30+ Keeneland Sales Grads Highlight Graded Stakes on Preakness Saturday

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Nine of the 10 Preakness Entrants are Keeneland Sale Graduates

LEXINGTON, KY (May 19, 2017) – More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes across North America on Saturday, led by nine of the 10 sophomores, including Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming, scheduled to contest the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) at Pimlico, the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

Keeneland sales graduates are featured in graded stakes on the Preakness undercard. In the Dixie (G2), Grade 1 winner Ring Weekend, second by a neck in last year’s edition, will meet Canadian champion and multiple graded stakes winner Conquest Typhoon and the talented stakes winner Catapult. Grade 2 winner Holy Boss, multiple stakes winner Never Gone South and graded stakes-placed Classy Class compete in the Maryland Sprint (G3)

 

SATURDAY, MAY 20

PREAKNESS S. (G1), Pimlico, 1 3/16 Miles, 3YOs

MULTIPLIER, 3YO colt by The Factor – Trippi Street ($62,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent, Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $220,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O- Wachtel Stable, George J. Kerr and Gary Barber; B- Mark Stansell (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

CLOUD COMPUTING, 3YO colt by Maclean’s Music – Quick Temper ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales agency, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William H. Lawrence; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Stretch Run Ventures (KY); T- Chad Brown

ALWAYS DREAMING, 3YO colt by Bodemeister – Above Perfection ($350,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Brooklyn Boyz Stables, Teresa Viola Racing Stables et al; B- Santa Rosa Partners (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CLASSIC EMPIRE, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – Sambuca Classica ($475,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- John C. Oxley) O- John C. Oxley; B- Steven & Brandi Nicholson (KY); T- Mark Casse

GUNNEVERA, 3YO colt by Dialed In – Unbridled Rage ($16,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch; Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent) O- Peacock Racing Stables; B- Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch (KY); T- Antonio Sano

TERM OF ART, 3YO colt by Tiznow – Miles of Style ($220,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Timber Town, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Whisper Hill Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

SENIOR INVESTMENT, 3YO colt by Discreetly Mine – Plaid ($95,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- Fern Circle Stables; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

LOOKIN AT LEE, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Langara Lass ($70,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- L&N Racing) O- L&N Racing; B- Ray Hanson (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

CONQUEST MO MONEY, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Stirring ($8,500, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Judge Lanier Racing) O- Judge Lanier Racing; B- Twin Creeks Farm (NY); T- Miguel Hernandez

 

DIXIE S. (G2), Pimlico, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

TOP OF MIND, 5YO gelding by Curlin – Over the Edge ($160,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ellen Charles) O- Hillwood Stable; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Rodney Jenkins

CATAPULT, 4YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Gata Bella ($350,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- IBS) O- Woodford Racing; B- Breffini Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

CONQUEST TYPHOON, 5YO gelding by Stormy Atlantic – Swanky Bubbles ($330,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Conquest Stables; $115,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor - Lane’s End, agent; Buyer - Julie Stormfelt) O- Gary Barber; B- Josham Farms (ON); T- Mark Casse

RING WEEKEND, 5YO gelding by Tapit – Free the Magic ($310,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds & St. Elias) O- St. Elias Stable & West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

 

KONA GOLD S. (G2), Santa Anita, 6½ Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

KENTUCKIAN, 5YO horse by Tiznow – Forest Music ($610,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

EASTWOOD, 7YO horse by Speightstown – Fifth Avenue Ball ($240,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Baccari Bloodstock) O- Town & Country Racing; B- Fred W. Hertrich III (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

ECLIPSE S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up

OAKTON, 5YO gelding by Macho Uno – Woods Bay ($72,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Grassroots Training & Sales) O- Centennial Farms; B- William Graham (ON); T- Pat Parente

ROYAL SON, 5YO gelding by Tiznow – Mama Nadine ($130,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- BSW Bloodstock) O- Gary Barber, Wachtel Stables, Brous Stable & Highclere America; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

EIRIGH, 6YO gelding by More Than Ready – Pleasant N Low ($100,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Michael Byrne, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Cavendish Investing (ON); T- Todd Pletcher

GO AROUND, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Mediation (IRE) ($300,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O/B- Peter Vegso (FL); T- Bill Mott

RIKER, 4YO colt by Include – Desviacion ($30,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent) O- Team Valor International & Tucci Stables; B- Tuner Breeders (KY); T- Nick Gonzalez

 

MARYLAND SPRINT S. (G3), Pimlico, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

CLASSY CLASS, 5YO horse by Discreetly Mine – Collegiate ($120,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- Cheyenne Stables; B- E. Paul Robsham Stable (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

NEVER GONE SOUTH, 4YO colt by Munnings – Summer Rules ($52,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Murphy, agent; Buyer- Colt Creek Thoroughbreds) O- MMG Stables; B- Bend Or Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Cathal Lynch

HOLY BOSS, 5YO horse by Street Boss – Holy Grace ($135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- KDE Equine) O- Louis McLane Merryman; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

GALLORETTE S. (G3), Pimlico, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

ZIPESSA, 5YO mare by City Zip – Precious Princess ($30,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End; Buyer- Off the Hook, agent) O- Empyrean Stables; B- G. Watts & Sally Humphrey (KY); T- MichaelStidham

COME TO MISCHIEF, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – One Act Play ($11,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm; Buyer- Nick Gonzalez) O- Loooch Racing Stables; B- Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Aldana Gonzalez

QUEEN CAROLINE, 4YO filly by Blame – Queens Plaza ($170,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Morgan’s Ford Farm; Buyer- Amy Moore) O- Amy Moore; B- Morgan’s Ford Farm (VA); T- Michael Matz

 

MATRON S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

WEEP NO MORE, 4YO filly by Mineshaft – Crosswinds ($90,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Michonne Farm) O- Ashbrook Farm; B- Hinkle Farms & Robert Kessinger (KY); T- George Arnold II

SHES A TRUE BEAUTY, 5YO mare by Yes It’s True – Mareana ($70,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Charles Pigg) O- SumFun Stable; B- LMR Stables (KY); T- Dallas Stewart

NAYLOR, 4YO filly by Afleet Alex – Goldfield ($55,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) O- Susan Moulton; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Patrick Huffman

 

LOUISVILLE H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

GENEROUS KITTEN, 6YO gelding by Kitten’s Joy – Philanthropy Lady ($45,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; T- Michael Maker

GREY WIZARD, 5YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Oblivious ($60,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, Buyer- Brandywine Farm; $235,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Jose Fernandez

TWILIGHT ECLIPSE, 8YO gelding by Purim – My Twilight Dancer ($1,000, 2010 Jan Horse of All Ages, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- John Langemeier) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Epona Thoroughbreds (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

PATRICK’S DAY, 4YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – De Aar ($385,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Dr. John A. Chandler (KY); T- Jordan Blair

GOLD SHIELD, 5YO horse by Medaglia d’Oro – Dream Supreme ($1 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- David Ingordo, agent) O- Lane’s End Racing & Kinsman Stable; B- Kinsman Stud (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

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