Grade 1 Winning Keeneland Sales Grads Game On Dude, Lady of Shamrock Highlight Weekend Graded Stakes Entries

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LEXINGTON, KY (April 20, 2013) – Grade 1 stakes-winning Keeneland sales graduates punctuate the weekend’s graded stakes entries, highlighted by Game On Dude in the Charles Town Classic (G2), Lady of Shamrock in the Santa Barbara Handicap (G2), Pure Fun in the Coolmore Lexington Stakes (G3), Drill in the San Simeon Stakes (G3) and Golden Ticket in the Ben Ali Stakes (G3).

 SATURDAY, APRIL 20

CHARLES TOWN CLASSIC (G2), Charles Town, 1 1/8 Miles, 4YOs & Up

PERCUSSION, 5YO gelding by Bluegrass Cat – Cradlesong ($200,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- BTA Stable, agent; $190,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; $65,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Doug Cauthen, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- B.P. Walden & Bluegrass Farm Partners (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

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

 

SANTA BARBARA H. (G2), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

LONG FACE, 4YO filly by Whywhywhy – Louve Mysterieuse ($20,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere Sales, agent; Buyer- Robert B. Trussell Jr.) O- Robert B. Trussell Jr.; B- Fab Oak Stable (KY); T- Patrick Biancone

LADY OF SHAMROCK, 4YO filly by Scatt Daddy – Blushing Issue ($35,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O- Hronis Stable; B- Grovendale Sales (KY); T- John Sadler

ILLINOIS DERBY (G3), Hawthorne, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

FOR GREATER GLORY, 3YO colt by Afleet Alex – Lady’s Touch ($100,000 PS, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Joanne & Alex Lieblong) O- Joanne & Alex Lieblong; B- Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Hobby

GROUND TRANSPORT, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Extry ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent for River Bend Farm, Buyer- E.J. Sipus Jr.; $70,000 PS, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Richwood South, agent; Buyer- Marette Farrell) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, St. Elias Stable & Get Grounded Stable; B- River Bend Farm (KY); T- Mike Stidham

TAKEN BY THE STORM, 3YO colt by Stormy Atlantic – Paint Brush ($27,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Ken McPeek, agent) O- Chasing Dreams Racing; B- Haras Santa Maria de Araras (KY); T- Ken McPeek

DAKOTA MAC, 3YO gelding by Rockport Harbor – Our Guardian Angel ($13,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm; Buyer- Brandon Rice & Alexandra de Meric) O- Stanley Ryan; B- Brandywine Farm & Blazing Meadows Farm (KY); T- H.H. Robertson

ABRAHAM, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Tabarin ($240,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dixiana Farms, agent; $300,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Twin Creeks Racing) O- WinStar Farm & Twin Creeks Racing Stables; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SHOW SOME MAGIC, 3YO colt by Any Given Saturday – Whirlwind Charlott ($70,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds; Buyer- Kirk Robison) O- Judy & Kirk Robison; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- H. Dominguez

STORMIN MONARCHO, 3YO colt by Monarchos – Her Own Terms ($13,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Imagine) O- Northwind Thoroughbreds; B- John C. Oxley (KY); T- J. Berndt

NARVAEZ, 3YO colt by Holy Bull – Miss Lulu ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Mighty White Stallion) O- Stipa Racing Stable; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- A.C. Bezara

 

COOLMORE LEXINGTON S. (G3), Keeneland, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs*

WINNING CAUSE, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Raffishing Look ($115,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $170,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent) O- Alto Racing; B- Galleria Bloodstock (KY): T- Todd Pletcher

PICK OF THE LITTER, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Eagle Sound ($14,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; $150,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Carolyn Vogel) O- Crossed Sabres Farm; B- Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock & Vision Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Dale Romans

EXAMEN, 3YO gelding by Giant’s Causeway – Surf N Sand ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Charles Heider) O- Heider Family Stables & Michael Dahir; B- Charles Heider & Scott Heider (KY); T- Tom Proctor

GENERAL ELECTION, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Menekineko ($70,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Donver Stables) O- WinStar Farm; B- Meg & Mike Buckley (KY); T- K. Gorder

PURE FUN, 3YO filly by Pure Prize – Chelsea Green ($5,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent; $22,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent, Buyer- Ken McPeek, agent) O- Magdalena Racing; B- Royal Oak Farm (KY); T- Ken McPeek

 

SIXTY SAILS H. (G3), Hawthorne, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

DEVIOUS INTENT, 4YO filly by Dixie Union – Hafifah ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; $75,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Kevin Hulse) O- TK Stables; B- Robert & Kimberly Bain (KY); T- K. Gorder

BRUSHED BY A STAR, 5YO mare by Eddington – Brush Hour ($10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- David Forster) O- Unlimited Equine; B- Desmond Ryan, Barry Donworth & Ken Donworth (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

MAUDE S, 5YO mare by Jump Start – Tropical Gardens ($8,500, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- James M. Miller) O- James M. Miller; B- Reiley McDonald (KY); T- J. DiVito

ROYAL LAHAINA, 5YO mare by Chapel Royal – Fabulous Bonus ($20,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Upcountry Farm) O- James Riccio; B- Anthony Guida (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

 

MIAMI MILE H. (G3), Calder, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

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

MUCHO MAS MACHO, 4YO gelding by Macho Uno – A. P. Andie ($10,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Secure Investments) O- Signal Hill Farms; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- H. Collazo

 

SAN SIMEON S. (G3), Santa Anita, 6½ Furlongs (T), 4YOs & Up

CHIPS ALL IN, 4YO colt by North Light (IRE) – Maria’s Mirage ($4,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- T. Anderson) O- Everest, O’Brien, Valdez et al; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- J. Mullins

CHOSEN MIRACLE, 5YO horse by Ghostzapper – Royally Chosen ($70,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Bruce Headley) O- Abruzzo or Carver; B- Adena Springs (FL); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

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

KOAST, 4YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Silver Fountain ($4,200, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Mulholland Springs; Buyer- Renee Scucci) O- Hronis Racing; B- John & Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- John Sadler

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO H. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 3/4 (T), 4YOs & UP

ALL SQUARED AWAY, 4YO gelding by Bellamy Road – Squared ($3,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Mikhail Yanakov) O- Brous Stable or Wachtel Stable or Wire to Wire Stables et al; B- Gracefield Breeders (KY); T- P. Miller

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

SKY KINGDOM, 4YO colt by Empire Maker – Sky Beam ($180,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Westrock Stables) O- Westrock Stables; B- Jim FitzGerald (KY); T- Bob Baffert

OILISBLACKGOLD, 6YO gelding by Tapit – Dancing Tempest ($37,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hopewell Farm, agent; Buyer- Class Racing Stable) O- Class Racing Stable; B- Equine Transitions (KY); T- Craig Dollase

 

BEN ALI S. (G3), Keeneland, 1 1/8 Miles, 4YOs & 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

HATTAASH, 6YO gelding by Strong Hope – Lotta Rhythm ($290,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James Keogh/Grovendale, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- KFCB; B- Dolphus Morrison (KY); T- C. Bettis 

*Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1)

PS indicates Private Sale

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