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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Destin Enhances Derby Credentials with Record-Setting Win in Tampa Bay Derby

LEXINGTON, KY (March 14, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Destin vaulted to second place in the point standings on the 2016 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with his track record-setting victory in Saturday’s Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2) (click here to see video of Destin in the Keeneland sales ring). 

Keeneland Sale Graduates Shine on First Day of Breeders’ Cup

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 31, 2014) – Keeneland sale graduates Hootenanny and Lady Eli swept the two $1 million turf races for 2-year-olds today on the first of two days of the $26 million Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita.

Hootenanny reeled in leader Luck of the Kitten in deep stretch to win the Juvenile Turf (G1). In the Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), Lady Eli made an explosive move down the lane to defeat Sunset Glow for a 1-2 finish for Keeneland sale graduates.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Look to Continue Travers Success

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 21, 2014) – Kid Cruz, V. E. Day and Wicked Strong will each vie to become the fifth consecutive Keeneland sales graduate to win Saturday’s $1.25 million Travers (G1) at Saratoga.

Keeneland sales graduates have dominated the prestigious Midsummer Derby in recent years, winning the past four consecutive runnings:

Eight Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Kentucky Oaks

LEXINGTON, KY (April 30, 2014) – Two-time Grade 1 winner Fashion Plate headlines the eight Keeneland sales graduates that are among the 13 3-year-old fillies entered in Friday’s 140th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Since 1994, Keeneland sales have produced 10 Kentucky Oaks winners. They include 2014 Racing Hall of Fame inductee Ashado and Belmont (G1) winner Rags to Riches.

The Keeneland sales graduates who were entered in this year’s race are:

34 Keeneland September Sale Grads are Grade/Group 1 Winners in 2013

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 7, 2013) – Graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale accounted for six Grade 1 stakes during the past 10 days, led by the impressive performances of juveniles My Conquestadory (Darley Alcibiades-G1) and We Miss Artie (Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity-G1). Through Sunday, 34 Keeneland September Sale alumni are Grade/Group 1 winners in 2013.







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