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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Jack Milton Captures Maker’s 46 Mile

LEXINGTON, KY (April 13, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Jack Milton surged from last to first to win the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland on Friday.

40 Keeneland Sales Graduates Competing in Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (April 10, 2015) – Forty Keeneland sales graduates highlight graded stakes entries across the country this weekend, led by millionaire Summer Front and Grade 3 winner Jack Milton in the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) on Friday; Hard Not to Like, who defends her title in the Jenny Wiley (G1) on Saturday; and Lady Eli and Sunset Glow, 1-2 finishers in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), who make their season debuts in the Appalachian Presented by Japan Racing Association (G3) on Sunday; all at Keeneland.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Carpe Diem, Dortmund Romp in Derby Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (April 6, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni established themselves at the top of the leaderboards for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) by sweeping major prep races on Saturday.

Carpe Diem powered to a three-length victory in the Toyota Blue Grass (G1) at Keeneland while Dortmund dominated the Santa Anita Derby (G1) by 4¼ lengths.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Carpe Diem, Dortmund Top Weekend Graded Stakes Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (April 3, 2015) – More than 60 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes during a blockbuster weekend of racing. Seven of the eight sophomores entered in Keeneland’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) on Saturday are sales alumni, including favored Carpe Diem, winner of last fall’s Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) here. Also headlining the weekend is the undefeated Dortmund, who goes postward in Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby (G1).


Keeneland-Sold Materiality Impressive in Florida Derby Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (March 30, 2015) Materiality, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2013 September Yearling Sale, vaulted onto the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) leaderboard with a 1½-length win in Saturday’s Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream. Fellow sales alumni I’m a Chatterbox and Birdatthewire moved into first and second place among the top contenders for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) with wins in the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2) and Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2), respectively.

Keeneland Sales Graduate Maftool Highlights UAE Derby Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2015) – Maftool, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and winner of the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) at Meydan in February, returns in Saturday’s UAE Derby (G2). Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Secret Circle is among five Keeneland sales alumni competing in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1).




Keeneland Sales Graduates Showcased on Roads to Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks

LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni are top contenders in this weekend’s classic preps. On the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) on Saturday, Itsaknockout, winner of the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2), and stakes winner Materiality highlight entries for the Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream, while War Story, Mr. Z and Keen Ice are prominent in the field for the Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds. 

Keeneland-Sold Firing Line Romps in Sunland Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (March 24, 2015) Firing Line, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and 2014 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, established himself as a leading contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) with a 14¼-length victory in Sunday’s Sunland Derby (G3).




Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Sunland Derby (G3) on 3/22 at Sunland:

Keeneland Sales Alum Race Day Prevails in Razorback

LEXINGTON, KY (March 16, 2015) – Keeneland sales alum Race Day turned in a gutsy performance to win Oaklawn’s Razorback Handicap (G3) by a neck on Saturday.




Keeneland Sales Alumni Prominent in Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (March 13, 2015) – Graduates of the Keeneland sales highlight entries for weekend graded stakes. On Saturday, 2015 stakes winners Cassatt and Dame Dorothy go postward in the Santa Margarita (G1) at Santa Anita, while at Oaklawn graded stakes-placed The Truth Or Else and the talented winner Madefromlucky meet in the Rebel (G2) and Mufajaah and Flashy American, 1-2 in the recent Bayakoa (G3), renew their rivalry in the Azeri (G2).




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