturday are graduates of Keeneland sales. Among the notable entries are Sharp Samurai, winner of three consecutive stakes including the La Jolla (G3) and Del Mar Derby (G2);Just Howard, who has reeled off four straight grass wins, topped by the Commonwealth Derby (G3) at Laurel; Cowboy Culture, winner of the Arlington Classic (G3) and Centaur Stakes in his last two starts; and multiple graded stakes-placed Channel Maker

Puca and Firsthand Report, entered in the Athenia (G3) at Belmont, and Code Warriorin the Ontario Fashion (G3) at Woodbine, are consigned as racing or broodmare propsects to Keeneland’s 2017 November Sale. Additional November Sale connections to Keeneland sales graduates entered in graded stakes this weekend are indicated below. For more information on the November Sale, to be held Nov. 7-18, please visit November. Keeneland.com.

 

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

HAGYARD FAYETTE S. (G2), Keeneland, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

NEOLITHIC, 4YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Swingit ($460,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Starlight) O- Qatar Racing & Starlight Racing; B- Edwin Anthony (KY); T- Todd Pletcher (Hip 860 – Cebu, half-sister in foal to Kantharos, consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Denali Stud, agent)

HONORABLE DUTY, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Mesmeric ($130,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- David A. Ross) O- DARRS, Inc; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

 

TWILIGHT DERBY (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

CISTRON, 3YO colt by The Factor – Major Allie ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- D.M.I.) O- Hronis Racing & Little Red Feather Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- John Sadler (Hip 3317 – Back at the Ranch, half-sister consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to the 2017 November Sale by Vinery Sales, agent)

COWBOY CULTURE, 3YO colt by Quality Road – English Willow ($100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock, agent) O- Head of Plains Partners & Cheyenne Stables; B- Rhineshire Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

BOWIES HERO, 3YO colt by Artie Schiller – Remembered ($16,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent; $17,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent, Buyer- RJG Racing) O- Agave Racing Stable; B- Pope McLean, Pope McLean Jr. & Marc McLean (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

JUST HOWARD, 3YO colt by English Channel – Aruban Sandwich ($37,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Skeedattle Associates) O- Skeedattle Associates; B- Howard Bender (MD); T- H. Graham Motion

SHARP SAMURAI, 3YO gelding by First Samurai – Secret Wish ($85,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Red Baron’s Barn, Rancho Temescal & Mark Glatt; B- Cudney Stables (KY); T- Mark Glatt

TROUBLEWITHATEE, 3YO gelding by Into Mischief – Eastside Ballad ($115,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Solana Beach Sales) O- Gerald & Ronald Frankel; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

CHANNEL MAKER, 3YO gelding by English Channel – In Return ($57,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) O- Joe Guerrieri, Wachtel Stable & Gary Barber; B- Tall Oaks Farm (ON); T- Bill Mott

DANGERFIELD, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Amusingly ($92,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Headford Farm; $450,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent, Buyer- Zayat Stables & W.C. Racing) O- W.C. Racing & Zayat Stables; B- Joe B. Murphy (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

 

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

QUEEN CAROLINE, 4YO filly by Blame – Queens Plaza ($170,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Morgan’s Ford Farm, Buyer- Amy Moore) O- Amy Moore; B- Morgan’s Ford Farm (VA); T- Michael Matz

PUCA, 5YO mare by Big Brown – Boat’s Ghost ($90,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Jerry Crawford & Paul Pompa Jr. (KY); T- Bill Mott (Hip 309 – Puca is consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to the 2017 November Sale by ELITE, agent)

FIRSTHAND REPORT, 4YO filly by Blame – Kinsey ($310,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm; Buyer- Starlight) O- StarLadies Racing; B- Lindsay Scott & Jane MacElree (PA); T- Todd Pletcher (Hip 510 – Firsthand Report is consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to the November Sale by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent)

DECKED OUT, 4YO filly by Street Boss – Once Around ($45,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Darwin Krenz; $75,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent, Buyer- Gene Voss) O- Big Chief Racing, Head of Plains Partners & Gene Voss; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux (Hip 1068 – Weanling half-sister by Street Boss consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Vinery Sales, agent)

CONQUEST TIZFIRE, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Miss Cort’n ($250,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Conquest Stables; $25,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Patrice Mille/EQB, agent) O- DB DOJO LLC; B- Town & Country Farm (KY); T- James Lawrence II

 

BOLD RULER S. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

READY FOR RYE, 5YO gelding by City Zip – Embroidery ($70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Chalk Racing) O- Chalk Racing; B- Soc. Agr. Santa Elena de Chimbarongol TDA (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

TOM’S READY, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Goodbye Stranger ($145,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- GMB Racing; B- Blackstone Farm (PA); T- Dallas Stewart (Hip 1819 – It’s Been Nice, half-sister in foal to Tapizar, consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Gainesway, agent)

BEASLEY, 3YO colt by Shackleford – In Truth ($65,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables) O- Lee Lewis & Mark Grier; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Mark Hennig (Hip 3553 – Prodicious Facts, half-sister in foal to Violence consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent)

MR. CROW, 3YO colt by Tapizar – Black Chocolate ($12,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbreds Champion Training Center) O- KRA Stud Farm; B- Avalon Farms & Scott Swaim (KY); T- Todd Pletcher (Hip 417 – Dam, Black Chocolate, in foal to Twirling Candy, consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Pope McLean [Crestwood Farm], agent)

 

TURNBACK THE ALARM H. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

A PLACE TO SHINE, 4YO filly by Tale of Ekati – Smart Soul ($9,500, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Eric Aquino) O- Jeremiah Kane; B- Charles Fipke (KY); T- Ben Perkins Jr.

BIRDATTHEWIRE, 5YO mare by Summer Bird – My Limit ($22,000 RNA, 2013 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Pauls Mill, agent) O- Forum Racing; B- Lynn Jones & Kathy Jones (KY); T- Tom Proctor

ESKENFORMONEY, 5YO mare by Eskendereya – But for Money ($225,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Starlight) O- StarLadies Racing & Lisa Troutt; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher (Hip 24 – Weanling half-brother by Uncle Mo consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) 

 

ONTARIO FASHION S. (G3), Woodbine, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

NORTHERN KISS, 4YO filly by Afleet Express – Just Kiss Me Quick ($3,000 RNA, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent) O- Maplehaven Equestrian Center; B- Denise & David Purvis (KY); T- Blair Miller

MINKS APRISE, 5YO mare by Northern Afleet – Couturier ($40,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Terrazas Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Ricardo Baltazar; $70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) O- KMN Racing; B- Carlos Enrique Bruno (KY); T- Roger Attfield

CODE WARRIOR, 4YO filly by Society’s Chairman – Lady Natalie ($6,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shannondoe Farm, agent, Buyer- Mal McGuire; $10,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- J. Radosevich) O- J C Racing Stable, Wachtel Stable & Gary Barber; B- Pamela Edel (FL); T- Rachel Halden (Hip 2532 – Code Warrior is consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to the 2017 November Sale by ELITE)

 

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

AUTUMN MISS S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

KATHY’S SONG, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – Strawberry Sense ($210,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock) O- Abbondanza Racing, Premier Racing Club & Jerry McClanahan; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- Richard Baltas

BEAUTIFUL BECCA, 3YO filly by Elusive Quality – One in a Romp ($140,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Hollendorfer, Three Kings Racing & George Todaro; B- Runnymede Farm & Darley (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

DOMESTIC VINTAGE, 3YO filly by Americain – Wine Glow ($55,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O/B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Neil Drysdale (Hip 3920 – Weanling half-sister to Raison d’Etat consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Paramount Sales, agent)

SPIN ME A KISS, 3YO filly by Hard Spun – River Kiss ($50,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Stroud’s Lane Farm) O- Francie Nilforushan; B- Terry Lovingier (CA); T- Philip D’Amato

BERNINA STAR, 3YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Date to Remember ($300,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- D P Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Jim Cassidy

SANDY’S SURPRISE, 3YO filly by Drosselmeyer – Sandi’s Ready ($12,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Hal Fullerton) O- STD Racing Stable, John Fuller & Neil Haymes; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

ALMOST CARLA, 3YO filly by Stormy Atlantic – Villano ($30,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- Boone Family Trust, Arlyn Boone & Michael Boone; B- Diamond A Racing Corp (KY); T- William Morey

 

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