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Keeneland September Yearling Sale Graduates Sweep Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (July 18, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates captured all seven North American graded stakes races over the weekend, including the Delaware Handicap (G1) won by I’m a Chatterbox on Saturday. September Sale graduates have now won 108 graded stakes, including 27 Grade 1 wins, in 2016, more than all other North American Thoroughbred sales companies combined.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Melatonin Secures Berth in Classic with Gold Cup Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (June 27, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni won both Grade 1 stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. In the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), Melatonin earned his second Grade 1 victory of 2016 and an automatic berth in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 5 with a victory over fellow September Sale graduate Win the Space.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Hoppertunity, Melatonin, Second Summer Headline Saturday’s Gold Cup at Santa Anita

LEXINGTON, KY (June 24, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates represent six of the eight accomplished handicap horses entered for Saturday’s Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1).

Keeneland-Sold Grade 1 Winners Majestic Harbor, Grand Arch Seek to Enhance Handicap Credentials

LEXINGTON, KY (June 17, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and Grade 1 winner Majestic Harbor seeks his third graded stakes win of the year in Saturday’s Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs. At Belmont, September Sale alumni Grand Arch, winner of the 2015 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland and Takeover Target, who captured the Dixie (G2) at Pimlico on Preakness Day, vie in the Poker (G3).

Keeneland Racing and Sales Well Represented at Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 17, 2016) – A number of horses who sold at Keeneland and/or raced or trained here are in England to compete during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet, which began Tuesday and runs through Saturday.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Lady Aurelia, Hawkbill, Order of St George Win at Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 16, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Lady Aurelia, Hawkbill and Order of St George (IRE) have captured group stakes during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet in England.

On Wednesday, Lady Aurelia scored a dominating seven-length victory in the Queen Mary (G2) Wednesday at Royal Ascot.

With Frankie Dettori aboard for trainer Wesley Ward, the 2-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy took command early in the five-furlong race over soft going on the straightaway and easily defeated 16 rivals.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Jhelkabyz Wins Kazakhstan’s 2000 Guineas

LEXINGTON, KY (June 16, 2016) – Jhelkabyz, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, won Kazakhstan’s 2000 Guineas on Sunday, June 12, at Almaty Hippodrome.

Gainesway, agent, consigned the 3-year-old colt by Afleet Express out of the Corinthian mare Be With Me to the September Sale. He was purchased for $3,000 by BBA Ireland and leading Kazakhstan bloodstock agent Akhat Razak.

Jhelkabyz is owned by Baltabek. He is trained and was ridden by Nurdan Sharshenbaev.

Creator Wins Belmont, Graduates of Keeneland's September Sale Win Each Leg of Triple Crown

LEXINGTON, KY (June 11, 2016) – Creator, who sold for $440,000 at Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, nosed out fellow September Sale graduate Destin to win the 148th running of the $1 million Belmont (G1) on Saturday at Belmont Park.

Keeneland has sold 19 Belmont winners. In overall Triple Crown competition, Keeneland sales graduates have captured 20 runnings of the Kentucky Derby and 22 editions of the Preakness.

Preakness Winner Exaggerator Tops Eight Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 8, 2016) – Xpressbet.com Preakness (G1) winner and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Exaggerator leads the eight Keeneland sales graduates among the 13 horses entered in the 148th running of the $1 million Belmont (G1) on Saturday at Belmont Park.

Exaggerator is the 9-5 morning-line favorite for the Belmont. Post time for the 1 1/2-mile race for 3-year-olds is 6:32 p.m. ET.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Illuminant Shines in Gamely

LEXINGTON, KY (May 31, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Illuminant sat just off the pace and took the lead at the top of the stretch to draw clear for an upset win in the Gamely (G1) on Memorial Day at Santa Anita.

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