You are here

Quotes from the $400,000 First Lady (G1)

Click here for a replay of the race

Click here for the post-race interview with the winning connections

Ginny DePasquale (assistant to Todd Pletcher, winning trainer of Photo Call [IRE])

Keeneland Represented by More Than 40 Sales Graduates Entered in Thursday/Friday Graded Stakes

Keeneland Sales Alumni Dominate Kentucky Oaks Field

LEXINGTON, KY (May 4, 2016) – Keeneland will be represented by more than 40 sales graduates competing in graded stakes on Thursday and Friday, May 5-6, with alumni headlining the Kentucky Oaks (G1) Day card at Churchill Downs, as well as stakes at Santa Anita and Lone Star. 

Keeneland Sales Graduates Highlight Closing-Day Bewitch at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (April 29, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates Songoficeandfire, second in the recent Orchid (G3) at Gulfstream, and stakes winners Street of Gold and Miss Chatelaine are featured in today’s Bewitch (G3) at Keeneland. On Saturday, multiple graded stakes winner Alert Bay and Grade 1 winner Gabriel Charles are among Keeneland sales alumni entered in the San Francisco Mile (G3) at Golden Gate.


Keeneland September Sale Graduate Nyquist Kentucky Derby Favorite Following Florida Derby Win


LEXINGTON, KY (April 4, 2016) – Keeneland 2014 September Yearling Sale graduate and undefeated champion Nyquist solidified his status as early favorite for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) following his commanding 3¼-length victory in Saturday’s Florida Derby (G1).  



Undefeated Champion and Kentucky Derby Favorite Nyquist Returns to Keeneland to Train for Derby

Colt won Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile here last October

LEXINGTON, KY (April 3, 2016) – Winner of Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park, Reddam Racing’s undefeated champion Nyquist arrived at Keeneland around 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday to continue preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

Click here for video of Nyquist’s arrival at Keeneland.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Toews On Ice Headlines Bob Hope Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 13, 2015) – Stakes winner Toews On Ice, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, carries high weight in Saturday’s Bob Hope (G3) at Del Mar, where he will meet fellow Keeneland sales alumni Street Vision and On Fire

Keeneland Sales Graduates Earn Breeders’ Cup Berths with Weekend Victories

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 5, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates punched their tickets to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held at Keeneland on Oct. 30-31, with victories in “Win & You’re In” races this weekend.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Lead Entries for Cotillion, Pennsylvania Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 19, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise eight of the 12 sophomore fillies entered for today’s $1 million Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing, headlined by multiple graded stakes winner I’m a Chatterbox, champion Take Charge Brandi, Grade 1 winners Embellish the Lace and Peace and War, and Grade 2 winner Keen Pauline.

Keeneland Sales Grads in the Spotlight this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 28, 2012) – Keeneland sales graduates account for 59 entries competing in this weekend’s multiple graded stakes at Belmont and Santa Anita.



Keeneland Association, Inc. 4201 Versailles Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40510
Telephone: (859) 254-3412 Toll Free: (800) 456-3412 Fax: (859) 255-2484

©1999-2015 Keeneland Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved