Keeneland Sales Alumni Royal Delta, My Conquestadory, Verrazano Seek Breeders’ Cup World Championship Wins on Friday

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 31, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates are well represented among the entries for Friday’s Breeders’ Cup World Championship stakes – multiple champion Royal Delta seeks her third consecutive win in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) (formerly Ladies’ Classic), where she will meet fellow champion Beholder; My Conquestadory, winner of Keeneland’s Darley Alcibiades (G1) earlier this month, highlights the field for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1); Grade 1 winners Verrazano, Centralinteligence and Golden Ticket headline the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1); and graded stakes winners Poker Player and Bashart go postward in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1).

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 

BREEDERS’ CUP DISTAFF (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & 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

ROYAL DELTA, 5YO mare by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($8.5 million, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Chanteclair Farm, agent for complete dispersal of Palides Investments N.V. Inc.; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- Bill Mott

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

 

BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE TURF (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 2YO, C&G 

GIOVANNI BOLDINI, 2YO colt by War Front – Dancing Trieste ($190,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Millennium Farms, agent; Buyer- Kingsbury Stables) O- Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; T- Aiden O’Brien

GOT SHADES, 2YO colt by Pollard’s Vision – Melancholy ($30,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- John J. Greely III, agent; Buyer- Dennis Foster) O- Dennis Foster; T- D. Pish

BON ACCORD, 2YO colt by Showing Up – Best Regards ($9,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Keogh, agent; Buyer- Antonio Sano) O- Gelfenstein Farm; T- A. Sano

ONTOLOGY, 2YO colt by Tapit – Shytoe Lafeet ($100,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Atlantic Equine Investments) O- Reddam Racing; B- Avalon Farms (KY); T- S. Callaghan

POKER PLAYER, 2YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Revel in the Win ($120,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton Jones, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; T- Wayne Catalano

BASHART, 2YO colt by War Front – Busy Windsong ($65,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; $185,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; $195,000 RNA, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Scanlon Training Center, agent) O- Rosedown Racing; T- Todd Pletcher

 

BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE FILLIES TURF (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 2YO Fillies

READY TO ACT, 2YO filly by More Than Ready – Always Auditioning ($200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- LRK Stable) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; T- Chad Brown

MY CONQUESTADORY, 2YO filly by Artie Schiller – Golden Artemis ($70,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paul Tackett, agent; Buyer- Biltmore Mansion Racing) O- Conquest Stables; B- Mark Casse

 

BREEDERS’ CUP DIRT MILE (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile, 3YOs & 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

FED BIZ, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Spunoutacontrol ($950,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Kaleem Shah) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Bob Baffert

HOLY LUTE, 3YO colt by Midnight Lute – Holy Christmas ($65,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Stewart Denholz; $115,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Class Racing Stable; T- J. Cassidy

CENTRALINTELIGENCE, 5YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Shootforthestars ($90,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spring Classics) O- Amerman Racing, Bongo Racing Stable, Finder et al; B- Patricia Chapman (KY); T- Ron Ellis

VERRAZANO, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Enchanted Rock ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) O- Let’s Go Stable, Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

BREEDERS’ CUP MARATHON (G2), Santa Anita, 13Ž4 Miles, 3YOs & Up

COMMANDER, 5YO gelding by Broken Vow – Pout ($105,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- North American Thoroughbred Horse Company; T- T. Taylor

SUNS OUT GUNS OUT, 4YO colt by Empire Maker – Angel Arch ($75,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere Sales, agent; Buyer- Hoby Kight) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; T- Dale Romans

INDIAN JONES, 6YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Native Wind Dancer ($30,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Yvette Wira) O- Gold Starr Racing; T- P. Aristone

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

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 

POOL PLAY, 8YO horse by Silver Deputy – Zuri Ridge ($60,000, 2005 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Windfields Farm, Buyer- Aspiration Stud; $625,000, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gracefield, Buyer- Geathers Racing Stable; $180,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Bill Farish) O- William S. Farish Jr.; B- Windfields Farm (ON); T- Mark Casse

 

TWILIGHT DERBY (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

DEN’S LEGACY, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Sunshine Song ($150,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- John McKay) O- Westrock Stables; B- Gaye Swartz (FL); T- Bob Baffert

DICE FLAVOR, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Afleet Summer ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Windmill Manor) O- Oda Racing Stable or US Equine; B- Paget Bloodstock, Nearctic Bloodstock & Carhue Investments (KY); T- P. Gallagher 

DRY SUMMER, 3YO gelding by Any Given Saturday – Greenstreet ($22,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Britt or House; B- Richard Shultz (KY); T- Jeff Mullins

GABRIEL CHARLES, 3YO colt by Street Hero – Star of Atticus ($19,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Federico Barberini, agent) O- Britt or House; T- Jeff Mullins

OUTSIDE NASHVILLE, 3YO colt by Broken Vow – Mary Coughlan ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Carver or Hollendorfer or Smith; T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

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