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Keeneland-Sold Sunset Glow Tops Entries for Sunday’s San Clemente

LEXINGTON, KY (July 16, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates account for five of the nine sophomore fillies entered for Sunday’s San Clemente (G2) at Del Mar, led by Grade 1 stakes winner Sunset Glow. On Saturday at Del Mar, Keeneland sales alumni Gabriel Charles and Midnight Storm, winners of the 2013 and 2014 Del Mar Derby (G2), respectively, compete in the Eddie Read (G1). Keeneland sales graduate and recent Ohio Derby winner Mr. Z is the morning-line favorite for the Indiana Derby (G2) at Indiana Downs.


Keeneland Sales Graduate Walk Close Charges to Modesty Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (July 13, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Walk Close turned in a gritty performance to win Arlington’s Modesty Handicap (G3) by a half-length on Saturday. That same day at Los Alamitos, fellow September Sale alum Fantastic Style romped to a 3½-length victory in the Great Lady M (G2).



Keeneland Sales Alumni Favored in Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (July 10, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni top the graded stakes entries on Saturday, led by Angels Flight Stakes winner Fantastic Style in the Great Lady M. (G2) at Los Alamitos; Central Bank Ashland (G1) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Lovely Maria, who returns in the Delaware Oaks (G3); multiple stakes winner Firespike, who carries high weight in the American Derby (G3) at Arlington; and Grade 2 winner Dramedy, cross-entered for both the Arlington Handicap (G3) and Stars and Stripes (G3) at Arlington.

Keeneland Sales Graduate Lady Eli Dominates Belmont Oaks

LEXINGTON, KY (July 6, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduate Lady Eli kept her perfect record intact with a sweeping run to win the Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) in a romp on Saturday.



Keeneland September Sale Graduate Include Betty Impressive in Mother Goose Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (June 29, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Include Betty rallied from last to win the Mother Goose (G1) by 3¼ lengths on Saturday at Belmont. Fellow 2013 September Sale alumni Bent on Bourbon and Sarah Sis won the Iowa Derby (G3) and Iowa Oaks (G3), respectively, on Saturday at Prairie Meadows.



Keeneland Sales Graduates Showcased Coast-to-Coast this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (June 26, 2015) – Keeneland is represented by 40 sales graduates entered in graded stakes across the U.S.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Undrafted Wins Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 22, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Undrafted was impressive in capturing the Diamond Jubilee (G1) on Saturday’s closing day of Royal Ascot. Owned by Wes Welker and Sol Kumin and trained by Wesley Ward, Undrafted was purchased for $50,000 at the 2011 September Sale by Gatewood Bell’s Hat Creek Racing from breeder Runnymede Farm.

Keeneland-Sold Grade 1 Winner Dame Dorothy Returns in Bed o’ Roses

LEXINGTON, KY (June 19, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Dame Dorothy, winner of the Humana Distaff (G1) in her last start, returns as the high weight in Saturday’s Bed o’ Roses (G3) at Belmont. At Santa Anita on Saturday, six of the ten fillies entered in the Summertime Oaks (G2) are Keeneland sales graduates, including recent Angels Flight Stakes winner Fantastic Style and the talented winners Roksana and Conquest Curlgirl.



Keeneland September Sale Graduate Beholder Easy Winner of Adoration

LEXINGTON, KY (June 15, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and two-time champion mare Beholder was a 1¼-length winner of the Adoration (G3) on Saturday at Santa Anita.



Keeneland-Sold Hoppertunity Named High Weight in Stephen Foster

LEXINGTON, KY (June 12, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and Grade 1 stakes winner Hoppertunity will carry high weight of 121 pounds in Saturday’s Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs. Hoppertunity won the Clark Handicap (G1), contested at the same 1 1/8-mile distance as the Stephen Foster, at Churchill Downs last fall. Among the other Keeneland sales alumni competing Saturday are the talented Grade 2 winner Midnight Storm in the Shoemaker Mile (G1) and champion Beholder in the Adoration (G3), both at Santa Anita.




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