Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine on Belmont Weekend

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LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2014) – The Keeneland sales are represented by 48 graduates competing in graded stakes on Belmont Weekend, headlined by four entries in the Belmont Stakes (G1): Medal Count, Matterhorn, Ride On Curlin and Wicked Strong. Among the other Keeneland sales stars on the Belmont undercard are: 2013 Belmont winner Palace Malice, Grade 1 winner Capo Bastone and recent Churchill Downs (G2) winner Central Banker, in the Metropolitan Handicap (G1); two-time champion filly Beholder in the Ogden Phipps (G1); Grade 1 winners Fashion Plate and Sweet Reason, and My Miss Sophia, installed as the morning-line favorite following her second-place finish in the Kentucky Oaks (G1), in the TVG Acorn (G1); Grade 1 winner Stephanie’s Kitten, who defends her title in the Longines Just a Game (G1); and Grade 1 winner Boisterous in the Knob Creek Manhattan (G1).

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

TRUE NORTH S. (G2), Belmont, 6 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

EASTWOOD, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Fifth Avenue Ball ($240,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Baccari Bloodstock) O- Town & Country Farms; B- Fred Hertrich III (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

INTEGRITY, 4YO colt by Hard Spun – Generosity ($320,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Whitehorse Stable) O- Robert LaPenta; B- Peter Blum (KY); T- Chad Brown

BAKKEN, 4YO colt by Distorted Humor – General Jeanne ($450,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Mr. & Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.; B- Hermitage Farm & WinStar Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

BELMONT S. (G1), Belmont, 1½ Miles, 3YOs

MEDAL COUNT, 3YO colt by Dynaformer – Brisquette ($360,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dale Romans

MATTERHORN, 3YO colt by Tapit – Winter Garden ($110,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Hoby Kight) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Town & Country Farms; B- Town & Country Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

RIDE ON CURLIN, 3YO colt by Curlin – Magical Ride ($25,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Daniel Dougherty) O- Daniel Dougherty; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Louise Ireland Humphrey Revocable Trust 2008 (KY); T- W. Gowan

WICKED STRONG, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Moyne Abbey ($375,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Centennial Farms) O- Centennial Farms; B- William F. Lynn (KY); T- J. A. Jerkens

 

METROPOLITAN H. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

PALACE MALICE, 4YO colt by Curlin – Palace Rumor ($25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Colin Brennan, agent; $200,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent, Buyer- Dogwood Stable) O- Dogwood Stable; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CENTRAL BANKER, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Rhum ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sale Agency, agent; Buyer- EQB Inc, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

CAPO BASTONE, 4YO colt by Street Boss – Fight to Love ($45,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

NORMANDY INVASION, 4YO colt by Tapit – Boston Lady ($145,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; $230,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent, Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farm; B- Betz, Kidder, Gainesway, Graves, DJ Stables & Cole (KY); T- Chad Brown

CLEARLY NOW, 4YO colt by Horse Greeley – Bend ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Brian Lynch

 

OGDEN PHIPPS S. (G1), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

BELLE GALLANTEY, 5YO mare by After Market – Revealed ($10,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Puhich, agent) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & Gary Aisquith; B- Pam & Martin Wygod (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

BEHOLDER, 4YO 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

 

TVG ACORN S. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YO Fillies

FASHION PLATE, 3YO filly by Old Fashioned – Miss Puzzle (AUS) ($75,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- 4th Street Racing; $35,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) O- Arnold Zetcher & Tabor; T- S. Callaghan

HOUSE RULES, 3YO filly by Distorted Humor – Teamgeist (ARG) ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Leverett Miller, agent) O- Joseph Shields Jr.; B- El Catorce Inc & WinStar Farm (KY); T- H.A. Jerkens

SWEET REASON, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Livermore Leslie ($185,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farms; Buyer- Jeff Treadway) O- Treadway Racing Stable; B- Brent Harris, Beth Harris & Darley (KY); T- L. Gyarmati

MY MISS SOPHIA, 3YO filly by Unbridled’s Song – Wildwood Flower ($260,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Todd Pletcher, agent) O- Mathis Stable; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

RISQUE REALITY, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – Rough Water ($170,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Shane Walsh; $360,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Stephen Carr) O- Late Night Stables; B- Estate of Edward P. Evans (VA); T- P. Pugh

EUPHROSYNE, 3YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Three Graces ($47,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; $185,000 RNA, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent) O- Gillian Campbell, Ralph Stayer, Shelly Stayer, Dan Clark & Greg Skoda; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

LONGINES JUST A GAME S. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

READY SIGNAL, 5YO mare by More Than Ready – Marwood ($75,000 RNA, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/T- Amy Tarrant; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY)

DAME MARIE, 5YO mare by Smart Strike – Crystal Crossing (IRE) ($140,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Summerplace Farm) O- Lally Stable; B- Ben Sangster (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

STEPHANIE’S KITTEN, 5YO mare by Kitten’s Joy – Unfold the Rose ($30,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) O/B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Chad Brown

WATERWAY RUN, 4YO filly by Arch – Princess Consort ($15,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- David Redvers Bloodstock) O- Martin Schwartz; B- Dorothy Matz (PA); T- Chad Brown

 

KNOB CREEK MANHATTAN S. (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

BOISTEROUS, 7YO horse by Distorted Humor – Emanating ($350,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Steve Young, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Cynthia Phipps (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

FIVE IRON, 4YO colt by Sharp Humor – Tee Off ($17,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Fred Allor) O/B- Fred Allor (KY); T- B. Lynch

 

WOODY STEPHENS S. (G2), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

FINANCIAL MOGUL, 3YO 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; B- Atlas Farm et al (KY); T- Richard Violette Jr.

MEADOWOOD, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Into Reality ($190,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Stonestreet Stables & George Bolton) O- Stonestreet Stables & George Bolton; B- Scott Dilworth (KY); T- D. Ryan

COUP DE GRACE, 3YO colt by Tapit – Home Court ($300,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- AGS Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Chad Brown

TONITO M., 3YO colt by Rock Hard Ten – Esther’s Big Band ($4,500, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Machmer Hall & Pony World Farm; $12,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Jaime Cervera) O- M Racing Group; B- Hilbert Thoroughbreds & Menard Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

SPOT, 3YO gelding by Pulpit – Quiet Summernight ($150,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere, agent) O- Joseph Moss; B- Curtis Green (KY); T- Nick Zito

SOCIAL INCLUSION, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – Saint Bernadette ($60,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Rontos Racing Stable) O- Rontos Racing Stable; B- Robert Tillyer, Martin Keogh & Dr. Chet Blackey (KY); T- J. Azpurua

 

BROOKLYN INVITATIONAL (G2), Belmont, 1½ Miles, 4YOs & Up

GROUND TRANSPORT, 4YO colt Big Brown – Extry ($40,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- E.J. Sipus Jr.; $75,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Richwood South, agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; T- M. Stidham 

MICROMANAGE, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Catnip ($170,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables) O- Repole Stables; B- Fiona Craig & Dermot Cantillon (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CAT BURGLAR, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Be My Prospect ($410,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- M.V. Magnier) O- Petersen, Michael & Lund; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

JAIPUR INVITATIONAL (G3), Belmont, 6 Furlongs (T), 4YOs & Up

GLOBAL POWER, 6YO horse by Pulpit – Hidden Cat ($230,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Loooch Racing Stable; B- Hidden Creek Farm (KY); T- A.T. Quartarolo

UPGRADE, 7YO gelding by Saint Liam – Emily Ring ($170,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables & Gary Aisquith; B- Mike Anderson Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Chad Brown

UNDRAFTED, 4YO gelding by Purim – French Jeannette ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock, agent) O- Wes Welker; B- Catesby Clay Investment (KY); T- Wesley Ward

POSITIVE SIDE, 6YO gelding by Johar – Debora Ann ($4,500 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent) O- Team Forster 131; B- John Penn & Bobby Keller (KY); T- G.T. Forster

 

EARLY TIMES MINT JULEP H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

HONEY HUES, 5YO mare by Henny Hughes – Unbridled Echo ($60,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- L.T.B. Inc & Miles Childers; B- Stoneway Farm (KY); T- Bernie Flint

 

AFFIRMED S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

CAN THE MAN, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Smolensk ($40,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Gus Bell, agent) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Malibu Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

FRIENDSWITH K MILL, 3YO colt by Flashy Bull – Tight Lipped ($14,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; $20,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent, Buyer- RJG Racing) O- Haymes or Kenney or Wonderland Racing; B- Kathy Herbener & Heather Herbener Ford (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

FOREVER JUANITO, 3YO gelding by Badge of Silver – West Kentucky ($22,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Juan Garcia) O- Garcia or Garcia; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- V. Garcia

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

MONMOUTH S. (G2), Monmouth, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

GUYS REWARD, 7YO horse by Grand Reward – Beach View ($14,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; $27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Carmichael Sales, agent) O- Michael J. Bruder; T- Dale Romans

WINNING CAUSE, 4YO 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

DANNHAUSER, 6YO horse by Johannesburg – Hatpin ($270,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Paul Pompa Jr.) O- Chester Prince; T- K. O’Connell

SCREENPLAY, 7YO gelding by Stephen Got Even – Sansa ($10,500, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Brian Klatsky) O- Mr. Amore Stable; B- Steve Clark Mongerson (KY); T- John Servis 

UNBRILDED OCEAN, 6YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Ocean Drive ($875,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; B- SyBon Racing Stable & Racehorse Management (KY); T- Bill Mott

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