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Barn Notes -- Sunday, April 6


At 9 a.m. Sunday, Derby Dreamers Racing Stable’s Big Bazinga worked four furlongs in :47.60 with Brian Hernandez Jr. aboard as he continues to prepare for Saturday’s $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G1). (Click here to watch a video of the work.)

Hoppertunity, Noble Moon, Social Inclusion Among Keeneland Sale Grads on the Classic Trail this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (April 5, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates are showcased in this weekend’s classic preps, highlighted by Rebel (G2) winner Hoppertunity in the Santa Anita Derby (G1); Jerome (G2) winner Noble Moon, stakes winner Kid Cruz and the talented colts Social Inclusion and Kristo in the Wood Memorial (G1); Seeking Her Glory and Miss Besilu in the Central Bank Ashland (G1); Las Virgenes (G1) winner

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Sweep Weekend Kentucky Derby/Oaks Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (March 24, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni dominated the weekend’s four classic preps.

Rebel Win Positions Keeneland Sale Alum Hoppertunity Among Top Kentucky Derby Contenders

LEXINGTON, KY (March 17, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Hoppertunity vaulted into second place among point earners on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) leaderboard with a gusty win in Saturday’s Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn.




Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine on National Stage

LEXINGTON, KY (March 10, 2014) – Keeneland sales grads swept the top spots in major stakes around the country this weekend: Game On Dude made history with a third consecutive win in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1); classic winner Palace Malice opened his 2014 campaign with a victory in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2); Ring Weekend established himself as a contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) by pulling an upset win in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2); and Keeneland-sold fillies, led by Euphrosyne, finis

Keeneland Sale Graduates Will Take Charge, Game On Dude Face Off in Big ‘Cap

LEXINGTON, KY (March 7, 2014) – Keeneland is well represented among the handicap division this weekend: champion Will Take Charge and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Game On Dude lead five Keeneland sale alumni entered in the prestigious Santa Anita Handicap (G1), while Belmont (G1) winner Palace Malice and graded stakes winner Itsmyluckyday square off in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2). A total of 45 Keeneland sales graduates are competing in 10 graded stakes across the U.S.

Keeneland-Sold Sophomores Make Headlines with Graded Stakes Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (March 3, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni Gala Award, Spot and Awesome Baby scored high profile wins on the East and West coasts this weekend. Gala Award established himself as a potential Kentucky Derby (G1) contender with a victory in the Palm Beach (G3), while fellow September Sale alum Spot pulled off an upset win in the Swale (G2), both at Gulfstream.

Keeneland-Sold Group 1 Winner No Nay Never Makes Season Debut in Swale

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 28, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduate No Nay Never, winner of the 2013 Darley Prix Morny (G1) at Deauville and Norfolk (G2) at Royal Ascot, makes his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s Swale (G2) at Gulfstream. At Aqueduct, six of the 11 sophomores entered in the Gotham (G3), a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), are graduates of Keeneland sales, including the talented Financial MogulIn Trouble and Harpoon.


Keeneland Sales Alumni Showcased in Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 21, 2014) – More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates will compete in graded stakes across the U.S. on Saturday.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Pontchatrain Captures Buena Vista

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 18, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Pontchatrain notched her sixth win in eight career starts on Monday, taking the Buena Vista (G2) at Santa Anita. The War Front filly won the 2013 Senator Ken Maddy (G3) and 2014 Monrovia (G2) in her previous two starts.




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