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Thirteen Keeneland Sales Graduates Among 21 Horses Entered in $2 Million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands

LEXINGTON, KY (April 30, 2015) – Thirteen graduates of Keeneland sales, led by multiple Grade 1 winners Carpe Diem and Dortmund, are among the 21 horses entered in Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) at Churchill Downs. Approximate post time for the 1¼-mile race for 3-year-olds is 6:34 p.m. ET.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Blingismything Captures Santa Anita’s Wilshire

LEXINGTON, KY (April 27, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Blingismything rallied along the rail to capture Sunday’s Wilshire (G3) at Santa Anita by a nose.



BLINGISMYTHING, 5YO mare by Arch – Dancing General ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Class Racing) Won Wilshire S. (G3) on 4/26 at Santa Anita (career 10-4-2-3, $246,330) O- Class Racing Stable; B- Jack Swain (KY); T- J. Eric Kruljac

Keeneland Sales Graduate White Rose Returns to Keeneland in Closing Day Bewitch

LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduate White Rose, winner of the Rood & Riddle Dowager last fall at Keeneland, highlights entries for the Bewitch (G3) on Friday’s closing day of Keeneland’s Spring Meet. On Saturday, Keeneland-sold Grade 1 stakes winner Wicked Strong takes on seven other challengers in the Excelsior (G3) at Aqueduct.



BEWITCH S. (G3), Keeneland, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dramedy, Whiskey Ticket Turn in Impressive Graded Stakes Performances

LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2015) – Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale graduate Dramedy prevailed by a neck to pull the upset in Keeneland’s 1½-mile Dixiana Elkhorn (G2), his first race at that distance. Whiskey Ticket held off a late charge from fellow 2013 September Yearling Sale graduate Conquest Curlinate to win the Illinois Derby (G3) at Hawthorne in only his second career start. Both stakes were held Saturday.



Keeneland-Sold My Miss Sophia Makes 2015 Debut In Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare

LEXINGTON, KY (April 17, 2015) – More than 25 Keeneland sales graduates are competing in graded stakes across the country this weekend, highlighted by Grade 2 stakes winner My Miss Sophia, who makes her season debut in Keeneland’s Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3) on Friday and Imperative, who defends his title in the Charles Town Classic (G2) on Saturday.




Keeneland Sales Alumni Dominate Entries for Transylvania

LEXINGTON, KY (April 14, 2015) – Five of the seven three-year-olds entered for the Transylvania (G3) on Wednesday are Keeneland sales graduates, among them Black Gold Stakes winner Tuba and the talented colts A Lot and Saham.



TRANSYLVANIA S. (G3), Keeneland, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

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).





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