Keeneland-Sold Royal Delta, Bern Identity Capture Grade 2 Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 23, 2012) – Champion and Keeneland sale graduate Royal Delta, carrying high weight of 124 pounds, gamely held on to win the Delaware Handicap (G2) by a neck on Saturday at Delaware Park. Keeneland-sold juvenile Bern Identity rallied from off the pace to win Sunday’s Sanford Stakes (G2) at Saratoga by 1¼ lengths.

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

ROYAL DELTA, 4YO filly by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($8.5 million, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Chanteclair Farm, agent for the Complete Dispersal of Palides Investments N.V. Inc; Buyer- Besilu Stables) Won Delaware H. (G2) on 7/21 at Delaware Park (career 11-7-2-1, 42,263,851) O- Besilu Stables; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- Bill Mott

BERN IDENTITY, 2YO colt by Bernstein – Maddalena ($43,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Dundrum Farm; $75,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- George & Lori Hall) Won Sanford S. (G2) on 7/22 at Saratoga (career 3-2-1-0, $276,000) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Galleria Bloodstock, Crosshaven Bloodstock, Petaluma Bloodstock, et al (KY); T- Kelly Breen

 

Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2 in the Ontario Matron S. (G3) on 7/22 at Woodbine:

1- STARS TO SHINE, 5YO mare by Tale of the Cat – Gaily Lady ($45,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Ridge Manor Stud) (career 12-6-1-2, $388,971) O- The Grange House Partnership; B- Tomoko Uenaka (KY); T- Mark Frostad

2- Hooh Why, 6YO mare by Cloud Hopping – Magic Merger ($325,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Mark Hoffman & Earl Trostrud Jr.; B- Gail Gee (FL); T- Mark Hoffman

PACIFIC OCEAN, 5YO gelding by Ghostzapper – Miss Salsa ($300,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent for Swordlestown Stud; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won James Marvin S. (G3) on 7/20 at Saratoga (career 8-5-1-0, $217,199) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Swordlestown Stud (KY); T- Richard Dutrow Jr.

SCORE CLASSY, 2YO filly by Even the Score – Sky ($7,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Jose Garcia Ronzino, agent for Luis Morales) Won Asico Eduardo Cautino Insua Stakes (PR-G3) on 7/15 at Camarero (PUERTO RICO) (career 3-3-0-0, $42,616) O- Establo Villa Real; B- Sam Penn (KY); T- Allison Escobar                           

MY BEST BROTHER, 3YO colt by Stormy Atlantic – Wilshewed ($95,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Valkyre Stud, agent for Mr. & Mrs. William Currin) Won $109,900 Oceanside S. on 7/18 at Del Mar (career 6-3-0-0, $133,090) O/B- William Currin & Alvin Eisman (KY); T- Julio Canani

GLOBAL POWER, 4YO colt by Pulpit – Hidden Cat ($230,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won $100,250 Sussex S. on 7/21 at Delaware Park (career 13-5-2-1, $199,745) O- Luch Racing Stable; B- Hidden Creek Farm (KY); T- Tom Amoss

SUMMER FRONT, 3YO colt by War Front – Rose of Summer ($475,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) Won $100,000 Duluth S. on 7/22 at Saratoga (career 7-5-1-0, $316,800) O- Waterford Stable; B- Graceville Breeding (KY); T- Christophe Clement

AMERICAN SUGAR, 2YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – I Love America ($15,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H. Allen Poindexter) Won $75,000 Prairie Gold Lassie S. on 7/21 at Prairie Meadows (career 3-2-0-0, $62,366) O- Poindexter Thoroughbreds; B- Fares Farm (KY); T- Lynn Chleborad

WILD JACOB, 4YO gelding by Eurosilver – Let’s Coast ($11,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Walnut Green, agent; Buyer- Stanley Mankin) Won $50,000 John Bullit S. on 7/21 at Canterbury (career 17-6-2-3, $212,034) O/T- Stanley Mankin; B- Bohemia Stable (MD)

HUDSON LANDING, 5YO gelding by Maria’s Mon – Morning Star ($17,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent) Won $50,000 Mt. Rainier H. on 7/22 at Emerald Downs (career 32-11-6-3, $413,188) O- Chappell Alpine Farms; B- Fred Allor (KY); T- Blaine Wright

HOLY REINA, 2YO filly by Macho Uno – Sanibel Island ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Riversedge Racing Stables) Won $49,370 Princess Margaret S. on 7/21 at Northlands Park (career 2-2-0-0, $37,874) O- Riversedge Racing Stables; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton and Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Greg Tracy

BOSCO, 3YO gelding by Street Boss – Fly Borboleta ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Riversedge Racing Stables) Won $49,370 Edmonton Juvenile S. on 7/21 at Northlands Park (career 2-2-0-0, $37,920) O- Riversedge Racing Stables; B- William Graham (ON); T- Greg Tracy

COMMANDER, 4YO gelding by Broken Vow – Pout ($105,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) Won $49,370 Spangled Jimmy H. on 7/21 at Northlands Park (career 19-4-3-2, $176,249) O- North American Thoroughbred Horse Company; B- Paragon Farms (KY); T- Dennis Terry

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