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Keeneland Sale Graduates Dominate Entries for Lecomte, Silverbulletday

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 18, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates dominate the fields for this weekend’s major races, comprising half or more of the entries for the Palos Verdes Stakes (G2) and La Canada Stakes (G2), as well as the featured three-year-old events, the Lecomte Stakes (G3) and Silverbulletday Stakes. 

Keeneland-Sold Mizdirection Repeats in Monrovia

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 7, 2012)Mizdirection, recently announced as a finalist for an Eclipse Award as champion female sprinter, bested fellow 2009 September Yearling Sale graduate Kindle by a half-length to successfully defend her title in the Monrovia Stakes (G2) on Sunday at Santa Anita.

Keeneland-Sold Mizdirection Defends Title in Monrovia

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 4, 2013) – Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) winner and Keeneland sales graduate Mizdirection seeks to defend her title in Sunday’s Grade 2 Monrovia Stakes at Santa Anita. Also seeking a repeat win is Keeneland-sold Heavenly Landing in the Marshua’s River Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream on Saturday.

Keeneland to be Official Partner of Eclipse Awards

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that the Keeneland Association has reached an agreement to serve as an Official Partner of the 42nd annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, The Stronach Group and The Breeders’ Cup. The partnership will include special recognition of Keeneland connections to the Eclipse Awards, including graduates of Keeneland’s prestigious auction sales program. The Eclipse Awards will be held Saturday, January 19, at Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Keeneland-Sold Kauai Katie Opens 2013 with Impressive Win in Old Hat

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 2, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Kauai Katie romped to an eight-length win Gulfstream’s Old Hat Stakes (G3) on New Year’s Day. Fellow September Sale alumni Cor Cor and Power Lady finished second and third, respectively. Keeneland sales grads Jimmy Creed, Private Zone and Unbridled’s Note also swept the top three spots in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes on December 26 at Santa Anita.


Keeneland Sales Alumni Pure Fun, California Memory Register Grade/Group 1 Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 10, 2012) – Keeneland sales graduates Pure Fun, Blonde Fog and Scarlet Strike each earned points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) by finishing 1-2-3 in the Grade 1 Hollywood Starlet on Saturday. California Memory, sold as a yearling at Keeneland, became the first repeat winner of the Hong Kong Cup (G1).




Keeneland-Sold Executiveprivilege Bids for Championship Honors In Hollywood Starlet

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 7, 2012) – Six of the eight talented juvenile fillies entered in Saturday’s Hollywood Starlet (G1) are alumni of Keeneland’s 2011 September Yearling Sale. Heavily favored Executiveprivilege is seeking her third Grade 1 win to establish herself as a  leading contender for an Eclipse Award as champion two-year-old filly.


HOLLYWOOD STARLET (G1), Hollywood, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YO Fillies

Keeneland Sales Alumni Big Winners in Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 3, 2012) – Keeneland sales grads turned in powerful performances this weekend – Game On Dude and Smiling Tiger made successful returns in the Native Diver (G3) and Vernon O. Underwood (G3) at Hollywood, while Closing Range pulled off an upset win in the La Prevoyante (G3) at Calder.



Keeneland Sales Alumni Game On Dude, Smiling Tiger Highlight Weekend Graded Stakes Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 30, 2012) – Multiple Grade 1 stakes winners and Keeneland sales grads Game On Dude and Smiling Tiger headline the weekend’s Native Diver Stakes (G3) and Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (G3), respectively.


LA PREVOYANTE H. (G3), Calder, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M




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