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Keeneland Sales Graduates Earn Summer Graded Stakes Glory

Keeneland Sales Graduates Earn Summer Graded Stakes Glory

Alumni capture 32 of 56 graded stakes at Saratoga and Del Mar

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 8, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates showcased their talent at the highest levels of racing this summer, winning more than half of the combined 56 graded stakes held during the recently concluded Saratoga and Del Mar meets. Keeneland sales alumni accounted for 13 of the 22 Grade 1 stakes, winning eight of the 15 at Saratoga and five of the seven at Del Mar.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Site Read Favored for Saratoga’s With Anticipation

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 2, 2015) – Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale is represented by three of the six juveniles in the With Anticipation (G2) today at Saratoga, led by morning-line favorite Site Read, who won his career debut by 4½ lengths at The Spa on July 25.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 

WITH ANTICIPATION S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 2YOs

Keeneland Sales Graduates Keen Ice, Private Zone, Runhappy Earn Grade 1 Wins at Saratoga

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 31, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates continued their success at Saratoga, where alumni captured three Grade 1 stakes on Saturday:  Keen Ice turned in a gritty performance to win the Travers (G1); Private Zone earned an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) with a victory in the Priority One Jets Forego (G1); and Runhappy romped to a stakes record in the NYRA.com King’s Bishop (G1).

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Thirty Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Six Grade 1 Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 28, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise 30 of the 55 horses entered in the six Grade 1 stakes to be held on a super Saturday of racing at Saratoga. Five of the 10 entries in the Travers (G1) are Keeneland sales graduates, led by Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Texas Red.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Beholder Installed as Favorite for $1 Million TVG Pacific Classic

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 21, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and two-time champion Beholder seeks to become the first female to win the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (G1) on Saturday at Del Mar. Keeneland sales alumni comprise six of the 10 entries in the Pacific Classic, and include Grade 1 winner Hoppertunity and graded stakes winners Imperative and Midnight Storm

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Sharla Rae Captures Del Mar Oaks

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 17, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates continue to accumulate graded stakes victories at Del Mar and Saratoga. At Del Mar, Sharla Rae was a game winner of Saturday’s Del Mar Oaks (G1) and Taris made a successful return in Sunday’s Rancho Bernardo (G3). Pretty N Cool and Exaggerator, both graduates of the 2014 September Sale, were impressive in their respective wins in the Sorrento (G2) at Del Mar and the Saratoga Special (G2).

Keeneland-Sold Slumber Seeks to Enhance Grade 1 Credentials in Arlington Million

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 14, 2015) – Keeneland sales are represented by 35 alumni entered in graded stakes across North America this weekend, led by Grade 1 winners Slumber (GB) in the Arlington Million (G1) and Stephanie’s Kitten in the Beverly D. (G1), both at Arlington, and Sunset Glow in the Del Mar Oaks (G1) at Del Mar.

Keeneland sales graduates Saratoga Mischief and Exaggerator, recent maiden winners at Saratoga and Del Mar, respectively, highlight entries for the Saratoga Special (G2) on Sunday.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Right There Heads Strong Sorrento Field

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 12, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Right There, an impressive winner of the Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita in June, highlights a competitive field entered for the Sorrento (G2) at Del Mar on Wednesday. Seven of the eight juvenile fillies entered are graduates of Keeneland sales, including maiden winners Undisputed, One True Kiss, Uptown Twirl and Pretty N Cool.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

Keeneland Sales Graduates Air Force Blue, Cavorting Shine at the Curragh, Saratoga

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 10, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni Air Force Blue and Cavorting displayed their talents on two of racing’s biggest stages this weekend. Susan Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith’s Air Force Blue, a graduate of the 2014 September Yearling Sale, easily won the Keeneland Phoenix (G1) at the Curragh on Sunday and captured Europe’s first Group 1 race of 2015 for juveniles.

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