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Keeneland Sales Graduates Majestic Harbor, Declassify Impressive in Grade 1 Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (June 30, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni Majestic Harbor and Declassify each captured Grade 1 wins this weekend. Majestic Harbor romped to a 6¼-length victory in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), earning a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita for his effort. Declassify turned in a gritty performance to win the Triple Bend (G1) at Santa Anita in his stakes debut. On Sunday, Keeneland-sold Big Kick took the San Juan Capistrano (G2), the closing-day feature at Santa Anita.

Keeneland Sale Alum Game On Dude Seeks Third Consecutive Gold Cup Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (June 27, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni dominate entries for the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), comprising five of its seven starters, led by multiple Grade 1 winner Game On Dude, who captured the race previously known as the Hollywood Gold Cup in 2012 and 2013.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Cursory Glance, Hootenanny Victorious at Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 23, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni accounted for two juvenile stakes at last week’s Royal Ascot meeting. Cursory Glance and fellow Keeneland sale graduate Sunset Glow ran 1-2 in Friday’s Albany Stakes (G3), while Hootenanny dominated a field of 23 in the Windsor Castle Stakes (L) earlier in the week. On Sunday, Keeneland sale graduates Grand Arch and Excaper finished 1-2 in the King Edward Stakes (G2) at Woodbine.

 

Keeneland-Sold Street Girl Favored in Bed o’ Roses

LEXINGTON, KY (June 20, 2014) – Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale graduate Street Girl, a stakes winner who finished second in the Humana Distaff (G1) at Churchill Downs last month, is the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s Bed o’ Roses Handicap (G3) at Belmont. Graded stakes-winning September Yearling Sale alumni River Seven and Excaper highlight entries for Sunday’s King Edward Stakes (G2) at Woodbine.

 

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Keeneland Sales Alumni Sweep Top Spots in Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 17, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2) at Churchill Downs, the Obeah Stakes (G3) at Delaware Park and the Pegasus Stakes (G3) at Monmouth this past weekend. Molly Morgan, a September Yearling Sale alum, led the way, pulling an easy upset over a talented field in Saturday’s Fleur de Lis.

 

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Keeneland Sales Grads Revolutionary, Champion Will Take Charge Headline Grade 1 Stephen Foster

LEXINGTON, KY (June 13, 2014) – Five Keeneland sales alumni are among the nine accomplished older horses entered in Saturday’s Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs, led by multiple graded stakes winner and morning-line favorite Revolutionary, champion and high weight Will Take Charge, Grade 1 winner Golden Ticket and Grade 2 winner Prayer for Relief.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Dominate Russia’s Richest Day of Racing

LEXINGTON, KY (June 13, 2014)Lucky First, a 4-year-old colt by Curlin purchased at the 2011 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, won Russia’s richest race, the President of the Russian Federation Stakes, in impressive fashion on June 11 at the Central Moscow Hippodrome.

Keeneland Sales Grads Palace Malice, Sweet Reason Capture Grade 1 Wins on Belmont Day

LEXINGTON, KY (June 9, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni Palace Malice and Sweet Reason won the Metropolitan Handicap (G1) and TVG Acorn (G1), respectively, on Belmont Day. Palace Malice, purchased by owner Dogwood Stable at the 2012 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale and winner of the 2013 Belmont (G1), continued to show his class with an authoritative win in the Met Mile while carrying high weight of 124 pounds.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine on Belmont Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2014) – The Keeneland sales are represented by 48 graduates competing in graded stakes on Belmont Weekend, headlined by four entries in the Belmont Stakes (G1): Medal Count, Matterhorn, Ride On Curlin and Wicked Strong.

Four Keeneland September Graduates Entered in Belmont

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2014) – Four graduates of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale are among the 3-year-olds entered in the 146th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) Saturday at Belmont Park.

Eighteen Belmont winners are graduates of Keeneland sales, highlighted by recent winners Palace Malice (2013), Ruler On Ice (2011), Drosselmeyer (2010), Da’Tara (2008), Rags to Riches (2007) and Jazil (2006). 

 

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