Over 50 Keeneland Sales Grads Competing in Holiday Weekend Graded Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (May 24, 2013) – More than 50 Keeneland sales alumni are entered in graded stakes this Memorial Day weekend, led by such graded stakes winners as: Swagger Jack, Mark Valeski and Fed Biz in the Metropolitan Handicap (G1); Believe You Can and Joyful Victory in the Ogden Phipps Handicap (G1); Kauai Katie in the Acorn Stakes (G1); Lady of Shamrock and Marketing Mix in the Gamely Stakes (G1); Prayer for Relief in the Lone Star Park Handicap (G3); and Hooh Why in the Arlington Matron Stakes (G3).

SATURDAY, MAY 25

SHEEPSHEAD BAY S. (G2), Belmont, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

JULIE’S LOVE (GB), 5YO mare by Ad Valorem – Skimmia (GB) ($220,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Bobby Flay, Irving Cowan & Barry Weisbord; B- T.E. Pocock (GB); T- H. Graham Motion

HESSONITE, 5YO mare by Freud – Lakab ($27,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- William Punk Jr.) O- William Punk Jr. & Philip DiLeo; B- Berkshire Stud & Waterville Lake Stables (NY); T- David Donk

MYSTICAL STAR, 5YO mare by Ghostzapper – Capture a Star ($45,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; $45,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor Ashview Farm, agent, Buyer- Cheyenne Stables) O- Cheyenne Stables; B- W.G. Lyster III & Green Lantern Stables (KY); T- Christophe Clement

NASSAU S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

ENGLISH CLASS, 4YO filly by English Channel – Atrial Flutter ($9,000 RNA, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent) O- Fred Allor; B- Bluegrass Hall & J. Scatuorchio; T- Brian Lynch

SOLID APPEAL, 4YO filly by Successful Appeal – Star of the Woods ($100,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent for Select Bloodstock); Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Select Bloodstock (KY); T- R. Baker

NORTHERN PASSION, 4YO filly by First Samurai – A Touch of Glory ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- W.R. Enterprises) O- John C. Oxley; B- Mel Lawson (ON); T- Mark Casse

AMERICAN H. (G2), Betfair Hollywood, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

CHOSEN MIRACLE, 5YO horse by Ghostzapper – Royally Chosen ($70,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Bruce Headley) O- Abruzzo or Carver; B- Adena Springs (FL); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

DRILL, 4YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Cat Dancer ($170,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; $300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, Buyer- Mourning Wood) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- Stonewall Farm Stallions (KY); T- Bob Baffert

ARLINGTON CLASSIC (G3), Arlington Park, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

BROWN ALMIGHTY, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Gone Goodbye ($50,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Pegasus Holding Group; $47,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- Tri-Star Racing, Joe Denson & Brent Gasaway; B- MAP Mare Partnership (KY); T- T. A. Ice

DORSETT, 3YO colt by Artie Schiller – Dontgetinmyway ($4,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Brendrich Farm; $40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Marette Farrell, agent) O- Terry Hamilton; B- Guida Racing Stables & Corkstown Bloodstock (KY); T- Mike Stidham

GENERAL ELECTION, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Menekineko ($70,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Donver Stables) O- WinStar Farm; B- Meg & Mike Buckley (KY); T- K. Gorder

WHISKEY BRAVO, 3YO colt by Fusaichi Pegasus – Lovely Dream ($20,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Erich Brehm/Gene Voss) O- Erich Brehm & Gene Voss; B- France & Irwin Weiner (FL); T- R. Scherer

BAMBAZONKI, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Clafoutis ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Bridlewood Farm (FL); T- Chris Block

ARLINGTON MATRON S. (G3), Arlington Park, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

HOOH WHY, 7YO 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- M. Reavis

HANSHIN CUP (G3), Arlington Park, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

SERUNI, 6YO gelding by Saint Liam – Lady Melesi ($145,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Phil Oliver, agent) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & St. George Farm Racing; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr., John Cline II & Robin Cline (KY); T- Philip Oliver

SCATMAN, 4YO colt by Scat Daddy – Hit It Here Café ($14,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent) O/B- JEOG Racing (KY); T- Bill Mott

HATTAASH, 6YO gelding by Strong Hope – Lotta Rhythm ($290,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James Keogh/Grovendale, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- KFCB; B- Dolphus Morrison (KY); T- C. Bettis

HAMMERS TERROR, 4YO colt by Artie Schiller – Sister Baby ($40,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent) O- Terry Hamilton; B- Chad Austin Reed (KY); T- Mike Stidham

PATRIOTICANDPROUD, 4YO colt by Proud Citizen – Luvina ($27,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Lucky Strike Racing Stable) O- EclipseThoroughbred Partners & Gary Barber; B- Michael Jester (PA); T- Mark Casse

HOGY, 4YO gelding by Offlee Wild ($17,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Care Brook Farm, agent; Buyer- Halvorson Bloodstock, agent) O- William Stiritz; B- Dr. John Little (KY); T- S. Becker

LOUISVILLE H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

PRIME CUT, 5YO horse by Bernstein – Life Happened ($55,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent, Buyer- FJM Stables; $475,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock International, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Courtlandt Farms; B- Stuart McPhee (KY); T- David Carroll

ATIGUN, 4YO colt by Istan – Rimini Road ($42,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Shortleaf Stable) O- Shortleaf Stable; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Ken McPeek

DARK COVE, 6YO horse by Medaglia d’Oro – Crystal Cove ($120,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Chesapeak Partners; $155,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Stonewall Farm Stallions (KY); T- Mike Maker

AL QASR, 5YO horse by Aptitude – Majestic Dy ($8,500, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Waterford-Millford Farm, agent; Buyer- Dante Zanelli, agent) O- Soribel Stable; B- Kathryn West (KY); T- J. Garoffalo

SUNDAY, MAY 26

CONNAUGHT CUP (G2), Woodbine, 7 Furlongs (T), 4YOs & Up

BEAR NO JOKE, 5YO gelding by It’s No Joke – Nithi ($72,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- El Scott Farm) O- Bear Stables; B- James Everatt, Janeane Everatt & J. Ariak Everatt-Meeuse (ON); T- R. Baker

SOMETHING EXTRA, 5YO gelding by Indian Charlie – Our Mariah ($85,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Gail Cox, agent) O- John Menary & Gail Cox; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Gail Cox

UPGRADE, 6YO gelding by Saint Liam – Emily Ring ($170,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Mike Anderson Thoroughbreds (KY); T- M. Nihei

 

MONDAY, MAY 27

METROPOLITAN H. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MARK VALESKI, 4YO colt by Proud Citizen – Pocho’s Dream Girl ($22,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O/B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones

SWAGGER JACK, 5YO horse by Smart Strike – Lyrical Prayer ($280,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Silverton Hill) O- Silverton Hill; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Martin Wolfson

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

OGDEN PHIPPS H. (G1), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

JOYFUL VICTORY, 5YO mare by Tapit – Wild Lucy Black ($60,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Sucher) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- William Graham (ON); T- Larry Jones

AUTHENTICITY, 6YO mare by Quiet American – Court of Appeal ($250,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Padua Stables) O- Padua Stables; B- Dixiana Stables (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BELIEVE YOU CAN, 4YO filly by Proud Citizen – El Fasto ($70,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O/B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones

ACORN S. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YO Fillies

KAUAI KATIE, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – More Than Pretty ($90,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Grady Enterprises) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

MOMENTARY MAGIC, 3YO filly by Indian Charlie – Magical Illusion ($230,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- William Clifton Jr.) O- William Clifton Jr.; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- H. J. Bond

CUE THE MOON, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Red Hot Bertie ($310,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Popatop (KY); T- H.J. Bond

GAMELY S. (G1), Betfair Hollywood, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

MY GI GI, 4YO filly by E Dubai – Relish the Thought (IRE) ($6,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- John Prather Jr.) O- Conner or DeBruycker or Jacobsen; B- Darley (KY); T- P. Eurton

LADY OF SHAMROCK, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Blushing Issue ($35,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O- Hronis Racing; B- Grovendale Sales (KY); T- John Sadler

MARKETING MIX, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Instant Thought ($150,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Tom Proctor

SANDS POINT S. (G2), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

WAVE THEORY, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Glimmering (IRE) ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Minor & Greathouse; $275,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Martin Schwartz) O- Martin Schwartz; B- Hertrich/McCarthy Livestock, John Fielding & W.S. Farish (KY); T- Chad Brown

FUSAICHISWONDERFUL, 3YO filly by Fusaichi Pegasus – Cry Baby ($12,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eric Aquino) O- Aquino Stables; B- Don Cain (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

LONE STAR PARK H. (G3), Lone Star, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

FORMAGGIO, 6YO gelding by Dynaformer – Garden Spot ($330,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- My MeadowView) O- H & H Ranch; B- R. S. Evans (KY); T- D. Pish

ISN’T HE CLEVER, 4YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Sharp Minister ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Monticule; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- Monticule (KY); T- H. Dominguez

PRAYER FOR RELIEF, 5YO horse by Jump Start – Sparklin Lil ($39,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- War Horse Place; $80,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- G.R. Aschinger (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

BATTLE HARDENED, 4YO ridgling by Giant’s Causeway – Jen’s Fashion ($80,000, 2013 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Baumann Stables) O- Lane Seliger; B- Lakeside Farm (KY); T- J.R. Evans

ALL AMERICAN (G3), Golden Gate Fields, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

TRES BORRACHOS, 8YO gelding by Ecton Park – Pete’s Fancy ($37,000 RNA, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- John J. Greely III) O- Button Stable or George Hicker; B- Robert Shapiro, John J. Greely IV & Phil Houchens (KY); T- M. Jones

ADMINISTER, 4YO gelding by Bernstein – Nickle a Kiss ($40,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Eagles Stables; $70,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $100,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Nick de Meric, agent, Buyer- Alistair Roden Bloodstock) O- Peter Redekop; B- R & R Thoroughbred Stables (IL); T- D. Wright

HUDSON LANDING, 6YO gelding by Maria’s Mon – Morning Star ($17,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent) O- Chappell Alpine Farms; B- Fred Allor (KY); T- B Wright

POSITIVE RESPONSE, 5YO gelding by Pomeroy – Lisa’s Approval ($15,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock International, Buyer- Gofastandwin; $35,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent, Buyer- Vinery Stables) O- Gevertz, Morey, Newman or Pagano; B- Rosebrook Farms & Moreau Bloodstock International (FL); T- W.E. Morey

LOS ANGELES H. (G3), Betfair Hollywood, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

MAJESTIC CITY, 4YO colt by City Zip – It’schemistrybaby ($30,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Reddick Partners) O- Bloom Racing Stable; B- Trackside Farm (KY); T- Ron Ellis

FAST BULLET, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Renfro Valley Star ($230,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Roy Gottlieb (KY); T- Bob Baffert

CENTRALINTELIGENCE, 5YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Shootforthestars ($90,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spring Classics) O- Amerman Racing, Bongo Racing Stable, Finder et al; B- Patricia Chapman (KY); T- Ron Ellis

WINNING COLORS S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

JUDY THE BEAUTY, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Holy Blitz ($20,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Wesley Ward) O- Wesley Ward; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Wesley Ward

HOLIDAY SOIREE, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Try to Remember ($40,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O- Run to Win Again Stable & Unlimited Equine; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Tevis McCauley

BLUEEYESINTHEREIN, 3YO filly by Magna Graduate – Tartufi ($15,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Kentucky D Stables; $10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Garry Simms Sr., agent) O- Dorothy Self, Barry King & Travis Morgeson V; B- Elisabeth Alexander (KY); T- Garry Simms

BURBAN, 5YO mare by Speightstown – Horse B With You ($90,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Joe Sutton) O- Joseph Sutton; B- James Lamonica, Greenhill Farm, William Bryan & Jeff Singer

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