Bourbon Victory Earns Keeneland-Sold Balance the Books Spot in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 8, 2012)Balance the Books, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2012 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, earned an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) with his win in Sunday’s Bourbon Stakes (G3) at Keeneland. Entries for the 2013 April Sale close Thursday, November 1, 2012.

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

 

Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2 in the Juddmonte Spinster (G1) on 10/7 at Keeneland:

1- IN LINGERIE, 3YO filly by Empire Maker – Cat Chat ($22,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) (career 7-4-2-1, $712,265) O- Gary Barber & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- Mystical Star, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Capture a Star ($45,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; $45,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent, Buyer- Cheyenne Stables) O- Cheyenne Stables; B- W.G. Lyster III & Green Lantern Stables (KY); T- Christophe Clement

SHANGHAI BOBBY, 2YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Steelin’ ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Starlight) Won Foxwoods Champagne S. (G1) on 10/6 at Belmont (career 4-4-0-0, $607,000) O- Starlight Racing; B- Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

POOL PLAY, 7YO horse by Silver Deputy – Zuri Ridge ($40,000, 2005 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Windfields Farm, Buyer- Aspiration Stud; $625,000, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gracefield, Buyer- Geathers Racing Stable; $180,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Bill Farish) Won Hawthorne Gold Cup (G1) on 10/6 at Hawthorne (career 32-7-6-6, $1,240,615) O- William Farish Jr.; B- Windfields Farm (ON); T- Mark Casse

GRACE HALL, 3YO filly by Empire Maker – Season’s Greetings (IRE) ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Anthony Dutrow) Won Indiana Oaks (G2) on 10/6 at Hoosier Park (career 10-6-2-1, $1,281,360) O- Michael Dubb, Stuart Grant & Bethlehem Stables; B- Darley (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

 

Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Bourbon S. (G3) on 10/7 at Keeneland:

1- BALANCE THE BOOKS, 2YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Kreisleriana ($37,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock; $160,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, Buyer- Klaravich Stable) (career 3-2-1-0, $227,000) O- Klaravich Stables; B- Scott Heider & Knowles Bloodstock (KY); T- Chad Brown

2- Brown Almighty, 2YO colt by Big Brown – Gone Goodbye ($50,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Pegasus Holding Group Stable; $47,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- Tri-Star Racing & Joe B. Denson; B- MAP Mare Partnership (KY); T- Tim Ice

RIVER SEVEN, 2YO gelding by Johannesburg – San Souci Island ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Hugo Merry Bloodstock) Won Grey S. (G3) on 10/7 at Woodbine (career 4-1-2-1, $206,864) O- Tucci Stables; B- William Graham (ON); T- N. Gonzalez

DOC HAY, 5YO gelding by Elusive Quality – Coherent ($165,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- M H B Bloodstock) Won Macquarie Group Rous S. (L) on 10/6 at Ascot (career 27-7-2-4, £83,717) O- S. Laffan; B- Colts Neck Stables; T- David O’Meara

LATEEGRA, 3YO filly by North Light (IRE) – Nakaba (BRZ) ($10,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Mike Doyle, agent) Won $153,257 Carotene S. on 10/6 at Woodbine (career 11-2-3-0, $207,220) O- Eaton Hall Farm; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Michael Doyle

RUMOR, 4YO filly by Indian Charlie – Mini Chat ($440,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor-  Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Raydelz) Won $98,000, L.A. Woman S. on 10/7 at Santa Anita (career 11-5-4-1, $294,188) O- Ramona Bass, Claiborne Farm & Adele Dilschneider; B- Stonerside Stable, Marula Park Stud and Dr. & Mrs. Walter Zent (KY); T- Richard Mandella

CLASSY COCO, 2YO filly by Not for Love – Very Classy Gal ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Charlton, agent; Buyer- Wilbur Hill Farm) Won $97,000 Maryland Million Lassie S. on 10/6 at Laurel (career 3-1-2-0, $71,605) O- Michael Cox; B- Jonathan Thorne and Mr. & Mrs. Ric (PA); T- T. Bernard Houghton

LADYSTARTURENGINE, 2YO filly by Jump Start – Golden Penny ($22,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Ray Trisler) Won $88,850 City of Anderson on 10/6 at Hoosier Park (career 5-2-1-2, $98,907) O- G. Ray Trisler; B- Patrick Maguire (IN); T- Michael Passero

YEARDLEY, 3YO filly by Don’t Get Mad – Whereabouts ($6,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Meadow Springs Farm; Buyer- James Elliott) Won $87,900 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. on 10/6 at Hoosier Park (career 11-4-2-3, $281,142) O- James Elliott; B- Meadow Springs Farm (IN); T- Walter Abner

BELLE OF THE HALL, 5YO mare by Graeme Hall – Vines of Justice ($155,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Sabine Stables) Won $76,000 Valor Lady S. on 10/3 at Belmont (career 22-6-2-2, $433,170) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Leon Edward Do Little Farm (FL); T- Tom Albertrani

VEGAS NO SHOW, 2YO colt by Hard Spun – The Hess Express ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- George & Lori Hall) Won $75,250 Dover S. on 10/6 at Delaware Park (career 4-2-0-1, $73,000) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings; T- Kelly Breen

FURY KAPCORI, 2YO colt by Tiznow – Gin Running ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) Won $75,250 Charlie Palmer Futurity on 10/6 at Fresno (career 3-2-0-0, $61,000) O- Rick Awtrey, Jerry Hollendorfer & George Todaro; B- Diamond A Racing Corp (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

SOMEPLACE ELSE, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Superfine City ($67,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) Won $60,000 Chaves County S. on 10/7 at Zia Park (career 18-7-8-1, $353,672) O/B- Prairie Lane Farms (IA); T- Kelly Von Hemel

BURST OF LIFE, 6YO mare by Soto – Flora’s Temple ($17,000 RNA, 2006 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won $50,000 Flashy Lady S. on 10/5 at Remington Park (career 14-9-2-1, $140,355) O- Lori Bravo; B- Green Hill Farm (KY); T- Francisco Bravo

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