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Keeneland Sales Graduates in Spotlight on Kentucky Derby Day

LEXINGTON, KY (May 1, 2014) – Forty-five Keeneland sales alumni were entered in graded stakes to be held Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday, May 3. Ten of the 21 horses entered in the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) are Keeneland sales graduates, led by Grade 1 winners Danza and Wicked Strong.

Ten Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Kentucky Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (May 1, 2014) – Ten 3-year-olds who are graduates of Keeneland sales, including Grade 1 winners Danza and Wicked Strong, are among the 21 horses entered in Saturday’s 140th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

Keeneland has sold 19 Kentucky Derby winners, most recently 2012 winner I’ll Have Another. Keeneland sales graduates have won nine of the past 12 Triple Crown races and include 2013 Preakness (G1) winner Oxbow and Belmont (G1) winner Palace Malice.

Keeneland Sales Grads Fashion Plate, Will Take Charge, She’s a Tiger Headline Kentucky Oaks Day Stakes Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (April 30, 2014) – Twenty-four Keeneland sales alumni are featured in stakes on Friday’s Kentucky Oaks Day card at Churchill Downs. Eight of the 13 sophomore fillies entered for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) are graduates of Keeneland sales, led by multiple Grade 1 winner Fashion Plate and graded stakes winners Aurelia’s Belle, My Miss Sophia and Sugar Shock.

Kentucky Derby, Oaks Contenders Represent Keeneland Sales

Ten of the 21 leading point earners on the road to the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) on May 3 and eight of the 13 fillies that are racing in the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) on May 2 are graduates of Keeneland sales.

Keeneland Sales Alum Grand Contender Prevails in Texas Mile

LEXINGTON, KY (April 28, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduate Grand Contender won a gritty stretch battle with Taptowne to capture the Texas Mile (G3) on Saturday at Lone Star Park.




Keeneland Sales Grads Highlight Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (April 25, 2014) – Twenty Keeneland sales graduates are competing in graded stakes this weekend, including Virginia Derby (G2) winner War Dancer in the Dixiana Elkhorn (G2); San Luis Rey (G2) winner Fire With Fire in the Last Tycoon (G3); and multiple graded stakes winner Hudson Landing in the San Francisco Mile (G3) at Golden Gate.



DIXIANA ELKHORN S. (G2), Keeneland, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Imperative Pulls Upset in Charles Town Classic

LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2014) – Imperative upset fellow Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum and defending champion Game On Dude to capture the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (G2) on Saturday night at Charles Town Races.



Keeneland Sales Alum Game On Dude Seeks Repeat in Charles Town Classic

LEXINGTON, KY (April 18, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates dominate the fields for Saturday’s Coolmore Lexington (G3) at Keeneland, the final prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), and the Illinois Derby (G3) at Hawthorne.

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Score Major Weekend Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates swept some of North America’s biggest races this weekend: Danza stamped himself as a Kentucky Derby (G1) contender with a victory in the Arkansas Derby (G1); Judy the Beauty won the Madison (G1) at Keeneland to give owner and trainer Wesley Ward his first North American Grade 1 wi

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Shine in Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (April 8, 2014) – Graduates of the 2012 September Yearling Sale burnished their credentials on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) with impressive wins on Saturday: Wicked Strong ( Wood Memorial-G1); Fashion Plate (Santa Anita Oaks-G1); My Miss Sophia (Gazelle-G2); and Sugar Shock (Fantasy-G3). Coup de Grace captured the Bay Shore (G3).





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