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Keeneland Sales Graduate Hard Not to Like Charges Late Along the Rail to Take Gamely

LEXINGTON, KY (May 26, 2015) Hard Not to Like, purchased by owner Speedway Stables at Keeneland’s 2014 November Breeding Stock Sale, surged through an opening on the rail in the final strides to win the Gamely (G1) on Memorial Day at Santa Anita.



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 Grads Something Extra, Scatman Defend Titles in Connaught Cup, Aristides

LEXINGTON, KY (May 30, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Something Extra seeks his third consecutive Connaught Cup (G2) victory on Saturday at Woodbine. At Churchill Downs, Scatman, purchased by trainer Eddie Kenneally at the 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale, defends his title in the Aristides (G3).

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 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-Sold Graded Stakes Winners Fiftyshadesofhay, Twilight Eclipse Headline Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 14, 2014) – More than 20 Keeneland sales graduates are competing in weekend graded stakes across North America, led by multiple graded stakes winners My Wandy’s Girl (Barbara Fritchie [G2]); Fiftyshadesofhay (Santa Maria [G2]); and Twilight Eclipse (Mac Diarmida [G2]).
BARBARA FRITCHIE H. (G2), Laurel, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Cairo Prince Excels in Holy Bull

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 27, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Cairo Prince stamped himself as a leading contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) with his 5¾-length win in Saturday’s Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream. Keeneland September Sale alumni Conquest Titan and Intense Holiday finished second and third, respectively.

Keeneland September Sale Grad Will Take Charge Powers to Pennsylvania Derby Win

LEXINGTON, KY (SEPT. 23, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Will Take Charge, winner of the Travers Stakes (G1) in August at Saratoga, scored his second major win in less than a month on Saturday, capturing the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2) at Parx Racing. The colt is being pointed toward the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita.






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