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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.




Keeneland Sales Graduates Win Graded Stakes Coast-to-Coast on Saturday

LEXINGTON, KY (May 5, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni won graded stakes races across the U.S. on Saturday, winning at Churchill Downs (Central Banker in the Churchill Downs Stakes-G2 and Global View in the American Turf-G2); Belmont (Five Iron in the Fort Marcy-G3 and Waterway Run in the Beaugay-G3); and Santa Anita (Fury Kapcori in the Precisionist-G3).




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.




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