Keeneland Sale Alum Winning Cause Seeks Victory in the Hagyard Fayette

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 25, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduate Winning Cause, who captured the Coolmore Lexington (G3) last spring, highlights the entries for closing Saturday’s Hagyard Fayette (G2).  Among the other notable Keeneland sale alumni competing this weekend are Grade 3 winners Clearly Now in the Bold Ruler (G3) at Belmont on Saturday and Colonial Flag in the E. P. Taylor (G1) at Woodbine on Sunday.




HAGYARD FAYETTE S. (G2), Keeneland, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

VILLANDRY, 4YO gelding by Mr. Greeley – Al Beedaa ($50,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Cape Thorobreds) O- Gainesway Stable; T- Charlie LoPresti

SET THE SAIL, 4YO gelding by Mizzen Mast – Tartufi ($34,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Elisabeth Alexander; T- Charlie LoPresti

WINNING CAUSE, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Raffishing Look ($115,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $170,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent) O- Alto Racing; T- Todd Pletcher


BOLD RULER S. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

BIG SCREEN, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Scene Maker ($150,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) O- Dogwood Stable; T- Tom Albertrani

SATURDAY’S CHARM, 4YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Pout ($150,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Walnut Hill Stables; $75,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; $240,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Mike McCarty) O- Mike McCarty; T- Steve Asmussen

CLEARLY NOW, 3YO colt by Horse Greeley – Bend ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; T- B. Lynch


TURNBACK THE ALARM H. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

FANTASY OF FLIGHT, 5YO mare by Tiznow – Positive Energy ($240,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Nardelli Sales, agent; Buyer- Whitechurch) O- Sanford Robbins; T- Todd Pletcher

LADY COHIBA, 4YO filly by Broken Vow – Chohiba Miss ($240,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) O- Live Oak Plantation; T- Christophe Clement

ROYAL LAHAINA, 5YO mare by Chapel Royal – Fabulous Bonus ($20,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Upcountry Farm) O- James Riccio; T- Todd Pletcher

ROMAN INVADER, 6YO mare by Roman Ruler – Pretty Gale ($27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearlings, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O- David Jacobson & Christopher Dunn; T- David Jacobson


AUTUMM MISS S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

CARAQUISTA, 3YO filly by Ghostzapper – Rich Fantasy ($14,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Rontos Racing Stable) O- Rontos Racing Stable; T- Jeff Bonde

MISS EMPIRE, 3YO filly by Empire Maker – Miss Excitement ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- G. Ray Trisler & Mays Farm) O- Barber or Barber or Tsujihara; T- P. Miller

BECKY LOU, 3YO filly by Johannesburg – Elle Nicole ($27,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Grove Stud) O- Daniel O’Neill; T- M. Chew



E. P. TAYLOR S. (G1), Woodbine, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

COLONIAL FLAG, 4YO filly by Pleasant Tap – Silk n’ Sapphire ($475,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud; Buyer- Skara Glen Stable) O- W.S. Farish, Skara Glen Stable & George Prussin; T- Michael Matz

MOMENT OF MAJESTY, 6YO mare by Saint Liam – Lady Indy ($50,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- Regis Racing; T- Roger Attfield



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