Talented Keeneland-Sold Juveniles Headline Saratoga Special, Adirondack

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LEXINGTON, KY (August 10, 2012) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Shanghai Bobby, winner of the Track Barron Stakes at Belmont in late June, and Kauai Katie, who broke her maiden by 12 lengths on opening day at Saratoga, highlight the entries for Sunday’s Saratoga Special (G2) and Adirondack (G2) stakes, respectively.

Other prominent Keeneland sale alumni entered this weekend include graded stakes winners Nereid and City to City in the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2); high weight My Best Brother in the La Jolla Handicap (G2); and graded stakes winners Sassy Image and Joyful Victory in the Gardenia Stakes (G3). Five of the six fillies entered in the Monmouth Oaks (G3) are Keeneland sales grads, led by stakes winner Morrow Cove.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RACING HALL OF FAME S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

YARI, 3YO gelding by First Samurai – Message Red ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- McMahon Bloodstock, agent) O- Lake Lonely Racing; B- Landson Robbins (KY); T- Chad Brown

QUICK WIT, 3YO colt by Sharp Humor – Thank the Academy ($32,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Michael Bruder; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Dale Romans

DADDY NOSE BEST, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Follow Your Bliss ($34,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; $35,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor – Betz Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Bob & Cathy Zollars) O- Bob & Cathy Zollars; B- Patricia Ann Elia Trust (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

RACONTEUR, 3YO colt by A.P. Indy – Miss Kate ($300,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; $240,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Dogwood Stable) O- Dogwood Stable; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

FOURSTARDAVE H. (G2), Saratoga, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

GUYS REWARD, 5YO horse by Grand Reward – Beach View ($14,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; $27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Carmichael Sales, agent) O- Michael Bruder; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Dale Romans

CORPORATE JUNGLE, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Lady Carson ($210,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Blandford Stud & Harty & O’Rourke (KY); T- Chad Brown

UPGRADE, 5YO 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- Michelle Nihei

LA JOLLA H. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

BLINGO, 3YO gelding by Artie Schiller – Wassifa (GB) ($80,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill; Buyer- Mr. & Mrs. J.S. Moss) O- Mr. & Mrs. J.S. Moss; B- B.P. Walden Jr. & B. Ray (KY); T- John Shirreffs

CHIPS ALL IN, 3YO colt by North Light (IRE) – Maria’s Mirage ($4,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- T. Anderson) O- Everest, O’Brien, Valdez et al; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- J. Mullins

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) O/B- William Currin & Al Eisman (KY); T- Julio Canani

MONMOUTH OAKS (G3), Monmouth, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

WINE PRINCESS, 3YO filly by Ghostzapper – Azeri ($475,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jimmy & Becky Winemiller) O- Becky Winemiller; B- Allen Paulson Living Trust (KY); T- Steve Margolis

PROUD PEARL, 3YO filly by Proud Citizen – Pacific Spell ($250,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- David Redvers Bloodstock) O- Pearl Bloodstock; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

DEFY GRAVITY, 3YO filly by Bandini – Quickest ($2,500, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Karen & Gary Farrar) O- RNR Stable; B- Vincent Colbert (KY); T- V. Testerman

MORROW COVE, 3YO filly by Yes It’s True – Once Around ($72,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Judy Klosterman, agent for Langsem Farm; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) O- Paul Pompa Jr.; B- Langsem Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

JEMIMA’S PEARL, 3YO filly by Distorted Humor – Jemima (GB) ($100,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- David Redvers Bloodstock) O- G. Campbell, R Group Management & Greenwood Lodge; B- W.S. Farish & Lazy F. Ranch (KY); T- Bret Calhoun

GARDENIA S. (G3), Ellis Park, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up, F&M

JOYFUL VICTORY, 4YO filly 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

HOLIDAY SOIREE, 3YO 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 Stables; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- D. Smithwick Jr.

FIND THE HUMOR, 4YO filly by Sharp Humor – Thank the Academy ($40,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- McMahon Bloodstock, agent) O- Whispering Pines; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- P. Vallance

SASSY IMAGE, 5YO mare by Broken Vow – Ideal Image ($42,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jerry Romans; B- J C Davis Farm (KY); T- Dale Romans

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

JOHN C. MABEE S. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

NEREID, 4YO filly by Rock Hard Ten – Dowry ($190,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Blandford Bloodstock) O- E.N. Kronfeld; B- Mr. & Mrs. Emler Neuman (KY); T- John Shirreffs

CITY TO CITY, 5YO mare by City Zip – Stormbow ($15,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ronald Hagen) O- DeBurgh or Hollendorfer or DeDominico; B- Dr. D. Michael Cavey Jr. (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

ADIRONDACK S. (G2), Saratoga, 6½ Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

SWEET SHIRLEY MAE, 2YO filly by Broken Vow – Joyful Chaos ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock, agent) O- Ice Wine Stable; B- Lewis Schaffel (KY); T- Wesley Ward

FULLY LIVING, 2YO filly by Unbridled’s Song – Half A. P. ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Lyster III (KY); T- Ken McPeek

KAUAI KATIE, 2YO filly by More Than Ready – Malibu Moon ($90,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent for Spendthrift Farm; Buyer- Grady Enterprises) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SARATOGA SPECIAL S. (G2), Saratoga, 6½ Furlongs, 2YOs

SOUTHERN HONOR, 2YO colt by Yes It’s True – Pontiana ($37,000 RNA, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent) O- Bill & Vicki Poston; B- Mr. & Mrs. Russell Jones Jr.; T- Anthony Dutrow

DAN THE TIN MAN, 2YO colt by Songandaprayer – Mrs. M ($22,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Kelynack Racing & Steve Duffield) O- Debmar Stables; B- Moreau Bloodstock International (FL); T- R. Griffith

SHANGHAI BOBBY, 2YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Steelin’ ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Starlight) O- Starlight Racing; B- Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

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