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Keeneland-Sold Champion Royal Delta Makes 2013 Debut in Sabin Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 15, 2013) – Prominent Keeneland sales graduates will make their 2013 season debut this weekend, headlined by two-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta in the Sabin Stakes (G3), and multiple graded stakes winner Newsdad in the Mac Diarmida Stakes (G2), both at Gulfstream. Newsdad won his last start, Keeneland’s Fayette Stakes (G2) on closing day of the fall meeting.

Keeneland Sales Grad Graydar Impressive in Donn Handicap Win

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 11, 2013) – Keeneland sales alum Graydar registered a wire-to-wire, three-length win over an accomplished field in Saturday’s Donn Handicap (G1) at Gulfstream. Earlier in the card, Keeneland-sold Channel Lady never relinquished the lead in winning the Suwannee River Stakes (G3).




Keeneland-Sold Animal Kingdom Makes 2013 Debut In Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 7, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates headline the accomplished older horses spotlighted in this weekend’s graded stakes. Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Animal Kingdom makes his season debut in the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1).

Keeneland Sales Grads Dominate Weekend Kentucky Derby Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 4, 2013) – Keeneland sales alumni swept the classic preps for the second consecutive weekend, as Flashback (Robert B. Lewis-G2), Falling Sky (Sam F. Davis-G3) and Revolutionary (Withers-G3) earned top points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Keeneland sales alumni Honorable Dillon and Tapicat accounted for Saturday’s other two sophomore stakes, taking the Hutcheson (G2) and Florida Oaks (G3), respectively. 

Keeneland-Sold Den’s Legacy, Revolutionary Highlight Derby Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 1, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates with classic aspirations compete in three Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) preps on Saturday. All four entries in Santa Anita’s Robert B. Lewis (G2) are Keeneland sales alumni, which features Grade 3 winner Den’s Legacy, high weighted at 120 pounds, and the talented He’s Had Enough.

Keeneland Sale Graduates and Champions Shanghai Bobby, Beholder Top Experimental Free Handicap

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 30, 2013) – Eclipse Award winners Shanghai Bobby and Beholder, both graduates of Keeneland’s 2011 September Yearling Sale, were assigned high weight in the male and filly divisions, respectively, of the 2012 Experimental Free Handicap, announced today by The Jockey Club.

Each of the nine high-weighted colts, and five of the top eight fillies, on the Experimental were sold at Keeneland auctions.

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Sweep Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 28, 2013) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2011 September Yearling Sale won each of the weekend’s three classic preps. Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby and Clearly Now finished 1-2-3 in the Holy Bull (G3), each earning points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Keeneland sales alumni Kauai Katie and My Happy Face ran 1-2 in the Forward Gal (G2), while Fiftyshadesofhay took the Santa Ysabel (G3), both preps on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1).


Keeneland-Sold Champion Shanghai Bobby Makes Sophomore Debut in Holy Bull

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 25, 2013) – Recently named champion juvenile colt and Keeneland sales graduate Shanghai Bobby will make his three-year-old debut in the Holy Bull Stakes (G3) on Saturday at Gulfstream.

Keeneland Sales Grads Oxbow, Will Take Charge and Touch Magic Win Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 22, 2013) – Keeneland 2011 September Yearling Sale graduates won three of the weekend’s classic preps – Oxbow (Lecomte Stakes-G3), Will Take Charge (Smarty Jones Stakes) and Touch Magic (Silverbulletday Stakes) – to each earn points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) or Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1). Keeneland sale alum More Chocolate won her dirt debut in the La Canada Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita.


Keeneland-Sold Champion Beholder Makes Season Debut in Santa Ynez

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 19, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Beholder, recently named 2012 champion two-year-old filly, will make her sophomore debut in today’s Santa Ynez Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Keeneland sales alumni are also prominent in Oaklawn’s Smarty Jones Stakes, a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), including high weight King Henny and Brown Almighty, who makes his first start on dirt.






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