Grade 1 Winners New Money Honey, Mind Your Biscuits, Practical Joke Headline 50+ Keeneland Sales Grads Entered in Weekend Graded Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 7, 2017) – More than 50 Keeneland sales graduates will be showcased in graded stakes across the U.S. this weekend and figure prominently in Saturday’s blockbuster day of racing at Belmont Park.

Ten September Yearling Sale alumni (five in each stakes) highlight entries for the Belmont Derby Invitational (G1) and Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1). Among the standouts in the Belmont Derby are Arklow, winner of the American Turf (G2) at Churchill Downs in his last start; Coolmore Lexington (G3) winner Senior Investment and Group 1-placed WhitecliffsofdoverNew Money Honey, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) who captured the Wonder Again (G3) at Belmont in June, tops the field for the Belmont Oaks, which also includes multiple graded stakes-placed Coasted and recent Penn Oaks winnerDynatail

Top U.S. sprinter and Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) winner Mind Your Biscuits, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale, carries co-high weight of 124 pounds in the Belmont Sprint Championship (G2). The winner of the Belmont Sprint Championship earns a berth in the 2017 TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), to be held at Del Mar on Nov. 4.

In other racing at Belmont on Saturday, two-time Keeneland sales graduate and Grade 1 winner Keen Ice goes postward in the Suburban (G2). In the Dwyer (G3), Keeneland is represented by multiple Grade 1 winner Practical Joke and graded stakes-placed Battalion Runner and True Timber.

Also on Saturday, Keeneland sales graduate and champion female sprinter Finest City defends her title in the Great Lady M. (G2) at Los Alamitos. Grade 1 winner Constellation and multiple graded stakes winner Pretty N Cool also are among the field.

FRIDAY, JULY 7

IOWA DERBY (G3), Prairie Meadows, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

PETROV, 3YO colt by Flatter – Saracina ($25,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent, Buyer- Two Creeks Partners; $55,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent, Buyer- Grand Oaks) O- Rialto Racing Stables, Ron Moquett & Head of Plains Partners; B- Sun Valley Farm (KY); T- Ron Moquett

SILVER DUST, 3YO colt by Tapit – Filare l’Oro ($270,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables) O- Tom Durant; B- Don Alberto Corp (KY); T- Randy Morse

IMPRESSIVE EDGE, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Cool Edge ($70,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $185,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Good Omen Stable) O- NK Racing; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John Fielding (KY); T- Dale Romans

BALANDEEN, 3YO colt by Bernardini – Mamma Kimbo ($190,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Joey Keith Davis; B- Aaron & Marie Jones (KY); T- Chris Hartman

LINE JUDGE, 3YO colt by Spring At Last – Reigning Dynasty ($55,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Barry & Joni Butzow) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Mr. & Mrs. Richard Kaster (KY); T- Joe Sharp

THIRSTFORLIFE, 3YO colt by Stay Thirsty – Promenade Girl ($240,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Roma Farm) O- Barber, St. Elias Stables or Tabor; B- Camas Park Stud (KY); T- Mark Casse

SATURDAY, JULY 8

BELMONT DERBY INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs

TICONDEROGA, 3YO colt by Tapit – Keertana ($850,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Woodford Racing) O- Woodford Racing; B- Bryant H. Prentice III (KY); T- Chad Brown

ARKLOW, 3YO colt by Arch – Unbridled Empire ($160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- John & Frank Penn (KY); T- Brad Cox

MAKARIOS, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Blissful ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Nick Zito, agent) O- Mossarosa; B- Commonwealth (KY); T- Nick Zito

WHITECIFFSOFDOVER, 3YO colt by War Front – Orate ($1.15 million, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- M.V. Magnier) O- Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Mrs. John Magnier; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Aidan O’Brien

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

 

BELMONT OAKS INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

COASTED, 3YO filly by Tizway – Malibu Pier ($210,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Jeff Treadway) O- Treadway Racing Stable; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Leah Gyarmati

VIOLET BLUE, 3YO filly by Americain – Strike the Light ($47,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- Ridgeway Stable) O- Mike Ryan; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- James Toner

JOURNEY HOME, 3YO filly by War Front – Soul Search ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Sam-Son Farm) O- Sam-Son Farm; B- W.S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

NEW MONEY HONEY, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Weekend Whim ($450,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- eFive Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

DYNATAIL, 3YO filly by Hightail – Southern Dynamo ($6,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fredricktown Farms) O- Ballybrit Stable; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Michael Dini

SUBURBAN H. (G2), Belmont, 1¼ Miles, 4YOs & Up

KEEN ICE, 5YO horse by Curlin – Medomak ($48,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- Chesapeake Bloodstock; $120,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing & Calumet Farm; B- Glencrest Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BELMONT SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP (G2), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

MIND YOUR BISCUITS, 3YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Kisber & Summers; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Chad Summers

GREAT LADY M. S. (G2), Los Alamitos, 6½ Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

CONSTELLATION, 4YO filly by Bellamy Road – For Royalty ($155,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Northwest Stud) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

PRETTY N COOL, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Stayclassysandiego ($160,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Three Amigos Stables) O- Michael Pegram, Karl Watson & Paul Weitman; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Bob Baffert

FINEST CITY, 5YO mare by City Zip – Be Envied ($50,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm; $85,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Seltzer Thoroughbreds) O- Seltzer Thoroughbreds; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Ian Kruljac

DWYER S. (G3), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs

BATTALION RUNNER, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Tamboz ($700,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PRACTICAL JOKE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Halo Humor ($135,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables; $240,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Aquinnah Ventures) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Whispering Oaks (KY); T- Chad Brown

TRUE TIMBER, 3YO colt by Mineshaft – Queen’s Wood ($170,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Mr. & Mrs. Marc C. Ferrell (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

DELAWARE OAKS (G3), Delaware Park, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

YOU KNOW TOO, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Palais Versailles ($56,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Steve Shahinian, agent) O- Old Coach Farm; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Michael Gorham

PROUD AND FEARLESS, 3YO filly by Proud Citizen – Fearless Leader ($19,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones

IT TIZ WELL, 3YO filly by Arch – It Tiz ($230,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Tommy Town) O- Tommy Town Thoroughbreds; B- Allen & Susan Branch (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

MODACIOUS, 3YO filly by Uncle Mo – Deputie’s Notebook ($90,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Cash Is King and L & C Racing; B- Lantern Hill Farm (KY); T- John Servis

BERNED, 3YO filly by Bernardini – First Passage ($550,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) O- Three C Stables, West Point Thoroughbreds & Robert Masiello; B- AR Enterprises (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

PRAIRIE MEADOWS CORNHUSKER H. (G3), Prairie Meadows, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

CONQUEST WINDYCITY, 4YO colt by Tiznow – Lasting Appeal ($65,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- DARRS) O- DARRS Inc.; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

AMERICAN DUBAI, 4YO colt by E Dubai – Smash Review ($35,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Top Line Sales, agent; Buyer- Calex Racing) O- Richard Keith; B- Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin III (VA); T- Rodney Richards

DECEMBER SEVEN, 4YO colt by Street Sense – Date to Remember ($160,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jay Em Ess Stable) O- Jay Em Ess Stable; B- Sally Anderson (KY); T- Paul McGee

CODE WEST, 7YO ridgling by Lemon Drop Kid – Charitabledonation ($340,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Bryan, Leo & Tim Hawk; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Boyd Caster

IRON FIST, 5YO horse by Tapit – Successful Outlook ($1.55 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Regis Farms & Stonestreet Stables) O- Whispering Oaks Farm; B- Gainesway (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ROBERT G. DICK MEMORIAL S. (G3), Delaware Park, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

BISHOP’S POND, 5YO mare by Curlin – More for Me ($100,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Hell Pony LLC) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & The Elkstone Group; B- Mr. & Mrs. Richard Kaster (KY); T- Jason Servis

TRICKY ESCAPE, 4YO filly by Hat Trick (JPN) – Island Escape ($65,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O- Jon Marshall; B- Robert Trussell Jr. & John T.L. Jones III (KY); T- Lynn Ashby

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- Michael Stidham

PARX DASH S. (G3), Parx Racing, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

MONGOLIAN SATURDAY, 7YO gelding by Any Given Saturday – Miss Hot Salsa ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Mongolian Stable) O- Mongolian Stable; B- Normandy Farm (KY); T- Enebish Ganbat

STARSHIP WILDCAT, 8YO gelding by Wildcat Heir – Hasty Appeal ($25,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Beechwood Racing) O- Rancho Alegre; B- Luis de Hechavarria (FL); T- Bruno Tessore

AMERICAN DERBY (G3), Arlington, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

SONIC BOOM, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Silent Circle ($135,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Athens Woods & More Than Ready Syndicate (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

HEMBREE, 3YO colt by Proud Citizen – Knockatrina ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Derby Lane Farm (KY); T- Joe Sharp

KALININGRAD, 3YO colt by English Channel – Miso Pretty ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Kazakov) O- Glockenburg; B- Mt. Joy Stables (KY); T- Pavel Vashchenko

ARLINGTON H. (G3), Arlington, 1 3/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

CREWMAN, 6YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Lake Naivasha ($410,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- Dundalk 5; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Dee Poulos

SIR DUDLEY DIGGES, 4YO colt by Gio Ponti – My Pal Lana ($72,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Cara Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Castleton Lyons; $110,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Julio Rada, agent) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Bernard & Karen McCormack (ON); T- Michael Maker

MODESTY H. (G3), Arlington, 1 3/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

BONITA CAT, 4YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Dean Henry ($140,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle) O- Mellon Patch; B- Larry Goichman (KY); T- Michael Campbell

DARING DUCHESS, 5YO mare by Arch – A True Pussycat ($42,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Darby Dan Bloodstock; $70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, Buyer- Justin Casse, agent) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Kennelot Stables (KY); T- Michael Maker

LA PIBA, 3YO filly by Lookin At Lucky – Perfect Solution ($30,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Turnley Farms Louisiana) O- I.C. Racing & Shalom TR; B- Robert Muir, Des Scott & Sam Klein (KY); T- Ignacio Correas IV

STARS AND STRIPES (G3), Arlington, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

KEYSTONEFORVICTORY, 4YO colt by Shakespeare – Free Fee Lady ($25,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Dell Ridge Farm LLC (KY); T- Michael Maker

FLASHY CHELSEY, 5YO horse by Flashy Bull – What’d I Say ($17,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lakland Sales; Buyer- Zams) O- Michael Hui; B- Augusta Farm (KY); T- Michael Maker 

FEODOR, 9YO horse by Mineshaft – Nogalus (2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- West Coast Bloodstock; ($25,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Kazakov; $40,000) O- Glockenburg; B- Sun Valley Farm & W.S. Farish (KY); T- Pavel Vashchenko

BELOMOR, 5YO horse by Stormy Atlantic – Seeking Wisdom ($15,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sweezey & Partners, agent; Buyer- Vladimir Kazakov) O- Glockenburg; B- R. S. Evans (ON); T- Pavel Vashchenko

SUNDAY, JULY 9

VICTORY RIDE S. (G3), Belmont, 6½ Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

TOO MUCH TIP, 3YO filly by Too Much Bling – Quick Tip ($10,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Patrice Miller/EQB, agent) O- Belka Stud; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Wesley Ward

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