Grade 1 Stakes-Winning Keeneland Sales Graduates Headline Weekend Racing At Saratoga, Del Mar

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LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 23, 2013) – Forty Keeneland sales graduates are entered in North American graded stakes this weekend. Grade 1 stakes-winning September Yearling Sales alumni highlight the race cards at Saratoga and Del Mar – Belmont (G1) winner Palace Malice and Verrazano in the Travers Stakes (G1) and Overanalyze in the Foxwoods King’s Bishop Stakes (G1) at Saratoga on Saturday, followed by Game On DudeDullahan and Liaison in the TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar on Sunday. Keeneland-sold champion Royal Delta seeks to burnish her credentials in the Personal Ensign Handicap (G1) on Sunday at Saratoga.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

 

TRAVERS S. (G1), Saratoga, 1¼ 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, Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Emory A. Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

WILL TAKE CHARGE, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Take Charge Indy ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis D. Horton) O- Willis D. Horton; B- Eaton (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

WAR DANCER, 3YO colt by War Front – Deed I Do ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- B & B Stables) O- Magdalena Racing et al; B- Cherry Valley Farm & Stuart Janney III (KY); T- Ken McPeek

PALACE MALICE, 3YO colt by Curlin – Palace Rumor ($25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Colin Brennan, agent; $200,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent, Buyer- Dogwood Stable) O- Dogwood Stable; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

FOXWOODS KING’S BISHOP S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

CAPO BASTONE, 3YO colt by Street Boss – Fight to Love ($45,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SLAN ABHAILE, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Safe Return ($110,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent, Buyer- Quarter Pole Enterprises; $45,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent) O- Blue Devil Racing Stable; B- Jayeff B Stables (KY); T- Dale Romans

OVERANALYZE, 3YO colt by Dixie Union – Unacloud ($380,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables, agent) O- Repole Stables; B- Diamond A Racing Corp (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

LET EM SHINE, 3YO colt by Songandaprayer – Justaspell ($10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent; Buyer- Sunset Stables) O- William Peeples; B- Mr. & Mrs. Stephen McDonald (KY); T- A. Kitchingman

INTEGRITY, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Generosity ($320,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) O- Robert LaPenta; B- Peter Blum (KY); T- Chad Brown

CENTRAL BANKER, 3YO colt by Speightstown – Rhum ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- EQB, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

NO DISTINCTION, 3YO colt by With Distinction – Casting Call ($165,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- EQB, agent) O- David Clark; B- Big C Farms (FL); T- R. Morse

 

TEST S. (G1), Saratoga, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

IRISH LUTE, 3YO filly by Midnight Lute – Shaniowa ($37,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O/B- Donarra Thoroughbreds (FL); T- Dallas Stewart

I’M MOM’S FAVORITE, 3YO filly by Indian Charlie – Charming Toutsie ($75,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Cash Is King; B- T. VanMeter, Reiley McDonald & J.B. McKathan (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

SWEET LULU, 3YO filly by Mr. Greeley – Successful Outlook ($270,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Steve Beneto; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

MY HAPPY FACE, 3YO filly by Tiz Wonderful – Summer Star ($35,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent; Buyer- Kim Valerio, agent) O- Michael Dubb; B- Spendthrift Farm & Shawhan Place (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

KETEL ONE BALLSTON SPA S. (G2), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

PIANIST, 4YO filly by More Than Ready – Red Piano ($100,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery, agent; Buyer- Hidden Brook Farm, agent) O- Hidden Brook & Dan Zucker; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Chad Brown

SKYFALL, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – Yard Art ($150,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O/B- Glencrest Farm; T- Todd Pletcher

 

DEL MAR H. (G2), Del Mar, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

FIRE WITH FIRE, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Cosmic Fire ($290,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing; $140,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Lawley-Wakelin Bloodstock, agent) O- David Heerensperger; B- Patricia Pavlish (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC (G1), Del Mar, 1¼ Miles, 3YOs & Up

ENDORSEMENT, 6YO horse by Distorted Humor – Charmed Gift ($450,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- B G Stable or Palma; B- Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- H. O. Palma

LIAISON, 4YO colt by Indian Charlie – Galloping Gal ($290,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Arnold Zetcher) O- Arnold Zetcher; B- William A. Carl Estate (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DULLAHAN, 4YO colt by Even the Score – Mining My Own ($250,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Needham, Needham & Halecky (KY); T- Dale Romans

DELEGATION, 4YO gelding by Speightstown – Cindy’s Hero ($62,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- All in Sales) O- Gary Barber; B- Tom & Elizabeth Baxter (KY); T- Mark Casse

GAME ON DUDE, 6YO gelding by Awesome Again – Worldly Pleasure ($210,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Diamond Pride, Lanni Family Trust, Schiappa et al; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Bob Baffert

BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS, 4YO colt by English Channel – Cho Cho San ($33,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Whizway Farm) O- Bad Boy Racing or Whizway Farms; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

PERSONAL ENSIGN H. (G1), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

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

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

AUTHENTICITY, 6YO mare by Quiet American – Court of Appeal ($250,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent for Dixiana Stables; Buyer- Padua Stables) O- Padua Stables; B- Dixiana Stables (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

PAT O’BRIEN S. (G2), Del Mar, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

GONNA FLY NOW, 4YO gelding by Rockport Harbor – Do Not Disturb ($35,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Al Bell) O- Cicero Farms; B- D J Stable (KY); T- John Sadler

MAJESTIC CITY, 4YO colt by City Zip – It’schemistrybaby ($30,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Reddick Partners) O- Bloom Racing Stables; B- Trackside Farm, Robert & Helen Evans (KY); T- Ron Ellis

FED BIZ, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Spunoutacontrol ($950,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Kaleem Shah) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Bob Baffert

WINE POLICE, 5YO gelding by Speightstown – Deputy Cures Blues ($190,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Springs; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- John & Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- H.Dominguez

DRILL, 4YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Cat Dancer ($170,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; $300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, Buyer- Mourning Wood) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- Stonewall Farm Stallions (KY); T- Bob Baffert

ROYAL F J, 6YO gelding by Royal Academy – Perpetual Motion ($110,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Gayle Van Leer, agent) O- Howard & Janet Siegel Racing; B- Overbrook Farm (KY); T- J. Carava

MORNING LINE, 6YO horse by Tiznow – Indian Snow ($700,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Legends Racing) O- Farish or Dixiana Stables or Legends Racing; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- John Shirreffs

 

PLAY THE KING S. (G2), Woodbine, 7 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & UP

EXCAPER, 4YO colt by Exchange Rate – Ada Ruckus ($30,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent) O- Richard Kaster & Frederick Wieting; B- Richard & Nancy Kaster (KY); T- Ian Black

GO BLUE OR GO HOME, 4YO gelding by Bluegrass Cat – Go Baby Go (IRE) ($90,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Morgan’s Ford Farm; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Morgan’s Ford Farm & WinStar Farm (VA); T- Reed Baker

UPGRADE, 6YO gelding by Saint Liam – Emily Ring ($170,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Mike Anderson Thoroughbreds (KY); T- M. Nihei

DAN THE TIN MAN, 3YO gelding by Songandaprayer – Mrs. M ($22,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Kelynack Racing & Steve Duffield) O- Debmar Stables; B- Moreau Bloodstock (FL); T- R. Griffith

 

CLIFF HANGER S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

SLEEPLESS KNIGHT, 7YO horse by War Chant – Dream About ($60,000, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- K & G Stables) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Kelly Breen

SUMMER FRONT, 4YO colt by War Front – Rose of Summer ($475,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Waterford Stable; B- Graceville Breeding (KY); T- Christophe Clement

 
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