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Keeneland September Sale Grads Sweet Lulu, Will Take Charge Headline Graded Stakes Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 20, 2013) – Keeneland-sold Grade 1 stakes winners highlight the weekend’s graded stakes entries: Test Stakes (G1) winner Sweet Lulu in the Cotillion Stakes (G1); Travers Stakes (G1) winner Will Take Charge, favored in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2); Dance Card in the Gallant Bloom Handicap (G2); and Fusaichiswonderful in the Dogwood Stakes (G3).




Keeneland September Sale Graduate My Conquestadory Wins Summer Stakes in First Start

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 16, 2013) – My Conquestadory, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale, defeated colts to win the TVG Summer S. (G2) at Woodbine in her career debut.





Keeneland-Sold Cleburne, Title Contender Notch Graded Stakes Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 9, 2013) – Donegal Racing’s Cleburne, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale, scored an upset win in Saturday’s Iroquois Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. On Sunday, Keeneland-sold Title Contender took the British Columbia Derby (G3) at Hastings Park.




Keeneland September Sale Graduates Dominate Grade 1 Juvenile Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 3, 2013) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale turned in spectacular performances to win the holiday weekend’s Grade 1 juvenile stakes – Strong Mandate, a 9¾-length romp in the Hopeful Stakes; Sweet Reason, a 5¾-length winner of the Spinaway Stakes; and She’s a Tiger, who powered home to win the Del Mar Debutante.

Keeneland September Sale Grad No Nay Never Wins Prix Morny

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 19, 2013)No Nay Never, a graduate of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, scored his second group win with a victory in this weekend’s Darley Prix Morny (G1) at Deauville.





Keeneland September Sale Grad Dice Flavor Rolls to Victory in La Jolla

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 12, 2013) – Keeneland-sold Dice Flavor made a stunning come-from-behind move to catch fellow sales alum Den’s Legacy and win the La Jolla Handicap (G2) on Saturday at Del Mar. September Sale graduates Concave and Devious Intent also swept graded stakes wins this weekend, taking the Sorrento Stakes (G2) and Gardenia Stakes (G3), respectively.



Grade/Group 1 Stakes-Winning Keeneland September Sale Grads Increase to 22 for 2013

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 5, 2013) – The total number of Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni to win Grade/Group 1 stakes in 2013 rose to 22 this weekend with the victories of Lady of Fifty (Clement L. Hirsch Stakes-G1), Justin Phillip (Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap-G1) and Estrela Monarchos (Grande Premio Roberto E Nelson Grimaldi Seabra-G1). September Sale graduates have competed in 45 of the 50 Grade 1 stakes held in North America to date this year.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Win Haskell, Jim Dandy and Prix Rothschild

LEXINGTON, KY (July 30, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates continue to dominate the racing scene, led by two of the nation’s top three-year-old colts – Verrazano and Palace Malice. Verrazano cruised to a record-setting 9¾-length win in Sunday’s $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (G1), with September Sale alumni Power Broker and Micromanage finishing second and third, respectively, to complete the sweep.

Keeneland-Sold Juveniles Brazen Persuasion, Bahnah Turn Up the Heat at Saratoga

 Champion Royal Delta Exudes Class in Delaware Handicap Win

LEXINGTON, KY (July 22, 2013) – Juvenile fillies Brazen Persuasion and Bahnah – both graduates of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale – turned in a thrilling stretch duel that resulted in a dead heat in Saratoga’s opening day Schuylerville Stakes (G3). At Delaware Park, multiple champion Royal Delta romped by 103Ž4 lengths – a stakes-record-setting margin – in the Delaware Handicap (G1).





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