Horses with Keeneland Connections Win 7 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

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LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 4, 2013) – Keeneland-connected horses captured seven Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Keeneland sales graduates won five Breeders’ Cup stakes – Beholder (Distaff-G1), New Year’s Day (Juvenile-G1), Secret Circle (Sprint-G1), Mizdirection (Turf Sprint-G1), and London Bridge (Marathon-G2). Two champions who successfully defended their titles, Keeneland-based Wise Dan in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) and Groupie Doll in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), prepped for the Breeders’ Cup with races at Keeneland this fall. Groupie Doll will be offered for sale at Keeneland’s upcoming November Breeding Stock Sale.




BEHOLDER, 3YO filly by Henny Hughes – Leslie’s Lady ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) Won Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) on 11/1 at Santa Anita (career 12-8-3-0, $3,075,000) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

NEW YEAR’S DAY, 2YO colt by Street Cry (IRE) – Justwhistledixie ($425,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita (career 3-2-0-1, $1,154,000) O- Gary & Mary West; T- Bob Baffert


Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita: 

1- SECRET CIRCLE, 4YO colt by Eddington – Ragtime Hope ($17,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent) (career 9-7-2-0, $1,878,790) O- Mike Pegram, Karl Watson & Paul Weitman; T- Bob Baffert

2- Laugh Track, 4YO colt by Distorted Humor – Flaming Heart ($180,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- Gary Barber & WinStar Farm; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse


MIZDIRECTION, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Deceptive ($85,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent for Joe Perrotta; Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) Won GEICO Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on 11/2 at Santa Anita (career 17-11-4-1, $1,719,621) O- Jungle Racing, Strauss, Nish, Grohs, MSK Racing Ventures & Beljak; B- Joseph Perrotta (KY); T- Mike Puype


Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Breeders’ Cup Marathon (G2) on 11/1 at Santa Anita:

1- LONDON BRIDGE, 3YO colt by Arch – Kindness (GB) ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Cecil Seaman, agent) (career 9-4-0-1, $308,035) O- Waratah Thoroughbreds; T- J. Hughes

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


Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Nashua S. (G2) on 11/3 at Aqueduct:

1- CAIRO PRINCE, 2YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile ($200,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock & Whisper Hill Farm; $250,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Namcook Stables) (career 2-2-0-0, $192,000) O- Harvey Clarke, Craig Robertson III, Paul Braverman & Namcook Stable; T- Kiaran McLaughlin

2- Financial Mogul, 2YO colt by Street Boss – Trav n’ Kris ($185,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Rocco Bloodstock; $170,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; T- Richard A. Violette Jr.

3- Noble Moon, 2YO colt by Malibu Moon – Mambo Bell ($200,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Rick Grimes; $200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Jeff Treadway) O- Treadway Racing Stable; T- L. Gyarmati



Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Chilukki S. (G2) on 11/2 at Churchill Downs:

 1- DON’T TELL SOPHIA, 5YO mare by Congaree – Lost Expectations ($1,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Philip Sims) (career 16-7-3-2, $440,814) O- Philip Sims & Jerry Namy; T- Philip Sims

2- 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 


STOPCHARGINGMARIA, 2YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Exotic Bloom ($47,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Woodford Thoroughbred Sales) Won Tempted S. (G3) on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 4-2-1-1, $308,000) O- Repole Stables; T- Todd Pletcher

PONTCHATRAIN, 3YO filly by War Front – Dominica ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) Won Senator Ken Maddy S. (G3) on 11/2 at Santa Anita (career 6-4-0-1, $204,882) O- Glen Hill Farm; T- Tom Proctor

VOODOO STORM, 5YO horse by Storm Cat – Voodoo Dancer ($375,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) Won $130,000 Mountaineer Mile on 11/2 at Mountaineer (career 33-7-5-3, $298,561) O- Hoosier Daddy’s Stable; T- Tim Glyshaw 

ZEEWAT, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Delizia ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor-  Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer-  Jerry Hollendorfer) Won $100,000 Damascus S. on 11/2 at Santa Anita (career 11-6-0-1, $283,150) O- Jerry Hollendorfer & George Todaro; T- Jerry Hollendorfer 

MAJESTIC CITY, 4YO colt by City Zip – It’schemistrybaby ($30,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Reddick Partners) Won $77,560 Big Bear S. on 10/31 at Santa Anita (career 16-4-2-2, $345,760) O- Bloom Racing Stable; T- Ron Ellis

MS ANNA DESTINY, 5YO mare by Anabaa – Limes ‘n Lemons ($15,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) Won $59,700 Dream Supreme S. on 11/1 at Churchill Downs (career 26-8-1-6, $247,548) O- Lloyd Schwing Racing; T- Brad Cox



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