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Keeneland September Sale Alumni Score Major Weekend Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates swept some of North America’s biggest races this weekend: Danza stamped himself as a Kentucky Derby (G1) contender with a victory in the Arkansas Derby (G1); Judy the Beauty won the Madison (G1) at Keeneland to give owner and trainer Wesley Ward his first North American Grade 1 wi

Keeneland Sale Graduates Showcased in Saturday Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (April 12, 2014) – Forty-seven graduates of the Keeneland sales are entered in Saturday graded stakes, dominating the fields for the day’s two major Kentucky Derby (G1) preps – the Toyota Blue Grass (G1) and the Arkansas Derby (G1).



TOYOTA BLUE GRASS (G1), Keeneland, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs 

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Shine in Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (April 8, 2014) – Graduates of the 2012 September Yearling Sale burnished their credentials on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) with impressive wins on Saturday: Wicked Strong (TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial-G1); Fashion Plate (Santa Anita Oaks-G1); My Miss Sophia (Gazelle-G2); and Sugar Shock (Fantasy-G3). Coup de Grace captured the Bay Shore (G3).


Barn Notes -- Sunday, April 6


At 9 a.m. Sunday, Derby Dreamers Racing Stable’s Big Bazinga worked four furlongs in :47.60 with Brian Hernandez Jr. aboard as he continues to prepare for Saturday’s $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G1). (Click here to watch a video of the work.)

Hoppertunity, Noble Moon, Social Inclusion Among Keeneland Sale Grads on the Classic Trail this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (April 5, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates are showcased in this weekend’s classic preps, highlighted by Rebel (G2) winner Hoppertunity in the Santa Anita Derby (G1); Jerome (G2) winner Noble Moon, stakes winner Kid Cruz and the talented colts Social Inclusion and Kristo in the Twinspires.com Wood Memorial (G1); Seeking Her Glory and Miss Besilu in the Central Bank Ashland (G1); Las Virgenes (G1) winner

Keeneland-Sold Toast of New York Pulls Upset in UAE Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (March 31, 2014) – Keeneland sale graduate Toast of New York earned 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with his upset win in the UAE Derby Sponsored by the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) on Saturday at Meydan. Classic winner Palace Malice and Normandy Invasion, both graduates of the April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, finished 1-2 in the New Orleans Handicap (G2).



Keeneland Sales Grads We Miss Artie, Poker Player Highlight Turfway’s Spiral Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (March 21, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates figure prominently in this weekend’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) prep races. Sales alumni comprise six of the 12 sophomores entered in the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Racing Spiral (G3), headlined by Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity (G1) winner We Miss Artie and Bourbon (G3) winner Poker Player, and seven of the 12 fillies going postward in the Pure Romance Bourbonette Oaks (G3), including the talented Aurelia’s Belle and Super Sky.

Keeneland September Sale Grads Spotlighted in Rebel

LEXINGTON, KY (March 14, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni, highlighted by Grade 1 winner Strong Mandate and the talented colts Ride On Curlin and Hoppertunity, comprise half the sophomores entered for Saturday’s Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn, a prep race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine on National Stage

LEXINGTON, KY (March 10, 2014) – Keeneland sales grads swept the top spots in major stakes around the country this weekend: Game On Dude made history with a third consecutive win in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1); classic winner Palace Malice opened his 2014 campaign with a victory in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2); Ring Weekend established himself as a contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) by pulling an upset win in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2); and Keeneland-sold fillies, led by Euphrosyne, finis




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