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Keeneland Sales and Racing Well Represented at Breeders’ Cup World Championships

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 1, 2016) – Sixty-seven Keeneland sales graduates and 30 horses that raced and/or trained here during the recently concluded Fall Meet headline entries for the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita.

Through 2015, 88 graduates of Keeneland sales have won 95 Breeders’ Cup races. The Fall Meet has produced 40 horses that have won 43 Breeders’ Cup races.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Cover Song Prevails in Autumn Miss

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Lightstream Sweeps to Lexus Raven Run Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 24, 2016) –  Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Lightstream rallied to win the Lexus Raven Run (G2) on Saturday at Keeneland. It was her fourth victory, and second graded stakes win, in six career starts.



Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Lexus Raven Run (G2) on 10/22 at Keeneland:

Grade 3 Winner Greengrassofyoming Highlights Keeneland’s Sycamore

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 19, 2016) –  Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and Grade 3 winner Greengrassofyoming carries co-high weight of 123 pounds in Thursday’s Sycamore (G3) at Keeneland.



SYCAMORE S. (G3), Keeneland, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Futurity, Matron Fields

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 14, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise four of the five entries for Saturday’s Futurity (G3) and all five entries for Sunday’s Matron (G3), both at Belmont. Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Theory, a 5½-length winner in his career debut at Saratoga, leads entries for the Futurity. The Todd Pletcher-trained duo of Cherry Lodge and Spirituality, both maiden winners, highlight the field for the Matron.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Lipstick City, La Coronel Seek Breeders’ Cup Berth in JPMorgan Chase Jessamine

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 12, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates compete for an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Filly Turf (G1) in today’s JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3) at Keeneland. Among the sales alumni entered are Lipstick City, who rallied from last to first to win her career debut at Belmont in September, and La Coronel, winner of her maiden at Saratoga. 



Keeneland Sales Graduates Perfect 10-For-10 in North American Grade 1 Stakes this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 10, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates swept all 10 Grade 1 stakes held in North America this weekend: Lady Eli (Flower Bowl), Hoppertunity (Jockey Club Gold Cup), Miss Temple City (Shadwell Turf Mile), Classic Empire (Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity), Practical Joke (Champagne), I’m a Chatterbox (Juddmonte Spinster), Photo Call (IRE) (First Lady), Dancing Rags (Darley Alcibiades), Yellow Agate (Frizette) and Lord Nelson (Santa Anita Sprint Championship).

Keeneland Sales Graduates Seek Success in Juvenile Stakes At Churchill Downs, Woodbine

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 16, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates highlight entries for 2-year-old graded stakes at Churchill Downs and Woodbine this weekend.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Have History of Travers Day Success

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 26, 2016) – Graduates of Keeneland sales have excelled in the Travers (G1) at Saratoga, which will be run Saturday for the 147th time. The 1 1/4-mile race for 3-year-olds is worth $1.25 million.

The past six Travers winners are graduates of Keeneland sales. They are:

2015: Keen Ice (2012 November/2013 September), who defeated Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Streaking in King’s Bishop

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 26, 2016) – Saturday’s Travers (G1) Day card at Saratoga includes the $500,000 Ketel One King’s Bishop (G1), which graduates of Keeneland sales have dominated in recent years.

Keeneland sales alumni have won the past four runnings of the King’s Bishop. They are:

2015: Runhappy (2013 September)




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