Champion Royal Delta, Grade 1 Winner Take Charge Indy Highlight Saturday’s Stephen Foster Card

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LEXINGTON, KY (June 14, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates are showcased on Saturday’s Stephen Foster card at Churchill Downs, which features Grade 1 winners Take Charge Indy, Golden Ticket and Pool Play in the Stephen Foster Handicap (G1); two-time champion Royal Delta, who defends her title in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2); and Grade 2 winner Uncaptured, as well as the talented Code West, in the Matt Winn Stakes (G3).

Elsewhere, Keeneland sales alumni and Grade 2 winners Open Water, Lady of Fifty and More Chocolate go postward in the Vanity Handicap (G1) at Betfair Hollywood Park. On Sunday, Keeneland September Yearling Sale grads and graded stakes winners Verrazano and Itsmyluckyday return in the Pegasus Stakes (G3) at Monmouth.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

STEPHEN FOSTER H. Presented by Abu Dhabi (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

GOLDEN TICKET, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Business Plan ($100,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Carter Stewart) O- Magic City Thoroughbred Partners; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Ken McPeek

TAKE CHARGE INDY, 4YO colt by A.P. Indy – Take Charge Lady ($80,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- WinStar Farm and Chuck & Maribeth Sandford; B- Eaton Sales (KY); T- Patrick Byrne

POOL PLAY, 8YO horse by Silver Deputy – Zuri Ridge ($60,000, 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) O- William S. Farish Jr.; B- Windfields Farm (ON); T- Mark Casse

 

VANITY H. (G1), Betfair Hollywood, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

MORE CHOCOLATE, 4YO filly by Malibu Moon – Little Treasure (FR) ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Calumet Farm; Buyer- PHB Racing) O- Michael Talla; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

OPEN WATER, 4YO filly by Include – Biscayne Bay ($75,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fernando Fantini) O- Southern Equine Stable, Smith or Whispering Oaks Farm; B- Overbrook Farm (KY); T- Eric Guillot

LADY OF FIFTY, 4YO filly by After Market – K. D.’s Shady Lady ($40,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Hollendorfer or Todaro; B- Cloverleaf Farms (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

FLEUR DE LIS H. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

WINE PRINCESS, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Azeri ($475,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jimmy & Becky Winemiller) O- Becky Winemiller; B- Allen Paulson Living Trust (KY); T- Steve Margolis

ROYAL DELTA, 5YO mare by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($8.5 million, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Chanteclair Farm, agent for complete dispersal of Palides Investments N.V. Inc.; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- Bill Mott

 

BED O’ROSES H. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 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 H. Robbins; B- Kim & Rodney Nardelli (KY); T- M. Nevin

 

HILL PRINCE S. (G3), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs

SAYAAD, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Time for a Crown ($450,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paragon Farms, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Vision Sales 2009 (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

PLAY IT LOUD, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Bsharpsonata ($210,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- JMJ Racing) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Cloverleaf Farms (KY); T- M Nihei

SPECIAL SKILLS, 3YO colt by Bernstein – Kentucky Whisper ($140,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- DWF Inc) O- Richard Santulli; B- Sierra Farm (KY); T- Alan Goldberg

MICHAEL WITH US, 3YO colt by Bluegrass Cat – Unbridled Melody ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- HH, agent) O- Kenwood Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Steve DiMauro

RED RIFLE, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – May Night ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- WinStar Farm & Twin Creeks Racing Stables; B- Twin Creeks Farm and Tom & Nancy Clark (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BERNIE THE JET, 3YO colt by Bernstein – Amaretta ($37,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Shay, Sean, McConnell Racing Stable & Leonard Green; B- Keene Ridge Racing (KY); T- Gary Contessa

 

REGRET S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

BEVERAGE QUEEN, 3YO filly by Indygo Shiner – Beer Baroness ($2,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Machmer Hall & Pony World Farm; $62,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Ken McPeek, agent) O- Peter Callahan; B- Lynn Schiff (KY); T- Ken McPeek

MISS LUCKY SEVENS, 3YO filly by Big Brown – Fancy Clancy ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Green Lantern Stables; B- Charles Fipke (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

EDEN PRAIRIE, 3YO filly by Mizzen Mast – Clerico ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Dorothy Matz (KY); T- Neil Pessin

BROKEN SPELL, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Rich Find ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- Greenbriar Investments) O- Calumet Farm; B- Shadowfax Stable (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

INTELYHENTE, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Awe That ($75,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eddie Kenneally, agent) O- Homewrecker Racing, Susan Bunning, Peter Kerwin & Eddie Kenneally; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

 

MATT WINN S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

UNCAPTURED, 3YO colt by Lion Heart – Captivating ($290,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- John C. Oxley; B- William Graham (ON); T- Mark Casse

CODE WEST, 3YO ridgling by Lemon Drop Kid – Charitabledonation ($340,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Bob Baffert

BELLAMINE, 3YO colt by Magna Graduate – Aly Capri ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Kentucky D Stables) O- Magdalena Racing; B- John W. Phillips (KY); T- Ken McPeek

 

OBEAH S. (G3), Delaware Park, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

STAR’S TIZZY FIT, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Stars Indy Skies ($75,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Family First; B- Summer Wind Farm (KY); T- N. Saville

BRYAN’S JEWEL, 5YO mare by Rockport Harbor – Saphiria ($67,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Barry & Joni Butzow) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Peter Van Andel (KY); T- M. Robertson

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

 

PEGASUS S. (G3), Monmouth Park, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

VERRAZANO, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Enchanted Rock ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) O- Let’s Go Stable, Tabor, Magnier & Smith; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

EDGE OF REALITY, 3YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Our Nancy Lee ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Willow Racing) O/B- The Elkstone Group (PA); T- Anthony Dutrow

ITSMYLUCKYDAY, 3YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Viva La Slew ($47,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Nick Hines, agent) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- E. Plesa Jr.

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