Grade 1 Victors, Juvenile Standouts Headline Stakes-Winning Keeneland Sales Grads

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LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 28, 2011) – Holiday stakes results were highlighted by the Grade 1 wins of Keeneland sales graduates To Honor and Serve and Ultimate Eagle in the Cigar Mile and Hollywood Derby, respectively.  Keeneland also was represented by the graded stakes-winning juveniles Gemologist, So Brilliant, O’Prado Again and More Than Love.





TO HONOR AND SERVE, 3YO colt by Bernardini – Pilfer ($250,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Sommer Smith, agent; $575,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) Won Cigar Mile H. (G1) on 11/26 at Aqueduct (career 11-6-1-2, $1,146,340) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Twin Creeks Farm, Larry Byer & Rancho San Miguel (KY); T- Bill Mott


ULTIMATE EAGLE, 3YO colt by Mizzen Mast – Letithappencaptain ($57,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent for Whitechurch Farm; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won Hollywood Derby (G1) on 11/27 at Hollywood (career 7-4-0-2, $329,800) O- B.J. Wright; B- B. Walden & D. Hanley (KY); T- M. Pender


GEMOLOGIST, 2YO colt by Tiznow – Crystal Shard ($310,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) Won Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) on 11/26 at Churchill Downs (career 3-3-0-0, $145,855) O- WinStar Farm; B- G. Watts Humphrey & Louise Humphrey Revocable Trust (KY); T- Todd Pletcher


O’PRADO AGAIN, 2YO colt by El Prado (IRE) – Leh She Run ($350,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) Won Remsen S. (G2) on 11/26 at Aqueduct (career 5-2-0-1, $156,290) O- Donegal Racing; B- Highclere (KY); T- Dale Romans


ARENA ELVIRA, 4YO filly Ghostzapper – Two Item Limit ($55,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Jill Julian) Won Falls City H. (G2) on 11/24 at Churchill Downs (career 12-7-3-2, $391,436) O- Carolyn Wilson; B- Northwest Farms (KY); T- Bill Mott


SO BRILLIANT, 2YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Merry Me in Spring ($190,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- BG Stables) Won Hollywood Prevue S. (G3) on 11/24 at Hollywood (career 2-2-0-0, $87,000) O- Arnold Zetcher; B- Stonewall Farm Stallions (KY); T- Bob Baffert


MORE THAN LOVE, 2YO filly by More Than Ready – I’m in Love ($130,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- BBA Ireland) Won Miesque S. (G3) on 11/25 at Hollywood (career 3-2-0-0, $93,150) O- Newtown Anner Stud; B- Loft Hall Stud, Galleria Bloodstock & Samac (KY); T- John Terranova II


SUNRISE SMARTY, 4YO colt by Smarty Jones – Sunrise Slew ($70,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) Won Fall Highweight H. (G3) on 11/24 at Aqueduct (career 12-4-3-1, $191,961) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, Donald Brooks & Nick Cammarano; B- Dennis Drazin (KY); T- M. Hushion


PACIFIC OCEAN, 4YO gelding by Ghostzapper – Miss Salsa ($300,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent for Swordlestown Stud; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won Vernon O. Underwood S. (G3) on 11/26 at Hollywood (career 6-4-1-0, $153,199) O- JMJ Racing Stables; B- Swordlestown Stud (KY); T- M. Mitchell


RAVALO, 7YO gelding by Mutakddim – Momentary Hope ($32,000 RNA, 2004 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James Keogh/Grovendale, agent) Won $200,000 Six Bits H. on 11/23 at Penn National (career 48-17-9-10, $1,254,022) O- Lindy Redding; B- Heaven Trees (KY); T- Donald Barr


GANTRY, 4YO gelding by Pulpit – Rhum ($140,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Black Swan Stable) Won $75,000 Thanksgiving H. on 11/24 at Fair Grounds (career 9-4-0-2, $149,850) O- Brittlyn Stable; B- D J Stable (KY); T- Ron Faucheux


DAISY DEVINE, 3YO filly by Kafwain – Devil’s Dispute ($5,500, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- James Miller) Won $74,250 Pago Hop S. on 11/26 at Fair Grounds (career 10-5-1-1, $533,349) O- James Miller; B- J. Reiley McDonald (KY); T- Andrew McKeever





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