Lady of Shamrock, Grace Hall & Switch Grad Winners

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 Lady of Shamrock, Grace Hall and Switch – each Keeneland sales alumni – burnished their records with graded stakes wins this weekend. Lady of Shamrock turned in a rail-skimming win over fellow sales grad My Gi Gi in the Grade 1 American Oaks. Grace Hall dominated the Delaware Oaks (G2) with a 3¾-length victory. Switch came from last to win the A Gleam Handicap (G2) and become the first horse this year to qualify for the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1). Cozzetti was best by a neck in the American Derby (G3) to score his first stakes win.



Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2 in the American Oaks (G1) on 7/14 at Hollywood:

1- LADY OF SHAMROCK, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Blushing Issue ($35,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm) (career 9-5-1-1, $465,400) O- Hronis Racing; B- Grovendale Sales (KY); T- John Sadler

2- My Gi Gi, 3YO filly by E Dubai – Relish the Thought (IRE) ($6,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- John Prather Jr.) O- Conner & Jacobsen; B- Darley (KY); T- P. Eurton

Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2-3 in the Delaware Oaks (G2) on 7/14 at Delaware Park:

1- GRACE HALL, 3YO filly by Empire Maker – Seasons Greeting (IRE) ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Anthony Dutrow) (career 8-5-2-1, $1,140,000) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & The Elkstone Group; B- Darley (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

2- Via Villaggio, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Hoh Buzzard (IRE) $300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Steve Beneto; B- Michael Lynch (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

3- Amie’s Dini, 3YO filly by Bandini – Run Kate Run ($3,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Walker) O- Mike Walker & Lou Sutterfield; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Ron Moquett

SWITCH, 5YO mare by Quiet American – Antoniette ($150,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Calumet Farm; Buyer- Third Street Stable) Won A Gleam H. (G2) on 7/14 at Hollywood (career 21-6-7-4, $1,362,562) O- C R K Stable; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

COZZETTI, 3YO colt by Cozzene – Lemon Drop Cello ($47,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Twighlight Stables; $150,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent, Buyer- Kempton Bloodstock, agent) Won American Derby (G3) on 7/14 at Arlington (career 10-2-1-1, $279,749) O- Albaugh Farmily Stable; B- Society Agriculture Santa Elena de Chimbarongo (KY); T- Dale Romans

SILVER OCEAN, 4YO gelding by Silver Train – Endless Sea ($60,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Twin Peeks Racing; $37,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent) Won Swedish Open Mile (L) on 7/14 at Taby (career 18-4-6-2, SKr 1,234,681) O- Autoindustri AB; B- Sun Valley Farm; T- Niels Petersen

YEARDLEY, 3YO filly by Don’t Get Mad – Whereabouts ($6,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Meadow Spring Farm; Buyer- James Elliott) Won $200,000 Indiana First Lady S. on 7/11 at Indiana Downs (career 7-3-2-1, $220,094) O- James Elliott; B- Meadow Springs Farm (IN); T- Walter Abner

EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE, 2YO filly by First Samurai – Refugee ($23,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Hubert Guy, agent) Won $150,000 Landaluce S. on 7/14 at Hollywood (career 2-2-0-0, $120,000) O- Karl Watson, Michael Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Betz/DJ Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robenalt (KY); T- Bob Baffert

PATRIOTICANDPROUD, 3YO colt by Proud Citizen – Luvina ($27,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Lucky Strike Racing Stable) Won $148,833 Toronto Cup on 7/14 at Woodbine (career 11-2-5-1, $207,936) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Gary Barber; B- Michael Jester (PA); T- Mark Casse

MORROW COVE, 3YO filly by Yes It’s True – Once Around ($72,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Judy Klosterman, agent for Langsem Farms; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) Won $75,000 Serena’s Song S. on 7/15 at Monmouth (career 5-3-1-0, $104,360) O- Paul Pompa Jr.; B- Langsem Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

TIREE, 3YO gelding by Smoke Glacken – Diva Dyna ($30,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hinkle Farms, agent, Buyer- Mooresbridge Stables; $95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Hal Queen) Won $66,400 Coach Jimi Lee S. on 7/14 at Arlington (career 9-4-1-3, $135,718) O- Harold Queen; B- Strouds Lane Farm (FL); T- Gerald Bennett

THE ABSOLUTE ONE, 2YO colt by Songandaprayer – Driving Rain ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Barry & Joni Butzow) Won $56,250 Par Four Overnight S. on 7/12 at Delaware Park (career 2-2-0-0, $59,340) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Cerca Trova (KY); T- Michael Pino

ANCIENT ROME, 3YO ridgling by Roman Ruler – Wish It Were ($35,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Never Know Racing) Won $50,250 Oh Say S. on 7/14 at Delaware Park (career 6-3-1-0, $124,000) O- Michael Dubb; B- Greg Mascera & Roman Ruler Syndicate (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

UP JUMPS A MONSTER, 3YO gelding by Proud Citizen – Hail the Flag ($14,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent) Won $49,316 KY Alta H. on 7/14 at Northlands Park (career 4-4-0-0, $61,543) O- Rob Chabot, Tim Kane & Joshua Schayer; B- The Neuman Group (KY); T- Rob Chabot




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