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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates swept four graded stakes on Saturday, led by Imperative’s gutsy win in the Charles Town Classic (G2) for his second victory in the million-dollar stakes. That same day, Multiplier rallied in the stretch to take the Illinois Derby (G3) at Hawthorne, while Collected and Inordinate won the Californian (G2) and San Juan Capistrano (G3), respectively, at Santa Anita.

Multiple Graded Stakes Winners Headline Keeneland Sales Graduates Competing on Saturday

LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2017) – Multiple graded stakes-winning Keeneland sales graduates figure prominently among the Saturday’s graded stakes entries: Red Rifle seeks to become a millionaire in the Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) at Keeneland; Stanford defends his title in the Charles Town Classic (G2); and stablemates Collected and Cupid take aim at the Californian (G2) at Santa Anita.



Keeneland Sales Graduates, Led by Champion Classic Empire, Dominate Arkansas Derby Field

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise eight of the 12 sophomores vying in today’s Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn, highlighted by champion Classic Empire, Rebel (G2) winner Malagacy and graded stakes-placed horses Petrov, Lookin At Lee, Untrapped and Conquest Mo Money

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Sweep Million-Dollar Derby Preps on Saturday

LEXINGTON, KY (April 3, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Always Dreaming and Girvin won the Xpressbet Florida Derby (G1) and Louisiana Derby (G2), respectively, to capture the weekend’s two $1 million preps on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Each prep was worth 100 points to the winner to establish Girvin in first place on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard with Always Dreaming in third.



Keeneland September Sale Graduates Gunnevera and Girvin Favored in Weekend Derby Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (March 31, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates and graded stakes winners Gunnevera and Girvin were installed as the respective morning-line favorites for Saturday’s Xpressbet Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream and Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds. Both stakes are major classic preps worth 100 points to each winner on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Arrogate Becomes Richest North American Thoroughbred with Spectacular Dubai World Cup Win

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Sweep Three Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2017) – Arrogate, purchased by owner Juddmonte Farms at Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, boosted his career earnings to more than $17 million with his stunning rally from last to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan on Saturday to become the richest North American Thoroughbred in racing history. (Click here for video of Arrogate selling at Keeneland.)

Champion Arrogate Leads Talented Contingent of Keeneland Sales Graduates Competing on Dubai World Cup Day and in Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (March 24, 2017) – More than 40 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes on Dubai World Cup Day and across the U.S. on Saturday.

Keeneland sales graduates figure prominently in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan, led by champion 3-year-old colt and IFHA 2016 World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate, winner of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) in his season debut. Also featured in the Dubai World Cup are Keeneland sales graduates and Grade 1 winners Keen Ice and Hoppertunity.

Keeneland Sale Graduate Malagacy Remains Undefeated with Grade 2 Rebel Win

LEXINGTON, KY (March 20, 2017) – Malagacy, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2014 November Breeding Stock Sale, remained perfect in winning Saturday’s Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn and established himself as a top contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). The same day at Gulfstream another November Sale graduate, Distinta, swept to victory in the Inside Information (G2). 



American Anthem, Royal Mo among Nine Keeneland Sales Graduates Seeking Derby Points in Grade 2 Rebel

LEXINGTON, KY (March 17, 2017) – Nine of the 11 talented sophomores entered for Saturday’s Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn, a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), are graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, topped by California invaders American Anthem, second in the Sham (G3), and Robert B. Lewis (G3) winner Royal Mo.




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