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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Competitive Ohio Derby Field

LEXINGTON, KY (June 23, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise seven of the nine talented 3-year-olds entered for Saturday’s Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown, headlined by morning-line favorite and multiple Grade 2 winner Girvin; Toyota Blue Grass (G2) winner Irap; Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral (G3) winner Fast and Accurate; multiple graded stakes-placed Untrapped and undefeated Game Over.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Notch Stakes Wins in U.S. and Europe

LEXINGTON, KY (June 19, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale and November Breeding Stock Sale were stakes winners in the U.S. and Europe this weekend.

Ballagh Rocks and Classy Class were confident winners of the Poker (G3) at Belmont and Salvator Mile (G3) at Monmouth, respectively. Timeline remained undefeated in four career starts with his easy 3½-length victory in the Pegasus (G3), also at Monmouth. 

Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine in North American, Japanese Weekend Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 12, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates captured stakes across North America and in Japan this weekend.

60+ Keeneland Sales Graduates in Graded Stakes Spotlight Belmont Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (June 8, 2017) – More than 60 Keeneland sales graduates are showcased in graded stakes held this weekend, culminating with Saturday’s Belmont (G1).

Six 3-year-old colts from Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale were entered in the Belmont, including Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee; multiple Grade 1 winner Gormley; graded stakes winners J Boys Echo, Senior Investment and Multiplier; and Meantime, second in the recent Peter Pan (G3).  

Six Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont

LEXINGTON, KY (June 7, 2017) – Six alumni of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, including Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee, are among the 12 horses entered today in the 149th running of the $1.5 million Belmont (G1) Presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday at Belmont Park.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Canadian Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates Tower of Texas and Commute finished 1-2, separated by only a nose, in Saturday’s Connaught Cup (G2) at Woodbine. The following day at Woodbine, Keeneland sales graduates, led by Code Warrior, ran 1-2-3 in the Hendrie (G3).

Keeneland sales alumnus Frostmourne kicked to a 1¼-length victory over a solid field of sophomores in Saturday’s Penn Mile (G2) at Penn National.


Keeneland Sales Graduate and Champion Finest City Highlights Beholder Mile

LEXINGTON, KY (June 2, 2017) – Reigning champion female sprinter Finest City, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and as a yearling at the 2013 September Sale, headlines entries for Saturday’s Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita. Finest City kicked off the 2017 racing season with a victory in the Santa Monica (G2) at Santa Anita followed by second-place finishes in the Santa Margarita (G1), also at Santa Anita, and Humana Distaff (G1) at Churchill Downs on Derby Day. 

Grade 1 Stakes-Winning Keeneland Sales Graduates Top Holiday Weekend Racing

LEXINGTON, KY (May 26, 2017) – Grade 1 stakes winners Midnight Storm, Lady Eli, Illuminant and Catch a Glimpse highlight the more than 30 Keeneland sales alumni entered in graded stakes celebrating this Memorial Day weekend.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Finish 1-2-3 in Preakness

LEXINGTON, KY (May 22, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale – Cloud Computing, Classic Empire and Senior Investment – swept the top three spots in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness (G1) at Pimlico.

Nine of the 10 3-year-olds colts that competed in the Preakness were graduates of Keeneland sales.

From the Keeneland Sales Vault: Preakness Stakes

Journey back in the Keeneland Sales vault to past winners of the Preakness S. (G1). Keeneland Sales has produced 22 Preakness winners, including last year's winner, Exaggerator, and three consecutive winners from 2011–2013: Shackleford, Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another and Oxbow.




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