Keeneland Sales Alumni Beholder, Believe You Can Top Kentucky Oaks Day Entries

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LEXINGTON, KY (May 3, 2013) – Keeneland sales alumni will be showcased on Kentucky Oaks Day: champion and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Beholder seeks to burnish her credentials in the Kentucky Oaks (G1); 2012 Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can highlights the field for the La Troienne Stakes (G2); multiple graded stakes winner and morning-line favorite Cyber Secret takes on fellow sales grad and Grade 1 winner Take Charge Indy in the Alysheba Stakes (G2); Grade 3 winner Noble Tune headlines the American Turf (G2); and the talented fillies Fusaichiswonderful, Blueeyesintherein and Calistoga go postward in the Eight Belles Stakes (G3).



LONGINES KENTUCKY OAKS (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

BEHOLDER, 3YO filly by Henny Hughes – Leslie’s Lady ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

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


ALYSHEBA S. PRESENTED BY BESILU (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & UP

PATRIOTICANDPROUD, 4YO colt by Proud Citizen – Luvina ($27,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Lucky Strike Racing Stable) O- Gary Barber & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Michael Jester (PA); T- Mark Casse

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

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 & Chuck and Maribeth Sandford; B- Eaton Sales (KY); T- Patrick Byrne

MACHO MACHO, 4YO colt by Macho Uno – Dazzling Contrast ($160,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Michael Westen) O- Faisal bin Khaled bin Abdulaziz; B- C. Kidder, J.K. & Linda Griggs (KY); T- Steve Asmussne

CYBER SECRET, 4YO colt by Broken Vow – Stomping ($110,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paragon Farms; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Charles Cella; B- Paragon Farms (KY); T- Lynn Whiting


LA TROIENNE S. PRESENTED BY STEELCASE and ORI (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

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

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

BELIEVE YOU CAN, 4YO filly by Proud Citizen – El Fasto ($70,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O/B- Brereton Jones; T- Larry Jones


AMERICAN TURF (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

NOBLE TUNE, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Serena’s Cat ($300,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- Martin Schwartz & Dell Ridge Farm; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

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; B- Cherry Valley Farm & Stuart Janney (KY); T- Ken McPeek

POSITIVELY, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Macoumba ($200,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent for Spendthrift Farm) O- Chuck & Maribeth Sandford; B- Malibu Farm (KY); T- Patrick Byrne

JOELITO, 3YO colt by Rock Hard Ten – Miss Greenley ($115,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- River Road; $120,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- J.W. Singer Inc; B- Jim FitzGerald & Rick Leesley (KY); T- John Sadler

PRADO CAT, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Vineyard Vines ($4,500 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Ramsey Farm, agent) O- Frank Jones Jr.; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Dale Romans


EIGHT BELLES S. PRESENTED BY XEROX (G3), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

FUSAICHISWONDERFUL, 3YO filly by Fusaichi Pegasus – Cry Baby ($12,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eric Aquino) O- Aquino Stable; B- Don E. Cain (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BLUEEYESINTHEREIN, 3YO filly by Magna Graduate – Tartufi ($15,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Kentucky D Stables; $10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Garry Simms Sr., agent) O- Dorothy Self, Barry King & Travis Morgeson V; B- Elisabeth Alexander (KY); T- Garry Simms

NEITH, 3YO filly by Dynaformer – Squall City ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- Cory Wagner; $245,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent) O- Calumet Farm; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds & the Dynaformer Syndicate (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

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

TOUCH MAGIC, 3YO filly by Lion Heart – Unifier ($25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm; Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent) O- Coteau Grove Farms; B- Hermitage Farm (KY); T- Pat Devereux Jr.

CALISTOGA, 3YO filly by Speightstown – Styler ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Donald Dizney; B- Mr. & Mrs. Jerome S. Moss (KY); T- Bill Mott



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