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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Cloud Computing Wins Preakness

LEXINGTON, KY (May 20, 2017) – Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Cloud Computing, purchased at Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, won the 142nd running of the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) Saturday at Pimlico.

Nine of the 10 3-year-olds colts competing in the Preakness were graduates of Keeneland sales, including runner-up Classic Empire and third-place finisher Senior Investment.

Five Keeneland September Sale Graduates, Led by Master Plan, Entered in Saturday’s Grade 3 Peter Pan

LEXINGTON, KY (May 12, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale make up five of the six sophomores entered in Saturday’s Peter Pan (G3) at Belmont. Leading the contingent is the Todd Pletcher-trained Master Plan, winner of the OBS Championship Stakes in January and third in the UAE Derby (G2) in March who was on the also-eligible list for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Graduate Always Dreaming Wins 143rd Kentucky Derby

11,752 Fans Celebrate Derby Day at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (May 6, 2017) – Two horses sold at Keeneland’s 2015 Keeneland September Yearling Sale – favored Always Dreaming and Lookin At Lee – finished 1-2 in today’s 143rd running of the $2,395,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Keeneland sales now have produced 21 Kentucky Derby winners, including last year’s winner, Nyquist.

Keeneland Sales Alumnus Abel Tasman Wins $1 Million Kentucky Oaks

LEXINGTON, KY (May 5, 2017) – China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms’ Abel Tasman, an alumnus of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, turned in an impressive last-to-first performance to win today’s $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Clearsky bred Abel Tasman, a filly by Quality Road, and offered her at the September Sale.

Keeneland Sales Graduates in Graded Stakes Spotlight on Friday

LEXINGTON, KY (April 14, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates are prominent in Friday’s three graded stakes. Highlighting entries for the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland are Grade 3 winner American Patriot and Ballagh Rocks, who is seeking his fourth consecutive victory.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Burnish Classic Credentials

LEXINGTON, KY (April 10, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale established themselves among the top contenders on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) with impressive wins in Saturday classic preps.

Gormley and Irap captured the Santa Anita Derby (G1) and Toyota Blue Grass (G2) at Keeneland, respectively. Each race, worth $1 million and 100 points to the winner, vaulted Gormley and Irap into second and third place, respectively, on the Derby points leaderboard.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Sweep Top Spots in San Felipe, Honeybee

LEXINGTON, KY (March 13, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates continued to show their class in prep races for the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) on Saturday. On the Road to the Derby, Mastery, a graduate of the 2015 September Yearling Sale, remained undefeated in winning the San Felipe (G2) at Santa Anita by 6¾ lengths, though the Candy Ride (ARG) colt was injured in the race and will miss the Triple Crown. Keeneland sales alumni Iliad and Term of Art finished second and third, respectively, in the San Felipe.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates and Grade 1 Winners Mastery, Gormley Meet in Grade 2 San Felipe

LEXINGTON, KY (March 10, 2017) – Keeneland sales are represented by five of the seven 3-year-olds entered at Santa Anita in Saturday’s San Felipe (G2), a major prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Undefeated Grade 1 winner Mastery carries high weight in his 3-year-old debut in San Felipe, where he will meet Grade 1 victor Gormley, winner of the Sham (G3) in January, and recent San Vincente (G2) winner Iliad. All are graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale.  

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Unique Bella, El Areeb and Royal Mo Shine in Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 6, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale –Unique BellaEl Areeb and Royal Mo – turned in exciting performances in their respective preps this weekend to move up the leaderboards on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1).

Keeneland Sales Graduates and Champions Classic Empire, Champagne Room Make Season Debuts in Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 3, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates dominate entries for the weekend’s prep races on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1). Headlining entries are the eagerly awaited sophomore debuts of Eclipse Award winners and 2016 Experimental Free high weights Classic Empire and Champagne Room in Saturday’s Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream and Sunday’s Las Virgenes (G2) at Santa Anita, respectively.  

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