LEXINGTON, KY (July 5, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni found graded stakes victories at home and abroad this past week. Keeneland was represented by September Yearling Sale graduates Rainha Da Bateria, dead-heat winner of the Dance Smartly (G2) at Woodbine in Canada, and Last Kingdom, who captured the Prix Daphnis (G3) at Maisons-Laffitte in France. At Churchill Downs, Keeneland sales alumni swept the top three spots in the Bashford Manor (G3), won from off the pace by Ten City.
September Yearling Sale Microsite
Keeneland features profiles of its Grade/Group 1 and 2 stakes-winning September Yearling Sale graduates at September.keeneland.com. Profiles offer sales ring footage, stakes photos and replays and quotes from winning connections. Links to profiles of weekend winners are embedded in the names below.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
RAINHA DA BATERIA, 5YO mare by Broken Vow – Amelia ($435,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Borges Torrealba Holdings, agent) Won (in dead heat) the Dance Smartly S. (G2) on 7/2 at Woodbine (career 19-4-4-2, $589,160) O- Lael Stables; B- Alexander Groves Matz (KY); T- Chad Brown
Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Bashford Manor S. (G3) on 6/30 at Churchill Downs:
1- TEN CITY, 2YO colt by Run Away and Hide – Maiden America ($9,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) (career 2-2-0-0, $98,000) O- Tommie Lewis; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Kenny McPeek
2- Copper Bullet, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Allegory ($200,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
3- Hardworkcleanlivin, 2YO colt by Colonel John – Bible Belt ($50,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kingswood Farm, agent; Buyer- Danny Pish, agent) O- Joey Keith Davis; B- William B. Thompson Jr. (KY); T- Danny Pish
LAST KINGDOM, 3YO colt by Frankel (GB) – Compelling (IRE) ($500,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Man o War Farm, agent; Buyer- Hugo Merry Bloodstock) Won Prix Daphnis (G3) on 6/28 at Maisons-Laffitte (career 5-3-2-0, €83,910) O- Prince A A Faisal; B- Michael Baum & Reiko Baum (KY); T- Andre Fabre
FINANCIAL RECOVERY, 3YO filly by Street Cry (IRE) – Flawless Diamond ($247,000 RNA, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Anderson Farms) Won $125,000 Ontario Damsel S. on 7/1 at Woodbine (career 8-2-1-0, $125,099) O- Narola LLC & Anderson Farms Ontario; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Catherine Day-Phillips
SURRENDER NOW, 2YO filly by Morning Line – Surrender ($19,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; $40,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Bruno DeBerdt, agent) Won $100,345 Landaluce S. on 7/2 at Santa Anita (career 2-2-0-0, $92,400) O- Rockingham Ranch; B- Elaine Macpherson (KY); T- Peter Miller
RUN AWAY, 2YO colt by Run Away and Hide – Cabales ($9,500 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent) Won $100,345 Santa Anita Juvenile S. on 7/3 at Santa Anita (career 2-2-0-0, $92,400) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Erv Woolsey & Ralph Kinder (KY); T- Simon Callaghan
SUNNY SKIES, 2YO filly by Animal Kingdom – Skyscape ($47,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won $100,000 Debutante S. on 6/30 at Churchill Downs (career 2-2-0-0, $93,660) O/B- Normandy Farm (KY); T- Kenny McPeek
DIAMOND OOPS, 2YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Patriotic Viva ($42,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) Won $100,000 Kiss a Native S. on 7/1 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $86,000) O- Diamond 100 Racing Club, Amy Dunne & Patrick Biancone; B- Kin Hui Racing Stables (KY); T- Patrick Biancone
ROSE TO FAME, 2YO filly by Gemologist – Dazzler ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle, agent) Won $100,000 Brave Raj S. on 7/1 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $85,380) O- Sano Racing Stables; B- Lisa Reynolds & Jennifer Feiner (KY); T- Antonio Sano
DIVERSIFY, 4YO gelding by Bellamy Road – Rule One ($210,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Lauren & Ralph Evans) Won $100,000 Saginaw S. on 7/2 at Belmont (career 8-5-2-0, $265,425) O- Lauren & Ralph Evans; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John Fielding (NY); T- Richard A. Violette Jr.
SKYLANDER GIRL, 6YO mare by Stroll – Heliotrope ($190,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) Won $100,800 Zadracarta S. on 7/1 at Woodbine (career 34-6-7-6, $708,163) O/T- Alexander Patykewich; B- Auchamore Stud (ON)
MONEY’SONCHARLOTTE, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Something Wicked ($72,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Merel & Darryl Dixion; $135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- George & Lori Hall) Won $76,000 Lady’s Secret S. on 7/2 at Monmouth (career 19-5-2-2, $278,395) O- George Hall; B- Oscar Benavides (KY); T- Kelly Breen
VICTRESS, 4YO filly by Include – Shining Victory ($47,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Puhich, agent) Won $75,000 Monashee H. on 7/2 at Hastings (career 7-3-2-0, $121,312) O- Victoria & Robert Gilker; B- Judy Hicks (KY); T- Robert Gilker
AQUA FRIO, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Down The Well (IRE) ($18,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Rafael Garcia) Won $50,000 Seattle Slew S. on 7/2 at Emerald Downs (career 11-3-6-1, $136,450) O- Peter Redekop; B- Parrish Hill Farm, Amanda Roach & Ashford Stud (KY); T- Blaine Wright