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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). 


Keeneland Sales Alum Frac Daddy Impressive in Eclipse Win

LEXINGTON, KY (June 2, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduate Frac Daddy dominated the Eclipse (G2) at Woodbine on Sunday, registering a five-length victory in near track-record time. At Woodbine on Saturday, Keeneland sales alumni Excaper, Something Extra and Laugh Track finished 1-2-3 in the Connaught Cup (G2).




Keeneland-Sold Fire With Fire Headlines Holiday Weekend Stakes Winners

LEXINGTON, KY (May 27, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates accounted for six graded stakes wins over Memorial Day weekend, led by Fire With Fire, who charged from behind to win Saturday’s Charles Whittingham (G2) at Santa Anita, and Canadian champion Solid Appeal, who successfully defended her title in Woodbine’s Nassau (G2). Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Jack Milton won the Poker (G3) at Belmont on Memorial Day to make Todd Pletcher Thoroughbred racing’s all-time leading money-earning trainer.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Stopchargingmaria, Revolutionary Record Hard-Fought Wins at Pimlico

LEXINGTON, KY (May 20, 2014) – Repole Stables’ Stopchargingmaria and WinStar Farm’s Revolutionary, both alumni of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, closed from behind to capture the Black-Eyed Susan (G2) and Pimlico Special (G3), respectively, on Friday at Pimlico. Both horses are trained by Todd Pletcher.




Keeneland Sales Alumni in Graded Stakes Spotlight Preakness Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (May 15, 2014) – Five of the 10 entries in Saturday’s Preakness (G1) and six of the 11 fillies in Friday’s Black-Eyed Susan (G2) are Keeneland sales alumni.

Keeneland-Sold Palace Malice Dominates Westchester

LEXINGTON, KY (May 12, 2014) Palace Malice, purchased by owner Dogwood Stable at Keeneland’s 2012 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, romped to a 9¾-length win in the Westchester (G3).  Keeneland sale alumni Fiftyshadesofhay, Grace Hall and My Wandy’s Girl swept the top three spots in the Ruffian (G2). Both stakes were held Sunday at Belmont.







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