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Half-Brother to Tapit Brings $1 Million at Keeneland April Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (April 7, 2014) – The Malibu Moon colt who is a half-brother to Grade 1 winner and leading sire Tapit brought $1 million today during the 22nd annual Keeneland April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. He was purchased by the partnership of Gainesway, Greg Goodman’s Mt. Brilliant Farm and Robert LaPenta.

The price marked the first time since 2009 that the sale’s highest-priced horse reached $1 million.

Barn Notes -- Wednesday, April 2

UK-BRED CASIGUAPO JOINS LIST OF TOYOTA BLUE GRASS PROBABLES

All American Horses’ Casiguapo, who was bred by the University of Kentucky, has joined the list of probables for the 90th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G1) on Saturday, April 12.

Trained by Mario Morales, Casiguapo was the runner-up in the Hopeful (G1) and Delta Downs Jackpot (G3) in 2013 and finished fifth in his lone 2014 start. The colt by Sightseeing is scheduled to arrive at Keeneland on Thursday from his home base at Calder.

Keeneland Catalogs 125 Horses for 2014 April Two-Year-Old Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 125 juveniles for its 2014 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale on Monday, April 7, at 4 p.m. (ET). A Preview Show is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The interactive April Sale catalog will be available online at Keeneland.com on Tuesday, March 4. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of March 17.

The April Sale, first held in 1993, has produced more classic winners than any other 2-year-old sale, the most recent being 2013 Belmont (G1) winner Palace Malice.

Double-Digit Gains Realized at Keeneland April Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (April 8, 2013) – Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale saw double-digit growth in gross, average and median figures during the one-day session, which was headlined by the sale of an Unbridled’s Song filly for $700,000.

Irish bloodstock agent John McCormack signed the ticket for the filly on behalf of undisclosed clients. McCormack purchased two horses for a total of $880,000 to be the sale’s leading buyer.

Consistent Times Registered at Keeneland April Sale Preview Show

LEXINGTON, KY (April 4, 2013) – Dixie Blossom breezed an eighth of a mile in :9.4 – the fastest time of the day at that distance – to highlight Thursday’s Preview Show works, held in advance of Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The April Sale is scheduled for Monday, April 8, at 4 p.m. ET.

Dixie Blossom is a filly by Dixie Union out of the Lemon Drop Kid mare Lemon Blossom, and is from the family of Canadian champion Hero’s Love. She is consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, agent.

Keeneland to Hold April Sale Preview on Thursday - 2013 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale Set for April 8

LEXINGTON, KY (April 3, 2013) – Juveniles cataloged for Keeneland’s upcoming April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be showcased under tack for potential buyers during Preview Day, Thursday, April 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Keeneland has cataloged 137 two-year-olds for its 21th annual April Sale, scheduled for Monday, April 8, at 4 p.m.

Keeneland Catalogs 137 Horses for 2013 April Two-Year-Old Sale

LEXINGTON, KY (February 27, 2013) – Keeneland has cataloged 137 juveniles for its 2013 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to be held Monday, April 8, at 4 p.m. ET. A Preview Show is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The interactive April Sale catalog will be available online at Keeneland.com the week of Monday, March 4.  Print catalogs will be mailed the week of March 18.

 

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