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Keeneland Sales Graduates Great Stuff, Shamaal Nibras Earn Grade 3 Wins

January 29, 2018

Great Stuff, a graduate of Keeneland’s September Yearling and November Breeding Stock Sales, put in a determined move to close from far back and win Saturday’s Toboggan (G3) at Aqueduct by an easy 2½ lengths. On Friday in Dubai, September Sale graduate Shamaal Nibras captured the Jebel Ali Mile (G3), avenging his second-place finish in last year’s race. 


Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Toboggan S. (G3) on 1/27 at Aqueduct: 

1- GREAT STUFF, 6YO horse by Quality Road – Sumptuous ($185,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- A. Stevens Miles Jr.; $145,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent, Buyer- Glasscock Financial Services) (career 26-7-7-5, $408,902) O- Bruce Golden Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- David Jacobson

2- Vulcan’s Forge, 5YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Possibly a Ten ($190,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Hell Pony) O- William & Corinne Heiligbrodt and Team Valor International; B- Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock, Petaluma Bloodstock & Ashleigh Stud (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SHAMAAL NIBRAS, 9YO gelding by First Samurai – Sashay Away ($25,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Anthony Stroud Bloodstock) Won Jebel Ali Mile (G3) on 1/26 at Jebel Ali (Dubai) (career 50-9-8-7, $417,434) O- EERC; B- Andrew Cohen & Gary Tolchin (KY); T- Doug Watson

SWING AND SWAY, 4YO filly by Maclean’s Music – Placerita ($50,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Walter Bloodstock) Won $125,000 American Beauty S. on 1/27 at Oaklawn (career 13-4-3-0, $243,040) O- Westrock Stables; B- Canyon Lake Thoroughbreds (NY); T- Ron Moquett

IN THE NAVY NOW, 5YO mare by Midshipman – Looking Afar ($95,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenwood Lodge Farm; Buyer- Woodford Sales) Won $100,000 Nellie Morse S. on 1/27 at Laurel (career 18-4-8-3, $224,220) O- R. Larry Johnson & R. D. M. Racing Stable; B- Greenwood Lodge Farm (KY); T- Michael Trombetta

MS LOCUST POINT, 4YO filly by Dialed In – Whisper Number ($17,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Barzini Syndicate; $27,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) Won $99,000 What a Summer S. on 1/20 at Laurel (career 7-5-1-0, $258,960) O- Jim Reichenberg & Cash Is King; B- Lesley Campion (KY); T- John Servis

BACKSIDEOFTHEMOON, 6YO ridgling by Malibu Moon – Ballado’s Thunder ($125,000 RNA to Sale, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock) Won $95,000 Jazil S. on 1/20 at Aqueduct (career 24-4-4-3, $314,480) O- Lake Lonely Racing; B- Doug Branham (KY); T- Leo O’Brien

HOGY, 9YO gelding by Offlee Wild – Floy ($17,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Care Brook Farm, agent; Buyer- Halvorson Bloodstock, agent) Won $75,000 Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint S. on 1/28 at Sam Houston (career 49-18-13-6, $1,231,627) O- Michael Hui; B- John Little (KY); T- Michael Maker

BLAMED, 3YO filly by Blame – Salsa Star ($70,000 RNA to Sale, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock) Won $65,000 El Paso Times S. on 1/28 at Sunland (career 4-3-1-0, $72,260) O- Cleber Massey; B- Sagamore Farm (MD); T- Joel Marr

SULLY’S DREAM, 4YO filly by Colonel John – Karate Gal ($29,000 RNA, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent; $24,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent) Won $50,000 Houston Distaff S. on 1/28 at Sam Houston (career 15-5-0-1, $153,129) O- Ralph Ebert & Patrick and Michael Waresk; B- Glendalough (KY); T- John Alexander Ortiz

WELL HUMORED, 4YO filly by Distorted Humor – Life Well Lived ($130,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent) Won $50,000 Wayward Lass S. on 1/20 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 4-3-0-0, $91,350) O- WinStar Stablemates Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

WELLABLED, 4YO colt by Shackleford – Expressive Diva ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent; $50,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield Sales, agent, Buyer- Redwings) Won $50,000 Forego S. on 1/19 at Turfway (career 9-5-1-0, $214,856) O- Carolyn Wilson; B- PTS Ranch (KY); T- Larry Rivelli